Insights on Temus

The Experience+ series is a series of online learning journeys and industry visits, sponsored by Workforce Singapore, which gives students the chance to virtually visit workplaces, speak directly with working professionals, and learn more about the organisations they aspire to join. With Experience+: Temus, Advisory hopes to help students better understand opportunities within the wider technological services industry and to find out more about a career in Temus through experiencing its workplace and speaking to the professionals behind this global company…

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 Hakaru Morikawa

What does it take to close a deal? There’s perhaps no better person to ask than Hakaru Morikawa, Vice President and Head of Industry and Customer Advisory (Presales) at SAP South East Asia, the market leader in enterprise application software. Presiding over the dazzling myriad of software solutions SAP has to offer whilst keeping a watchful eye over the many deals cut out for SAP, Morikawa-san blends the art of consultancy and management. His team comprises specialists who provide their esoteric knowledge on niche industries. Anytime a deal encounters challenges, Morikawa-san will be the fixer to support the sales team and client…

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:

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…

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 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 Steven Liew

As a law graduate of NUS, Steven Liew began his career at esteemed law firm Baker & McKenzie, acquiring extensive experience in intellectual property law. His highly regarded expertise in the field has seen him take up positions in established multinational corporations, ranging from Louis Vuitton to eBay. He subsequently made a shift from legal work towards consulting and public policy, where he is presently Director of Public Policy for the Asia Pacific region at Airbnb. Notably, he has founded various venture capital firms, largely investing in technology start-ups. In this interview, he shares valuable insights pertaining to the fields of law, consulting, and entrepreneurship, his forthright views on what young people need to succeed in today’s day and age, and candid advice on career aspirations…