HO SUU WEI
Government and Regional Affairs Committee Co-Chair
Asia Pacific, Director for Public Policy and Economic Graph, LinkedIn
Suu Wei is the Asia Pacific Director for Public Policy and Economic Graph for LinkedIn and is focused on forging partnerships with governments and other organizations across Asia Pacific to bring LinkedIn’s unique insights to life and create economic opportunities for members in the workforce. He engages with national and local governments, industry associations, academia, and other stakeholders to shape the policy environment and help LinkedIn grow its business in Asia Pacific. He also co-chairs the Government and Regional Affairs Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore.
Prior to LinkedIn, Suu Wei was the Government Relations Director at PayPal and was responsible for providing strategic counsel and program support for PayPal’s business in Southeast Asia. Before this, he was responsible for regulatory compliance matters for Eurex Clearing Asia and served as a deputy director at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, focusing on financial market development in Singapore.
Suu Wei also completed a broad range of stints with Citi in public sector sales and business development, debt capital origination and corporate credit analysis in Shanghai and Singapore. Before joining Citi, Suu Wei was responsible for corporate investments and strategic planning at a shipping line and logistics firm based in Singapore. He started his professional career as a member of the Singapore Administrative Service and assumed senior positions with the Ministry of Transport as well as Ministry of Trade and Industry in Singapore to formulate public policies in maritime transport and enterprise development.
Suu Wei holds a Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Tokyo in Japan and an MBA degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the US with a double major in Finance and Management. He speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Japanese and Cantonese.