Dato Dr Kim Tan
Board member, John Templeton Foundation and Founder, Transformational Business Network, uk
Dato Dr Kim Tan is a philanthropist and biotech entrepreneur who is well-known for his heart for the disenfranchised, and ground-shaking impact in impoverished communities. An expert on Enterprise-Based Solutions to Poverty and Entrepreneurial Philanthropy, Dr Kim Tan aims to ensure businesses are making a positive impact in societies.
YB ms HANNAH YEOH
FORMER DEPUTY MINISTER, MINISTRY OF WOMEN, FAMILY & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, MALAYSIA
YB Ms Hannah Yeoh is a changemaker and culture-setter, and is also the former deputy minister of Women, Family & Community Development in Malaysia. She became the youngest speaker of any legislative Assembly, at the age of 34 in 2013. Her fire and vigor in the world of politics has enabled her advocacy for Women’s rights, alongside other causes.
B/Gen (Ret) George Yeo
Former Group Chairman, Kerry Logistics and Former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Singapore
Gen (Ret) George Yeo is a widely sought-after business leader who, with his years of experience in the military, politics and the corporate world, has a wealth of knowledge to share about moral leadership and corporate advice. Having led in many key roles for the sectors he’s been in, Gen (Ret) George Yeo truly has decades of valuable insight under his belt.
ms Veronica Colondam
Founder and CEO, YCAB, Indonesia
Ms Veronica Colondam has championed the field of social entrepreneurship in Indonesia since 1999. Her foundation, YCAB, aims to break generational poverty cycles, empowering 3.5 million underprivileged youth and women through the provision of education. A published author and speaker, and recipient of two UN awards, Ms Colondam is a force to be reckoned with.
mr jeffrey tiong
Founder & CEO, PatSnap, Singapore
Mr Jeffrey Tiong is an industry expert in R&D analysis and thought leadership, and has made it his mission to help improve productivity in the field of R&D. Assisting businesses, universities, start-ups and research organizations, Jeffrey’s platform PatSnap seeks to empower innovators to do better research and innovation.
Jean M. Twenge
Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University & Best-Selling Author, iGen, USA
Dr Jean Twenge is the Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University, and is a renowned scientific author with a slew of books under her bibliography. A best-selling author, Dr Jean explores and researches generational differences, particularly in work attitudes, life goals, developmental speed and tech usage.
mr Chris Yeo
Managing Director, Head of GrabPay and Grab Ventures
Mr Chris Yeo is the Managing Director and Head of GrabPay and Grab Ventures. Overseeing all aspects of Grab’s payments business, Chris manages one of SEA's leading mobile wallets. Prior to this, he was the Head of Strategy for Grab. Chris is also concurrently Director at Digital Mission Ventures, a faith based investment company.
mr Tan Chuan-Jin
Speaker of the Parliament, Singapore
Mr Tan Chuan-Jin is Singapore's 10th Speaker of Parliament. Before joining politics, he was in the Singapore Armed Forces for over 20 years and was the Commander of the SAF's humanitarian assistance and tsunami relief efforts in Meulaboh, Indonesia. As Minister, he spearheaded Singapore's manpower and social and family development policies. Drawing on this well of leadership and governance experience, Mr Tan will share his first-hand insights on striving for balance in policymaking.
MR BENNY SE TEO
CO-FOUNDER, EIGHTEEN CHEFS, SINGAPORE
Mr Benny Se Teo is a Singaporean chef and the founder of Eighteen Chefs. In a heartwarming comeback story, he uses his testimony of being an ex-convict turned restaurant chain owner to inspire ex-convicts and youths-at-risk to take ownership of their lives, and to contribute to society meaningfully.
dr Freddy Boey
Deputy President / Prof, (Innovation & Enterprise), NUS, Singapore
A technopreneur and venture catalyst, Dr Freddy Boey is the Deputy President of Innovation and Enterprise in NUS, Singapore. A keen inventor, Prof Boey pioneered the use of functional biomaterials for medical devices in Singapore, and has patented over 100 unique inventions, receiving buy-ins from US and China-based pharmaceutical companies.
Prof Neo Boon Siong
Former Dean, NTU Business School, Singapore
Prof Neo Boon Siong is an accomplished leader especially in the field of Accounting and Business, and has founded key institutions to increase the competitiveness of Singapore’s information management. A best-selling author, leading expert in public sector governance and renowned corporate advisor, Prof Neo is the authority on management and strategy in Singapore.
YB ms Yeo Bee Yin
Member of Parliament, Johore & Former Minister of Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment, Malaysia
YB Ms Yeo Bee Yin, known for her wealth of expertise and experience in the fields of Green Technology and Sustainability, is currently a Member of Parliament in Malaysia. Successfully decreasing crime rates, traffic jams and combating poverty and geological issues in Malaysia, Yeo Bee Yin is truly a change-maker in her own sphere.