Mr Derek Lau joined Heliconia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek, as CEO and board member in April 2013. Prior to that, he was the Managing Director, Investment, at Temasek Holdings. In his 10-year tenure, he headed the industrials cluster, invested globally in the industrial sector and also led transactions in the consumer lifestyle, high tech, financial institutions and healthcare space. Mr Lau also served as Temasek’s country head in Vietnam, overseeing investment activities in Indochina and Myanmar. Before joining Temasek, he had more than a decade of experience in investment banking, having served with UBS and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and graduated with Honours (Upper Class).
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