Chief Executive Officer, C-Suite Master
Executive Coach of the Centre For Executive Education (CEE)
He has over 30 years’ international business management experience, including 20 years in executive coaching, group facilitation, and leadership development and training with global management consulting firms including Mercer HR, Hay Group and DBM.
In addition to his business and consulting career, Prof Bawany has over 10 years of concurrent academic experience as an Adjunct Professor teaching senior executives international business strategies and human resource courses at various leading universities.
Prof Bawany was awarded the “2019 Executive of the Year for Human Resources Consulting” at the Singapore Business Review ( SBR) Management Excellence Awards 2019.
He has coached a range of leaders, from CEOs to senior vice presidents, and high potential managers. His current work in organizations focuses on encouraging individual initiative and leadership from a systemic perspective to achieve clearly defined business results. His specialty is effectively linking people processes to business outcomes.
Prof Bawany is an accomplished author on Leadership Effectiveness related themes. His book on “Transforming NextGen Leaders: Meeting the Leadership Challenges in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution ( Industry 4.0) ” ( 2019) was published Business Expert Press ( BEP) LLC, New York, NY. His latest book, “Leadership in Disruptive Times” will be available globally in July 2020. The book will focus on navigating the organizational challenges of the post-COVID-19 crisis by embarking on the digital transformation journey.
Transforming the Next Generation of Leaders provide organizations with the systematic and fact-based leadership development approach and strategies they need to develop their high potential ( future) leaders in today’s fast-paced highly disruptive, increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous ( VUCA) and the digital-driven era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution ( better known as Industry 4.0) .
Prof Bawany is a Fellow of the International Professional Managers Association ( IPMA) and The Chartered Institute of Marketing ( CIM) . He is a Professional Member of the Society for Human Resource Management ( SHRM) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development ( CIPD) . He is also a Practicing Member of the International Coaching Federation ( ICF) and the International Association of Coaching ( IAC) .
The Medical Concierge
Daniel is the Founder and CEO of The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG). The company was founded in 2012 with the vision to bring reliable and ethical healthcare to patients. He has more than 25 years of operational and strategic marketing experience, a strong commitment to ensure that the highest levels of ethics, corporate governance and innovation is built into any organisation he works with. Daniel is currently based in Jakarta today and provides consultancy to MedTech and HealthTech start-ups who want to enter Indonesia. Daniel is currently an Advisory Council Member at GLG, RHT Grace Institute and Senior Consultant with RHT Strategic Advisory Pte Ltd.
Eddie is an accountant by profession. He started in career as an auditor. Over the years, he worked in both professional and corporate. He spent most of his career in large local corporates, listed companies serving as their chief financial officer and executive director and also in multi-national company as a senior finance personnel.
He has nearly 40 years of experience as accounting professional in areas of auditing, financial management, accounting, treasury, information technology, investor relations and corporate matters. He had also volunteered his services in some non-profit organizations and recreational clubs.
Eddie is a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore and holds an MBA from Manchester Business School.
He is currently working as a business consultant to a local technology company.
Payment System Expert
International Monetary Fund
Terry Goh was appointed Senior Consultant to RHT Compliance Solutions in Dec 2017. As a former senior regulator at the Monetary Authority of Singapore for the previous 17 years, Terry was tasked with key responsibilities for the oversight, policy formulation, supervision and licensing of payments systems and bank participants, credit reporting agencies, money changers and remittance businesses. He also undertook responsibilities for the business continuity management supervision of all financial institutions.
During his MAS stint, Terry led many key transformational projects in Singapore, such as the implementation of the Payment Systems Oversight Act, Finality and Netting Act the and Credit Bureau Act. He project managed the implementation of Cheque Truncation System, the Singapore Dollar inclusion in the global Foreign Exchange Continuous Linked Settlement System, and organised large-scale Industry-Wide Business Continuity Exercises.
Before his stint at the MAS, Terry had accumulated more than 12 years of experience in Information Technology (I.T.) with major international banks. He headed the IT Department at Banco Santander branches and subsidiaries in Singapore, Tokyo, Malaysia and Australia where he was responsible for the systems development, technical infrastructure and data centre operations. He also held key positions in Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) and ABN AMRO Bank where he spearheaded the rollout of the bank’s global front and middle office, risk management system in UBS East Asia, as well as the running of the Year 2000 and Euro programmes in ABN AMRO.
In addition to his professional experience, Terry is also the Singapore representative to various international standard setting bodies including the Bank of International Settltment Committee on Payment and Market Infrastructure (BIS CPMI), the CPMI-IOSCO Steering Group which is responsible for the implementation monitoring of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructure (“PFMI”) and the Executive Meetings of East Asia Pacific Committee on Payments and Settlement Systems.
Terry attained his Master’s degree in Industrial and Information Technology from the University of Hull and has a UK BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computer Studies with Distinction.
Switzerland to Singapore
Thomas Kupfer has been Switzerland’s Ambassador to Singapore from 2012 to 2018. He joined the Diplomatic Service of the Swiss Foreign Ministry in 1983. Since then, he has held different positions both in headquarters Bern and overseas, including Embassy in Washington, DC (1984), Mission to the European Union in Brussels (1991) and Embassy in Rome (1995). He served as Ambassador for Humanitarian Affairs based in Geneva (2000-2001), Ambassador to Colombia (2004-2008) and Ambassador to the Republic of Korea (2008-2012). He was also the Deputy Director General of Africa & Middle East (2001-2003) and Secretary General of the XXVIII International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in Geneva (2003).
The 35-year veteran of the diplomatic corps completed his law studies at the University of Zurich in 1978 and obtained a license as an attorney for the Bar of Zurich in 1981.
He brings with him his wealth of diplomatic experience in his new role as Senior Consultant with RHTLaw Taylor Wessing. His working languages are English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
As a Senior Consultant, he will be advising clients on the political, economic, business and legal context, risk analysis as well as investment and business opportunities in Europe/Switzerland and South East Asia/Singapore.
Soo Choo Securities
Joseph is currently a Senior Manager, Corporate Development & Investment with China Aviation Oil Singapore. He has more than 20 years experience in the financial services industry and previously held senior position like CEO/GM of SooChow Securities CSSD (Singapore) Pte Ltd (SSCS) and with global financial institutions like JP Morgan; UBS AG; Standard Chartered Bank Singapore.
He also possesses experience as an independent non-executive director in 3 Singapore mainboard listed companies.
Joseph is also active in non-profit organizations and is the founding President of Association of Chinese Securities & Futures Industry, President of Australian Alumni Singapore and President of University Of New South Wales Alumni Association Singapore. He is also a member of Asian Advisory Board for Advance, an organization supported by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs unit to engage global Australian alumni. He previously was President of Financial Planning Association of Singapore (FPAS) & Hon Treasurer for Securities Investors Association of Singapore (SIAS)
Joseph is a Fellow of Institute of Banking & Finance (IBF) and Singapore University of Social Science. He graduated with a Master Of Commerce degree (majoring in advance finance) and a Bachelor of Commerce degree (majoring in Accounting and Finance) from University of New South Wales. He is a certified accountant with CPA Australia and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP).
Rajan Menon is one of the founding members of RHTLaw Asia.
Rajan graduated from University of Singapore in 1971 with Bachelor of Laws (Honours). He was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1973 and is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales. He is also a fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators and Singapore Institute of Directors respectively.
Rajan was conferred the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat, PBM) by the President of the Republic of Singapore and the Friends of Labour Award by the National Trade Union Congress. Rajan’s 43 year career comprises appointments with the Government of Singapore as a Deputy Public Prosecutor and State Counsel with the Attorney General’s Chambers and the Senior Deputy Registrar of Land Titles and Deeds. He was also the Credit Manager with The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.
Rajan has considerable experience in the areas of banking, finance and real estate, corporate and commercial work and has advised on several complex and large property and finance transactions. His expertise lies in structuring, providing strategic and value-added advice and leading transactions.
Rajan is a member of the board of directors of five other companies viz Asian Paints International Private Limited (f.k.a. Berger International Private Limited), TanGreat Investments Pte Ltd, Uni-Asia Group Limited and YCAAZ Technology Pte. Ltd.
BBM, PBM, FCA (Australia), FCA (Singapore), CVA, ISCA FFP
Chairman, Kreston Ardent CAtrust PAC
Sarjit leads the Risk Assurance practice at Ardent Business Advisory, a member firm of Kreston International and a unit of In.Corp Global. He specialises in internal audit, risk management, regulatory compliance, financial due diligence and sustainability reporting services to public listed companies, government ministries, statutory boards, financial institutions and multinationals.
Sarjit has built an extensive career in assurance and advisory, including 16 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Prior to Ardent, Sarjit was the CFO of AIA Singapore and Aviva Asia.
He currently holds several industry appointments, including Chairman of Singapore Accountancy Commission’s Chartered Accountancy Learning and Assessment Committee – Foundation Programme, and member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants Investigation and Disciplinary Panel.
Sarjit presently serves as a District Councillor and Chairman of the Finance Committee at Central Singapore Community Development Council, and as Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Indian Development Association Executive Committee.
Sarjit was conferred the national honours of Public Service Star (BBM) in 2011 and the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 2007. Sarjit was also the winner of the Nanyang Alumni Achievement Award in 2012, conferred by the Nanyang Technological University in recognition of his professional achievements and contributions to the nation.
Sarjit was appointed by the Singapore government in 2016 to serve on the Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) – Working Group on Legal and Accounting Services.
In 2019, Sarjit was awarded the prestigious SkillsFuture Fellowship. Presented by the President of the Republic of Singapore, this award honours individuals as masters of skills and mentors of future talent.
Mr Tow Heng Tan is the CEO of Pavilion Capital, a North Asia-focused investment firm that is indirectly wholly-owned by Temasek Holdings.
He serves as Director on the Board of Keppel Corporation and ComfortDelgro Corporation and as Director of the NUS Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments. He is also a Finance Committee member at the National Council for Social Services.
Before joining Pavilion Capital, Mr Tow held senior roles at Temasek as well as at Schroders Singapore, and has served as Managing Director of Lum Chang Securities. He started his career with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC).
Mr Tow is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Singapore Institute of Directors
Mr Soh Gim Teik advises corporations through his firm, Finix Corporate Advisory LLP, and has many years of experience in corporate advisory governance, finance and general management. He was previously an executive director and CFO of a listed company and has broad boardroom experience in the region. Besides being an independent director in a number of public and government-owned companies, he is also active in a number of other charitable and nonprofit organisations.
His role as Independent Director of the SDAX is to provide guidance on audit matters and governance matters of SDAX and its exchange.
Chairman, Singapore Taxi Academy
Member, SingHealth Fund Board
Former Member of Parliament
Republic of Singapore
Seng Han Thong is the founding Chairman of Singapore Taxi Academy and member of SingHealth Fund Board. He has been advisor and trustee to a number of trade union, alumni, associations , club and Chinese Clans.
Over the 19 years as Member of Parliament from 1996 to 2015, he sat on various government statutory boards : Public Utilities Board, Land Transport Authority, Information Development Authority , Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Ngee Ann Polytechnic ,Nanyang Polytechnic and Singapore Chinese Orchestra.
Seng Han Thong holds a Master degree in Public Administration and Management (MPAM) from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore and Master of Business Administrations (MBA) from the Henley Business School, Brunel University , United Kingdom.
The RBL Group
Darryl has more than 20 years of experience in Business Consulting, Human Resources and Leading Organizational Change. He is currently the Managing Director for The RBL Group, Asia.Darryl is a dynamic communicator, a strategic thinker, and a change agent who is able to distill complex situations into executable action plans to align the organization to common goals. His specialty areas are in Leadership, Strategic HR and Organizational Transformation.
Prior to joining The RBL Group, he held leadership roles in PriceWaterhouseCoopers(PwC), Agilent Technologies, PA Consulting Group, Nestronics Singapore, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts.
He is experienced in working with governments,multi-nationals, Asian conglomerates and family owned businesses. Some organizations he has worked with includes 3M, AIA, AXA, Allianz,Cathay Pacific, Cisco Systems, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Maxis Mobile, Minor International, Prudential, Reuters, Siam
Commercial Bank, Singapore Public Service,Telenor and UEM.
Darryl holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Rutgers University, a Master of Science from South Bank University in London, a Bachelors of Social Science (Psychology) from the University of New South Wales in Australia, and a Graduate Diploma in International Management from the Helsinki School of Economics in Finland. He is also a certified user of the Mentor Leadership Battery, Leadership Code 360 Assessment, HR Competency Assessment, Myers-Briggs Type Indicators, DISC Target Training International, Extended DISC, and the PA Preference Inventory.
Belinda Young is an accountant by training and profession. She currently heads a family office and runs an accountancy practice in Singapore serving clients from more than 18 countries and in more than 18 different industries. Her past work experience include working in EY, a large property developer and several SMEs.
Belinda is an accountant by training and is currently the Vice Chairman of ACCA Singapore Network Panel. Singapore is one of the key markets for ACCA and supports its 227,000 fully qualified members 544,000 future members. She is also involved in other ACCA Global and local committees relating to taxation, business law and Careers.
For local charities, Belinda has been involved for more than 20 years mainly in the finance role. She has been a Treasurer in various National Sports Associations (NSAs) and helped start up some charities too. She also sits on the Finance and grants committee of Caritas Singapore, a grant maker.
Belinda is a Fellow member of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants); ISCA (Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants) ; SIATP (Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals IT & GST) ; SID (Singapore Institute of Directors) and Qualified Individual/Company Secretary with ACRA