Lai Kuen leads GSK's Finance Emerging Markets region – the company's third largest business unit by sales and most diverse, extending across Latin America, the Middle East, CIS, Africa and Asia with headquarters in GSK's Asia House in Singapore.
Lai Kuen holds a Bachelor’s Honours degree in Accountancy from the National University of Singapore.
Lai Kuen has more than 20 years of experience in finance and has assumed commercial, supply chain finance roles of increasing responsibility across Asia and Europe. She has led SAP implementation and finance transformation projects in Asia Pac before taking on Commercial Finance Director roles in Philippines and France. She was based in London leading the Emerging Finance team for 1 year before returning to Singapore where the EM HQ is currently based.