LAS Management Team

Somesh Rakshit

Secretary General

Somesh Rakshit is Director, Business Development for Urban Lighting and Indoor Control Systems for Growth Market at Philips Lighting. He is also a member of SPRING (Singapore Standards) Technical Committee for Lamps and Related equipment .

With experience of more than 20 years in Asia Pacific Region, Somesh had been extensively involved in sales management, business development, product management and lighting solutions. He had conducted various seminars and trainings across the Region. He is recipient of IESNA Guth Memorial Award (USA) for lighting design work.

Married with two sons, Somesh holds a 1st Class (Honors) degree in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University, India. He loves cricket and table-tennis and has a deep passion for stage/theatre lighting.

Jimi Wong

Jimi Wong Yick Chee is CEO of Maxspid Enterprise Pte Ltd, manufacturer of emergency lighting products since 1978. He is also Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Electrical Trades Association (SETA) from 2002. Jimi is a member of SPRING Electrical and Electronic Standards Committee (EESC) and the Technical Committee for Lamps and Related equipment.

Jimi has a Diploma in electrical engineering from Singapore Polytechnic and has three children.

Kelvin Foo

Kevin Foo is General Manager (South East Asia) of Thorn Lighting based in Singapore.

Prior to joining Thorn, he has worked with other Multi National and local lighting companies having started his lighting career in 1994. Kevin now manages the sales and operations of both Thorn and Zumtobel brands in South East Asia. He is married with three children.

Stella See


Stella See is Treasurer of the Lighting Association of Singapore. She is a founder of Stellar Corporate Advisory Pte Ltd. Stella studied accouting and is a Chartered Secretary and member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). She advises organisations like LAS on issues of their incorporation, accounting and tax matters. Stellar Corporate Advisory has a portfolio of diverse clients.

Stella’s professionalism, caring and compassionate attitude and communicating skills have assisted in endearing her to her clientele base. She has a life-long learning attitude and strong drive in managing her business to provide better services and in solving her clients’ chanllenges.

Henry Goh

Henry Goh is a veteran of the Lighting industry with over 30 years of experience as designer, project engineer and project manager with reputable lighting companies. His successful track-record includes the lighting system of CTE tunnels and several MRT stations. He has implemented projects for public housing with world-class technology software and hardware with wireless lighting-control for energy efficiency and management. Henry is also an accredited trainer and assessor under the Workforce Development Agency programmes.

Henry has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (ACTA) from WDA Singapore