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Singapore, 06 December 2016 – Mr Lee Fook Sun, President of Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) and Deputy CEO & President, Defence Business of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering), has been conferred the esteemed Honorary Fellowship from the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO), in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the advancement of the engineering profession and accomplishments that have made profound impact to the industry.

A total of 34 Honorary Fellowships were awarded this year at the 34th AFEO Conference, held in Palawan, Philippines on 23 November 2016.

“I am honored to receive the Honorary Fellowship from the AFEO, alongside other outstanding individuals in the Engineering field,” said Mr Lee. “This recognition celebrates our deep passion for engineering and the significant accomplishments in the field. At ST Engineering, our engineers work tirelessly in advancing technology that shapes the world we live in and improve the quality of life for our stakeholders. In order to stay relevant in the complex marketplace, we will continue to strengthen our engineering and technological capabilities.”

Mr Lee joined ST Electronics in 2000 and was appointed as President in 2009. Under Mr Lee’s leadership, ST Electronics has established globally competitive businesses in the areas of Intelligent Rail Transportation solutions and Satellite Communications. He believes in staying ahead of the curve and pushes for the incorporation of new technologies in the organisation’s products and solutions, which includes Cyber Security and Unmanned Systems. 

In addition, with Mr Lee’s firm belief in pushing new boundaries in engineering technologies, ST Electronics has today established a proven track record of delivering industry-leading cutting-edge products that impact everyday life. One such example is the successful launch of TeLEOS-1, an earth observation satellite that is now orbiting around the earth. It is well suited for applications such as disaster and environment monitoring, maritime safety, coastal surveillance, urban planning and infrastructure management for smart cities.

Concurrent to his work in ST Engineering, Mr Lee serves as a Board of Director of Defence Science Organisation (DSO) National Laboratories. He also plays an active role in the development of a safe, high quality, sustainable and friendly built environment as the Chairman of the Singapore Building and Construction Authority (BCA).

An engineer by training with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Master of Arts (Engineering Science) from the University of Oxford (UK), Mr Lee has held various appointments in the private and public sectors throughout his career.

AFEO, a non-governmental body whose members are engineering institutions and organisations of ASEAN countries, recognises distinguished persons of acknowledged eminence who have rendered outstanding and meritorious services to the engineering profession, the institution or the nation through its Honorary Fellowships. The Honorary Fellowship recipients from Singapore had been nominated by the Institution of Engineers, Singapore - AFEO’s country representative for Singapore. 

ST Electronics (Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited) is the electronics arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd, one of the largest public-listed companies on the Singapore Exchange. ST Electronics is a global engineering company specialising in the design, development and integration of advanced electronics and communications systems. Our capabilities are in Rail & Intelligent Transportation; Satellite & Broadband Communications; Info Comm Technologies; Command & Control operations, Training & Simulation; Intelligent Building & Security Systems and Cybersecurity. We have a presence in over 20 countries spanning North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, China, India and Southeast Asia. For more information, please visit

ST Engineering (Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd) is an integrated engineering group providing solutions and services in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors.  Headquartered in Singapore, the Group reported revenue of $6.34b in FY2015 and ranks among the largest companies listed on the Singapore Exchange.  It is a component stock of the FTSE Straits Times Index, MSCI Singapore and the SGX Sustainability Leaders Index.  ST Engineering has about 23,000 employees worldwide, and over 100 subsidiaries and associated companies in 46 cities across 24 countries.  Please visit for more information.

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