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 Government Relations & 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…

Insights on Human Capital

On 5 May 2020, Advisory organised a Discovery+ online panel on Human Capital. We had the privilege to host Brandon Lee, Group Director, Transformation Support Group, Workforce Singapore; Bianca Stringuini, Head of Inclusion, Community and Wellbeing (APAC), Visa; and Rahul Daswani, Head, People and Culture, Open Government Products, Govtech. The session was moderated by Anastasia Shamgunova, HR Director (APAC), Kaspersky Lab…

Insights on Travel

The Discover+ Panel on Travel, held on 10 June 2020, was graced by Shyn Yee Ho-Strangas (Moderator), Director, Global Product Management at Expedia Group; Chester Chua, Vice-President of Global Development at Marina Bay Sands; Joyce Yang, Chief Content Officer at The Smart Local Media Group; and Matt Gebbie, Director, Asia Pacific at Horwath HTL. Attendees included students at various levels of education with a common interest in pursuing a career in the travel and hospitality industry…

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…

Insights on International Organisations

The Discover+ Panel on International Organisations, held on 12 May 2020, was graced by Janine Civitate, Deputy Director at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Centre on Tech, Innovation and Sustainability; Mock Yuan Bing, Legal Consultant at the World Bank Group; and Tan Bao Jia, former Investment Officer at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). It was moderated by Alan Wu, Senior Regional Coordinator (Asia-Pacific) at the Open Government Partnership and Board Member at Oxfam Australia…

Insights on Consulting

On 28 April 2020, Advisory organised our third Discovery+ online panel: Discover+: Consulting. On our panel, we were privileged to have with us Lee Jee Soo, Associate from the Boston Consulting Group; Jonathan Ang, Associate from Ernst & Young; Melanie Tan, Innovation Consultant from Deloitte; and Regine Chan, Business Analyst from McKinney & Company…

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…

Insights on E-commerce

On 14 April 2020, Advisory organised its first Discovery+ online panel: Discovery+: E-commerce. On our panel that evening, we are privileged to have Brian Liu, Senior Vice-President, People (Group) from Lazada Group; Alin Dobrea, Regional Head (Marketing Solutions and Partnerships) from ZALORA Group; and Sharon Lourdes Paul, Head of Payments at Xfers. Our registered participants comprised students from various education levels and institutions with a common curiosity in the prospects of the e-commerce industry, and what they can do to better stead themselves in entering and staying relevant as a player…