Conversations with Dr Norshahril Saat

Dr Norshahril Saat is a Senior Fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute. He researches mainly on the politics of countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, and has a strong interest in Middle East politics. As a researcher, his job is to publish books, write and comment on political developments…

Conversations with Ang Eng Hieang

Ang Eng Hieang is currently the Executive Director at Megatr8 Inc. Pte Ltd, a fund management company. He has a wealth of experience in the finance sector, having been in the industry for almost 35 years, and had previously worked for major banks such as DBS Bank and Merrill Lynch International Bank. He shares more about his journey, from an analyst and fund manager to a commission-based independent banker…

Conversations with Daniel Teh

Daniel Teh is the Executive Director of Pope Jai Private Limited, a social enterprise in the food and beverage industry which provides employment and training opportunities to various groups of beneficiaries. He shares key learning points from his experience in this line of work…

Conversations with Tham Jun Han

Mr. Tham Jun Han (more commonly known as ‘Tham’ among his friends and colleagues) is a Senior Executive at the Learning Futures Group, Civil Service College. He works on innovation in adult learning programmes and experiences for public servants, including the design of serious games for adult learning and policymaking. In this article, Tham shares about his work, how his experiences in tertiary education led him to his career, and his community work in a ground-up initiative called Friendzone…

Conversations with Cheah Wenqi

Cheah Wenqi is the Co-Founder and Editor of Our Grandfather Story, a digital video publisher that specialises in uncovering and sharing timeless and overlooked stories across Southeast Asia, which have garnered thousands of followers on their Facebook, Instagram and Youtube channels. Here, Advisory has a chat with Wenqi about her work…

Insights on Social Impact

Advisory visited National Junior College on 23 January 2020, hosting an informative session during which professionals involved in social impact shared about their career journeys in community work, as well as offered advice on pursuing opportunities in volunteering.

On the panel that day, we had Dr Alvona Loh Zi Hui, a medical doctor at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), and Ms Atikah Amalina, a Diversity Program Manager in Google…

Insights on Cybersecurity

On 15 December 2019, Advisory brought together professionals and students at Discover: Cybersecurity to demystify and share some of their insights on cybersecurity. Discover: Cybersecurity was organized by Advisory, alongside the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) and the Association of Information Security Professionals (AiSP)…

Insights on An Asia-Ready Workforce with INSPIRIT

As a cosmopolitan city, Singapore is often seen as the launchpad for international businesses from all parts of the world into Southeast Asia. With a highly educated workforce and vibrant ecosystem, it is one of the most attractive cities to start a business and for MNCs to set up headquarters in. Since Singapore’s focus is always regional, it is essential for Singaporeans to constantly look beyond our shores and be ready to seize new opportunities. On 9 December 2020, Advisory was privileged to host a sharing session with the industry’s most distinguished professionals…

Conversations with Sophia Kang

Sophia Kang is the Head Bartender at Manhattan, a bar at Regent Singapore that has been ranked #1 on ‘Asia’s 50 Best Bars’ and #3 on ‘The World’s 50 Best Bars’. In this article, Sophia talks about how she developed her skills, as well as her plans going forward. She shares valuable insights about her journey from serving tables to leading a world-class bar in her current role, allowing us to understand her role better and inspiring those who may also wish to be bartenders…