COL (Ret) Lee Kok Wai
PPA, PBS, Director, Hospitality & Protocol
Kok Wai is our highly decorated Hospitality and Protocol Director. Having completed 28 years of uniformed service in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Kok Wai is an experienced hand in hospitality and protocol arrangements for invited foreign VIP delegations. He guides his team to seamlessly deliver a welcoming and fruitful event experience. These cover air travel arrangement, accommodation, arrival and departure, in-country transportation management and scheduling of meetings between VIP Heads of Delegation and exhibitors.
As a uniformed serviceman, he built up years of experience in command and operations, defence relations, intelligence operations, training, and military research. He was one of the three main organising pillars of the 1994 National Day Parade. His key appointments include Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment, Deputy Assistant Chief of General Staff (Operations and Intelligence), Commander of the Singapore Command and Staff Course at SAFTI Military Institute, and Defence Adviser at the Singapore High Commission in Malaysia. For his outstanding contribution to the nation, Kok Wai was conferred the National Day Award in 2005.