Insights on Pharmaceuticals and Biotech

On 18 May 2020, Advisory organised an online panel: Discover+: Pharmaceuticals and Biotech. On our panel that evening, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from a range of pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms. The panel consisted of Rachel Phang, Chief Digital Officer at Sandoz; Raphael Ho, Regional Commercial Lead, Cardiovascular, Japan & Asia Pacific at Amgen; and Joanna Koh, Associate General Counsel at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Raymond Francis, Head of Communications, International, at Cardinal Health (Moderator). Our registered participants comprised students from various education levels and institutions, with a curiosity in the prospects in the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology industry, and what they can do to better position themselves for a career in this field…

Insights on The Advisory Mentorship Programme

On 4 Jun 2021, Advisory organised an online information session for students to learn more about the Advisory Mentorship Programme as well as raise relevant questions that they might have about the programme. Four mentees from the first edition of the programme were also present to share more about their experience. Read on…

Insights on Energy

By Claudia Tan The Discovery+ Series is a series of events, delivered through online digital solutions, which give students the chance to speak directly with working professionals, and learn about …

Insights on Big Data

The Discover+ Panel on Big Data, held on 19 January 2021, was graced by Lim May-Ann (Moderator), Managing Director, TRPC Pte Ltd; Dr. Alvina Goh, Deputy Director of AI Platforms (Data Science and AI Division), GovTech; Marcus Tee, Solutions Architect, Microsoft Singapore; and Sinuhe Arroyo, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, TAIGER…

Insights on Logistics

On 5 January 2021, Advisory and Ninja Van co-organised the 25th online panel of the Discovery+ Series, Discover+: Logistics. On our panel that evening, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from a range of logistics companies. The panel consisted of Joel Ong, Chief Operating Officer from Ninja Van; Emily Orcullo, Director, APAC Customer Logistics from LEGO Group; Wendy Xia, Chief of Human Resource from Schenker Singapore; Gerald Glauerdt, Co-Founder and Chief Logistics Officer from Redmart/Lazada Singapore and Wesley Ng, HR Business Partner, Technology from Ninja Van (Moderator)…

Insights on Food Security

The Discover+ Panel on Food Security, held on 15 September 2020, was Advisory’s 18th online panel of the Discovery+ Series. It was helmed by Faridah Mohd Saad, Deputy Director (AgriTech) at Enterprise Singapore (Moderator), Dr. Dalal AlGhawas, Program Director at Big Idea Ventures, Dr. Joanna Khoo, Director Planning & Organisation Division, Singapore Food Agency, Dr. Vinayaka Srinivas, CEO & Co-Founder at Gaia Foods, XinYi Lim, Executive Director, Sustainability and Agricultural Impact at Pinduoduo…

Insights on Film and Television

On 15 December 2020, Advisory organised its 24th Discovery+ online panel: Discovery+: Film and Television. On our panel that evening, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from a variety of media organisations. The panel consisted of Julius Toh, Vice President, Distribution and Networks (Southeast Asia) from Sony Pictures Television; Charlyn Ng, Executive Producer from IFA Media; Kenny Tan, Executive Producer & Head of Studios from Viddsee Studios; and Vienna Wong, News Studio Director from Channel Newsasia in Mediacorp…

Insights on Corporate Social Responsibility

The Discover+ Panel on Corporate Social Responsibility, held on 20 October 2020, was graced by Hosea Lai (Moderator), Head of Social Impact (APAC) at LinkedIn; Ng Boon Heong, Chief Executive Officer at Temasek Foundation Ltd; Eugene Ho, Head of Corporate Affairs at SAP Southeast Asia; Vandna Ramchadani, Regional Head of Corporate Philanthropy for Asia Pacific at Bloomberg…

Insights on International Trade

The Discover+ Panel on International Trade, held on 6 October 2020, was graced by Navjeev Singh (Moderator), Development Partner at Enterprise Singapore; Andre Wirjo, Analyst at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Secretariat; Eleina Alimchandani, Investment Officer at International Finance Corporation; and Karen Yeo, Deputy Director (ASEAN Division) at the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Attendees included students at various levels of education with a desire to know the different career paths in International Trade, and how to best position themselves for such roles…

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…