Conversations with Lynette Hee

By Brendan Loon Lynette Hee is a Principal Executive in the Youth Development Unit of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC). She joined NTUC in 2012 during the critical period over which the national Our Singapore Conversation (OSC) was taking place, and was plunged headlong into her new job, becoming the lead for NTUC’s project series for OSC, which looked to gather different groups of workers to make up one voice to voice the concerns of the labour movement in a consolidated report to the government. The personal growth she experienced through that project has stuck with her even to this
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Conversations with Dr Mala Satkunanantham

By Tan Yu Han Dr Mala Satkunanantham works as a Hand Surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Dr Mala completed her undergraduate medical studies at the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. It is not the only school that has left quite an impression on her, however; she also remembers how, in her primary school, students were made to sing a song called the “4 ‘C’s” (Courtesy, Cooperation, Carefulness and Consideration) – which she, at that time, definitely did not take well to. Looking back, she is surprised at how relevant
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Conversations with Lee-On

By Ryan Tan and Denzel Chen Lee-On is the Founder and Director at CryptoSquare, a media platform centred on Youtube providing viewers with the highest quality, most impactful and insightful content covering blockchain and cryptocurrencies. He was previously an Investment Analyst at XSQ Blockchain Infrastructure and Investments where he was involved in the research and analysis of blockchain projects and the educating the masses on blockchain technology. At a young age, Lee-On has invested heavily into the realm of cryptocurrencies, garnering tremendous insight into what is perceived by many to revolutionise the world's economy.   What do you currently do and what’s your
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Conversations with Kia Jie Hui

By Shania Sukamto and Elysia Tng Kia Jie Hui is the Senior Sustainability Advisor at Forum for the Future (Forum), a nonprofit organisation that works with businesses to offer advice on sustainability strategies. Forum was founded in the United Kingdom (UK) about 20 years ago and Jie Hui member was a founding member of the Singapore office when it opened here over 4 years ago. Her work involves running workshops on sustainability for senior management teams of major industry players and takes her across Asia to wherever the business’ key operations may be located. As the Senior Sustainability Advisor for Forum for
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Conversations with Lionel Loh

By Denzel Chen and Ryan Tan Lionel Loh is a Technical Section Supervisor at ExxonMobil Chemical Operations Pte Ltd on Jurong Island. Jurong Island is home to many of the biggest names in the petrochemical industry, contributing to a significant share of Singapore’s manufacturing output and revenue. What is it really like to work in such an industry, and what does his work entail? We speak to Lionel to find out more. What is your role in a large petrochemical industry? How do you fit in within such a large company? Lionel: As a technical section supervisor, I oversee a team of process
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