Insights on Public Relations & Communications

The Discover+ Panel on Public Relations and Communications, held on 30 June 2020, was graced by Nisar Keshvani (Moderator), Associate Director of the Strategic Outreach & Communications at National University of Singapore and Vice President at Institute of Public Relations Singapore; Eunice Cheng, Client Manager at WE Communications; Grace Chua, Corporate Communications Manager (APAC) at Google; and Keith Lin, Director & Digital Lead (Public Affairs) at Temasek International…

Insights on Mobility

The Discover+ Panel on Mobility, held on 19 May 2020, was graced by Kenny Tan (Moderator), Head of Operations Excellence at Gojek; Andrey Berdichevskiy, Director at Deloitte Future of Mobility Solution Centre; Bai Zhiyong, Assistant Vice President, Strategy (Mobility) at Singapore Economic Development Board; and David Liang, Manager, Evolving Mobility at Land Transport Authority…

Insights on Islamic Finance

The Discover+ Panel on Islamic Finance, held on 7th July 2020, was graced by Mohamed Shehzad (Moderator), Chief Executive Officer at Ethis Malaysia; Abdullah Hidayat Mohamad, Co-Founder and Director of Business Development at Ficus Venture Capital; Ahmad Khalis, Of Counsel at K&L Gates Straits Law LLC ; Norzulkarnien Nor Mohamad, Head of Islamic Banking and Senior Vice President at Maybank Singapore; and Dr. Shamsiah Abdul Karim, Executive Director and CEO at Pergas Investment Holdings…

Conversations with Paul Piong

Paul Piong has been serving as Staff Firmware Engineer at Tesla for the past seven years, and currently works on the firmware for the Battery Management Systems of the Model 3 and Model Y vehicles. Before that, he worked as a Software Engineer at Garmin International, specialising in low-level code and device drivers for several GPS-enabled fitness products. His career focus so far has been on software development with various hardware platforms, computer architecture and real-time embedded computing systems. Paul graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Computer Engineering) from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Science (Computer Engineering) from the University of Kansas…

Conversations with Hannah Lim

As Head of Rule of Law and Emerging Markets at LexisNexis, Hannah works with governments to leverage technology to support the rule of law and build meaningful partnerships with key stakeholders and international organizations. Hannah is passionate about the impact that technology might have on the legal industry and society, as well as the future of the legal profession…

Insights on Government Relations and Public Affairs

The Discover+ Panel on Government Relations & Public Affairs, held on 2 June 2020, was graced by Ravi Alfreds (Moderator), Vice-President (External Affairs) at the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore; Jonathan Law, Government Relations Manager at ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd; Matin Mohdari, Government Affairs Manager (Singapore) at Grab; and Rachel Teo, Government Affairs & Public Policy Lead (Singapore) at Google…

Conversations with Toh Ting Wei

Toh Ting Wei is a journalist at The Straits Times, an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper and one of the major news organisations in Singapore. In this article, he shares how his experiences led him to pursue journalism, his insights about the nature of his work, his positive experiences working at The Straits Times, and some advice for young people in general…