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SMEICC 2024 | PROGRAMME

9 October 2024 (Wed)  |  2024 年 10 月 9 日 (星期三)

9 October 2024 (Wed)  |  2024 年 10 月 9 日 (星期三)


9.00 am

Registration 入场登记

Hall 404, Level 4, Suntec Singapore | 新达城新加坡会议与展览中心 4楼 404展厅


9.00 am

Registration 入场登记

Hall 404, Level 4, Suntec Singapore | 新达城新加坡会议与展览中心 4楼 404展厅

10.00 am

10.30 am


10.00 am – 10.30 am

SMEICC Conference Opening 
大会开幕式

Hybrid Studio @ Hall 403 | Suntec Singapore

混合演播厅 @ 403展厅 | 新达城新加坡

Welcome Address 
欢迎致辞

Mr Kho Choon Keng
President, Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry
新加坡中华总商会会长
高泉庆先生

Opening Address 
开幕致辞

Guest-of-Honour 大会主宾

Mr Heng Swee Keat
Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies

副总理兼经济政策统筹部长
王瑞杰先生

10.45 am

12.30 pm


10.45 am – 12.30 pm

Plenary Track I
Navigating Change: Strategies for Sustainable Growth in Evolving Times

Hybrid Studio @ Hall 403 | Suntec Singapore

混合演播厅 @ 403展厅 | 新达城新加坡

In an ever-evolving business landscape, businesses are compelled to master the art of overcoming challenges, fostering resilience, and thriving in an environment of rapid change. Macro trends such as achieving Net Zero by 2030 and navigating global crises are shaping our global scene, with digitalisation and decarbonisation acting as catalysts to revolutionalise businesses to create more innovative models and trends.

In this track, our esteemed speakers draw from their personal experiences, offering valuable insight into the practical strategies that embrace change, and how they overcome barriers for the sustainable and meaningful growth of their companies.

Mr Rajeev Peshawaria
CEO
Stewardship Asia Centre

Mr Piyush Gupta
CEO
DBS Group

Mr Mark Lee
CEO
Sing Lun Holdings Pte Ltd

Mr Nicholas Ng
Director
X-Inc Pte Ltd

Session Chair
Prof Annie Koh
Professor Emeritus of Finance (Practice) & Senior Advisor, Business Families Institute
Singapore Management University (SMU)

Track 1.1
Building an “A-Team” in Your Workplace

Room 324, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  324 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

Team cohesion is a vital factor for business sustainability and success. Positive synergy and dynamics among teams increase creativity and motivation, leading to greater productivity within the organisation.

In this discussion, our expert panel of CEOs and CHROs share transformative ideas on how to create a work environment that fosters a high performing team which is aligned with the company values and focused on achieving the business goals.


Track 1.2
Evolving A.I. Cyber Frauds: Are You Safe?

Room 325, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  325 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

Phishing emails and scam calls are getting more prevalent and sophisticated every day. With hackers leveraging A.I. technology to design and execute their attacks, it will become increasingly difficult for businesses and end users to distinguish between scams and legitimate communication. Any business or individual can potentially fall prey to such attacks.

Our panel of experts will share more about the AI-driven cyber threat landscape and counter measures to mitigate the risks your business and users may face.

Track 1.3
构建战略管理新思维

Room 326, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  326 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

无论具备多么优秀的领导魅力和风格,缺乏优良战略管理思维和手段的领导者在企业的日常管理和经营中必定将面对举步维艰的困境。然而在众多战略管理方法中,如何择优选取适合企业和领导者的战略管理模式,绝非易事。

具有丰富战略管理知识和经验的专家学者将在此次工作坊中,和参与者分享商业管理中的新颖战略思维和手段,协助企业领导在制定商业发展蓝图和经营方法时开拓全新视野。

《时代兵智》
首席编辑顾问
韩胜宝先生

必博
新加坡与中南半岛执行总监
饶剑明先生

MasterClass A
How to Build a Culture of Possibilities, Optimistic Change & Results

Room 327, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  327 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

Do you wish that team members can be solution-focused at work, instead of being problem-focused? Do you wish to create a culture that is supportive and results oriented? Do you wish that positive change can be created bottom-up, instead of top-down? Our experienced speaker will share with you an evidence-based approach that creates possibilities, amplifies success and creates forward momentum fast. He will also share case studies of how clients have aligned their culture to deliver results.

KEY TAKEAWAYS:
• Learn how to hold conversations that create optimism and desire for change
• Examine how you can intentionally create a culture of success and desire to win
• Identify success strategies that create forward momentum in your organisation

12.30 pm

2.00 pm

Lunch Break 午休

2.00 pm

3.30 pm


2.00 pm – 3.30 pm

Plenary Track II
成长型领导力:创新 · 坚毅 · 赋能

Hybrid Studio @ Hall 403 | Suntec Singapore

混合演播厅 @ 403展厅 | 新达城新加坡

在商业环境越趋复杂,挑战日益艰深的局势下,企业领导需不断变革及成长,方能为团队注入永续动能以维持增长及发展。如何在领导过程中注入创新元素,恪守坚毅精神,且勇于赋能团队显得极其重要。

本次论坛将聚集多位久经商场的企业领导和专家学者,共同探讨新时局中,各种历久弥新的经商之道,并分享他们如何通过坚韧不拔的意志及智慧,引领企业杨帆前行。

Mr Alex Chua
Founder
GB Helios Pte Ltd

Mr Lee Kian Chong
Director
BNF Industries Pte Ltd

Session Chair
Mr Chia Kim Huat
Regional Head, Corporate &
Transactional Practice

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Track 1.4
Charting Global Success: Unveiling the Path to Business Expansion for Family Enterprises

Room 324, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  324 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

Embark on the journey with family enterprises who conquered global frontiers amid challenging geopolitical landscapes. These business titans steered their family businesses through the complexities of global expansion and achieved international recognition.

Find out how these enterprises not only survived the uncertain geopolitical climate but emerged stronger and transformed challenges into opportunities. Learn from the speakers the resilient strategies to drive your family business towards global success and defy geopolitical odds.

Track 1.5

Room 325, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  325 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

– To be advised –

Track 1.6
Breaking Barriers: The New 4Ps of Driving Transformation and Innovation

Room 326, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  326 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

Transformation is no longer a luxury; it is a necessity in the face of rapidly developing technological landscapes. The stakes are getting higher as no industry is being spared from disruption. This panel seeks to uncover the keys to successfully unlock a fruitful transformation and innovation journey through the new 4Ps.

MasterClass B
The Superpower of Tomorrow: Winning in Difficult Situations

Room 327, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  327 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

– To be advised –

10 October 2024 (Thu) | 2024 年 10 月 10 日 (星期四)

9 October 2024 (Thu) | 2024 年 10 月 10 日 (星期四)


9.00 am

报名注册询问
入场登记

10.00 am

12.00 pm


10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Plenary Track III

Hybrid Studio @ Hall 403 | Suntec Singapore

混合演播厅 @ 403展厅 | 新达城新加坡

– To be advised –

主讲嘉宾
新加坡国立大学东亚研究所副所长
陈刚博士 

中国机电产品进出口商会
常务副会长  兼  专家委员会主任委员
郑超先生

荣盛控股集团有限公司
副总裁
孟繁秋先生

论坛主持
立杰律师事务所新加坡有限责任合伙
合伙人/公司和非讼业务部,区域主任
谢锦发先生

Track 2.1
The Future of Marketing: Maximising Creative Impact for Success

Room 324, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  324 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

In today’s world where consumers are bombarded with choices, how do businesses stand out in the crowd and establish a genuine connection with them?

Find out in the discussion as our speakers share more about setting your brand apart as well as crafting effective marketing strategies to empower your brand and engage consumers.

Mr Ken Ngan
Group CEO
CK Shipping (S) Pte Ltd

Mr Teri Teo
CEO & Founder
L’earth (S) Pte Ltd

Track 2.2
Decoding Consumerism through AI

Room 325, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  325 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

Consumer habits are undergoing a transformative shift. The surge of online shopping and social media influencers has intensified consumerist tendencies, blurring the distinction between wants and needs. To navigate this landscape, businesses must decode consumer desires while championing responsible consumption.

Explore the evolving dynamics of consumerism and learn how new technologies, business models, and consumption patterns will reshape the consumer experience. Gain practical strategies to adapt and thrive in a world where understanding consumer behaviour is critical to success.

Track 2.3
创新营销模式 驾驭市场挑战

Room 326, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  326 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

市场营销在多渠道的态势下,除了让竞争越发激烈,也让企业在争取突围并成功拓展市场份额时变得更加困难。唯有以创新思维角度和高度,重新审视企业的营销模式,才有机会在各种营销喧嚣中脱颖而出,为企业占据市场一席之地。

本次工作坊将邀请经验丰富的专家学者,和参与者针对新时局中企业如何为营销管理注入创新元素,以新颖思维和手法赋予企业宣传机能新模式进行分享,助力企业在竞争越发激励和复杂的市场中引领商业群雄,抢占先机。

MasterClass C

Room 327, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  327 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

– To be advised –

12.00 pm

1.30 pm

Lunch Break 午休

1.30 pm

3.30 pm


1.30 pm – 3.30 pm

Plenary Track IV
新中经贸新时局 携手并进赢未来

Hybrid Studio @ Hall 403 | Suntec Singapore

混合演播厅 @ 403展厅 | 新达城新加坡

随着中国经济和市场迈入迥然不同的新局势,发展动能和潜在机遇依然可观。但水能载舟亦能覆舟。本地企业若不能做到知己知彼,必然在拓展中国市场时面对更多不确定性和挑战。

拥有丰富驰骋中国市场经验的业界领袖和专家将齐聚一堂,除了分享他们对于中国经贸新格局的洞见,也将与参与者探讨本地企业应如何发挥自身优势,并与志同道合的本地和中国商业伙伴携手开拓新市场机遇,共赢新中发展新未来。

上海华与华营销咨询有限公司
董事长
华杉先生

论坛主持
特海国际控股有限公司
董事会主席
周兆博士

Track 2.4
Growth Mindset: Design Thinking and Overcoming Obstacles

Room 324, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  324 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

Design thinking is not just about addressing existing issues. Discover ways principles of strategic foresight can be harnessed to not only navigate uncertainty, but also to identify opportunities and options for growth in the world where adaptability is key.

Embrace the future of design thinking to be strategically ready to thrive in the era of disruption and challenges.

Mr Daniel Liu
2nd Gen Director (Business)
MORROW Architects & Planners Pte Ltd

Session Chair
Ms Kexin Lim
Tax Partner-Entrepreneurial and Private Business
PwC Singapore

Track 2.5
Overcome Business Cost through Effective Digital Transformation

Room 325, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  325 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

High interest rate loans, increasing rentals and high supply chain costs are some of the issues businesses face today. Through embracing digital technologies and modernising processes, organisations are able to unlock new opportunities and significantly lower their business costs.

So how do companies create a capital and manpower efficient business model through digital transformation? And what are the hurdles that businesses should look out for?

Track 2.6

Room 326, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  326 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

– To be advised –

MasterClass D

Room 327, Level 3 | Suntec Singapore

3 楼  327 会议室 | 新达城新加坡

– To be advised –

Plenery Track I

Leading with Purpose: Values in a Divided World

Speakers' Profile
主讲嘉宾简介

Mr Rajeev Peshawaria
CEO
Stewardship Asia Centre
Rajeev is the CEO of Stewardship Asia Centre (SAC) in Singapore, and Founder President of the Leadership Energy Consulting (LEC) Company in Seattle, WA.
 
Author of the Wall Street Journal and Amazon bestseller Open Source Leadership (McGraw Hill), Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders (Simon & Schuster), co-author of Be the Change (McGraw Hill) and a regular writer for Forbes, he is an out-of-the-box thought leader on leadership, management, stewardship, and corporate governance.
 
Prior to joining SAC and starting LEC, he was CEO of the Iclif Leadership & Governance Centre based in Malaysia. Formerly, he has been Chief Learning Officer of both Coca-Cola and Morgan Stanley, and has held senior positions at American Express, HSBC and Goldman Sachs. At Goldman, Rajeev helped found Pine Street – the firm’s acclaimed leadership academy – and headed Pine Street for Europe and Asia. In his early career, he was a banker and currency trader.
 
He provides speaking, coaching, consulting and advisory services to corporate and public sector clients globally; and serves as guest faculty at leading business schools in the US, Europe and Asia. He is a sought after international speaker and has been widely featured in international media platforms such as CNN, Bloomberg TV & Radio, National Public Radio (NPR), Harvard Business Review, CNBC, Fast Company, Leader to Leader, American Management Association (AMA) magazine, Leadership Excellence magazine, The Times of India, Straits Times, Business Times, and many more.
 
In 2014 and 2017 he was named one of Top 100 Global Thought Leaders for Trustworthy Business by ‘Trust Across America.’
 

Mr Piyush Gupta
CEO

DBS Group

Mr. Piyush Gupta has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of DBS Group since 2009.
 
DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, headquartered in Singapore. Recognised for its global leadership, DBS has been named “World’s Best Bank” by several global publications like Euromoney and Global Finance. The bank is at the forefront of leveraging digital technology to shape the future of banking, and was also named “World’s Best Digital Bank” by Euromoney. In addition, in 2019, DBS was listed among the top ten most transformative organisations of the decade by Harvard Business Review.
 
Prior to joining DBS, Piyush had a 27 year career at Citigroup, where his last position was Chief Executive Officer for South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
 
Piyush is currently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University, Vice-Chairman of the Institute of International Finance, Washington, and Vice-Chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Executive Committee. In addition, he is a member of Singapore’s Advisory Council on the Ethical Use of AI and Data, and Bretton Woods Committee – Advisory Council. He sits on the boards of Singapore’s National Research Foundation, and the Singapore’s Council for Board Diversity. Piyush is a term trustee of the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA). Previously, he has been a member of the Singapore Emerging Stronger Taskforce, aimed at defining Singapore’s future in a post-Covid world, the UN Secretary General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the McKinsey Advisory Council.
 
Piyush has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, India and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad.
 
Piyush was awarded the Public Service Star by the President of Singapore for his meritorious services to the nation in 2020. He is a recipient of the 2023 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award, the highest honour conferred by the Indian Government on the country’s diaspora.
 
Piyush was named one of the world’s top 100 best-performing chief executives in Harvard Business Review – 2019 edition of “The CEO 100”. He was named Global Indian of the Year by the Economic Times in 2021, Singapore Business Awards’ Outstanding Chief Executive of the Year in 2016, and Singapore Business Leader of the Year by CNBC in 2014.
 
In his personal capacity, Piyush takes a keen interest in nature, and is a Co-Chairman of the BirdLife International Advisory Group.
 

Mr Mark Lee
CEO
Sing Lun Holdings Pte Ltd

Mr. Mark Lee currently helms Sing Lun Holdings Pte Ltd as CEO, a global enterprise recognised with the EY-Standard Chartered Family Business Award of Excellence in 2018. With varied interests spanning Industries, Investments, and Real Estate, the Group stands as a testament to Mr. Lee’s strategic acumen.
In addition, Mr. Lee is the Managing Director of Vac-Tech Engineering Pte Ltd, a leading hazardous waste management company servicing multinational corporations in Singapore and the Philippines. He also serves as a Non-Executive Director at Crystal International Group Limited, one of the world’s largest apparel manufacturers.
Esteemed for his entrepreneurial prowess, Mr. Lee was awarded the “Most Outstanding Entrepreneur” at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Awards 2010 and the EY Entrepreneur of the Year (Manufacturing) Award in 2015.
In service to the business community, Mr. Lee actively participates in the Singapore Business Federation and Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce, occupying several key positions. Additionally, his passion for heritage, education, and healthcare is evident in his board roles at the Singapore National Heritage Board, Yusof Ishak Institute, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, and Singapore Sports School. His commitment extends to the Asian Civilisations Museum, Peranakan Museum, and the Singapore Textile and Fashion Federation, where he has previously held influential roles.
 

Mr Nicholas Ng
Director
X-Inc Pte Ltd

Nicholas is the Managing Director of X-Inc Pte Ltd, a group of companies that include
FoodXervices Inc Pte Ltd. He works alongside his business partner/sister Nichol to
oversee more than 150 staff. Nicholas brings with him a wealth of experience in the food
and beverage industry.
Prior to this, Nicholas was working at Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) where he was
part of various departments, including Trade Marketing where he was handling below
the line promotions and marketing activites for all brands. He was part of the special
projects team that ran TigerLIVE @ St James Power Station, a multi-sensory brand
entertainment centre.
 
Nicholas is also the Co-Founder of The Food Bank Singapore, which aims to eradicate
hunger and reduce food wastage in Singapore.
He is part of the mentor group in National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC), a
non-profit organisation promoting a giving culture in Singapore through catalysing
development in volunteerism and philanthropy to build a City of Good.
A graduate of Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada), Nicholas holds a degree in
Mass Communications and Economics.

Session Chair

Prof Annie Koh
Professor Emeritus of Finance (Practice) & Senior Advisor, Business Families Institute
Singapore Management University (SMU)

Professor Annie Koh is Professor Emeritus of Finance (Practice) at Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (SMU). She is a renowned conference speaker, panel moderator and commentator. She chairs the Asian Bond Fund 2 supervisory committee for the Monetary Authority of Singapore and is a committee member of Singapore’s Customs Advisory Council. She has recently been appointed board member of Singapore Food Agency with effect from April 1st 2023.
 
Professor Koh is currently Chairman of Prime US REIT and an independent director of AMTD IDEA Group, Prudential Assurance Company Singapore Pte Ltd, Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd and EtonHouse Community Fund (Charity), She previously served on GovTech, Singapore’s CPF, HMI, K1 Ventures boards, and was a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council from 2019 – 2022, and the HR Industry Transformation Advisory Panel from 2018 – March 2023.
 
Professor Koh also advises privately owned enterprises such as Flexxon Pte Ltd., PBA Group and TOP International, and startups such as Dedoco, Hyperscal Solutions Pte Ltd, Pyxis Maritime Pte Ltd, RABC Holdings Pte Ltd and non-profits such as Blockchain Association of Singapore and Cyber Youth Singapore. She has been an investment committee member of iGlobe Partners since July 2010, advisor to CUBE3 Ventures since October 2021, and Asia Food Sustainability Fund since February 2022. Previously held leadership positions at SMU include Vice President for Business Development; V3 Group Professor of Family Entrepreneurship; Academic Director of Business Families Institute and International Trading Institute; Associate Dean, Lee Kong Chian School of Business; and Dean, Office of Executive and Professional Education.
 
Professor Koh received her Ph.D. degree in International Finance as a Fulbright scholar from Stern School of Business, New York University in 1988. Her research interests are in Family Office and Family Business, Investor Behaviour, Alternative Investments and Enterprise Risk Management. She co-authored Financial Management: Theory and Practice, 2nd edition (2021), and Financing Internationalisation – Growth Strategies for Successful Companies (2004), co-editor of Asian Family Business: Succession, Governance and Innovation (2020), and author of a number of Asian family business cases and survey reports. In recognition of her contribution to education and the public sector, she was awarded the bronze and silver Singapore Public Administration medal in 2010 and 2016 respectively, and the Adult Education Prism Award in 2017.

座谈会 1.3

智慧应对商业挑战:传统与现代领导力的融合

Speakers' Profile
主讲嘉宾简介

《时代兵智》 首席编辑顾问
韩胜宝先生

韩胜宝,1954年出生,上海市人。知名媒体人,孙子兵法全球行传播第一人,CCTV国家宝藏孙子兵法守护人,中国孙子兵法成果奖评委。现旅居新加坡,受聘孙子兵法国际传播中心高级顾问、南洋孙武学堂首席导师,《时代兵智》杂志首席编辑顾问,香港孙子兵法国际研究中心高级顾问。
曾任中国新闻社江苏分社副社长兼苏州支社社长,中国孙子兵法研究会理事,中国国防大学孙子兵法博士后专家组成员,《世界兵圣》杂志社社长,苏州孙子兵法国际研究中心副主任。
曾到访全球77个国家和地区传播孙子兵法,出版孙子兵法书籍19部。

必博
新加坡与中南半岛执行总监
饶剑明先生

Albert is an accomplished business leader, renowned for driving commercial success and leading high-performing teams. He joined BIPO, the region’s leading provider of payroll and people solutions, in 2017 as a pioneer team member in Southeast Asia.
As Managing Director, Singapore and Indochina at BIPO, Albert plays a pivotal role in spearheading the team’s growth and expanding its presence in the region. He leads the direct sales, channel partners, and full-service implementation teams, fostering strategic partnerships and alliances.
Albert’s leadership style is characterized by proactive and collaborative management, with a strong emphasis on empowering teams. He is deeply committed to nurturing key talents and promoting diversity awareness throughout BIPO, resulting in an exceptional track record of sustained commercial success.
Albert holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Prior to joining BIPO, he held senior management positions across diverse industries, further enriching his wealth of experience.
In his pursuit of continuous growth, Albert is currently enrolled in the Tsinghua-INSEAD Executive MBA (TIEMBA) program as a distinguished member of the Class of ’25.

YYC集团
总执行长 兼 执行合伙人
拿汀叶欣向女士

• CEO of YYC Group, an Asian-grown accounting and business advisory group with a 49-year history of empowering entrepreneurial success.
• Over 20 years of professional experience in public accounting, tax, and business advisory.
• Rich expertise in finance, marketing strategy, sales strategy, and legal matters.
• Frequently interviewed by the media and professional bodies such as China Press, Bernama, The Edge, Astro, TV2, 8TV, CPA Australia and etc.
• She is also a frequent speaker for seminars organised by China Press, Nanyang Siang Pau, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and various trade associations such as Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA), Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM), The Timber Exporter’s Association of Malaysia (TEAM) and many more.
• Being the second generation in the family business, she has grown a team of 30 staff to an 800-strong team which is trusted by 10,000 entrepreneurs.
• She has also tripled the business revenue since 2016 and won the attention of OCBC Bank in 2019 to invest and become a strategic partner of YYC.
• Under her leadership, YYC today is ranked among the top 10 accountancy firms by size and can rival the Big Four locally.
• She has been the honorary auditor of Malaysia Retail Chain Association ( MRCA) since 2019 and she is also a member of the CPA Australia.
• Meanwhile, she is an independent director of the listed company, Agmo Holdings Berhad.

座谈主持:
RSM
合伙人
戴恩德先生

Woon Teck’s area of focus lies is in serving family enterprises on how to protect, grow and preserve their wealth when dealing with the complexity of succession, governance, risk management and family legacy.

He currently leads the RSM’s Private Client Services Practice

Woon Teck also teaches corporate governance and risk management at the School of Business (Accountancy) of the Singapore University of Social Sciences.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Fellow, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)
  • Fellow, CPA Australia
  • Fellow, Institute of Internal Auditors Singapore (IIA)
  • Fellow, Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore Limited (IPAS)
  • Fellow, Singapore Institute of Directors (SID)
  • Chartered Valuer and Appraiser, Institute of Valuers and Appraisers, Singapore (IVAS)
  • Chartered Companion, Chartered Management Institute
  • MAICD, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours), National University of Singapore

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Chairman, Chartered Management Institute, Singapore Branch
  • First Vice-Chairman, The Society of Modern Management
  • Singapore Advisory Committee Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Independent Director, Singapore Centre For Chinese Language Limited
  • Member, Audit Committee, Sentosa Development Corporation
  • Member, Audit Committee, Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution
  • Member of Chinese Advisory Panel, National Library Board

Plenery Track II

The Opportunity of Adversity: Turning Hurdles into Breakthroughs

Speakers' Profile
主讲嘉宾简介

Mr Wong Chee Herng
CEO
Straits Construction Group Pte Ltd

WONG Chee Herng is the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Straits Construction Group Pte Ltd (“the Group”). Chee Herng was appointed Deputy Managing Director in 2000. In 2008, he became Managing Director assuming full responsibility for the running of the business. Under his leadership, the Group expanded its revenue base by moving out of its core business segment of residential building construction into industrial and commercial building construction.
A strong advocate of the application of Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) in the construction industry to boost productivity, Chee Herng led the Group in its successful tender from the Building and Construction Authority to build and operate the second Integrated Construction Prefabrication Hub in Singapore. The facility which focuses on the manufacture of advanced precast is operated by its wholly owned subsidiary, Greyform Pte Ltd, and was officially opened in October 2017.
 
A second generation leader of the family business, Chee Herng spent many school holidays accompanying his father at construction work sites. After his graduation, Chee Herng started out at the lowest rung as an assistant supervisor. Over the years, he earned his spurs as a builder by learning the skills of project management as well as acquiring the virtues of honesty, integrity and prudence under the tutelage of his father and founder of the Group, Wong Swee Chun.
Chee Herng also sits on the board of Hoi Hup Realty Pte Ltd, the family owned real estate development business established in 1983. Today Hoi Hup is a mid-sized developer with projects both in Singapore and London.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore in 1994. An advocate of continuous learning, he recently in 2018, completed the Owner/President Management Program by Harvard Business School. He is a keen entrepreneurship advocate as a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and an ex-member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Singapore. He is currently an elected council member of the 61st Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce (“SCCCI”) Standing Committee and Vice Chairman of SCCCI’s Youth Business & Sustainability Committee. He is also an Executive Committee member of the 90th term Board of Director of Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital.

Mr Ryan Yap
Country General Manager of YCH Malaysia,
Head of Innovation, Growth and Partnerships

YCH Group Pte Ltd

Mr Ryan Yap is the Country General Manager for YCH Malaysia, overseeing all business and operational activities as well as identifying new growth opportunities. Concurrently, he is also the Head of Growth, Innovation and Partnership, responsible for organically strengthening YCH Group’s growth through collaborations and merger and acquisition strategies. He also advises on formulating and implementing intellectual strategies to drive overall business growth, innovation, and cooperative relationships with other companies.
 
Prior to joining YCH, Mr Yap was with Allen and Gledhill litigation department covering white-collar crime and employment law.
 
As a third generation of a family business, Mr Yap drives new strategies to demonstrate YCH’s extrapolation of new growth from its strong family values and deep supply chain expertise to bring about inclusive and sustainable growth for the organisation. Mr Yap graduated from the University of Durham, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Law. He is also a Council Member of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation.

Mr Alex Chua
Founder
GB Helios Pte Ltd

Mr Alex Chua is the Chief Executive Officer of Goldbell Financial Services (GBFS), a subsidiary of Goldbell Group, Singapore’s market leader in commercial vehicle distribution and leasing.
Having witnessed Goldbell’s rise from its humble beginnings as a homegrown SME, he sees an opportunity to add value and provide comprehensive service to Goldbell clients. Alex founded GBFS in 2015 to finance and empower the visions of SMEs through innovative capability-enhancing financing solutions. Since then, GBFS has grown into a fast-growing non-bank financial institution that has funded more than S$1 billion cumulatively (as of 31 March 2021) across various sectors.
 
Driven by the conviction that Goldbell Financial Services needs to take on more than just a traditional banking approach, he is constantly looking to innovate. He has further strengthened GBFS’ ecosystem by founding GEN, a Monetary Authority of Singapore- regulated private debt investment platform, and Polaris, a venture lending platform that serves as a launchpad for growth acceleration through co-creating financial solutions that generate additional revenue streams. GBFS is also recognised as one of the participating financial institutions in Enterprise Singapore.
 
Before establishing and leading Goldbell Financial Services, Alex was the Chief Operating Officer of Goldbell Group. From 2005 to 2012, he was also the Head of Equity Derivatives Retail Structured Products Distribution SEA at JP Morgan. Among the highlights of his eight-year tenure were the launch of JP Morgan’s first retail structured product in Singapore and the first retail fund in Malaysia tracking oil performance. His clientele included private and wealth banking institutions and corporations from Greater China and Southeast Asia.
 
Alex recognises the value of philanthropy and makes time to give back to his community. He is a board member of Food from the Heart (since 2015) and a member of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Youth Business Affairs Committee (YBAC) (2017 to present). He was recently named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 of the Financial Services category.
He is an avid Brazilian Jiu-jitsu competitor, foodie and traveller. He won a gold medal (Purple Belt GI category) at the 2018 Tokyo International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship, a gold medal (Purple Belt GI category) at the 2018 Master International IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship held in Tokyo, and a bronze medal at the 2018 IBJJF Worlds Masters Championship held in Las Vegas. He almost never says no to gourmet adventures or exciting expeditions.
 

Mr Lee Kian Chong
Director
BNF Industries Pte Ltd

Lee Kian Chong is a Director of BNF Group which has core businesses in industrial gas supply chain management and environmental services. He leads technology development, sustainability, and transformation across the group, and also oversees the portfolio food services company, DITP, that operates restaurant concepts such as Canopy and ToriYard which he led to attain the SkillsFuture Employer Award in 2021. BNF is headquartered in Singapore serving customers around the world.

 

His passion for lifelong learning has led him to serve as a Skills Advisory Panel Member at the Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) to advance the national skills agenda for HR and drive Workplace and Workforce Transformation as well as a School Advisory Committee Member for Canberra Secondary School. He also serves the community on committee positions at the Singapore Rowing Association, the Imperial College Alumni Association of Singapore, and the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Singapore.

 

He graduated with a MPhil in Management from the University of Cambridge and a BSc in Chemistry from Imperial College London. He received the ACE Under 35 Award in 2022. In his leisure time, he finds joy in immersing himself in music and nature.

Session Chair

Mr Chia Kim Huat
Regional Head, Corporate & Transactional Practice
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Chia Kim Huat has extensive experience in commercial transactions, financing and dispute resolution in the Asia Pacific region. He is widely acclaimed by clients for his legal acumen, business insight and deep knowledge of the region, and has been listed in numerous legal publications as an “excellent lawyer”, “elite lawyer”, “best lawyer” and “leading lawyer”.

论坛 III

2023 新中商务论坛: 新起点 新目标

Speakers' Profile
主讲嘉宾简介

主讲嘉宾:
新加坡国立大学东亚研究所副所长
陈刚博士 

陈刚,现为新加坡国立大学东亚研究所资深研究员和副所长, 2007年起加入新加坡 国立大学东亚研究所工作。他的研究兴趣包括中国的国内政治和外交政策、环境治理、能源政策以及国际关系等,个人专著包括《中国灾害治理政治学:制度、利益集团和社会参与》(英文,纽约:Palgrave)、《中国气候变化政策》(英文,伦 敦:Routledge,2012)、《中国环境保护政治:问题与成就》(英文,新加坡:世界科技出版公司,2009)、《京都议定书与国际气候合作》 (北京:新华出版社,2008)等。他的学术论文发表在《亚洲调查》、《国际观察家》、《极地期刊》、《哥本哈根亚洲研究期刊》、《中国国际期刊》、《中国国际政治期刊》、《东亚事务期刊》、《二十一世纪》、 《美国研究》、《国际论坛》等海内外学术期刊上,并有十多篇会议论文被Routledge、Rowman & Littlefield等学术出版社收录为书籍章节出版。现担任新加坡《东亚政策》期刊执行编委。陈刚博士经常接受华尔街日报、彭博社、英国广播公司、新加坡亚洲新闻电视台、新华社、人民日报等国际媒体的采访,并不定期在联合早报、海峡时报等报纸上发表评论文章。

中国机电产品进出口商会
常务副会长 兼
专家委员会主任委员
郑超先生

中国对外投资合作领域权威专家,资深外交官;

曾任中国商务部对外投资和经济合作司一级巡视员(正司级),中国驻新加坡大使馆公使衔经济商务参赞,挂职安徽省马鞍山市副市长;

有着14年外交官生涯和38年从事中国对外投资合作管理与实践经验,参与并推动促成了多个中国与新加坡经贸合作重点项目。清华大学特聘教授、北京科技大学兼职教授。

Intensecomp Pte Ltd 董事
蔡尚宏先生

蔡尚宏先生是一位在RFID(射频识别)行业领域内成就卓著、经验丰富的专家。凭借对RFID技术及其应用的深入了解,通过其旗下企业(Intensecomp Pte Ltd.)蔡尚宏先生在业务追踪、监测监控和资产管理等领域的技术革新上发挥了巨大作用。
蔡尚宏先生在RFID行业的创业之旅始于2002年,凭借敏锐的商业头脑、对技术创新的不懈追求,以及为客户推动业绩增长、为股东创造收益的能力,在行业内成绩斐然。
2010年,蔡尚宏先生在新加坡创立Intensecomp Pte Ltd,2019年在马来西亚吉隆坡和中国上海等亚洲地区设立办事处,并一直在蓬勃发展。
在蔡尚宏先生的带领下,公司与技术提供商、供应商和行业专家建立了强大的战略合作关系网络,能为客户提供全面、尖端的RFID解决方案。
公司的成功案例包括为全球知名企业成功实施大型RFID项目,此项目体现了公司应对复杂挑战并取得成功的能力。

奥新全民口腔集团非执行主席
蔡思勄先生

蔡先生是奥新全民口腔集团的非执行主席。该公司是中国辽宁省领先的私人牙科保健服务提供商,也是第一家在新加坡证券交易所上市的中国牙科集团。自2017年在新交所上市以来,蔡先生一直在指导奥新全民的战略和运营事宜,包括建立新医院和收购相关医疗保健业务。多年来,奥新全民迅速扩张,目前在华北地区共经营16家牙科医院及诊所,员工超过400人。奥新全民是主板上市公司全民牙科集团的联营公司。蔡先生是一名金融专业人士,同时也是国际会计事务所国富新加坡的高级职员,负责管理企业融资活动,包括公开上市,融资和并购。蔡先生一直积极帮助中国公司进入新加坡资本市场。

荣盛控股集团有限公司
副总裁
孟繁秋先生

孟繁秋先生目前担任荣盛控股集团有限公司副总裁,荣盛石化(新加坡)有限公司总经理。历任中国航油集团公司总经理助理、中国航油(新加坡)股份有限公司首席执行官/执行董事、中国航油(香港)公司董事长、上海浦东国际机场航空油料有限责任公司副董事长、中国航油集团新源石化有限公司副董事长、韩国丽水枢纽油库有限公司董事长、中国航油(欧洲)有限公司董事、中国航油集团津京管道运输有限责任公司董事、中资企业(新加坡坡)协会会长、新加坡工商联合总会理事、新加坡工商联合总会中国工商组副主席及新加坡证券交易所投资关系协会董事。

孟繁秋先生拥有新加坡国立大学商学院亚太高层企业主管硕士学位、中华人民共和国律师资格和中华人民共和国企业法律顾问资格。他毕业于中国政法大学国际经济法专业法律(学士学位)及中国人民大学民商法(硕士学位)。
他个人的社会职务及荣誉包括中资企业(新加披)协会荣誉会长、新加披中华总商会董事、新加披中国商会副会长及新加坡鼎艺华乐团副主席等。

论坛主持:
立杰律师事务所新加坡有限责任合伙
合伙人/公司和非讼业务部,区域主任
谢锦发先生

谢锦发律师在亚太区域具有丰富的商业交易、融资和纠纷解决经验。 因其法律敏锐性、商业洞察力和对区域的深刻了解,广受客户好评,并被众多法律刊物列为“杰出律师”、“精英律师、“最佳律师”及“领军律师 “等。

论坛 IV

领导力新思维 引领商业新时代

Speakers' Profile
主讲嘉宾简介

第一家食品厂有限公司
执行董事主席
魏成輝博士

魏成辉博士除了是“第一家食品厂有限公司”的执行董事主席,他同时还是三家主板上市公司“群策环球控股”“普威集团”和“达成包装集团”的执行主席。他还担任两家其他主板上市公司——JB Foods Ltd和“恒益德国际控股有限公司”的副主席,以及Catalist版上市公司 “同乐集团”Tung Lok Group Restaurants2000Ltd的非执行非独立董事。

魏博士在2021年获得新加坡科技与设计大学(SUTD)的荣誉博士学位,是一位自强不息的企业家,在新加坡、中国、马来西亚、美国、欧洲和世界其他地区拥有多元化的企业领导经验,并于2014年获新加坡《商业时报》颁发“年度商人奖”。

 

魏博士于2018年被任命为新加坡驻巴西联邦共和国的非常驻大使,并于2020年获任命为和平法官。

Farm Fresh
董事经理
雷端意先生

雷先生在食品行业拥有超过20多年的经验。他于2010年创立了Farm Fresh,并担任该集团总经理兼首席执行官,并负责该集团的业务拓展及发展方向、战略企业规划、运营以及环境、社会和公司治理计划和集团管理等工作。

 

在雷先生的领导下,Farm Fresh成为马来西亚鲜牛奶品类的市场领导者,并赢得了多个奖项。其中包括:2015年和2020年亚洲畜牧业“最佳乳品牧场”奖,以及2021 Putra Enterprising年度品牌奖等。于伦敦举行的2022-2023年度世界品牌大奖颁奖典礼上,雷先生的企业更是荣获了“年度品牌”奖。

上海华与华营销咨询有限公司
董事长
华杉先生

华先生同时也是上市民营图书业领军企业—读客文化股份有限公司联合创始人。著名中国历史文化专家及畅销书

作家。著作《华杉讲透孙子兵法》销量超过100万册,并分别在韩国、泰国、英国出版,以四种语言在全球发行。

 

2002年与弟弟华楠共同创办华与华营销咨询有限公司,是中国最知名的品牌营销咨询公司,2021年咨询费收入3.4亿人民币,拥有海底捞、莆田、腾讯王者荣耀、阿里巴巴天猫养车、西贝莜面村、葵花药业、盼盼食品、雨润食品、奇安信、厨邦食品、蜜雪冰城等大批优质客户。

论坛主持
特海国际控股有限公司
董事会主席
周兆博士

新加坡中华总商会文教与社会事务委员会副主席


在政府部门与社区组织所担任的职位

– 新加坡江苏会会长

– 新加坡宗乡会馆联合总会理事、青年事务委员会主任

– 新加坡华族文化中心董事