Mrs Gina Lee-Wan
Mrs Gina Lee-WanNon-Executive/Independent Director
Appointed on 20 April 2015
Member, Board Risk Committee
Member, Special Committee
Mrs Gina Lee-Wan brings a wealth of experience in the area of maritime law and is currently the co-head of Allen & Gledhill’s Maritime & Aviation practice. Besides being awarded the Maritime Lawyer of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2013 and the PS21 Star Customer Award at the Excellence in Public Service Awards 2016, she has been recognised as one of the top 10 maritime lawyers globally by Lloyd’s List in 2018 and 2019, placing her at number 4, and is described as “a prominent figure in the Singapore maritime scene and no stranger to this page, having appeared on our Top 10 lawyers lists in 2016”. She is consistently ranked in the top tier of leading individuals in Shipping by Chambers Global, Chambers Asia-Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and is frequently cited as an expert in shipping. In 2019, she received the International Maritime Centre (Individual) Award, the first female lawyer to win this award at the Singapore International Maritime Awards. In the same year, she was among the inaugural batch of select practitioners to be recognised as a Senior Accredited Specialist in Maritime and Shipping Law by the Singapore Academy of Law.
Mrs Wan holds directorships in Edge Insurance Brokers (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., John Swire & Sons (S.E. Asia) Pte. Limited and Jurong Port Pte. Ltd.
Mrs Wan is a member of the Supreme Court of Singapore’s Admiralty Court Users’ Committee; Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration General Committee; Industry Advisory Committee for Joint-Degree Programmes, Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering at Singapore Institute of Technology and Newcastle University; Singapore War Risks Mutual Class of Standard Asia; and the Singapore Maritime Academy’s Maritime Industry Advisory Committee. She is also the Chairman and Council Member of the Singapore Shipping Association’s Legal and Insurance Committee and an instructor for the Singapore Academy of Law’s Specialist Accreditation Scheme: Maritime and Shipping Law Course for Legal and Industry Practitioners. In addition, Mrs Lee is a Governor of Tanglin Trust School Limited.
Mrs Lee-Wan graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury with a B.A. Law (Hons) in 1979. She was admitted to the Bar in England and Wales, Gray’s Inn in 1980 and the Singapore Bar in 1981.
Past directorships for the last three years: Edge Group Pte Ltd, Singapore Maritime Foundation and Sea Asia Singapore Pte. Ltd.