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…

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…

Insights on Community Leadership from the Singapore Youth Awards

Advisory was given exclusive access to cover the Singapore Youth Award (SYA) Presentation Ceremony 2018. As noted by this year’s SYA Panel Chairperson Dr Sudha Nair, the SYA has, since 1975, served as the nation’s pinnacle youth award, recognising the excellence of young Singaporeans who have the tenacity to pursue their passions; dedication to serve others around them; and embody the best of the values of resilience, courage, service, leadership and inspiration – individuals with a vision…