Mr. Andrew Chew

Mr. Andrew Chew

Mr. Andrew Chew

Chief Commercial Officer | Chairman, James Cook Institute


  • Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management, James Cook University (Singapore campus)
  • Bachelor of Commerce with double major in Accounting and Management, Monash University (Clayton campus, Melbourne)


Andrew is Chief Commercial Officer and a member of Executive Management at James Cook University (JCU), Singapore.  Concurrently he is Chairman of the board of directors of its wholly-owned subsidiary, James Cook Institute.  As Chief Commercial Officer of JCU Singapore, he is responsible for commercial strategy, marketing, external relations and growth of the organisation.  He spearheaded JCU’s entry into Continuing Professional Development (CPD) via the set-up of James Cook Academy and its acquisition of Eagle Infotech in 2021.  Subsequently he led the transformation and rebrand of Eagle Infotech to James Cook Institute, and the consolidation of James Cook Academy’s activities under this Institute.  James Cook Institute is a Registered Training Provider (RTP) with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).  Offering a suite of technology and soft skill courses, James Cook Institute helps to equip around 7,000 learners per year with the capability to navigate a rapidly-evolving workplace.

Initially Andrew started his career in Melbourne in management consulting and auditing with BDO Chartered Accountants and Consultants.  Since then Andrew has worked in a variety of roles in hotel revenue management, property development, and education and training.  He holds a Bachelor of Commerce with double major in Accounting and Management from Monash University, and Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management from James Cook University with Academic Medal.

Andrew is Chair of the Sustainability Interest Group, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC).  He represents JCU on the Management Committee of Singapore Association for Private Education (SAPE) and serves on the Council of Advisors to Australian Alumni Singapore (AAS).  Andrew is also a member of Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) and Australian Chamber of Commerce, Singapore (AustCham).