Inligo Networks advises the appointment of Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Ramasamy Chockalingam to its Executive Team.  

Mr. Chockalingam (Chock) brings with him considerable regional telecommunications experience after holding the role of Finance Director for Telstra International’s Asian operations for over 15 years.

His role included the financial management for Telstra’s regional subsea cable and CLS assets. During his tenure at Telstra Mr. Chockalingam was also responsible for Telstra’s regulatory compliance across much of the operating region.  

Chock’s appointment will complete the current Executive Team providing significant financial knowledge and experience as Inligo moves into the construction phase of ACC-1. Finding a professional who has the depth of telecommunications and regulatory experience, not only within Singapore, but throughout the Asian region is a significant advantage for Inligo. 

Brian Evans Executive Chairman 

In his new role Chock will lead the global financial and regulatory functions of the organisation including Singapore, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, and the USA.   

Chock will immediately begin onboarding various financial roles required across the organisation including, subsidiaries, to deliver our agreed business outcomes

Mr. Evans added

Chock has also been a partner in Telok Partners and recently Fortius Consulting. Mr. Chockalingam also held numerous directorships throughout Asia Pacific as Telstra’s representative on its subsidiaries.  

Chock will be based in Singapore leading the finance, treasury and accounting functions.  

Inligo Networks has a marquee International Cable project called the Asia Connect Cable (ACC-1). Comprising 16 fibre pairs and a 256Tb design capacity, the cable links Singapore, Batam, Jakarta, Makassar, Dili, Darwin, Manado, Davao, Guam and Los Angeles. The system is expected to be ready for service in late 2025.