A Special Tribute

PeterTAYbigWhen the NUS Business School decided to give out the Special Service Award to deserving alumni who have contributed to the alumni community and the School, two names came up instantly – Mr Peter Tay (BBA Hons 1975, MBA 1987) and Mr Yeo Keng Joon (MBA 1985).

The two award recipients however, were surprised to be given such an honor.

“I’m only doing my job!” says Mr Tay, who is currently the Managing Director of TPS Corporate Services Pte Ltd, a boutique firm specializing in providing corporate and consultancy services in local and offshore company incorporation, corporate secretarial and management services, international financing, trading and investment.

Mr Tay’s involvement with the School goes back to his student days. He was an active member of the Bizad Club and President of AIESEC-Singapore where he attended the Leadership Development Program and a Traineeship with Olivetti in Japan.

In 1986, he started BASA (Business Administration Society Alumni), which is the predecessor of NUS Business School Alumni. For his academic excellence and extra-circular activities in the university, he was awarded the Kesatuan Akademis (University Gold Medalist).

Since 2004, he has been President of the NUS Business Society Alumni Association, Chairman of the School’s International Resource Panel and a member of the School’s Advisory Board.

YEOKengJoonbigSimilarly, Mr Yeo who also holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chemistry from the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia did not expect to win the award. “I’m humbled by this gesture,” he says.

He has been very active in alumni matters, being a past President of the MBA Alumni-NUS; Immediate Past President of the NUS Business School Alumni Association (NUSBSA) and a member of the NUS Alumni Advisory Board since its inception in 2005.

Since 2000, Mr Yeo has been appointed to the Board of Advisers of the NUS Business School. In 2006, he was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Service by NUS.

“To me, contributing to the school is something I enjoy,” elaborates Mr Yeo. “Back during University days, I was already very active in the school. As such, what I’m doing now is like an extension to what I’ve always been doing.”

On how the two Special Service Award winners manage their time, Mr Tay believes “time is what you make of it”.

Apart from his contributions to the school, Mr Tay is also an active supporter and volunteer with several charitable organizations and uniformed youth groups. He is a Director with YMCA Singapore, an Adviser of the Board of Advisers, AIESEC-Singapore, and Honorary Vice President of the Boys’ Brigade in Singapore (since 1996).

Mr Yeo also adds, “It’s also about working with the people around you. We have been able to put successfully put together great teams of people to get things moving.”

In 2007, Mr Yeo single-handedly spearheaded an initiative for NUSBSA in raising about half a million Singapore dollars (with government matching) to set up 10 bursary funds valued at S$25,000 each. Alumni, faculty and friends rallied around this very worthy cause. This NUSBSA Bursary Fund will provide financial aid of $2,500 each for ten needy students from the NUS Business School yearly, in perpetuity.

When asked why both of them continue to contribute to their alma mater after so many years, Mr Yeo says, “I think it’s important that we stay connected with the School, and do what we can to help, whenever we can.”

“Yes, it’s like what they say in Chinese – ‘To remember the source of the water from which you drink’,” adds Mr Tay

Torchbearer of IT

HowieLaubigNUS Business School graduate Mr Howie Lau (BBA 1993) was an Olympic torchbearer and ran in the Thailand segment of the Olympic torch relay as part of the 2008 Beijing Olympics Games in China. He was given this honor for his outstanding performance and contributions to Lenovo – the largest Personal Computer producer in China.

Months later, Mr Lau received the Eminent Business Alumni Award for his outstanding contributions in the info-communications industry, as well as his tireless contributions to his alma mater.

“I feel a sense of pride and am thankful to the School for giving me this honor,” says Mr Lau, who is currently the Executive Director for Commercial Business for Lenovo in ASEAN and Korea.

Mr Lau was previously General Manager for Lenovo Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines, and led the Singapore team’s successful post-acquisition transition from IBM Personal Computer Division to Lenovo. Prior to Lenovo, Mr Lau was the Country Manager for Public Sector and Country Manager for e-Business for IBM. He has also served as General Manager for Ariba Singapore/Malaysia.

On how he climbed the ladder of success so quickly, Mr Lau shares three tips: “Build a strong personal brand. Be focused on delivering good results. And keep in touch with your network.”

Apart from his commitment to his work and family, Mr Lau also contributed to the info-comm industry by serving as an Executive Council Member of Singapore Computer Society. He had previously served on CommerceNet, Singapore Multimedia Forum and the SCCCI IT Advisory Council.

To share his business knowledge, Mr Lau participated as a judge for Startup@Singapore, Entrepreneur of the Year Award and NTU Business Plan competitions.

In addition, Mr Lau also served one term on the Board of NUS Business School Alumni Association. Despite having stepped down, he still continues to be a supportive alumnus in events and initiatives undertaken by the School and the Association.

Being actively involved with the Bizad Club and Bizad Society during his BBA days, Mr Lau consistently attributes his success to what he learnt during his three years in NUS.

“I’m thankful that a good foundation was laid through the skills and knowledge acquired while in school,” says Mr Lau. “Especially people skills.”

On what advice he can share, Mr Lau quips: “Study hard. Play Hard. And make friends.”

I Am Gifted, So Are You

AdamKhoobigWhen young, NUS Business Graduate Mr Adam Khoo (BBA Hons 1999) had low self-esteem and performed poorly in school. Yet, Mr Khoo graduated with an honors degree, became a self-made millionaire by the age of 26, and today owns and runs several businesses in education, training, event management and advertising, all with a combined annual turnover of $30 million.

Apart from a book by Dennis Wakely that gave him his positive mindset, Mr Khoo is also thankful for the education he received at the School.

Mr Khoo believes the school helped expedite his learning. “If I didn’t learn about Finance and Marketing, Management Theories and Accounting, it would have taken longer for me to get to where I am today.”

“I also have to thank the people who believed in me – including Prof Singh – for giving me opportunities when I was in NUS Business School,” says Mr Khoo. Professor Kulwant Singh (BBA Hons 1982, MBA 1989), Interim Dean of the School, had taught Mr Khoo.

As an undergraduate, Mr Khoo was given the opportunity to be a pioneer member of the prestigious Talent Development Program (TDP).

Today, he is an entrepreneur, a best-selling author and a peak performance trainer. He is the Executive Chairman and Chief Master Trainer of Adam Khoo Learning Technologies Group Pte Ltd and a Director of seven other private companies. Mr Khoo is also a Director of the Singapore Health Promotion Board (HPB).

“I started doing business since I was 15,” says Mr Khoo. “It was out of passion that I pursued what I’m doing today.”

Mr Khoo was ranked best-selling author of seven books including “I Am Gifted, So Are You!” and ‘Clueless in Starting a Business’.

Over the last 15 years, Adam has trained over 650,000 students and professional to tap their personal power and achieve excellence in their various fields of endeavor.

He advises current students to “read widely beyond the textbooks and to work when you study.”

Despite being busy, Mr Khoo continues to contribute to his alma mater. He has spoken at the NUS Business School Alumni Association flagship CEO Unplugged Series, as well as at various university functions.

“I love to share and teach,” says Mr Khoo. In the same light, he encourages people to “do what you love.”

Tacking to the Top

NgSerMiangBIGSilver medalist in sailing at the South East Asian (SEA) Games. Founder and Managing Director of TIBS Holdings. Nominated member of the Singapore Parliament. Chairman of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee.

These are but some of the hats worn by NUS Business School graduate Mr Ng Ser Miang (BBA Hons 1971).

Currently the patron of the Singapore Sailing Federation as well as the Vice-President of the Singapore National Olympic Council, Mr Ng is also an Executive Member of the International Olympic Council (IOC) since July 2005.

Being a staunch supporter of sports, Mr Ng has been instrumental in developing the sporting scene in Singapore.

“Sports is one of the greatest influences in my life,” shares Mr Ng. “It has put discipline and perseverance into my life.”

In the business arena, Mr Ng is well established as the Founder and Managing Director of TIBS Holding (before selling it to SMRT Corporation). In recounting how he drove the success of the transport company from scratch, he shared that he had used what he learnt from the school. “We followed the principle of doing something very well, delivering quality and offering the best to the commuters”.

Presently, Mr Ng chairs the Board of Directors of NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Limited, the largest supermarket chain in Singapore.

The Eminent Business Alumni Award winner sheds some light on his business philosophy.

“Successful business leadership requires a high degree of skill and professionalism, taking appropriate risks and educated decisions in rapid economic conditions,” says Mr Ng. “But one must remember that a company’s most important resource in any business or industry is people.”

When asked what CEO’s should keep in mind, Mr Ng advises to “provide people with the right incentive and develop them well; take responsibility for decisions and provide leadership; as well as to know when to take the right sort of risks.”

A sportsman, a diplomat, and an entrepreneur, Mr Ng has acquired a long list of accolades throughout his career, contributing to the society and organizations dear to his heart.

He attributes his holding of many portfolios to passion and interest. “The jobs I am doing are all very varied and interesting. This keeps me motivated.”

He also shares how he finds time to manage his passion, work commitments, and family. “If you believe in what you want to do, you will find the time to do it,” says Mr Ng. “It’s not how much time you have, but how wisely you use your time.”

When asked what drives him, the Eminent Business Alumni Award winner humbly shares his motto. “Work very hard. Know what you want. And never stop learning.”

Power Woman of European Private Equity

VeronicaEngbigNUS Business School graduate Ms Veronica Eng (BBA Hons 1976) is the only Asian and only female in the ten-member Board of Permira, a leading European-based private equity firm with more than € 22 billion of funds under its management.

“My career in corporate finance started when I was first recruited into a finance firm upon my graduation from NUS,” said Ms Eng. “Although I did not know exactly what I wanted at that point of time, I knew I wanted to work in the corporate finance industry. So when opportunity came to do something related to the industry, I took it.”

It was this seizing of opportunities and focusing on what she wanted to do that made Ms Eng the Head of Corporate Finance at Schroder Investment Bank by 1985.

A true opportunist, Ms Eng chose not to pass the opportunity when the Director of Schroder Investment Bank invited her to be the founding partner of Permira – even when the switch from corporate finance to private equity was at a time of grim market outlook and required her to venture into uncharted territory.

“I figured I might as well take the plunge, do something adventurous and seize the opportunity,” shared Ms Eng. “It turned out to be the best investment I have ever made in my life.”

Today, with an established wealth of insight and experience in banking and finance, it was no surprise that Financial Times cited Ms Eng as the “most powerful woman in European private equity” in 2007. She was also named one of the Top 100 Women in European Finance and being described as “a pivotal figure in the firm”.

On what she thought was the reason for her accomplishments, Ms Eng felt she “was lucky” because she had a good mentor and had worked at “enlightened organizations” that looked beyond race, gender or nationality.

“Whether I was a female or an Asian was of no relevance,” she said. “Ability counted much more than age, sex or nationality.”

Ms Eng also attributed her success to her alma mater. She was thankful that the School gave her “incredible opportunities” and hoped that students would use the opportunities given by the School as launch platforms.

“My work at Permira required me to call on all that I have learnt at NUS as well as all my skills and knowledge from banking and finance,” said Ms Eng. “Without the school, I would not be here today.”

On what advice she would give to graduates, Ms Eng said: “Take opportunities. Travel as much as you can. But remember you are a Singaporean graduate so do much as you can.”

A Farmer’s Son Paves The Way To Vietnam’s Industrial Future



Huynh Quang Hai has come a long way from his early beginnings. He and his eight siblings grew up on a farm in Quang Ngai, a poor province in Central Vietnam. However, his parents wanted better for them and pushed them all to study.

“My parents wanted all their children to get an education because they believed that if we were able to go to university, we would be able to change our future.”

He eventually did obtain a university education and subsequently, a job at a freight forwarding company. While on the job, he met the then-CEO of Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP), Cheong Kai Kong and was offered the job as the assistant to the CEO. This was in the 1990s and marked the start of his career at VSIP.

Three years into his time in VSIP, he told them that he did not want to stay on in his job as he wanted to learn more. Recognizing his potential, the company sent him to Singapore in 1999 where he obtained a graduate diploma in Business Administration and a Master of Science (Management of Technology) from the NUS Business School.

His time at the NUS Business School put his life on a different career path.

Armed with his new qualifications and his experience in Singapore, he rose quickly up the ladder of the company and he is now the Group Executive Director of VSIP Group and CEO of VSIP JSC. The experience here made a big difference to his life.

“Living in Singapore, I got an education and I got a lot of advice. I also learned a lot from the program, from professors, classmates and the school. But the most important thing was the experience of living in a foreign country.”

“You can talk to people from different countries, you can interact with businessmen, and you can see different business concepts that are only today arriving in Vietnam.”

What was also an eye-opener was to see people from different backgrounds working together in harmony, he said.

He has taken all these lessons to heart and it has helped him to make the VSIP the success that it is today. It now has 380 projects from 22 countries and has brought in more than US$2 billion worth of investments into the country.

According to him, the success of VSIP lies in the fact that it is more than an industrial park.“We are creating an investment environment for investors. After years of building up the country, we have yet to build up very good infrastructure to welcome manufacturers from foreign countries.” He also credits its success to the various government agencies in Singapore that have lent their experience and expertise to the project.

Hai is very proud of what VSIP has achieved. “We have created a very transparent investment environment for the investor, and we have created almost 70,000 jobs for the people in the country.”

VSIP is also important for its knock-on impact on the rest of the country, he said. It has become a model for other provinces to follow. Thanks to VSIP, Vietnam’s industrialization can move into a higher gear as other provinces also create infrastructure projects that meet the expectations and requirements of foreign investors.

Making All The Right Calls



In the male-dominated corporate world, being a female CEO is a major achievement. That achievement is all the sweeter for Chua Sock Koong because she helms SingTel, Southeast Asia’s largest telecommunications giant, a company that reported operating revenue of close to $17 billion and profit of about $4 billion last year.

Getting ahead of the class is something that she is used to though. At the University of Singapore, she graduated with first class honors in Accountancy in 1979. She eventually joined SingTel and rose up the corporate ladder there. Beginning as a treasurer, she was made Group Chief Financial Officer in 2006 before being promoted to the top job the next year. With her background, she brings a unique perspective to her role.

“The CFO is a very important business advisor to the CEO but at the same time, the CFO wears the governance hat,” she said. “When you’re the CFO, you’re juggling the two roles. You want to be a business partner but you have to make sure checks and balances are in place. 

“As the CEO, I take a much more holistic approach in business. I play a very important nurturing role. I want to encourage new ideas, innovation, and see how I can develop people as well. A large part of my time is around talent development.”

As one of the few female corporate chiefs around, she believes that she also has an obligation to mentor younger female talent who are starting out. “Successful women leaders do have a responsibility to help mentor aspiring women leaders so that the best man or woman has an opportunity for the job.” However, at the same time, she is firmly against artificially boosting the number of women. “I’m not an advocate of having quotas to achieve gender diversity In the end, it really depends on the talent pool available and you don’t want to distort that.”

She believes the way to get more women corporate leaders is to have good human resource policies. “To start, it would be helpful if companies have HR policies that are gender neutral, that gives equal opportunities for employment and promotion within the organizations.

“At the same time, it should allow some flexibility for staff to be able to handle activities outside work hours.”

She cites SingTel as a good example of a good corporate citizen. SingTel hires and promotes fairly and has created a flexible workforce that allows telecommuting, she said. In addition, “we allow people flexi-time off and that’s not limited to women alone.”

Rising up the corporate ladder no doubt has its perks, but it cannot be achieved without sacrifice. As a result, her advice to those just starting their career is to pick one they enjoy instead of focusing on pay.”There are a lot of tradeoffs that we have to make in life,” she notes.

“You have to choose a career that is really of interest and excites you so that getting up on Monday to go to work is not a chore.

“Looking at monetary rewards alone; that is never enough.”

28th Annual General Meeting of the MBA Alumni – NUS


2 February 2013 (Sunday)

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The MBA Alumni – NUS held its 28th Annual General Meeting on February 2, 2013 at the Mochtar Riady Building. A list of the new board of directors 2013/2014 can be viewed at https://bizalum.nus.edu/about_nusbizalum/volunteer_roll.aspx

Sharing insight on their plans for this upcoming year, incoming members Peter Yap, Peter Lee and Eddy Lek Hsiao Wei give us a glimpse into what’s in store for 2013/2014:

“I plan to reach out to MBA alumni to raise awareness about our organization and promote better engagement among our current MBA students. I want to focus on making our organization more vibrant and inclusive by using thematic events as a platform for members of different personal, professional and age ranges to come together. Member feedback is the best way to determine what types of activities, forums or career-related events will make our event program more competitive and interesting.”
Peter Lee (MBA 2011)

“I believe that by incorporating a Networking, Learning and Profiling (NLP) approach, we can improve our organization’s awareness and develop into an authority on Singapore’s business matters. Encouraging greater participation and contribution to the business community by sharing our experience is something we must do. Participating in advising and mentoring start-ups and SMEs will certainly help us enhance the level of standing of the NUS MBA both in Singapore and globally.
Eddy Lek Hsiao Wei (MBA 2010)

“Like most volunteers, I heeded the call to serve by contributing my time, experience and ideas towards the improvement of our organization. NUS is known for its quality staff and challenging curriculum, but it is the alumni that give the university the added dimension of pride. I am proud to be an NUS alumnus and I want others to take pride in our alma mater as well. Creating a tradition built on alumni involvement can only be accomplished when proud alumni inspire their children to attend NUS as well.”
Peter Yap (MBA 2011)

Bizad Charity Run 2013

12 January 2013 (Saturday)

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When you set out to raise S$100,000, surpass your goal by a further S$75,000, and end up raising 250% more than the previous year, you can consider the day a success! That’s exactly what happened at this year’s record-breaking Bizad Charity Run on January 12, 2013.

Runners and spectators turned out in force to support this third annual run, which was organized by the NUS Business School Alumni Association and GANO and supported by the Bizad Club and the MBA Alumni-NUS and NUS Business School Mandarin Alumni Association.

The number of people taking part also broke event records. Guest-of-Honor Minister of State for Trade and Industry Mr Teo Ser Luck flagged off over 1,000 participants at the starting point outside the Mochtar Riady Building. They ran their respective courses along the scenic NUS campus in either a 10-kilometre competitive run or a five-kilometer fun run, with a three-kilometer special run organized for the wheelchair-bound.

The top three runners of the 10-kilometer competitive run walked away with official prizes. However, everyone turned out to be a winner as the S$175,000 finally raised will go towards student bursaries as well as to the Assumption Pathway School, Society for the Physically Disabled and The Charis Mission.

With the tremendous success of this year’s Charity Run, the Bizad community is planning to make next year’s event an even greater success. See you all there!

Celebrating Eminent Business Leaders from Our Alumni Ranks

7 November 2012 (Wednesday)

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The NUS Business School Eminent Business Alumni Awards represent the highest recognition that can be bestowed upon alumni who have excelled in business and management. While nominees come from different backgrounds and professions, what they have in common is their high level of skill, knowledge, and the shared experience of being an alumnus of NUS Business School.

On the evening of November 7, 2012, guests and nominees came together at the Shangri-La Hotel to celebrate this year’s award winners. After an initial cocktail session where attendees mingled, guests were seated before the arrival of Guest-of-Honor, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Law Mr K Shanmugam.

Following Mr Shanmugam’s arrival, Awards Committee Chairman Mr Peter Seah (BBA Hons 1968) gave a lively speech welcoming all in attendance. Chairing the award selection committee for the third time, he related how difficult the process was, as all 18 nominees have accomplished great deeds. Whether their accomplishments were made domestically, abroad, in the public or private sector, they all led outstanding careers, and attained their foundation at NUS Business School. Following a very difficult selection process, Chairman Seah announced that four very deserving individuals were selected for the Senior Alumni Award and two for the Alumni Service Award.

After Chairman Seah’s welcome address, Mr Shanmugam gave an inspirational speech praising the night’s winners and the NUS Business School for its global accomplishments. He began his oration with some playful banter involving award winners Bobby Chin (BAcc 1974) and Yam Ah Mee (MBA 1991). He then praised NUS’ focus on not just equipping students with technical skills, but challenging them to improve their critical thinking, communication, reasoning, and decision-making skills. In particular, he focused on the NUS Business School’s internationally recognized programs and its prominent international rankings.

Mr Shanmugam’s speech then ventured into the difficulties faced by businesses in the last five years, which have raised questions about the viability of the free market. While he feels that the world is moving “left” in response to market abuses and the income gap is widening across the globe, he points out that the vigilance of government regulators has prevented such incidents from occurring in Singapore. He also commends the efforts of active citizen governance and public-private partnerships in monitoring and raising the alarm on market failures, as well as ensuring good Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is followed. Closing his speech, Mr Shanmugam elaborated on the moral and lawful obligations that business leaders have to grow society and the economy in a responsible manner. He reiterated his strong belief that the free market system benefits society, and that NUS Business School should continue to instill this concept in its students.

Following Mr Shanmugam’s speech, an exquisite dinner was served while I-Sis Trioprovided soothing musical entertainment. A video presentation showcased each individual award winner before they were called to the stage to receive their awards from Professor Bernard Yeung, Dean of the NUS Business School.

After the presentation of the awards, a token of appreciation was given to Guest-of-Honor Minister Shanmugam. First-year NUS Business School student Irwin Fua then came on stage to deliver a breathtaking rendition of the song “I believe I can fly,” and ‘梦想 his personal composition, illustrating the point made that NUS graduates come with diverse talents in addition to business acumen.

In his closing speech, Dean of the NUS Business School, Professor Bernard Yeung, thanked everyone for the wonderful event, bringing everyone’s attention to the great strides NUS Business School has made since 1965 to become a leading school in Asia. He highlighted how our graduates continue to contribute to the world’s economic growth, being model ambassadors for the University everywhere they go, and he called on everyone to do more to help their alma mater. He thanked the awards committee for their months of hard work.

A closing performance by I-Sis Trio brought a peaceful conclusion to the delightful evening, and the remainder of the night was spent with attendees mingling to congratulate the winners and catching up with familiar faces.

NUS Business School Eminent Business Alumni Award Winners

bobby_chin_thumbnailBobby Chin – The Value of Hard Work
Mr Bobby Chin has led a distinguished career. After graduating from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor of Accountancy in 1974, he joined the global accounting firm Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., which would later become KPMG Singapore. Read More

lim_how_teck_thumbnailLim How Teck – Kampong Boy Made Good
Growing up poor gave Mr Lim How Teck a hunger for success that propelled him from senior accountant of the national shipping giant Neptune Orient Line (NOL), to the Group Chief Financial Officer and prime mover of NOL’s acquisition of American President Line (APL), its much bigger rival. Read More

yam_ah_mee_thumbnailYam Ah Mee – The Enterprising Civil Servant
Mr Yam Ah Mee may seem like your typical Singaporean public servant who started in the military and then rotated through various senior postings within the Civil Service. While he may look every inch the Chief Executive Director of the People’s Association that he is, behind the smooth facade of the civil service Mandarin is an entrepreneur-officer at heart. Read More

dr_yin_wei_dong_thumbnailDr Yin Wei Dong – Saving Lives as a Doctor-entrepreneur
As a trained physician, Dr Yin Wei Dong could be saving lives one at a time. As the founder and Chief Executive Officer of vaccine producer Sinovac Biotech, Dr Yin is in the position to possibly save millions of lives. Nasdaq-listed Sinovac is a vaccine manufacturer that develops, manufactures, and sells vaccines to protect against viruses such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and the swine flu. Read More

dr_chung_tang-fong_thumbnailDr William Chung – Businessman, Research Scholar, and Community Leader
It is not common for businessmen to become academics, but Dr Chung Tang- Fong, William (钟腾芳博士) is an extraordinary example. The Chairman and Managing Director of Xi-Hong Enterprise, Dr Chung operates international trading and logistics management companies in both Singapore and China, has a Doctorate in Business Administration and is also a Research Scholar at the School of Economics at Peking University.
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yang_tseng_pu_thumbnailYang Tseng Pu – Age is Just a Number
Mr Yang Tseng Pu is proof that age is only a number, not a barrier. Born in 1946, he obtained his Asia Pacific Executive MBA (EMBA) from the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Business School in 1999 at the age of 53. Read More