Dr Lawrence Loh, Director, Centre for Governance and Sustainability, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore
Director, Centre for Governance and Sustainability, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore

Dr Lawrence Loh

Prof Lawrence Loh is Director, Centre for Governance and Sustainability (CGS) at NUS Business School, National University of Singapore where he is Professor in Practice of Strategy and Policy. 

Prof Loh received a PhD in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His thesis on technology governance was awarded first prize in the worldwide doctoral competition in the field of information systems.

At CGS, Prof Loh leads various governance and sustainability initiatives for ASEAN and Singapore. He steers the Singapore Governance and Transparency Index and ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard. Prof Loh also heads studies on business integrity and leadership diversity. In the specific domain of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG), Prof Loh has extensive professional engagements in the local and regional arenas. He led the CGS team that is officially commissioned by the Singapore Exchange to conduct the biennial assessments of sustainability compliance in listed companies on the Exchange. Prof Loh also headed the ASEAN Sustainability Reporting initiative and was co-investigator on a study in sustainable banking for listed banks in ASEAN. He is currently directing the Asia-Pacific Sustainability Reporting project with a Big Four consulting firm. 

Prof Loh was lead consultant for information technology manpower as well research and development manpower studies commissioned by the Singapore government. He was chief facilitator for Singapore’s National Technology Plan and served on the Think Tank for Science and Technology. Prof Loh also consulted for Fortune 500 companies and international organizations in technology policy. 

Prof Loh is a regular commentator on policy and strategy issues for leading global and local media. He conducts executive programs on innovation, governance and sustainability for board and management leaders. Prof Loh is a winner of the NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award as well as the NUS Business School Teaching Excellence Award.