Conversations with Dr Nanthinee

Dr Nanthinee is the Director of EARTHYS Sustainability, and is currently developing solutions that support the formation of a circular economy. In this article, she shares about her work in the sustainability industry and advice for youths at their educational crossroads. She also reveals her opinions towards climate change, carbon neutrality and the Green Plan 2030…

Conversations with Terence Lim

Terence Lim is a Microsoft 365 Devices Specialist Global Black Belt in Modern Workplace Enterprise Sales (Asia) at Microsoft. He holds an MSc in Computer Science from Imperial College London and a BSc in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University. In this article, he shares his experience studying abroad and seeing the world, as well as lessons learnt from six years of working in the technology industry…

Insights on Consulting

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.

On 20 April 2021, Advisory organised a Discovery+ online panel: Discovery+: Consulting. On our panel that evening, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from various corporations. The panel consisted of Mr Jia Yong Goh, Partner, People Advisory Services, Ernst & Young; Mr Abhineet Kaul, Head, Public Sector & Government Consulting (Asia-Pacific), Frost & Sullivan; Mr Hans Canggadibrata, Principal, Boston Consulting Group; Mr Jiawen Chia, Director, Group Strategy, Singtel; and Mr Justin Halim, Vice President, APAC Digital Marketing and E-Commerce Practice Head, Bain & Company. Our registered participants comprised students from various education levels and institutions with a common curiosity in consulting, and what they can do to better stead themselves in entering and staying relevant.

Insights on Public Policy

On 20 April 2021, Advisory organised a Discovery+ online panel: Discovery+: Public Policy. On our panel that evening, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from academia, government and corporates. The panel consisted of Ms Shanta Arul, Director, Strategy & Development, Public Policy (Asia Pacific), Netflix; Ms Amira Karim, Head of Public Policy (Asia Pacific), Stripe; Ms Carol Soon, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Policy Studies, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Mr Daryl Lim, Deputy Director (Strategy and Masterplanning), Smart Nation and Digital Government Office, Prime Minister’s Office; Mr David Black, Founder and CEO, Blackbox Research; and Mr Royce Wee, Director, Head of Global Policy, Alibaba Group…

Conversations with Kevin Low

Kevin Low is a consultant at Enea Consulting Asia, where he advises industries, financial players, governments and startups to make the transition to low-carbon, sustainable economies. In this article, he shares the job scope of a consultant and his journey to becoming one. He also reveals some key skills needed by individuals interested in a career in the industry and offers tips for them…

Insights on Product Management

On 16 March 2021, Advisory organised a Discovery+ online panel: Discovery+: Product Management. On our panel that evening, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from a variety of media organisations. The panel consisted of Jenkin Au, Lead Product Manager at Grab; Benjamin Seow, Senior Product Manager, Haircare & Hair Colour (Former) at L’Oréal; Nick Kenn, Chief Product Officer at Chope; and Tan Siyun, Assistant Director, Technology Exploration at the Singapore Tourism Board…

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)…

Conversations with Jillian Chan

Jillian Chan is currently working in the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. She is a manager at the COVID-19 Airport Transformation Office in the Airport Operations Regulation and Aviation Security Division. In this article, she talks about her experience in the aviation industry and how her past experiences have helped her in various aspects of her job. She also tells us about how the aviation industry is adapting their operations during a pandemic.

Insights on Social Media

The Discover+ Panel on Social Media, held on 3 November, was graced by Clara Koh (Moderator), Head of Policy, Singapore and ASEAN Facebook; Chandan Deep, Head of Emerging Business, Southeast Asia Twitter; Jamin Tan, Head of APAC Regional Product Policy, Trust & Safety Tiktok, Bytedance; Remko Glatzhofer, Team Lead, Global Accounts & Strategic Insights Analyst (APAC) LinkedIn; and Wouter Wiegmans, Solutions Engineer, Whatsapp Facebook…