Jason Leow is APAC Vice Chair of Edelman and Head of APAC at Edelman Smithfield, Edelman’s financial communications boutique. In this role, Jason works alongside capital markets participants to support companies and C-level leaders in financial services and all other sectors in the Asia Pacific region.
A 25-year veteran in media and communications, he has advised senior executives, C-suites and board members across APAC on corporate reputation, stakeholder management and special situations. Jason has extensive experience in transactions communications, change and crisis communications, as well as media relations, having worked in GIC, Shell and the Wall Street Journal.
Prior to joining Edelman, he was Managing Director of Corporate Affairs and Communications at GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, where he led ESG communications. He has held strategic communications and media positions in London, New York, Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore.
Jason holds a CFA in ESG Investing and two Masters degrees from New York University/NYU Stern and Goldsmiths College, University of London. He also has a Bachelor’s from the National University of Singapore, where he graduated with honors. He is a Chevening Swire Cathay Pacific scholar.