Dr. KOH Hau-Tek
Chief Medical Officer
GWS Medika (Member of Sinarmas Group)
Dr Koh is Chief Medical Officer of GWS Medika, part of the Sinarmas Group of companies based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Originally from Singapore, he has been both a practising doctor and a healthcare management executive who has been working for companies in Europe and Asia for over 25 years.
Dr Koh was Deputy Chief Medical Officer, co-overseeing clinical services in Jiahui Health, the largest private international healthcare ecosystem in Shanghai. He is actively involved in clinical operations and product development. He sits on various committees including privileging & credentialing, clinical standards, medical executive council, medical policies, peer review and he chairs the hospital group’s vaccination and clinical products committees.
Prior to joining Jiahui Health, Dr Koh was General Manager, Raffles Medical in China, responsible for all operations of Raffles Medical’s China healthcare assets, across 6 cities in China. He has worked previously in other major medical groups in Singapore and the Republic of Ireland and has been a practicing physician for over 20 years. During his time based in China, Dr Koh was elected and appointed as Treasurer for Singapore Chamber of Commerce China and Shanghai.
Dr Koh has sat on and presided over Medical Boards and Clinical Governance committees in several medical groups, including Parkway Shenton and Healthway Medical Group in Singapore. He was actively involved in multiple large-scale projects in both B2B and B2G arenas, to enhance scope of clinical services and developing new business lines. He was involved operationally in national pandemics, supervising and overseeing the preparations and implementation of pandemic workflow at the airport and multiple primary care facilities. After Parkway Shenton, Dr Koh was Vice-President, International Business Development, with focus on strategy and business development at Certis Cisco Pte Ltd, driving merger and acquisition activities.
Graduating from the National University of Ireland with a 1st class Honors medical degree & an intercalated Bachelor of Medical Science, Dr Koh completed Specialist training in General Surgery in the Republic of Ireland. After achieving membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, he further obtained a Master in Medicine (Surgery), Singapore. Dr Koh is a registered Family Physician with the Singapore Medical Council and a registered Designated Workplace Doctor with Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower and currently both in management and clinical practice. He also completed an Advanced Management Program (Nanyang-Berkeley), and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Nanyang Business School.
Dr Koh is an adjunct lecturer in Occupational Medicine at the National University of Singapore.