As the Acting Chief Executive Officer of IHH Singapore from 1 October 2023, Dr Peter Chow oversees the operations and management of IHH’s business units in Singapore, which includes Gleneagles, Mount Elizabeth, Mount Elizabeth Novena and Parkway East hospitals, primary healthcare group Parkway Shenton, Parkway MediCentre, as well as ancillary and education entities such as Parkway Radiology, Parkway Rehab, Parkway Cancer Centre and Parkway College.
Dr Chow joined IHH in 2018 and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital in 2020. Despite challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic, he led the hospital through a period of strategic development and growth, strengthening its position as a regional centre of clinical excellence. In 2022, he was awarded the Public Service Medal (Covid-19) for his healthcare leadership role during the pandemic and for supporting various national pandemic efforts in Singapore.
Dr Chow has over 20 years of healthcare management experience spanning both public and private sectors in Singapore. Trained as a dental surgeon with the National University of Singapore, he started his career as a dental officer. Subsequently he took on different management roles including quality, training, manpower, as well as managed outpatient clinical services, giving him broad-based experience in healthcare.
Prior to IHH, he was with National Healthcare Group (NHG) during which he assumed various roles including Director of Quality & College, Director of Corporate Development & Communications and Chief Operating Officer of NHG Polyclinics.
- Bachelor of Dental Surgery, National University of Singapore
- Master of Health Science (Management), University of Sydney
- Executive Program (Managing Health Care Delivery), Harvard Business School
- Does not have any family relationships with any directors and / or major shareholders of the Company.
- Does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.
- Does not have any convictions for offences within the past five years other than for traffic offences, if any.
Dr Peter Chow
Acting Chief Executive Officer
IHH Healthcare Singapore
Age: 49 (as of 31 March 2023)
Date of Appointment: 1 October 2023