Insights on Private Equity

The Discover+ online panel on Private Equity, held on 1 December 2020, featured four professionals in the sector: Dominic Soon (Moderator), Vice President at GIC Private Equity; Alan Tan, Vice President at Morgan Stanley; Kelvin Fu, Director, Strategic Investments & Business Development at Gunung Capital; and Zachary Lee, Director of Investments (Southeast Asia) at EDBI Pte Ltd. Attendees included students and young professionals curious about the private equity space and how to best position themselves for the industry.

Conversations with Jeremy Chia

Jeremy Chia is a Consultant at LucaNet (ASEAN). In his current role, he specialises in digital transformation — using business intelligence and analytics tools to help clients maximise the use of financial information through reporting and analysis. In this article, Jeremy shares his journey of finding his passion at the intersection of Finance, Accounting, and Data Analytics…

Conversations with Yuvan Mohan

Yuvan Mohan is a Senior Risk Analyst in an American bank. He has been in banking for the past four years spending stints in Internal Audit, Finance, Treasury, Corporate Affairs & Consumer Cards. Apart from being in banking, Yuvan actively contributes to the community…

Insights on Real Estate

The Discover+ Panel on Real Estate, held on 18 August 2020, was graced by Kemmy Tan (Moderator), Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of M+S; Lucas Loh, President and China’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CapitaLand Group; Tang Wei Leng, Managing Director, Singapore at Colliers International; and Wong Sheau Fong, Divisional Director, Asset Development, Architecture and Land Planning at Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC…

Conversations with Randeep Singh Melhi

Randeep is the Chief Operating Officer of Blockshine SG. Randeep has been helping large, complex organizations reconcile with blockchain technology for over 5 years. He has spearheaded projects in several industries finance, real estate, govtech, smart cities, supply chain, and clean energy. He was the founding member of KPMG’s blockchain practice in 2014 where he worked on helping Wall Street reconcile with the impact of blockchain technology on their business models…

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…

Insights on Banking & Finance

The Discover+ online panel on Banking and Finance, held on 26 May 2020, featured four professionals in the sector: Edmund Twohill (Moderator), Vice-President, Consumer Banking Group (CBG) Digital and Customer Experience at DBS Bank; Bryan Low, Senior Client Advisor at Credit Suisse AG; Jacinda Loh, Director of Leverage Finance at Maybank Kim Eng; and Vicki Wong, Assistant Vice President (APAC Intelligence Analyst) at Bank of America…

Conversations with Genie Gan

Genie Gan is the Head of Public Affairs & Government Relations (APAC), Kaspersky. Genie’s story is one of diverse professional experiences, which brought her to become an entrepreneur and also work in professional services (in accounting and law), showbiz, the public sector, non-profit, and now government relations and public affairs in the private sector…

Insights on Venture Capital

On 21 April 2020, Advisory organised its second Discovery+ online panel: Discovery+: Venture Capital. On our panel, we are privileged to have Lim Ee Ling (moderator), Country Head, Innovation & Partnerships Team, 500 Startups, Rina Neoh, Co-founder of Ficus Venture Capital, Christian Cadeo, Managing Partner (Asia) from Big Idea Ventures and Ian Sikora, Director of Openspace Ventures. Our registered participants comprised students from various education levels and institutions with a common curiosity in the prospects of the Venture Capital space, and what they can do to better position themselves to enter…