Dr. Lai is a Venture Partner of Venturecraft Group. He is a medical doctor by training and an associate professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS).
He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. He received his training in cardiothoracic surgery from leading institutions in Australia, United States and Canada.
He is also a Director of Surgical Research and Development in the Department of Surgery, NUS. He advises several start-up enterprises in Singapore and the United States, focusing on medical technology.
He holds a MBBS from the University of Sydney, Australia.