Senior Adviser

Chuan Leong is Senior Adviser in the Firm’s Competition & Antitrust Practice as well as the Public Policy Practice.

Chuan Leong’s key areas of interest and expertise are in the application of market analysis and micro-economics, particularly in regard to sectoral regulation of monopolies and externality pricing, in the field of transport policy and market efficiency. He has been involved in the privatisation of key government sectors such as the utilities and telecoms sectors in Singapore and also the structuring and use of Public Private Partnership projects such as the Sports Hub.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2015, Chuan Leong was Chairman of the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS), now known as Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS), a position he held for close to a decade, since its inception in 2005. During his tenure at CCS, he was closely involved with the evolution of competition policy and law in Singapore. From 1999 to 2007, Chuan Leong was also the Chairman of the InfoComm Development Authority of Singapore.

Chuan Leong was formerly a Practice Professor at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. Throughout his career, Chuan Leong has held key positions across a broad range of government agencies, including Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of National Development, Ministry of Environment, and Ministry of Communications and Information. He was also Ambassador-at-Large with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 1981 to 1984, he served as Principal Private Secretary to the then Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Kuan Yew.