Christopher Lek leads the cyber security team for Nanyang Technological University. He has over 20 years of professional experience spanning across the telecommunication, financial sector as well as global conglomerates. He held different roles from governance, risk management, security architecture to cyber defense. He was recognised as one of the top 30 Cyber Security executives for driving business value, leadership and influencing change in the inaugural CSO30 ASEAN awards 2021.
Being a member of the senior leadership team within the IT organization, Christopher has transformed the cyber security landscape for NTU over the last few years. He has forged close partnership with various entities in the organization to address the rapidly changing security threats to the university.
Christopher is an adjunct lecturer in a local tertiary institution and an authorized instructor with (ISC)². He is certified in CCISO, CISSP, PMP, CIPM, CDPSE and ITIL. In addition, he held technical certifications in digital forensic and incident response, malware analysis, and industrial control security.
Christopher also served as Senior Advisor for the Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + International Studies(CSCIS) and Executive Committee member for Singapore Advanced Research and Education Network (SingAREN).