Insights on Built Environment

On 15 November 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+: Built Environment, the 65th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:

Ar. Colin Chew (Moderator), Senior Lecturer at BCA Academy
James Ng, Deputy Director, Business Strategy and Development SMM, Surbana Jurong
Er. Ng Beow Suan, Executive Director, AECOM
Er. Sharron Ng, Director, ECAS Consultants
Yong Kwang Tan, General Manager, Pintary Foundations

Insights on Chemicals & Materials

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.
On 19 July 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+: Chemical & Materials, the 60th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:
Ow Kai Onn (Moderator), Vice President & Head Chemicals and Materials, Economic Development Board
Chng Loi Siang, Head of Controlling, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF South East Asia Pte. Ltd.
Dr Dinesh Kumar Basker, Senior Researcher & Development Manager, Evonik (SEA) Pte. Ltd.
Marc Teo, Regional Managing Director, South Asia Croda Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Below are some key points shared during the session:

Insights on Early Childhood Development

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.
On 4 May 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+: Early Childhood Development, the 57th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included: Sum Chee Wah (Moderator), Associate Professor, Singapore University of Social Sciences and Advisor, Pre-school Education, Early Childhood Development Agency; Cynthia Leow, Director, Policy & Sector Funding 1 and Corporate Development & Services, Early Childhood Development Agency; Dianne Swee-Seet, ECDA Fellow; Pillar Head, Early Childhood Development Centres, Anglican Preschool Services and Principal, The Ascension Kindergarten; Kartini Bte Sudirman, Lead Mentor Teacher, PCF Sparkletots Preschool; Mohammad Aizat Bin Hashim, Principal, Mosaic Preschool. Below are some key points shared during the session:

Insights on Legal

On 7 June 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+: Legal, the 59th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:

Meryl Koh (Director, Intellectual Property & Dispute Resolution, Drew and Napier) – Moderator
Andrew Wong (Product Manager, Innovation & KM Solutions, Dentons Rodyk)
Hannah Lim (Head of Rule of Law and Emerging Markets, Lexis Nexis)
Sheila Ng (Partner, Restructuring and Insolvency, Rajah & Tann)
Simon Schmeing (Transformation Manager, Norton Rose Fulbright)…

Insights on International Market Development

On 5 April 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+ International Market Development, the 55th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:
Zhilin Sim (Moderator), Regional Vice President, International Marketing Europe, Economic Development Board; Michelle Tan, Senior Development Partner, Enterprise Singapore; Henry Woodward-Fisher, Senior Management, International Launch, Impossible Foods, and; Vinay Palathinkal, Regional Head, Wise Platform, Wise

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…

Insights on Travel

On 1 March 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+: Travel, the 53th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included: Shi’Ai Liang (Moderator): Director, Hotel Development, Asia Pacific, Marriott International; Chevon Low: Head of Advocacy and Policy Media, Asia Pacific; Kenji Soh: Director, APAC Travel, Bain & Company; Teo Pok Yih: Independent Consultant and Entrepreneur, Tourism Solutions International & 1000Meetings

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 Grab

On 5 January 2022, Advisory hosted Experience+: Grab, where participants benefited from panel discussions, small-group networking with Grab professionals, as well as an exclusive introduction to analytics at Grab and the gig economy. During the visit, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from Grab, including:
● Chong You Zhen – Lead Economist
● Jung Kim – Lead Behavioural Scientist
● Jamie Ko – Director, Regional Public Affairs
● Lara Yim – Senior Product Analytics Manager
● Leslie Liang – Manager, Corporate Strategy
● Neil Yang – Manager, Regional Campus Programs
● Panos Mavrokonstantis – Lead Data Scientist

Our selected participants included students from various education levels and institutions with a common curiosity in Grab and the tech industry, and how to best position themselves for roles in the company and in the industry. Below are some key points shared during the session…

Insights on Futures Thinking

On 21 December 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: Futures Thinking, the 48th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:

Cheryl Chung (Moderator), Programme Director, Executive Education Singapore Futures, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Adrian Kuah, Director, Futures Office, National University of Singapore…