Ministerial Meeting on Responsible Business Conduct


Kelvin Lester Lee

Securities and Exchange Commission Philippines



Atty. Kelvin Lester Lee is a Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission of the Philippines. As Commissioner, he directly oversees key regulatory functions of the SEC, specifically, Markets and Securities Regulation, Sustainable Finance, Information and Financial Technology (Fintech) and International Affairs. He is a Business Columnist of The Manila Times newspaper, a Law Professor on Corporate Governance and a Corporate Law Lecturer for various Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) programs. He was recently selected as a Lee Kuan Yew School Senior Fellow in Public Service of the National University of Singapore. He is currently the Philippine Representative to the ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF), Co-chair of the ASEAN Working Committee on Capital Market Development (WC-CMD), Co-chair of the ASEAN Capital Markets Forum Sustainable Finance Working Group (ACMF SFWG), Co-chair of the Joint Sustainable Finance Working Group (JSFWG) of the ACMF and WC-CMD, and Board member of the ASEAN Taxonomy Board (ATB). Atty. Lee is a frequent keynote speaker and resource person, and has spoken in over a hundred events including international ones organized in Cambodia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Spain, South Africa and the United Kingdom, as well as conferences organized by international institutions such as the Asian Development Bank, the OECD, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum. He has also been interviewed by CNN, GMA News and other Philippine and international media channels.