Lee Heng Aik Chuen (AC Lee), holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) with second upper class honours from RMIT University. He has over 20 years Data Centre design and project management experience, having led the design and project management of several large green field Data Centres ranging in size from 15MW to 36MW of IT load. He also led the design and implementation of the Partial Free Cooling concept in Singapore which achieved a partial PUE of less than 1.2.
Before joining Chayora, Aik Chuen served as the General Manager in ST Telemedia Global Data Centre, and was involved in setting up the entire Data Centre Operation from scratch, leading the design and construction of STT MediaHub, a 15MW data centre in One North, Singapore. In 2018 he was awarded the DCD APEC Award for “Improved Data Centre Energy Efficiency” and he won the same category award for the Global DCD edition later that year.
Prior to this he was a Senior Director in Digital Realty between 2012-2015, spearheading the setup of technical operation teams for 7 Data Centres in Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong and Osaka. He also implemented the governance structure for day to day Critical Environment operations across all sites in Asia Pacific region. He won 2 DCD APEC awards in 2015 for “Data Centre Team of the Year for Colo” and “Improved Data Centre Energy Efficiency”.