Colin Low is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Investment Development Corporation. He heads a partnership in the private equity and capital sector focusing on investments and funding for high growth companies.
Mr. Low was previously the President, GE International, and Regional Executive in the Southeast Asia region from 2005 to 2010. He was responsible for developing company-to- country strategies in the region and developing commercial growth initiatives for GE Group, which comprises five core businesses—GE Capital, GE Technology Infrastructure, GE Energy Infrastructure, GE Home & Business Solutions and NBC Universal. During his term at GE, he grew GE’s portfolio three times to US$1.6B. He was extensively involved in leadership and talent development across Asia. As President, GE International, Mr. Low initiated an investor relations program that successfully enabled Singapore’s Government Investment Corporation (GIC) to be GE’s top 10 largest institutional shareholder to date. He also enabled the creation of a US$2B joint venture funding between GE Capital and GIC for acquisition of energy and renewable assets. He was the Managing Director and General Manager of GE Aviation, Southeast Asia in his early career at GE and won several major commercial deals in the region.
From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Low was also the Board Director for GE Pacific Pte. Ltd., the holding company for GE’s multiple investments across the Asia-Pacific region, which has an annual turnover of US$500 to $700 million.
Mr. Low is currently the Vice Chairman for the American Chamber of Commerce, the Council Board Member of INSEAD University, and the current Independent Board Director to OSIM International, a global health and well-being company listed on SGX with outlets globally.