Mr Toby Koh is the Group Managing Director of Ademco Security Group (Ademco), a leading provider of full-service security solutions and business management solutions to corporations and governments across Asia for more than 30 years. Toby joined Ademco in 1995 as the Business Development Manager before becoming an Executive Director in 2002, which led to his current appointment.
He played a key role in helping to upgrade of the local Fire Standards and Legislation in using wireless transmission technologies for fire alarm monitoring purpose and the pioneering of Singapore’s first Internet Protocol based alarm transmission system.
Under Toby’s stewardship, Ademco established itself as an innovative solutions and services provider with a growing regional presence.
Toby was also the Executive Director of Visual Alarm Verification Inc, a remote video transmission systems company based in Miami and was the Executive Director in Shepherd Systems Inc, a remote digital video surveillance solutions business based in California. He has consulted for various Ministries and Statutory Boards of the Singapore Government, and American and European MNCs in the region.
In 2013, he was selected as an Honouree of the Spirit of Enterprise Award, which celebrates local self-reliant entrepreneurs of small and medium-sized businesses in Singapore to promote and advance the entrepreneurial spirit in Singapore. Under his stewardship, Ademco went on to win further accolades in 2015, as winners of the Singapore Prestige Brand Award (Heritage Brand) – which honours Singapore brands that have been developed and managed effectively through various branding initiatives – and the Enterprise 50 Award that recognises local, privately-held companies who have contributed to economic development in Singapore and abroad.
A well respected thought leader and business commentator, he has been featured in key media including The Straits Times, The Edge, Lianhe Zaobao, Singapore Business Review and r