Chester Chua


Google Cloud

Head of APAC Financial Services Policy

Chester Chua leads Google Cloud’s government affairs and public policy efforts in Singapore and for the financial services industry across Asia-Pacific. In his current role, he represents Google to serve on the Executive Committee of the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA) – Asia’s apex industry association for stakeholders of the cloud computing ecosystem – and previously the Board of Directors of the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) – the region’s leading industry association for capital markets.

Prior to joining Google, Chester spent almost a decade in government affairs and real estate development roles at Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Temasek Holdings, where he spearheaded efforts in pursuit of real estate development opportunities in various markets, such as Japan, Singapore and Vietnam.

Previously as Head of International Relations at the Singapore Ministry of Finance, Chester led the Ministry’s engagements related to international finance and economics, working closely with a range of stakeholders in various multilateral organizations and forums, including the G-20, IMF, World Bank, APEC, and ASEAN.

Chester holds a Master of Public Administration in International Development from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.


Contributions by Chester Chua

  • Approaching Privacy in Ethical AI: The Pros, Cons and Grays
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2023