Dr Prem Kumar Nair oversees the operations and management of IHH’s business units in Singapore, which includes Mount Elizabeth, Mount Elizabeth Novena, Gleneagles and Parkway East hospitals, primary healthcare group Parkway Shenton, as well as ancillary and education entities such as Parkway Radiology, Parkway Rehab, Parkway Cancer Centre and Parkway College. As the Country CEO for Singapore, he also plays a decisive role in IHH Singapore’s strategic growth and outreach efforts in overseas markets, ensuring that Singapore remains an attractive and trusted option for patients in the region.

Dr Nair is a physician and healthcare executive with over three decades of experience in both public and private healthcare sectors. He was with Raffles Medical Group for 27 years, where he held concurrent roles as Chief Corporate Officer, and Managing Director for Singapore Healthcare. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore’s Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health.

An active community citizen, Dr Nair was a recipient of the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) and the Public Service Star (Bintang Bakti Masyarakat) at the 2010 and 2022 National Day Awards respectively, for his contributions to the Singapore Prison Service. He is also a Justice of the Peace.

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery, National University of Singapore
  • Master of Business Administration (Distinction), Manchester Business School, United Kingdom


  • 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 Prem Kumar Nair

Dr Prem Kumar Nair

Chief Executive Officer,
IHH Healthcare Singapore

Nationality: Singaporean
Gender: Male
Age: 62 (As at 31 March 2023)
Date of Appointment: 1 April 2020