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 Azfer A. Khan

Azfer A. Khan is a Staff Officer at the Cyber Coordination Office of the Singapore Police Force. In this article, conducted when Azfer was an Investigation Officer, Azfer shares about the nature of his work, and his opinions on how his industry will continue to develop. He also describes his experiences studying Law at the University of Cambridge and Harvard Law School, and his current role teaching at Singapore Management University as Adjunct Faculty…

Reflections with Brandon Lee

Brandon Lee is the Group Director of the Transformation Support Group (TSG) at Workforce Singapore (WSG). Brandon supports WSG’s transformation efforts, which aim to keep it relevant and agile through innovation and improvement of public services and policies. In this article, Brandon shares more about his working experiences at WSG and offers valuable advice for youths today…

Reflections with Grace Fu

On 23 December 2020, Advisory organised a ProNet Engagement Evening with Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment; and Member of Parliament for Yuhua SMC. The theme was “Building Back Better A Sustainable Singapore Post-Covid-19”, where Minister Grace Fu shared her insights about Singapore’s role in advancing climate change cooperation in the world, opportunities in the domestic sustainability sector, and also her biggest takeaways about crisis leadership in 2020 …

Insights on Law Enforcement

The Discover+ Panel on Law Enforcement, held on 4 August 2020, was graced by Azfer A. Khan (Moderator), Investigator Officer at the Singapore Police Force Tanglin Division; Dominika Janus, Research Agent at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation; and Dr Portia Gloria Loh, Acting Director of Forensics Centre of Expertise, Home Team Science and Technology Agency. Attendees included students at various levels of education with a desire to know the different career paths in law enforcement and how to best position themselves for such roles…

Insights on Mobility

The Discover+ Panel on Mobility, held on 19 May 2020, was graced by Kenny Tan (Moderator), Head of Operations Excellence at Gojek; Andrey Berdichevskiy, Director at Deloitte Future of Mobility Solution Centre; Bai Zhiyong, Assistant Vice President, Strategy (Mobility) at Singapore Economic Development Board; and David Liang, Manager, Evolving Mobility at Land Transport Authority…

Conversations with Hannah Lim

As Head of Rule of Law and Emerging Markets at LexisNexis, Hannah works with governments to leverage technology to support the rule of law and build meaningful partnerships with key stakeholders and international organizations. Hannah is passionate about the impact that technology might have on the legal industry and society, as well as the future of the legal profession…