Conversations with Dallan Seah

Dallan Seah is a Manager, Manufacturing Sciences & Technology (MS&T) at Moderna, where he was based in Cambridge, Massachusetts at one point and served as the Lead Tech Transfer and in-charge of scaling up the (Covid-19) mRNA-1273 LNP Vaccine for commercial manufacturing. Before that, he worked at Novartis for 4 years where he took on various roles in MS&T, such as manufacturing support, process troubleshooting, investigation, and process monitoring…

Reflections with Carina Lim

As a Director in Keppel Capital, Carina Lim oversees the activities such as fund-raising acquisition, asset management and portfolio management of the Keppel Education Asset Fund. Before she heads up the education division in Keppel Capital, she led the asset management division of Alpha Investment Partners, another business unit in Keppel Capital to create and manage quality real estate to capture investor interest. As an established leader in the field of Private Equity Real Estate, Carina shares the personal challenges she faced and how she overcame them. She also offers her insights on the future of the industry and valuable advice for youths looking to take a similar path…

Insights on Human Resource

On 3 August 2021, Advisory organised a Discovery+ online panel: Discovery+: Human Resource. On our panel that evening, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from academia, government and corporations. The panel consisted of Ms Preet Grewal (Moderator), Head of Inclusion and Diversity, JAPAC at Twitter; Mr Alvin Goh, Executive Director at the Singapore Human Resources Institute; Ms Ong Chin Yin, Chief People Officer, Grab; Mr Soon Eng Sing, Senior Vice President, Human Resource & Organisation, GIC, Ms Helen Lim-Yang, Senior Vice President, Head of Learning Academy, Frasers Property Limited and Ms Low Peck Kem, Chief HR Officer & Advisor (Workforce Development), Public Service Division, Prime Minister’s Office. Our registered participants comprised students from various education levels and institutions with a common curiosity in human resource, and what they can do to better stead themselves in entering and staying relevant as a player…

Insights on Cybersecurity

The Discover+ Panel on Cybersecurity, held on 1 June, was graced by Dr. Steven Wong (Moderator), Associate Professor and Director, Projects, Office of Provost, Singapore Institute of Technology; Alina Tan, Senior Cybersecurity Engineer, Land Transport Authority; Lee Wei Min, Consultant, Critical Information Infrastructure, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore ; and Sugar Chan, Senior Consultant, Boston Consulting Group. Attendees included students at various levels of education with a desire to know the different career paths in Cybersecurity, and how to best position themselves for such roles…

Reflections with Kemmy Tan

Kemmy Tan is the Chief Executive Officer of M+S who spearheaded the development of two premiere projects, DUO and Marina One. An esteemed leader in the real estate industry, Kemmy shares her experiences and career reflections in this article. Furthermore, she offers advice for those who wish to enter the industry, with specific insights on her outlook of the industry and the relationship between Singapore’s real estate industry and international markets.

Insights on Accountancy

On 15 June 2021, Advisory organised a Discovery+ online panel: Discovery+: Accountancy. On our panel that evening, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from academia, government and corporations. The panel consisted of Ms Lim Kexin (Moderator), Tax Partner, Entrepreneurial Private Business, PwC Singapore; Mr Chris Loh, Director, SYNOTax Pte Ltd; Ms May-Anne Tham, Regional HR Director, SAP Asia Ltd and Mr Ng Chieh Kwong, Asia CSA Finance Leader, Gas Power, General Electric. Our registered participants comprised students from various education levels and institutions with a common curiosity in accountancy, and what they can do to better stead themselves in entering and staying relevant as a player…

Conversations with Dr Nanthinee

Dr Nanthinee is the Director of EARTHYS Sustainability, and is currently developing solutions that support the formation of a circular economy. In this article, she shares about her work in the sustainability industry and advice for youths at their educational crossroads. She also reveals her opinions towards climate change, carbon neutrality and the Green Plan 2030…

Conversations with Terence Lim

Terence Lim is a Microsoft 365 Devices Specialist Global Black Belt in Modern Workplace Enterprise Sales (Asia) at Microsoft. He holds an MSc in Computer Science from Imperial College London and a BSc in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University. In this article, he shares his experience studying abroad and seeing the world, as well as lessons learnt from six years of working in the technology industry…