Insights on eSports

On 21 July 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: eSports, the 38th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:
Stephanie Lim (Moderator) – Executive, Programmes (ESports), SCAPE; Chris Tran – Head, Esports for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Riot Games; Jayf Soh – CEO and Founder, RSG; Yip Ren Kai – Co-Founder and Managing Director, Reddentes Sports Pte Ltd and Redd+E Pte Ltd…

Insights on Corporate Communications and Media Relations

Discovery+ is a series of online industry panels which give students the chance to interact with working professionals and learn about the careers they aspire to enter. These panels provide youths and working professionals with the opportunity to better understand industry trends, hear first-hand perspectives from industry professionals, and gain valuable advice on entering or navigating these industries…

Insights on Branding and Marketing

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 careers they aspire to enter. Given the developments in the COVID-19 situation, Advisory is keen to provide support to the many students who are experiencing woes in this time of disruptions, by digitalising professional mentorship…

Insights on Human Resource

On 3 August 2021, Advisory organised a Discovery+ online panel: Discovery+: Human Resource. On our panel that evening, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from academia, government and corporations. The panel consisted of Ms Preet Grewal (Moderator), Head of Inclusion and Diversity, JAPAC at Twitter; Mr Alvin Goh, Executive Director at the Singapore Human Resources Institute; Ms Ong Chin Yin, Chief People Officer, Grab; Mr Soon Eng Sing, Senior Vice President, Human Resource & Organisation, GIC, Ms Helen Lim-Yang, Senior Vice President, Head of Learning Academy, Frasers Property Limited and Ms Low Peck Kem, Chief HR Officer & Advisor (Workforce Development), Public Service Division, Prime Minister’s Office. Our registered participants comprised students from various education levels and institutions with a common curiosity in human resource, and what they can do to better stead themselves in entering and staying relevant as a player…

Insights on Cybersecurity

The Discover+ Panel on Cybersecurity, held on 1 June, was graced by Dr. Steven Wong (Moderator), Associate Professor and Director, Projects, Office of Provost, Singapore Institute of Technology; Alina Tan, Senior Cybersecurity Engineer, Land Transport Authority; Lee Wei Min, Consultant, Critical Information Infrastructure, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore ; and Sugar Chan, Senior Consultant, Boston Consulting Group. Attendees included students at various levels of education with a desire to know the different career paths in Cybersecurity, and how to best position themselves for such roles…

Insights on Accountancy

On 15 June 2021, Advisory organised a Discovery+ online panel: Discovery+: Accountancy. On our panel that evening, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from academia, government and corporations. The panel consisted of Ms Lim Kexin (Moderator), Tax Partner, Entrepreneurial Private Business, PwC Singapore; Mr Chris Loh, Director, SYNOTax Pte Ltd; Ms May-Anne Tham, Regional HR Director, SAP Asia Ltd and Mr Ng Chieh Kwong, Asia CSA Finance Leader, Gas Power, General Electric. Our registered participants comprised students from various education levels and institutions with a common curiosity in accountancy, and what they can do to better stead themselves in entering and staying relevant as a player…

Insights on Law

The Discover+ Panel on Legal, held on 2 February 2021, was graced by Vikna Rajah (Moderator), Head, Tax and Trust & Private Client Practices at Rajah & Tann; Flora Suen, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Narus; Lynette Ooi, Head of Legal, ASEAN, Consumer at Amazon; and Victoria Ting, Deputy Public Prosecutor / State Counsel, Financial Crimes, Crime Division at Attorney-General’s Chambers Singapore. Attendees included students at various levels of education with a desire to know the different career paths in mobility, and how to best position themselves for such roles…

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…