Bas Winkel

Managing Director
LeaseWeb Asia Pacific

Bas Winkel is the Managing Director of LeaseWeb Asia Pacific since November 2013. In this role Bas is responsible for setting up the greenfield operations in Asia, starting in Singapore and Hong Kong, but expanding rapidly to Australia, Japan and India.

LeaseWeb - part of the OCOM Group - is one of the world’s largest hosting brands offering a broad portfolio of public cloud servers, private clouds, bare metal servers, colocation and CDN services, all backed by a low-latency, blended global network with over 5.0 Tbps of capacity. Currently, LeaseWeb owns and operates approximately 65,000 servers which are hosted in our data centers across Asia, Europe and the U.S.

Prior to this, Bas held various senior IT and Operations positions at ING Bank in The Netherlands, Belgium and Singapore. Having lived and worked in many different countries throughout his life, he enjoys building strong relationships and high performance teams across geographies and a wide range of cultures.

Bas holds a MSc. in Economics from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. He is also the Honorary Treasurer of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (Singapore).

Bas is based in Singapore, married with two boys and enjoys sailing, running, mountain biking, golf, football and travelling.