Mr Lee was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2006.
He became Singapore's Ambassador to Indonesia in 1994
and retired on 1 July 2006 after 36 years of service with the
Foreign Service Branch of the Singapore Administrative
Service in various senior positions across Asia-Pacific.
Since his first posting to Indonesia in 1974, Mr Lee served a
total of 18 years in the Singapore Embassy in Jakarta. He also
served as Ambassador to the Philippines from 1990 to 1993
as well as High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalem from
1984 to 1990.
For his long-standing contributions to public service, Mr Lee
was honoured with several accolades including the Public
Administration Medal (Silver) in 1996, the Public
Administration Medal (Gold) in 1998, the Long Service Medal
in 1997, and the Meritorious Service Medal in 2006.
In 1993, Mr Lee was conferred the diplomatic rank of Datu
(Grand Cross) of the Order of Sikatuna by the Philippine
Government in recognition of his efforts in promoting
bilateral relations between the Philippines and Singapore.
In 2007, he was conferred the highest civilian award by the
Indonesian Government, the Bintang Jasa Utama (the Star of
Excellent Services) for his many years of contribution towards
building up stronger and closer relations between Singapore
Mr Lee is a member of the National University of Singapore
President's Advancement Advisory Council.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree from the
University of Singapore, and a Master of Arts Degree from