Conversations with Yvonne Yap

Yvonne Yap is the Business Lead for Digital Healthcare & Insights at Roche Diagnostics Asia Pacific. As a highly self-motivated and articulate team player, Yvonne strives to bring about significant contributions to society, particularly in bringing healthcare access to developing markets across the region. She has also developed a strong track record of driving private public partnerships, particularly in the healthcare industry…

Insights on MedTech

On 15 March 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+: MedTech, the 54th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included: Viveka Kalidasan (Technology Development and Commercialisation Lead, Translational Biophotonics Lab, Institute of Bioengineering and Bioimaging, Agency for Science, Technology and Research – A*STAR) – Moderator; Feras Mahdi (Head of MedTech, Asia Pacific Regional Headquarters and Southeast Asia, IQVIA); Lee Chen-Ee (Group Director, Innovation and Transformation, SingHealth); Rachel Ann Coxon (Head of Asia Pacific – Digital Surgery, Medtronic).

Below are some key points shared during the session…

Conversations with Dan Ng

Conversations with Dan Ng

Dan Ng is a Senior Counsellor and the Deputy Head of the Care and Counselling Department at
St Luke’s ElderCare, a healthcare provider, focused on providing integrated services and
programmes to the elderly through nursing homes and eldercare centres.

Insights on Non-Profits

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 Healthcare

On 7 December 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: Healthcare, the 47th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:

Li Lian Liew (Moderator), Director, Corporate Planning, Tan Tock Seng Hospital;
Andy Seet, Director, Sector and Partnerships Division, Agency for Integrated Care;
Chan Beng Seng, Group Director, Healthcare Finance, Ministry of Health;
Lillian Yeo, Director, Human Resources, Tan Tock Seng Hospital;
Min Hoe Chew, Senior Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, The Surgeons Pte Ltd;
Shirley Heng, Chief Nurse, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and Yishun Health…

Conversations with Tang Wei Kiat

Tang Wei Kiat is currently a pediatric Occupational Therapist and Therapy Team Lead at NTUC First Campus, overseeing a team of Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Educational and Clinical Psychologists, with years of experience working at a psychiatric hospital…

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 Corporate Social Responsibility

The Discover+ Panel on Corporate Social Responsibility, held on 20 October 2020, was graced by Hosea Lai (Moderator), Head of Social Impact (APAC) at LinkedIn; Ng Boon Heong, Chief Executive Officer at Temasek Foundation Ltd; Eugene Ho, Head of Corporate Affairs at SAP Southeast Asia; Vandna Ramchadani, Regional Head of Corporate Philanthropy for Asia Pacific at Bloomberg…