Insights on FinTech

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…

Conversations with Andy Soh

When large companies face problems, they employ a ‘fixer’ – someone who can step in and solve their problems. Oftentimes, this fixer comes in the form of a consultant, just like Mr. Andy Soh. Andy is a consultant at Accenture, a leading giant in the consulting space. Working specifically in the technology and management consulting space, his role involves making sense of confusing data and innovating real-world solutions alongside his clients…

Conversations with Lanx Goh

Lanx Goh is the Global Head of Privacy for Prudential and was formerly the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Senior Counsel at TikTok and Head of Investigation at the Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission. With his vast knowledge in the privacy sector and corporate world, he strives to develop products that not only have commercial value but also respect consumer privacy rights. Additionally, he is passionate in nurturing the future generation of privacy law professionals as a way of giving back to society…

Conversations with Lee Bing Yi

Lee Bing Yi is a Director at PwC Singapore’s Financial Services Assurance practice. He is also part of the firm’s Sustainability and Climate Change team and leads its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) solutions for the financial services sector. He specialises in sustainability assurance, strategy, climate risk management and reporting. In this article, he sheds light on his professional growth and what it means to take charge of one’s career…

Conversations with Eric Sim

From helping his father sell prawn noodles at the hawker centre to scaling the peaks of investment banking as a Managing Director at UBS, Mr Eric Sim unveils networking tips he has picked up, and provides insights on advancing one’s career. Sim founded Institute of Life with the mission of helping young professionals achieve success at work and in life. Among his many achievements, he is a finance professor teaching at top universities around the world and boasts a massive following on LinkedIn. A newly minted author, his book ‘Small Actions’ gained rave reviews, and in May 2022, was nominated for the Business Book Awards in London…

Conversations with Kenneth Tan

Kenneth Tan is a Marketing Category Manager in DBS Bank, where he leads the marketing procurement team in liaising with advertisers, publishers and event-organisers. He is also the co-founder of two very successful small businesses, PramShare and PramWash, which are the first premium stroller rental and washing companies respectively in the ASEAN region. Prior to this, he has over 10 years of experience in the marketing and procurement sector in Schlumberger and PropNex. In this article, Kenneth shares about his experience working in these various roles…

Conversations with Chua Ee Chien

No stranger to the world of fintech, investments, and start-ups, Mr Ee Chien Chua currently heads the Business Development & Partnerships arm of Endowus, a digital investment advisor and solutions provider in Singapore. Managing strategic cooperations between businesses, Ee Chien empowers employees and employers alike on financial planning and investments. With his prior experience spanning storied institutions like Goldman Sachs and unicorn start-ups such as Uber and a company, Ee Chien knows what it takes to succeed in a fast-paced and competitive environment. Apart from his career in finance, Ee Chien also runs Whimsical Inc., an F&B group that runs Jekyll and Hyde, graft and Operation Dagger…

Insights on Banking and Finance

On 4 January 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+: Banking & Finance, the 49th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:
Mona Carvalho (Moderator) – Managing Director, Corporate and Institution Banking Transformation, Standard Chartered Bank
Andy Tan – Head of Loan Syndicate, South Asia, Credit Suisse…