Business & Philanthropy Forum 2021

Meet the Speakers


Masagos Zulkifli

Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Health


Desmond Tan

Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment

Benjamin Fok

Director of the Fok Ying Tung Foundation

Camilla Rockefeller

Board Chair, David Rockefeller Fund

Lukas Haynes

Chief Executive Officer, David Rockefeller Fund

Wendy Kopp

CEO and Co-founder of Teach For All

Kelly Tallman Clements

United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees

Howard W. Buffett

Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

William B. Eimicke

Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Kyungsun Chung

Co-Founder and Managing Partner at The Sylvan Group

Chew Gek Hiang

Council Member of the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation

Mary Ann Tsao

Chairperson of the Tsao Ng Yu Shun Foundation

Melissa Kwee

CEO of National Volunteer And Philanthropy Centre

Anita Fam Siu Ping

President, National Council of Social Service (NCSS)

Xiang Bing

Founding Dean Professor of China Business and Globalization at CKGSB

Dean Danny Quah

Professor for Economics and Dean Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS

Eric M. Rice

Head of Impact Investing, BlackRock

Alexis Deladerrière

CFA, Managing Director, Head of International Developed Markets, New York, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Ai Luming

Board Member of China Global Philanthropy Institute

Victor Koo

Chairman, Heyi Holdings and Co-Founder, Tianren Culture (Founder of Youku, China's Youtube 古永锵 优酷创始人)

Chen Jun

Senior vice president of Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Quek Siu Rui

Co-founder of Carousell

Aaron Tan

Co-founder and CEO of Carro

Arun Kant

CEO of Leonie Hill Capita

Alfredo De Massis

Professor of Entrepreneurship & Family Business, Free University of Bolzano

Basma Alzamil

General Manager in Corporate Human Resources of Zamil Group Holding

Catherine Loh

CEO of Community Foundation of Singapore

Jefferson Lanjie Chen

Co-founder, Group Chairman and CEO at Advance Intelligence Group

Christopher Marquis

Samuel C. Johnson Professor in Sustainable Global Enterprise and Professor of Management, Cornell University Johnson College of Business

Clare Woodcraft

Executive Director, Centre for Strategic Philanthropy, University of Cambridge, Judge Business School

Eileen Heisman

President & CEO, President & CEO, National Philanthropic Trust (NPT)

Esther Choy

Adjunct Lecturer of Family Enterprise in the John L. Ward Center for Family Enterprises

Fermin Diez

Deputy CEO, National Council of Social Service

Girish P. Ramachandran

President - Asia-Pacific, Tata Consultancy Services

Ho Ren Hua

Chief Executive Officer, Thai Wah Public Company Ltd

Isabel Sim

Managing Director at Nonprofit Innovation

Jeanne Lim

Co-founder and CEO, beingAI Limited

Christine Williams

Deputy Global Head of Family Office, Invest Hong Kong

Jim Pitofsky

Managing Director - Strategic Alliances, John Templeton Foundation

John Brothers

President, T. Rowe Price Foundation

John Canady

CEO, UK, National Philanthropic Trust (NPT)

Khong Yuen Foong

Vice Dean (R&D) and Li Ka Shing Profesor in Political Science, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Kimmis Pun

Managing Director, Head of Relationship Management - Greater China, Standard Chartered Private Bank

Au King-lun, MH

Executive Director Board Member Financial Services Development Council

Latanya Mapp Frett

President and CEO of Global Fund for Women

Leong Cheung

Executive Director, Charities & Community, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

LI Haitao

Dean’s Distinguished Chair Professor of Finance, Associate Dean for Integrated MBA, Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs and the Development Foundation, Director of the Family Business Research Center

Mahira Khan

National Goodwill Ambassador, UNHCR

Maria Ahlström-Bondestam

Co-Founder & Chair of the Board, Eva Ahlström Foundation

Marina Feffer Oelsner

Co-founder & Pledger

Navin Amarasuriya

Director of Singapore Contentment Foundation, Non-Executive Director of B.P. de Silva Group  EtonHouse Community Fund 

Nick Cooney

Founder & Managing Director, Lever VC

Ong Pei Yeing

Director General, Guangdong JSY Foundation

Pascal De Petrini

Chairman, Danone Asia

Rajeev Peshawaria

CEO, Stewardship Asia Centre (SAC)

Rebekah Lin

Director, Jia Foundation

Eric Ng

CEO, Happiness Capital;
SVP, LKK Health Products Group

Ruth A. Shapiro

Co-Founder and Chief Executive

S. Mona Singha

Board Chair, Women Moving Millions

Stanley Sia

Managing Director, Co-Head Asia Digital Channels and Data Analytics, Standard Chartered Bank; Chairman, SATA CommHealth

Sutat Chew

Chairman, Shan De Advisors Pte Ltd; Chairman, Caregivers Alliance

Gavin Chia

Managing Director of Futu Singapore

Usha Menon

Executive Chairman, Usha Menon Management Consultancy (UM-MC Asia)

Virginia Tan

Founding Partner, Teja Ventures

Winnie Qian PENG

Director of Tanoto Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies, HKUST

Wong Poh Kam

Professor – Strategy & Policy, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore

Dawn Tan

Head, Philanthropy Advisory, Credit Suisse APAC Private Banking Division, Deputy CEO, SymAsia Foundation

Amy Zhang

Director, Private Wealth

Cherine Fok

Director, Sustainability Services, KPMG IMPACT
KPMG in Singapore

Lilian Wang

Research Director responsible for Impact and Engagement, Arisaig Partners

Amit Kumar Pandey

Ph.D., Co-founder, Chief Technology Officer, and Chief Science Officer of beingAI Limted

Yogesh Parte

Assistant Vice President and incubation and innovation head of CitiusTech Healthcare Technologies Limited

Jin Teik Oon

Chairman of Board and Non-Executive Director of Approved Technology Solutions, Tan Kah Kee family member

Frances Kang

Investment Portfolio Curator at Horizons Ventures

Jacqui Hocking

CEO & Storyteller, VS Story B Corp Movement Ambassador

Stephen Banfield

Partner, Real Estate and Asset Management, Tax and Head of Family Office & Private Client, KPMG in Singapore

Greg Limb

Global Head of Family Office and Private Client, KPMG International and UK Head of Family Office & Private Client, KPMG LLP (UK)

Sloan C. Sainas

Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)

David Lanning

Partner at Arisaig Partners