Conversations with Lim Wei Ri

Lim Wei Ri is currently the Head of Compliance at Komainu’s Singapore Office and has more than ten years of working experience in audit, compliance, and risk management. In his free time, he is also an adjunct trainer at a boutique management consulting firm. In his previous roles, he had been an internal audit manager at a global bank and a senior manager at one of the “Big Four” audit firms in Singapore…

Conversations with Woo Wee Meng

As Deputy Director for the Commercial Arrangements team in the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) Policy and Planning Group, Woo Wee Meng is a dedicated civil servant who has played different roles in the Ministry of National Development (MND) and LTA. Inspired by his peers during his Master in Public Policy at Oxford University, Wee Meng sheds light on his motivations and shares advice for youths looking to join the public sector…

Insights on Built Environment

On 15 November 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+: Built Environment, the 65th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:

Ar. Colin Chew (Moderator), Senior Lecturer at BCA Academy
James Ng, Deputy Director, Business Strategy and Development SMM, Surbana Jurong
Er. Ng Beow Suan, Executive Director, AECOM
Er. Sharron Ng, Director, ECAS Consultants
Yong Kwang Tan, General Manager, Pintary Foundations

Conversations with Andy Soh

When large companies face problems, they employ a ‘fixer’ – someone who can step in and solve their problems. Oftentimes, this fixer comes in the form of a consultant, just like Mr. Andy Soh. Andy is a consultant at Accenture, a leading giant in the consulting space. Working specifically in the technology and management consulting space, his role involves making sense of confusing data and innovating real-world solutions alongside his clients…

Discovery+: Insights on New Opportunities in Maritime’s Transformation

On 22 August 2022, Advisory, in conjunction with Singapore Maritime Foundation, hosted SMF: Riding the Digital Wave. The 90-minute panel discussion-styled session provided attendees with insights into the workings and culture of the maritime industry, and how it has transformed through digitalisation and technology advancements. The panellists, who represent a wide range of perspectives in the industry, comprised:

David Lee (moderator), Senior Manager, Corporate Communications & Development and Maritime Singapore Connect Office, Singapore Maritime Foundation
Christopher Saunders, Chief Product Officer, Rightship
Siddarth Ravinder, Head of Continuous Improvement, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, A.P. Møller-Mærsk
Ken Wong, Assistant Vice President (Group Platform Solutions & Marketing), PSA International Pte Ltd

Reflections with Diana Chong

Most locals should be familiar with the funny content starring Michelle Chong, Singapore’s darling comedic genius. Her talents span personable characters including Ah Lian, Sonia and Chiang Ying Wen, and have brought laughter to Singaporeans for many years. Working just as hard behind the scenes as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Left Profile and Michelle Chong Productions is Diana Chong, a seasoned businesswoman who is no doubt the brains behind many successful campaigns delivered to media consumers today. On top of primarily specialising in the field of media and advertising, she also juggles the job of managing Singapore’s top artistes, Michelle Chong, Lee Teng, and Pornsak. Diana possesses a laser-sharp clarity on her goals for the company, and her reassuring sense of leadership pervades the interview. A deeply introspective person, she shares more in this interview about her life lessons and musings…

Insights on Temus

The Experience+ series is a series of online learning journeys and industry visits, sponsored by Workforce Singapore, which gives students the chance to virtually visit workplaces, speak directly with working professionals, and learn more about the organisations they aspire to join. With Experience+: Temus, Advisory hopes to help students better understand opportunities within the wider technological services industry and to find out more about a career in Temus through experiencing its workplace and speaking to the professionals behind this global company…

Conversations with Dianne Seet-Swee

With her passion in the early childhood sector, Dianne Seet-Swee holds various roles as the Principal of Ascension Kindergarten, Pillar Head at the Early Childhood Development Centres for Anglican Preschool Services, as well as an Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) Fellow. Having had over 20 years of experience in the industry, she shares her advice for thriving in the industry and managing its challenges, as well as tips for aspiring early childhood practitioners…

Conversations with Lanx Goh

Lanx Goh is the Global Head of Privacy for Prudential and was formerly the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Senior Counsel at TikTok and Head of Investigation at the Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission. With his vast knowledge in the privacy sector and corporate world, he strives to develop products that not only have commercial value but also respect consumer privacy rights. Additionally, he is passionate in nurturing the future generation of privacy law professionals as a way of giving back to society…