Lendlease appoints new Head of Data Centres

30 May 2022

Lendlease today announced the appointment of Sunita Bottse as Head of Data Centres. Sunita joins Lendlease today, reporting to Andrew Gauci, Head of Telecoms and Data Infrastructure, Asia.

Based in Singapore, Sunita will be responsible for leading Lendlease Data Centre Partners, the Group’s US$1 billion joint venture (JV) with a large institutional investor to invest in data centres in the Asia-Pacific. The JV is currently developing a 120 MW hyper-scale data centre in Greater Tokyo, Japan, with construction due to commence in June 2022. Sunita will be in charge of both sourcing and developing data centre assets across Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore. 

Sunita has a strong track record in the data centre space with more than a decade of experience building and managing Tier IV1 data centres in the region. She was most recently CEO of SUPERNAP (Thailand), the company behind the first carrier-neutral hyperscale data centre in Thailand. Prior to her role at SUPERNAP, Sunita was the Vice President of Ctex data centre where she managed data centre operations and drove the attainment of Tier IV certifications.  
She has also been recognised as a leader within the data centre space, receiving accolades including:

  • Mission Critical Magazine’s Top 25 Women in Technology 2022
  • Channel Asia’s Winner Women in ICT Award 2021 – Shining Star 
  • Infrastructure Masons IM100 Award 2020 
  • Data Economy’s APAC 50 – The top 50 data centres and cloud influential leaders from across Asia Pacific in 2020 and 2018
Andrew Gauci, Head of Telecoms and Data Infrastructure, Asia, said, “We are delighted to have Sunita onboard. She brings with her both rich and diverse experience in the data centre space, and her deep expertise and industry experience will be an asset to Lendlease as we drive greater growth in acquisition, development, construction and investment in data centres. I look forward to working with Sunita to scale up our data centre business, one of our key growth sectors in Asia, to new heights.”

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About Lendlease

Lendlease is an international real estate group with core expertise in shaping cities and creating strong and connected communities.   

Our purpose is we create value through places where communities thrive.  

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, Lendlease has operations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas, with approximately 8,000 employees internationally.  

Our core capabilities are reflected in our operating segments of Investments, Development and Construction. We are known as 联实 in Chinese. For more information, please visit: www.lendlease.com


1 Tier IV data centres are the highest rated data centres, where fault tolerance and redundancy applies across the entire critical infrastructure of the data centre.