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. 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”.
Mrs Wan 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 and 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. She was ranked as a Star Individual in the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022.
Mrs Wan is Director of Edge Insurance Brokers (Singapore) Pte Ltd, John Swire & Sons (S.E. Asia) Pte. Limited and Jurong Port Pte. Ltd. She is Governor of the Tanglin Trust School Limited. She is also a Council Member and Chairman of the Singapore Shipping Association’s Legal and Insurance Committee, and Instructor at the Singapore Academy of Law’s Specialist Accreditation Scheme: Maritime and Shipping Law Course for Legal and Industry Practitioners.
Mrs Wan is member of the 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, the General Committee of the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration, Maritime Industry Advisory Committee at the Singapore Maritime Academy, Supreme Court of Singapore’s Admiralty Court Users’ Committee and the Singapore War Risks Mutual Class of Standard Asia.
Mrs Wan graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury with a B.A. Law (Hons) in 1979. She was then admitted to the Bar in England and Wales, Gray’s Inn in 1980 and thereafter the Singapore Bar in 1981.