Full Name
Edward Wee
Job Title
Director, Online Safety and Content Regulation
Infocomm Media Development Authority
Speaker Bio
Edward is a seasoned Trust & Safety leader with extensive experience in both the private and public sectors. Edward is currently the Director of Online Safety & Content Regulation at the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) of Singapore, where he leads the operationalisation of Singapore’s online safety and internet content regulations.

Prior to IMDA, Edward led Meta’s APAC Strategic Response and Content Policy teams from 2017 – 2021, where he oversaw whole-of-company responses to major complex geopolitical, regulatory and online safety incidents and crises, and developed product policies and operational processes for Meta’s family of apps. Key crises that Edward managed included Meta’s response to the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, the Christchurch Shooting in New Zealand, and the Myanmar Coup.

From 2014 – 2017, Edward was BP’s APAC Head of Intelligence and Geopolitical Risk where he provided actionable strategic intelligence updates to BP’s Executive Leadership. Before that, Edward served in the Singapore Armed Forces for 12 years, during which he was the Military Assistant to the Chief of Army, a Branch Head in Army Intelligence, and a Company Commander, among other appointments.

Edward graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors in International Relations and History, and received his Masters in Political Science from Columbia University.
Edward Wee