Alvin Koh is the Director, Legal and Enforcement at the Competition Commission of Singapore. In this capacity, Alvin supervises all enforcement work undertaken by the Commission. He also regularly advises on other aspects of legal work involving the Commission.
Alvin has been heavily involved in all the Commission’s recent cartel work. He was part of the litigation team that successfully defended the Commission’s first price-fixing decision before the Competition Appeal Board. Alvin also frequently undertakes outreach activities before local chambers of commerce and MNCs.
Alvin started his career in the Singapore Legal Service where he clerked for the Chief Justice and Judges of Appeal in the apex Supreme Court. He was subsequently appointed as a Magistrate in the Subordinate Courts where he presided over civil and criminal matters. He later served as a Deputy Public Prosecutor where he specialised in prosecuting complex white collar offences.
Alvin graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (First Class) from the University of Leeds (UK). He later obtained a postgraduate Diploma in Singapore Law (with Merit), and a Masters in Law (Intellectual Property and Technology) from the National University of Singapore on a Legal Service Commission scholarship.