Founder, Lavaworks |
President, Design Business Chamber Singapore
Andrew is the founder of leading business design consultancy - Lavaworks. For more than a decade (until 2017), he also managed Egg Creatives - an integrated design agency with presence in Singapore and China. Andrew is the current President of Design Business Chamber Singapore (DBCS).
A strong advocate of the local design industry, Andrew plays an active role in various capacities in a myriad of roles he takes on. Prior to taking over as President of Design Business Chamber Singapore (DBCS) in April 2017, Andrew was the Vice-President of the Chamber for four years. From 2007 to 2014, he was the Vice-Chairman of the Design Advisory Committee of the Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC). During that time, he conceived and co-chaired SingaPlural – the anchor event of the Singapore Design Week that is still running.
Andrew was also a representative at DesignSingapore’s Industry Development Panel which looked into the development of Singapore’s design industry. Passionate about nurturing young minds, he taught as an adjunct lecturer in the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. He also served as a member of the Board of Examiners for the Building and Construction Authority (BCA). Well-regarded as an influential thought leader, Andrew has been invited as juror and speaker on both local and international platforms.