Mr Chaly Mah Chee Kheong
Mr Chaly Mah had served in Deloitte for over 38 years. Prior to his retirement on 31 May 2016, he was CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific and Chairman of Deloitte Singapore, and Vice Chairman of Deloitte Global Board of Directors. He has extensive experience serving both multinational and local companies across a wide spectrum of industries, specialising in financial services, telecommunications and technology, real estate, private equity and manufacturing.
Mr Mah is currently Chairman of Netlink NBN Management Pte Ltd, the Singapore Accountancy Commission and National University of Singapore Business School Accounting Advisory Board. He is also board member of Capitaland Limited, Singapore Economic Development Board, Monetary Authority of Singapore and the National University of Singapore Board of Trustee.
Mr Keith Tan
Mr Keith Tan assumed the appointment of Chief Executive of the Singapore Tourism Board on 29 October 2018.
From 2014 to 2018, he served as the Deputy Secretary (Policy) in the Ministry of Defence, where he strengthened Singapore’s international defence partnerships, led MINDEF’s longer-term strategic planning and guided MINDEF’s strategic communications and public engagement efforts.
From 2013 to 2014, Keith was concurrently the Senior Director of the Public Service Division’s PS21 Office, and Institute Director in the Institute of Governance and Policy at Singapore’s Civil Service College. Keith also served in the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) as Director of the Economics and Strategy Division (2008 - 2010) and the Foreign Economic Policy Division (2010 - 2013).
Ms Joanna Flint
Ms Joanna Flint is Chief Commercial Officer for Mandarin Oriental and is responsible for its global marketing, sales, revenue management, and distribution functions. Prior she held senior leadership positions in Google Asia Pacific from 2009-2021 including Managing Director of Google’s Partner Business and Managing Director for Google Singapore where she oversaw sales and business development from its regional headquarters.
Before Google, Ms Flint was Principal Consultant at OgilvyOne Asia-Pacific from 2004 to 2008, providing strategic counsel in digital and e-commerce to Ogilvy's flagship clients. Before that, she spent a decade in the aviation industry leading global digital transformation and change management programs in commerce and marketing for British Airways from 1997 to 2001, and as Global Sales and Digital Marketing leader in Singapore Airlines from 2001 to 2004.
Ms Flint is a well-regarded speaker at industry events on topics of digital, innovation, and women in the workplace. She is an active member of the Young President's Organisation [YPO] and has recently retired from the Leadership council of the Interactive Advertising Bureau [IAB] to support female programmes in tech. She has authored publications, including the new path to purchase, 'Winning the Zero Moment of Truth - Asia'. Ms Flint graduated from the University of Manchester in 1995 with a degree in Politics and Philosophy, and in 2020 received an MSc, Major Programme Management from the University of Oxford.
Ms Audrey Kuah
Ms Audrey Kuah is the former Executive Director, Media Practice - Asia Pacific at Dentsu Aegis Network. As Executive Director, Media Practice – Asia Pacific, she was responsible for the evolution of the business model and future capabilities. She was also global head of its first R & D Centre, where she was responsible for the development of proprietary and future forward marketing platforms that combined machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud technology and the deep marketing expertise of Dentsu Group. Ms Kuah was also its Chief Client Officer, Southeast Asia and former Singapore CEO.
Ms Kuah’s expertise in marketing, digital and advertising has been deployed across industries and geographies, for more than two decades. Ms Kuah is active in the industry and is on the board of Intellectual Property Office of Singapore International. She was also a member of the Future Economy Council Modern Services Sub-Committee.
Ms Kuah was awarded an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2007 and graduated with a B.A. from National University of Singapore in 1992.
Mr Allen Law
Mr Allen Law is Chief Executive Officer of Park Hotel Group, one of Asia Pacific's leading hospitality companies. Under his leadership, Park Hotel Group expanded from a single hotel in Hong Kong to a multinational company with a multi-property portfolio spanning across 10 destinations in Asia Pacific.
Demonstrating strong business acumen and leadership skills in the dynamic travel and tourism landscape, Allen has grown Park Hotel Group’s collection of brands, which comprises of the luxury Grand Park, the upscale Park Hotel and the midscale Destination as well as the loyalty programme, Park Rewards. In addition, he has led Park Hotel Group to garner numerous awards over the years, including: TTG Asia's Best Regional Hotel Chain (2012-2017) and SkillsFuture Employer Awards 2018.
Mr Aaron Shahril Yusoff Maniam
Mr Aaron Shahril Yusoff Maniam is currently Deputy Secretary (Industry and Information) at the Ministry of Communications and Information. From September 2014 to September 2017, Mr Maniam was Senior Director (Industry) at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, where he was responsible for coordinating economic policies and regulating the manufacturing, services and tourism sectors, as well as overseeing long-term economic transformation.
Mr Maniam has held various positions in the Civil Service, including postings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Strategic Policy Office and Centre for Strategic Futures at the Public Service Division.
Mr Lim Eng Hwee
Mr Lim Eng Hwee is the Chief Executive Officer of the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) with effect from 1st September 2017. URA is Singapore’s national planning agency, responsible for the physical planning and urban development of Singapore.
Mr Lim was formerly the Chief Planner and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of URA from 2009 to 2017. He has extensive experience in urban planning, urban design, implementation of land use policies and development initiatives. He also served in the Ministry of National Development and Ministry of Trade and Industry.
He served as a member in the Boards of Land Transport Authority, Singapore Cooperation Enterprise and Singapore Science Centre. He currently sits on the Boards of Singapore Tourism Board, National Environment Agency and the International Federation for Housing and Planning. He is also a Member of the Board Committee for Racecourse Masterplan for Tote Board.
Mr Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Planning from the University of Auckland. He also holds a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard University and attended the Wharton Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr Ravi Thakran
Mr. Ravi Thakran is the Founder, Chairman & Managing Partner of Turmeric Capital, and also the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Aspirational Consumer Lifestyle Corp, USA. Mr. Thakran founded L Capital Asia in 2008 and led it as Chairman and Managing Partner from its inception. Mr. Thakran led the development of L Capital Asia which went on to become one of the largest consumer-focused growth investors in Asia. With L Capital Asia, Ravi invested in over 35 companies across Asia Pacific. Five of these companies crossed $1 billion in annual revenues.
Mr. Thakran also served in many senior roles in several business verticals of the LVMH Group, the world’s largest luxury goods company. Over two decades at LVMH, Mr. Thakran eventually assumed the roles of Group President for LVMH South Asia & South East Asia, Australia & New Zealand and Middle East in 2009 and Group Chairman for LVMH South Asia & South East Asia, Australia & New Zealand and Middle East in 2015.
Prior to his time at LVMH, Mr. Thakran held senior management positions at the Swatch Group, Nike and the Tata Group.
Mr. Thakran holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Beyond his corporate responsibilities, Mr. Thakran serves as Business Ambassador for Latin America in South East Asia, and Trustee of the Global Conservation Corps. He is also involved in the Federal Commission on Fashion and Women’s Wellness in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Indian Partition Museum, Amritsar, Indian Heritage Museum, Singapore and Save the Rhino Project, South Africa.
Mr Prasad Menon
Mr Prasad R. Menon is a Chemical Engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has over 45 years of diverse experience in some of the premier multinational and Indian companies.
Mr Menon started his career with the Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) and served for 20 years, followed by another 11 years at Nagarjuna Group. In October 2000, Mr Menon took over as the Managing Director of Tata Chemicals and in October 2006, he took over as the Managing Director of Tata Power, the largest integrated private power utility in India. He has championed sustainability as a key strategic initiative in the organisation.
Mr Menon subsequently served on several Tata Boards, including being the first Chairman of Tata-Singapore Airlines in India. He has deep interest in the NGO/ Development areas, and has been associated with organisations in the fields of environment, sustainability, wildlife conservation and academia. Mr Menon currently serves as a Director on the Boards of Axis Bank, SKF India and Sanmar Group.
Ms Thien Kwee Eng
Ms Thien Kwee Eng assumed the appointment of CEO of Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) on 1 Jun 2020.
Prior to that, Kwee Eng was the Executive Vice President of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) overseeing EDB’s global customer experience, marketing & public affairs and investment facilitation activities. Kwee Eng has held leadership roles in investment promotion and industry development across various sectors during her time in EDB, including Consumer and Lifestyle businesses, Health and Wellness as well as Infocomm and Media. She has also led corporate-wide initiatives to catalyse new business creation and innovation in large corporations.
From 2000 to 2001, Kwee Eng was the Business Development Director of Asiacontent.com’s business in China. She also served as First Secretary (Trade and Industry) at the Embassy of Singapore in Beijing from 2001 to 2004 and was responsible for promoting Singapore-China trade and industry relations.
Kwee Eng serves on the Board of the Singapore Food Agency, DesignSingapore Council and Women’s Forum Asia. In 2017, she was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Silver). Kwee Eng graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics.
Mr Mohamad Saiful Saroni
Mr Mohamad Saiful Saroni has been a partner in PwC LLP Singapore since 2012. He started in PwC as an associate in 2000 and has 20 years of experience in the audit industry, three of which were spent on secondment to the PwC US Firm in its San Francisco office. He is also one of the Firm's partner contacts as it relates to US Accounting and Auditing matters as well as US-bound cross border security transactions. Saiful's areas of specialty are in the Energy, Utilities and Mining as well as Technology and Transport sectors. He is actively involved in the audits of SEC registrants.
Mr Saroni also sits on the Boards of Mercy Relief, Building and Construction Authority and Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association. He is also a member of M3 Advisory Council, as well as the Woodlands Citizen Consultative Committee.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University (Honours). He is a member of ISCA, as well as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mrs Wong Ai Ai
Mrs Wong Ai Ai is a member of multinational law firm Baker McKenzie's Global Executive Committee and Chair of the Asia Pacific Region. Mrs Wong is recognised as a leading individual for Corporate/M&A matters by publications including Chambers Asia Pacific, Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR1000.
Today, Mrs Wong leads a number of key areas of strategic focus for the Firm, including building out Baker McKenzie's transactional strength in money centres such as London, New York, HK/China, Japan, Germany and Brazil, and overseeing the Firm’s Financial Institutions Group globally. As Chair of the Firm's Environment Committee, Mrs Wong also leads Baker McKenzie’s global waste and emissions reduction drive, and champions the Firm’s involvement in some of the world's most significant sustainability initiatives.
Outside of Baker McKenzie, Mrs Wong is currently also a Board Director of Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI). She is also a strong advocate for, and former Chair of, the Yellow Ribbon Fund, a charitable foundation that supports rehabilitation and reintegration programmes for ex-offenders and their families.