Hong Siew Lai is responsible for the management of SIDREC’s dispute resolution process. As a founding staff member of SIDREC, she has played a significant role in SIDREC’s growth. She has several years of experience in the capital market and prior to joining SIDREC, was an Assistant Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, Legal & Compliance and a Registered Compliance Officer at an investment bank.
From 1998 to 2004, Siew Lai practised as an advocate and solicitor, where her scope of work included civil litigation, corporate, commercial and conveyancing matters. Her legal and capital market experience places her in good stead when mediating and adjudicating matters relating to capital market issues and to provide sound guidance to both investors and Members through the dispute resolution process.
Siew Lai is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and holds a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from the said Institute. She is also an Accredited Mediator on the panel of MMC. She graduated with an LLB (Hons) degree from the University of East London and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1998.