Steve is currently the Chief Information Officer and Group Senior Vice President, Technology at Changi Airport Group. His responsibilities includes: leading the SMART Airport Programme and Digital Transformation efforts; IT project management, operations and support, architecture and strategy; innovation projects for airport operations, development commercial and corporate systems.
Prior to joining CAG, Steve was the CIO at Kuok (Singapore) Ltd, a company with businesses in trading, shipping, logistics and other businesses across the region. He spent his earlier years in the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) where he held the post of Deputy Director, MINDEF CIO Office before leaving to join the private sector.
Steve is also the past Chairman of Airport Council International (ACI) World Airport IT Standing Committee and past President of the IT Management Association (ITMA), Singapore. Steve also volunteers as an IT advisor at National Gallery; Singapore Red Cross; and National Volunteer and Philanthropic Council.
Steve led a team to win the biennial Singapore National Infocomm Awards (Private Sector category) in 2012; the IDC Digital Transformer of the Year award 2017; Best Adopter of Technology (Private Sector) at the IMDA/SGTech Techblazer awards; and was voted as #1 on the Future Travel Experience Airport Innovation Power List 2017.
Steve completed the Stanford-NUS Executive Programme in International Management; as well as the Advanced Management Programme at the National Defence University, USA. As an undergraduate, he was trained as a mechanical
engineer at NUS and his postgraduate education was in operational analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School, California, USA.