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Leadership Dialogue with
Jim-Heng Lee


About The Event

Jim-Heng Lee is an outstanding Singaporean business leader who was most recently the global CEO of a multi-billion dollar Zurich-listed company with over 15,000 employees in more than 50 countries around the world. In this dialogue he will share his personal story of how his global leadership journey took root, from his early school days in Singapore to his rapid progression in his career, venturing out to China and then to Switzerland. He will offer authentic tips on how he used his Singapore roots to his advantage, and how he had to adapt as he moved to new environments. There will be an opportunity for you to have small group conversations and engage with the speaker to ask any burning questions.

Event Details






Monday, 20th May 2024

6.00pm - 9.00pm

Auditorium, Level 2 - Catapult

1 Rochester Park, #02-01 Rochester Commons,
Singapore 139212

Event Agenda



6:00 - 7:00pm

Registration and Networking Dinner

7:00 - 7:30pm

Moderated Dialogue with Jim-Heng Lee

7:30 - 7:50pm

Table Conversations

7:50 - 8:40pm


8:40 - 8:45pm

Closing Remarks

Event Registration

Registration for this event will close Friday, 17 May 2024 at 12pm.

Please note that this is an in-person event that aims to be as inclusive as possible. If you require any accommodations to fully participate in the event, please let us know in the registration form above.

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About the Singapore Leaders Network

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Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and managed by the Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI), the Singapore Leaders Network (SGLN) aims to prepare Singaporeans for global leadership roles. We aspire to help advance the social capital of Singaporean corporate leaders who can support one another on their professional and personal leadership journeys - whilst cultivating a vibrant and robust community. This is achieved through activities that enable members to learn, lead, and link including through large scale in-person events, smaller business networking sessions on various topics of interest, a structured mentoring programme, an Ambassador programme, as well as an online LinkedIn community.




Jim-Heng Lee

Advisor and Ex-Group Chief Executive Officer, dormakaba

Jim-Heng is a Singaporean Chinese seasoned corporate leader with over 30 years of experience and a proven track record of growing multinational businesses with deep expertise within B2B and B2B2C environments.


Educated in Singapore and the United Kingdom, Jim-Heng has lived and worked in Singapore, England, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai and is currently based in Zurich, Switzerland. He is also a Certified Public Accountant by training with a proven track record in financial and team performance.


Jim-Heng currently serves as Advisor to dormakaba Holding AG, a global security group based in Switzerland, after leading the company as Group Chief Executive Officer from 2021 to 2023. Before his CEO role, he served as Chief Operating Officer, at Access Solution Asia Pacific from 2014 to 2021.

Jim-Heng thrives in high-demand international business environments. He recognises the critical role of cultural sensitivity, respect, and modesty in achieving optimal outcomes for all stakeholders.

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