SHRI Outlook 2018

04/01/2018- 04/01/2018
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Dear Valued ASPRI Members,

SHRI Outlook 2018

On behalf of Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI), we would like to inform you that SHRI is delighted to invite you to an exclusive event, jointly organised by SHRI and Standard Chartered at the SHRI Outlook 2018.

Administrative Details

Date: 4 January 2018 (Thursaday)
Time: 8:30 am to 2:30pm
Venue: Standard Chartered, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1, Level 21, Singapore 018981


SHRI Outlook is one of SHRI’s key annual events held at the beginning of each year. The forum creates a platform for HR decision-makers, industry experts and leading authorities to look towards the future of the workplace and share economic, business and HR forecasts for the year ahead.


The session will commence with a Dialogue with Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) and Second Minister for Defence, followed by keynote presentations on the 2018 Economic Outlook, 2018 HR Outlook and a panel discussion themed “HR Powered Businesses: A Paradigm Shift”.


The panelist line-up includes Ms Charlotte Thng, Head – Human Resources, Standard Chartered (Moderator), Mr Charlie Ang, Founding President, The Innovators Institute, Ms Carmen Wee, Global Vice President – Human Resources, Schneider Electric, Mr Frank Koo, Head of Talent Solutions, Southeast Asia, Korea & Japan, LinkedIn, Mr Russell Tham, Corporate Vice President, President and Regional General Manager, South East Asia, Global Field Group, Asia Alliances, New Markets and Alliances Group, Applied Materials and Ms Ho Wee Ling, Vice President, HR, SEA, SAP Asia.

Unveiling our keynote speakers for SHRI Outlook 2018, we are honoured and excited to have Mr David Mann, Global Chief Economist, Standard Chartered Bank and Mr Ng Chin Hwee, Executive Vice President for Human Resources and Operations, Singapore Airlines. They will provide key insights into HR, Business and Economic trends for the year ahead.

SHRI Outlook 2018 will give employers, and senior business and HR leaders from public and private sector organisations an unparalleled opportunity to network, learn and exchange ideas for success. It aims to better equip Singapore’s business and HR community for the critical role they have to play in an uncertain economic and business climate.

Featured Keynote Speaker
Mr Ong Ye Kung – Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) and Second Minister for Defence
David is based in Singapore and oversees macroeconomic views for the Global Research Team. He was previously Chief Economist for Asia. David joined the Bank in London in 2000 and was a founding member of the Standard Chartered FX Strategy team in 2002, moving to Hong Kong as a senior FX Strategist in 2005.

He was previously based in New York, responsible for covering the US economy, managing the Latin America team and providing clients with the Bank’s views on Asia in the US time zone. In 2001 he was awarded the Rybczynski Young Economist Prize for work on the Malaysian Ringgit Barometer. David appears regularly in the media. He holds a BSc in economics from the University of Warwick and an MSc in Finance from the University of London (Birkbeck College).

Mr David Mann – Global Chief Economist, Standard Chartered Bank

Mr Ng Chin Hwee – Executive Vice-President Human Resources & Operations, Singapore Airlines

Mr Ng, a Singapore Airlines Scholar, graduated from the National University of Singapore with a First Class Honours degree in Engineering and holds a Master of Science in Management degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

Mr Ng joined Singapore Airlines as a Cadet Administrative Officer in 1985 and has worked in a number of senior positions in Singapore and overseas.

In 2004, he returned to Singapore to take up the position of President & Chief Executive Officer, SATS Ltd.

Mr Ng was promoted to Executive Vice-President for Human Resources & Planning on 1 January 2008. He was appointed Executive Vice-President Human Resources and Operations on 1 February 2011 and took charge of the Operations divisions and Human Resources.

Programme Outline

8:30am Registration & Networking Breakfast
9:30am Dialogue with Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) and Second Minister for Defence
10:30am 2018 HR Outlook by Mr Ng Chin Hwee, Executive Vice President for Human Resources and Operations, Singapore Airlines
11:15am Partner’s Presentation
11:45am Networking Lunch
12:30pm 2018 Economic Outlook by Mr David Mann, Global Chief Economist, Standard Chartered Bank
1:15pm Panel Discussion – “HR Powered Businesses: A Paradigm Shift”
2:30pm End of event

**Programme is subject to changes


SHRI is pleased to extend a 20% discount off the public rate to you.  Please click on “Tickets”, enter promotional code early20 and select SHRI Outlook 2018 (Non-Members) at the event registration site.

Singapore Human Resources Institute
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