General Manager & Chief Operating Officer

Dr Lee is the General Manager & Chief Operating Officer of Thomson Medical Pte Ltd. He joined Thomson Medical as Senior Director, Operations (Hospital Services) in 2018 and was promoted to General Manager and Chief Operating Officer in 2020 overseeing all business operations of Thomson Medical Centre.

Dr Lee began his professional career in Internal Medicine and has more than 16 years of experience in the healthcare sector. He is a Public Health specialist and a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore. Before joining Thomson Medical, Dr Lee was with Changi General Hospital (CGH) where he held various leadership positions in hospital operations and clinical services, directing Service Operations, Clinical Operations, Clinical Quality, and Clinical Planning & Development. He oversaw key public-private partnerships and was involved in the hospital’s successful reaccreditation by the Joint Commission International (JCI) in 2017. Dr Lee was also part of the leadership team that pioneered the transformation journey from volume-based to value-based healthcare in CGH partnering with Geisinger Health System, USA.

From 2009 to 2010, Dr Lee served with the Health Regulations Group and Epidemiology & Disease Control Division at the Singapore Ministry of Health, where he was awarded the Permanent Secretary (Health) Award in 2010. He is an elected Council Member of the Singapore Medical Association (SMA) since 2012 and an Executive Director of SMA Pte Ltd. He is also an elected Executive Committee Member of the Fulbright Association (Singapore) since 2011. Dr Lee sits in the Management Committee of the Singapore Anglican Community Services as well as the Council of the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS) and the ASAS Health & Wellness Sub-Committee.

Dr Lee is a Fulbright Scholar. He graduated in the Dean’s List with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Harvard University and also a Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine from NUS.