Andrew Buay

About Andrew Buay
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Andrew is Vice President for the SingTel Group’s Corporate Sustainability, a Talent Coach to over 120 Optus Future and Emerging Leaders, and a mentor to non-profit and social impact start-ups. Singtel also runs a regional social innovation programme, Future Makers, which in 2017 provides grants of over $600,000 and capacity building programmes to social impact start-ups and non-profit organizations leveraging technology and innovation into solving for social issues. Andrew also founded and ran SingTel Ventures from 1997 - 2000, a S$150m corporate technology investment fund focused on emerging technologies in the ICT sector to drive innovation and develop new businesses spin-offs for the company.

Andrew has held various senior positions across the SingTel Group in Singapore, Australia and the Philippines. Between 2007 and 2013, he was the Singtel Group Consumer Chief Information Officer, Managing Director for Optus Technology and Products Division, Managing Director for Optus Products and Delivery Division, and Managing Director of Optus Wholesale and Satellite Division. Andrew was the Chief Operating Advisor at Globe Telecom from 2003-2007, SingTel Group’s mobile associate in the Philippines. He has also held various other senior management positions in the SingTel Group including VP Consumer Marketing, CEO SINGNET, CEO Multimedia Group, Director Corporate Development, Director Business Marketing and Director Corporate Account Management.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts (First Class) Honours from the National University of Singapore and Masters in Management from Stanford University, USA (Sloan Program). He is a certified coach with the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership and an LSI Accredited practitioner with Human Synergistics.

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Creating shared value across corporate strategies

26 Jun 2019

Could improving employees’ mental health contribute to improving productivity? Could hiring within local, underrepresented communities add a diverse perspective to a business strategy? The Shared Value philosophy addresses how collaboration between social enterprises and corporate entities can create combined societal…Read More

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