• MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 2017-2018

    THE WAY FORWARD - STRONGER TOGETHER

    Mr. Chris Cheah

    University of Queensland

    Chairman

    Council Of Advisers

    Founder and Joint CEO

    TrustCapital Advisors Investment Management Pte Ltd

    Joseph Kwok,  AAS President

    Mr. Joseph Kwok

    University of New South Wales

    President

    Chair of Events & Activities Sub-committee

    CEO

    SooChow Securities CSSD (Singapore) Pte Ltd

    Geoff Howie, AAS Vice President

    Mr. Geoff Howie

    University of Queensland

    Vice President

    Market Strategist

    SGX

    Paul Ho, AAS Management Committee

    Mr. Paul Ho

    Macquarie University

    Committee Member

    Founder, Managing Director

    Icompare Loan

    Grace Ong, AAS Management Committee

    Ms. Grace Ong

    University of Adelaide

    Secretary

    Co-chair of Alumni Engagement

    Deputy Managing Director

    Kaeser Gastechnik Singapore Pte Ltd

    Rajaneesh Kurup, AAS Management Committee

    Mr. Rajaneesh Kurup

    James Cook University

    Committee Member

    Senior Manager Solution Marketing

    Equinix

    Kevin Dam, AAS Management Committee, UTS

    Mr. Kevin Dam

    University of Technology Sydney

    Committee Member

    Sales Director

    KD Consulting

    Rennie Sng​, AAS Treasurer

    Mr. Rennie Sng

    Murdoch University

    Treasurer

    Committee Member

  • COUNCIL OF ADVISORS 2017

    Dr. Dale Anderson, Council of Advisors, Australian Alumni Singapore

    Dr Dale Anderson

    Deputy Vice Chancellor, James Cook University

    Dr Anderson is the Deputy Vice Chancellor, James Cook University Australia and Head of the Singapore Campus. As Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Dr Anderson is a member of the James Cook University Executive and the Vice Chancellor’s Advisory Committee.

    He is currently a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the First Vice President of the Singapore Association of Private Education, a member of the Education Committee and the ASEAN Committee of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Singapore Management Committee of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

    Dr Cheong Choong Kong, Council of Advisors, Australian Alumni Singapore

    Dr Cheong Choong Kong

    Director

    Dr Cheong Choong Kong is the Malaysian former Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Airlines and former Chairman of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation.

    He is a Director of several companies, including Singapore Press Holdings Ltd, Great Eastern Holdings Ltd, Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Ltd and Overseas Assurance Corporation Ltd.

    He is Distinguished Australian Alumnus Award Winner 2015.

    He holds a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours in Mathematics from the University of Adelaide in 1964 where he studied in Australia as a Colombo Plan scholar.

    He also received a Master of Science (1966) and a PhD (1968) in Mathematics from Australian National University.

    Dr Bill Foo, Council of Advisors, Australian Alumni Singapore

    Dr Bill Foo

    Director

    Bill is currently a professional director, corporate advisor and chairman of several non-profit, private and public listed entities including SGX listed Mewah, CDL Hospitality and Tung Lok, and IC Power Singapore Ltd. Bill is also a Senior Advisor at Bank of Singapore and Lazard Asia and Non-Executive Director of Tower Capital Asia Pte Ltd(PE) and Unigestion Asia Pte Ltd(Investment Management) and Director of Business Circle Singapore Pte Ltd, in partnership with Trans Tasman Business Circle.

     

    Bill serves on several community and charity organisations including as Chairman of Heartware Network(a youth charity) and Salvation Army South Asia, and as a Director of the International Institute of Strategic Studies Ltd(Asia)/Trustee.

     

    Bill has a B.Admin from Concordia, MBA from McGill and an Honorary Doctor of Commerce from James Cook University where he is Special Advisor to the Chancellor.

    Mr Philip Forrest, Council of Advisors, Australian Alumni Singapore

    Mr Philip Forrest​

    Non-Executive Director

    Philip Forrest is the Non-Executive Director of 7 companies in the Asia Pacific region. He has also served on the Council of the Singapore Business Federation; the Boards of the Australian Chamber of Commerce (former president) and the British Chamber of Commerce; the Council of the Association of Banks in Singapore; and the University of Queensland's BEL Ambassador Council in Singapore (chairman). He sits on the governing council and several committees of the Singapore Institute of Directors and is a Fellow of that institute, the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia, and the Australian Institute of Business and Economics.

    Mr Loh Hoon Sun, Council of Advisors, Australian Alumni Singapore

    Mr Loh Hoon Sun

    Managing Director, Philip Securities, Former President AAS

    Mr Loh Hoon Sun has been with Phillip Securities since 1990, first as Managing Director and now Senior Advisor. He graduated from The University of Queensland, Australia. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and ISCA and Member of CFA Society and IBF Distinguished Fellow.

     

    He has served as Chairman, Gold Exchange of Singapore, and Board Member of, SIMEX, Stock Exchange of Singapore, Securities Industry Council, ACRA and GST Board of Review. He is a Past President of Chung Ling Alumni, Singapore, CPA Australia, Singapore Division and Australian Alumni Singapore.

    Mr Neil Parekh, Council of Advisors, Australian Alumni Singapore

    Mr Neil Parekh​

    General Manager Asia, National Australia Bank

    Neil joins NAB after a career track record in financial services holding Leadership positions for Natixis, DBS, Society Generale and Bank of America in US, Asia, Middle East & India. Neil holds Board Directorships with Nautilus Insurance, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE) and as Vice-Chairman for Singapore Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on the governing council of the ABS (Association of Banks in Singapore) and the Advisory Committee of the AICD (Australian Institute of Company Directors). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, a Master’s degree in Finance and an MBA in International Business.

    Mr Mah Bow Tan, Council of Advisors, Australian Alumni Singapore

    Mr Mah Bow Tan​

    Former Member of the People's Action Party

    Mah Bow Tan is a former Singaporean politician. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), he has been a Member of Parliament (MP) representing Tampines GRC from 1988 to 2015. He was a member of the Cabinet from 1991 to 2011, serving as the Minister for Communications (1991-99), Minister for the Environment (1993-95) and Minister for National Development (1999-2011).

    Mr Daniel Teo, Council of Advisors, Australian Alumni Singapore

    Mr Daniel Teo​

    Chairman and Managing Director

    How How Group of Companies

    Daniel Teo is presently a director of the Tong Eng Group of Companies. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of the Hong How Group of Companies.

     

    Mr Toh served as an independent director of Courts (Singapore) Limited from 1993 to 2007 and Popular Holdings Limited from 1999 to 2005. He was also an independent director of Sunway City Berhad, a company listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad from 2001 to 2010.

     

    He holds a Bachelor's Degree, Architecture from the University of Melbourne

    Mr Michael Yap, Council of Advisors, Australian Alumni Singapore

    Mr Michael Yap

    Members Vice - Chancellor's Circle

    Swinburne University of Technology

    Michael Yap is the Executive Committee Member of the EDB Society and Lions Club of Singapore. He is an Adjunct Professor at Swinburne University.

     

    Michael has 40 years of elite leadership experience in Non Executive and Executive positions as Director, General Manager and CEO in both the Public and Private sector across the Asia Pacific. He is a Graduate in Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry from the University of Swinburne and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute of the UK.

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2. Collection of Personal Data

You may be requested to provide your particulars (primarily business contact information) in relation to the Event, and this may include certain Personal Data
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3. Use of Personal Data Collected

Any Personal Data provided by you to us may be used for the following purposes (where relevant):
a) Process and respond to your requests and queries;
b) Send you information, updates, invitations, marketing and advertising materials and information in relation to the Event (or future editions thereof) or any other
events/activities held by the organiser, its partners, sponsors and/or their respective affiliates;
c) Update our records;
d) Process your personal particulars to facilitate any payment;
e) Compile data and conduct statistical or demographic analysis;
f) Solicit and record your opinion/feedback via surveys and requests for feedback (if you consent to participating);
g) Comply with a court order, other legal processes or other legal requirements of any governmental authority (including detecting, investigating and preventing
any crime, offence or breaches);
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i) Allow us to use your Personal Data in any other ways for which we have notified you and obtained your consent accordingly.

4. Disclosure of Personal Data

All Personal Data held by us will be kept confidential, but we may, where such disclosure is necessary to satisfy the purpose, or a directly-related purpose for which
the Personal Data was collected, provide such information to the following parties:
a) Any person or company who is acting for, jointly or on our behalf, in respect of the purpose or a directly-related purpose for which the Personal Data was
provided;
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services due or requested; and
c) Any government authority in compliance with any applicable laws, rules and regulations, codes of practices, guidelines, court order, other legal processes or
requirements.

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7. Accuracy of Personal Data

We will keep all Personal Data collected as accurate, complete and up-to-date as necessary, taking into account its intended use and the interests of our customers and visitors. Where possible, we will validate the Personal Data provided by using generally accepted practices and guidelines.

8. Protection of Personal Data

We will use our best endeavours to protect your Personal Data against loss or theft, as well as any unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification with security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the Personal Data, regardless of the format in which it is held.

9. Retention of Personal Data

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as the purposes for which such data is collected or used (as notified to you) continues, or where necessary, for our legal or business purposes.

10. Changes to Policy

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11. Several Obligation

Please note that our liability hereunder is several and each of the above party shall not be liable for the respective privacy breaches of the other party.

12. Contact Us

For questions regarding this policy or to access or correct your Personal Data, please contact us at secretariat@aas.org.sg.