About SIM GE
Dr Lee Kwok Cheong
Chief Executive Officer
Dr Lee Kwok Cheong is Chief Executive Officer of SIM Global Education. Previously, he was Founding Group Chief Executive Officer of NCS Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of the SingTel Group.
Dr Lee received The Public Service Medal in 2010 and Public Service Star in 2016. He was conferred the IT Person of the year Award in 2000, Honorary Fellow in 2008 and Hall of Fame Award in 2011 by the Singapore Computer Society, the H.E.A.L.T.H. Leader Excellence Award from the Health Promotion Board in 2004, and the Special Recognition Award given by the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts in 2006.
Dr Lee spearheaded the establishment of the Singapore Association for Private Education and is the Founding President. He currently sits on the board of Nera Telecommunications Ltd and is also a member of SkillsFuture Singapore’s Essential Domestic Services Sub-Committee overseeing the Education and Healthcare sectors’ Industry Transformation Maps.
Dr Lee sat on the Steering Committee of the Infocomm Media Masterplan (IMM) under MCI and chaired one of its Working Committees - Manpower & Talent Development. He previously served on the boards of Singapore Polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic, the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), ITE Holdings Pte Ltd and Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore. Dr Lee was a Member of the Committee to Review Upgrading Opportunities at Degree Level and chaired the Policy Study Workgroup on Education and Human Capital Excellence. He also served on the National Integration Council’s Working Group for Schools.
Dr Lee graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California at Berkeley. In 2014 and 2016, he was awarded a Doctor of Business honoris causa by the RMIT University and a Doctor of Science honoris causa by the University of London respectively.
Ms Peggy Lim
Assistant Chief Executive
Peggy Lim is the Assistant Chief Executive of SIM Global Education.
She joined SIM in 1995. SIM Global Education partners with established universities and institutions from the UK, US, and Australia to offer academic programmes at postgraduate, undergraduate, diploma and certificate levels. The divisions under her portfolio are Higher Education, Academic Management, Programme Operations, Quality Assurance, Student Life, and Teaching and Learning.