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…

Insights on Maritime

On 18 January 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+: Maritime, the 50th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:

David Lee (Moderator), Senior Manager, Corporate Communications & Development and Maritime Singapore Connect Office, Singapore Maritime Foundation
Chih Chwen Heng, Director, Shipping Finance, Standard Chartered Bank
Sarah Greenough, Head of Maritime Sustainability and Supply Chain Excellence, BHP Singapore
Shirley Poo, Head of Communications & Sustainability, CMA CGM Asia Pacific
Victor Tan, Executive Vice President (Asia Global Logistics), Toll Group…

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…

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…

Insights on Blockchain

On 16 November 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: Blockchain, the 46th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:

Chia Hock Lai (Moderator), Chairman, ASEAN Blockchain Consortium
Hassan Ahmed, Head, Southeast Asia Coinbase
Peter Demeo, Head of Digital Asset Infrastructure, IBM Systems
Quah Zheng Wei, Co-Founder & CEO, Accredify
Steven Koh, Director, Government Digital Services (Agile Consulting and Engineering), Government Technology Agency of Singapore…

Insights on Advanced Manufacturing and Automation

On 19 October 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: Advanced Manufacturing and Automation, the 44th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included: Tan Kiat Hui (Moderator), Director, Supply Chain Management Asia Pacific, Emerson Automation Solutions; Ajit Aras, Executive Vice President, Sharp Singapore; Raimund Klein, Executive VP and Head of Digital Industries, ASEAN, Siemens, Shu Jun Koh, Head, Industry 4.0, South East Asia, Schaeffler…