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Mr Elliott Masie

President and CEO

The MASIE Center

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Elliott Masie is a provocative, engaging, and entertaining researcher, educator, analyst, and speaker, who focuses on the changing world of the workplace, learning, and technology. Over the past 29 years, he has been the host and curator of many Learning & Development seminars, labs, and conferences.

Elliott heads The MASIE Center in Saratoga Springs, New York, a think tank focused on the way in which organisations can support learning and knowledge within the workforce. He leads the Learning CONSORTIUM, a coalition of over 200 global organisations, including Amazon, Walmart, American Express, General Electric, McDonald’s, General Motors and Fidelity Investments, cooperating on the evolution of learning strategies.

He is the editor of Learning TRENDS by Elliott Masie, an internet newsletter read by over 52,000 business executives worldwide, and is also a regular columnist in professional publications, including CLO Magazine. He is the author of 12 books, including the ASTD/MASIE Center’s Big Learning Data. Elliott's next book , EveryDay Learning, will be published in September 2020.

Elliott's professional focus has been in the fields of corporate learning, organisational performance, and emerging technology. He has developed models for accelerating the spread of knowledge, learning, and collaboration throughout organisations. He is acknowledged as the first analyst to use the term eLearning and has advocated for a sane deployment of learning and collaboration technology as a means of supporting the effectiveness and profitability of enterprises.

Elliott serves as an advisor to a wide range of government, education, and non-profit groups. He has served on the board of trustees of Skidmore College, as a member of FIRST Robotics Board of Directors, and the CIA University Board of Visitors. He has also served as a pro-bono advisor to the United States Department of Defense, and on the White House Advisory Council on Expanding Learning Opportunities.

Elliott is known as a highly approachable speaker and trainer, blending humour, applicable stories of best practice, and high levels of audience involvement. Over the past 35 years, he has presented programmes, courses, and speeches to over 2,100,000 professionals around the world. He lives in Saratoga Springs, owns thoroughbred horses, and is a producer/investor in Broadway shows including the Tony Award winning Kinky Boots and An American in Paris, as well as SEARED, The Prom, The Cher Show, Anastasia, The Play That Goes Wrong, and SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical.

Mr Chooake Wongwattanasilpa

Chief Design Officer

Managing Director

DBS Bank

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Chooake Wongwattanasilpa is Chief Design Officer at DBS, where he leads User Experience and Design. In this role, he works with the Consumer Banking & Wealth Management and Business Banking teams to make finance more understandable and actionable for non-bankers. He focuses on what it takes to connect with customers by building a better total experience, looking at areas such as instant onboarding, ease of purchase, speed of delivery, seamless automation, and responsiveness to complaints.

Previously, Chooake built and led the design team at PayPal APAC, designed localised payments for the Asia-Pacific market, led the Global PayPal Checkout at PayPal HQ, and led the multimedia application team at Motorola that designed the early iTunes app for their ROKR phone.

Chooake started his career as an Interaction Designer at Morningstar, Inc. in Chicago, where he used a data-based approach to design early forms of financial tools and data on the internet during the .NET and CD-ROM era. He also practises yoga and is a frequent author and speaker on thoughtful design and creativity.

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Dr Robert Coles

Chief Executive Officer

Roffey Park Institute

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Dr Robert Coles is the Chief Executive of Roffey Park Institute. He has been deeply involved with human development over many years, most recently as the Co-Founder and Chair of The Centre for Alternative Leadership & Management - Place of CALM™, an academic research collaboration, think tank, and consultancy, created in response to the global financial crisis of 2007/8.

Previously, Dr Coles built three executive education practices and was also the European Director for one of the world’s ‘next 4’ global audit and accounting organisations, leading a European organisation of 10,000 employees and a revenue of $1.6 billion.

Dr Coles’ career spans the fields of retail, the arts, financial services, and human resources and organisation development consultancy, working with or leading organisations across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the USA.

Dr Coles is a graduate of both the University of Oxford and the University of Leicester in the UK. His PhD research focused on dialogic approaches to leadership, and Confucian ideas underpinning how leaders should self-manage. His post-graduate degrees are in Cross-Cultural Adult Learning, and Global Organisational Leadership.

Over the last decade, Dr Coles has focused his work and research on international joint ventures in the civil engineering and utilities sectors in Europe and the USA, using action research to design organisational learning and practices, enabling timely delivery of high-value, high-complexity infrastructure programmes. He is also Visiting Fellow in Leadership and Management at the University of Leicester in the UK.

Dr Coles’ professional affiliations include Fellow of the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning, UK, Academician of the Academy of Human Resource Development, USA, member of the International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychologists, and member of the Academy for Professional Dialogue.

 

In his spare time, Dr Coles is an enthusiastic mountain trek and climbing leader, and has enjoyed climbing around the world.

Dr Joanne Yoong

Senior Economist and Director

University of Southern California, Center for Economic and Social Research

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Dr Joanne Yoong is an applied economist working at the intersection of behavioural economics, health and financial decision making, and socioeconomic development. Her primary appointment is as Senior Economist at the University of Southern California, where she directs the offices of the Center for Economic and Social Research in Singapore and Washington DC, and is a principal member of the University of Southern California Behavioral Economics Studio. 

Dr Yoong is also a visiting Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore, an honorary senior lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and an adjunct economist at the RAND Corporation. She has previously held positions as Associate Professor of Health Systems and Behavioral Sciences at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and as the Director of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research at the National University Hospital System. 

Dr Yoong serves on various national and international policy advisory committees, including the OECD/International Network for Financial Education Research Committee. She has also served as Director of the Asia Pacific Regional Capacity-Building for Health Technology Assessment (ARCH) Initiative, an APEC-funded multi-country collaboration to promote health technology assessment among member economies, Director of the RAND Behavioural Finance Forum 2012,  and Founding Co-President of the Singapore Health Economics Association, and she was a member of the founding organising committee for the first Asian Workshop for Health Economics and Econometrics. 

Dr Yoong received her PhD in Economics at Stanford University as an FSI Starr Foundation Fellow and her AB summa cum laude in Economics and Applied and Computational Mathematics from Princeton University. Her academic research has been published in leading economic, medical, and public health journals, and has been funded by the World Health Organisation, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, National Institutes of Health, the Department for International Development, World Bank, and the United States Agency for International Development. In addition to her research work, she is the founder of Research for Impact, a Singapore-based social enterprise dedicated to making rigorous and objective research and evaluation accessible, inclusive, and transformative for populations in Asia.

Ms Kang So-Young

Founder and Chief Energizer

Gnowbe

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Kang So-Young is founder and Chief Energizer of Gnowbe, the first mobile learn-by-doing platform that re-teaches teaching and empowers a new way of learning. She is also the founder of Awaken Group, a multi-disciplinary Transformation Design (TD) firm.

 

So-Young is an author, Huffington Post blogger, TEDx speaker, Harvard Business School graduate, and former McKinsey consultant, and was nominated by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. She is a highly sought out speaker globally across the USA, Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and Africa on multiple topics spanning the areas of transformation design, innovation, leadership, culture, strategy, education, educational technology (EdTech), and entrepreneurship. 

So-Young is a pioneer in the field of EdTech and continues to inspire educators, C-Suite executives, and government officials through her keynotes at the European Foundation for Management Development, World Economic Forum Davos, Nigerian Economic Summit, ASU-GSV, Qudwa Teachers' Forum, and Global Skills Forum.

Ms Jamie Lim

Chief Executive Officer

Scanteak Singapore

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Jamie Lim graduated with a dual EMBA degree from UCLA-NUS. As Regional Marketing Director, Jamie spearheads Scanteak’s regional branding initiatives, manages overseas franchises, and oversees Scanteak Singapore’s business operations. Following her first job in Hollywood, she made the switch from marketing films to marketing the local furniture brand, Scanteak, in 2004. By 2006, the number of Scanteak showrooms had doubled across the region.

Jamie believes a successful for-profit enterprise can impact customers, team members, working partners, and the society through strong business ethics, work excellence, and social contributions. Besides maintaining close partnerships with local tertiary institutes through internships and special projects, Jamie has also reinforced the importance of design in the retail industry through collaborations with award-winning designers.

Under Jamie’s influence, Scanteak has won several brand awards, such as the Promising Brand Award (2005), CitiBusiness – SPBA Regional Brand Award (2006, 2013), SuperBrands (2009), the Singapore Good Design Award (Singapore) (2015, 2019), the Good Design Award (Japan) (2015), the IPOS Award for Design Innovation (2015), and the President’s Design Award Singapore (2015).

The Scanteak group also introduced two new brands under Jamie’s leadership: ScanKomfort (mattresses) and ScanLiving (leather sofas). In 2010, Scanteak’s Taiwan operations became publicly listed, Scanteak Japan has been expanding steadily, and in Singapore the Scanteak Group now has 12 showrooms. The Group now has over 150 showrooms worldwide and is one of the biggest furniture retailers in Singapore and Taiwan. Jamie also led the initiative to start an e-commerce store for the Scanteak brand.

Jamie is the winner of the Junior Chamber International TOYP (Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World) Singapore Award (2012), and she currently serves as a member of the Future Economy Council, a council mooted by the government which advises on national level initiatives.

A/Prof Kenny Tan

Chief Executive Officer

St Luke's ElderCare Ltd

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Associate Professor Kenny Tan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of St Luke’s ElderCare Ltd (SLEC) since August 2016, has steered SLEC to significant growth in the areas of infrastructure, services, and partnerships. His innovative spirit, pragmatic approach, and authentic leadership are characteristics that have guided key human resources practices. Under his leadership, SLEC has gained new ground in the setting up of a training institution, formalising talent development paths, and growing employee impact.

In recognition of A/Prof Tan’s ability to support, champion, and endorse effective and innovative human resources practices which address employee and organisational needs, he was awarded the Leading CEO Award at the Singapore HR Awards 2019. His leadership and integrity in driving diversity and flexibility in the organisation continues to be a priority. He also received the Ageing Asia Global Trailblazer Award in 2019, which recognises leaders who have contributed to a transformative impact on the care provision for elders.

Chef Eric Teo

Adult Education Fellow

Honorary President Mentor, Singapore Chef's Association

Master Mentor, Asian Culinary Institute

Chef Eric Teo is a Singaporean celebrity chef with 31 years of culinary experience in the F&B industry in Singapore.

Chef Teo was accorded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the World Gourmet Summit 2017, an award which recognises individuals whose significant contributions, over a period of 15 years or more, have led to the promotion and growth of excellence within the F&B industry. 

In 2000, Chef Teo personally led a team which not only participated in the Culinary Olympics competition, one of the most prestigious international culinary competitions in the world, but came in second place overall, scoring three Olympic gold medals. This was a historic win for Singapore, as such an accomplishment had never been achieved before in the history of the Culinary Olympics. He was later one of the chef mentors for Singapore’s Culinary Team, who were crowned the overall champions of the Culinary Olympics 2016 competition held in Erfurt, Germany.

Chef Teo collaborates with the Asian Culinary Institute to help equip aspiring chefs with the necessary skills to be job-ready. He also provides career talks at various institutions to inspire and encourage students and young cooks.

From 2006 to 2013, Chef Teo was a key member of what was then Singapore Workforce Development Agency’s F&B Industry Skills and Training Council, where he was involved in setting up and reviewing the F&B Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications framework.

Chef Teo is the first Singaporean to be appointed President of the Singapore Chefs’ Association from 2005 to 2013, and first Singaporean Executive Chef helming the culinary operations for an International Luxury Hotel in Singapore.

Dr Jennifer Tan

Vice President, Learning & Development (Head, Learning Design & Technology), Group Human Resources

OCBC Bank

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Dr Jennifer Pei-Ling Tan is Vice President of Learning & Development at OCBC Bank, and formerly served as the Assistant Dean (Knowledge Mobilisation), Research Scientist (Creativity, 21st Century Literacies and Learning), and Co-Convenor of the Creativity and 21st Century Competencies Research Task Force at the Office of Education Research, National Institute of Education, Singapore. Dr Tan specialises in techno-pedagogical innovations and learning analytics aimed at fostering 21st century skills and dispositions in learners.

Dr Michael Fung

Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer, Chief Data Officer

SkillsFuture Singapore 

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Dr Michael Fung is Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer, and Chief Data Officer at SkillsFuture Singapore. He is responsible for the continuing education and training system in Singapore, oversees the human resource function, and champions data governance, management, and reporting practices. He also serves as an adjunct Senior Fellow at the Singapore University of Technology and Design.

Dr Fung is Founding President of the Higher Education Planning in Asia Association, and a board governor of IP Academy Singapore. He is an alumnus of the University of Southern California and Carnegie Mellon University in the USA, and Tsinghua University in China.

Dr Lynda Wee

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Bootstrap Pte Ltd

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Dr Lynda Wee is the Founder and Chief Executive of Bootstrap, and is also a Specialist Adult Educator (Curriculum Development) at the Institute for Adult Learning. A strong proponent of innovating learning and performance, she curated and prototyped Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in Asia. She was bestowed The Innovator Award (2000), The Enterprise Challenge Shield (2003), and the TEC Champion Award (2003) from the Prime Minister’s Office in Singapore for her innovation in piloting Problem-Based Learning in tertiary education.

As the former Senior Vice President of Learning and Development at CapitaLand Limited and the Founding Principal of CapitaLand Institute of Management and Business, Dr Wee led the Design Thinking Initiative to promote employee-driven innovation that yielded innovative business ideas for the enterprise. As digital learning became more prevalent, she led three teams to win the InnovPLUS Flame Awards for innovating digital learning in various industry sectors.

Dr Wee serves as an adjunct Associate Professor at the Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University. She is a Fellow at the Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom, and has held Chartered Marketer status since 2001. She is a Certified Senior Practising Management Consultant, Certified Workplace Learning Specialist, and Certified D.I.S.C. Specialist.

Mr James Tan

Executive Secretary 

Education Services Union and Chemical Industries Employee Union  

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James Tan is the Executive Secretary of both the Education Services Union and the Chemical Industries Employee Union. Previously, he has held positions in a number of industrial unions and social enterprise bodies within NTUC, including those relating to building and construction, public utilities, NTUC First Campus (HR), and NTUC U Live. His work mainly focuses on industrial relations, helping workers to enhance their status and employability, and helping companies to enhance their productivity. 

In the last few years, he has been focusing on working with companies, associations and Institutes of Higher Learning to enhance the training, employment, and employability of the workers through various programmes and Company Training Committees (CTC).

Prof Lim Yeow Khee

Adult Education Fellow

President, Singapore Institute of Aerospace Engineers

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Professor Lim Yeow Khee is Adjunct Associate Professor at Nanyang Technological University Singapore and Associate Faculty at Singapore Institute of Technology. In 2007, while serving as Chairman of the Aerospace Work Skills Qualifications Technical Sub-Committee, he was pivotal in developing the technical skills framework for the aerospace industry. In 2012, he was appointed Chairman of the Manufacturing Generic Skills Validation Committee (MGSVC), which developed a national skills qualification framework that could be recognised across the manufacturing sector.

Since its formation in 1975, Professor Lim has made significant contributions to the development of Singapore Institute of Aerospace Engineers (SIAE). In 1996, SIAE embarked on a series of aerospace education and training programs to meet demands of the fledging aerospace industry in Singapore. Collaboration with the University of Technology Sydney allowed the introduction of the BSc (Hon) in Aerospace Operation and RMIT University’s MBA (Aviation), as part of early efforts to upgrade the aerospace workforce in Singapore. In 1999, the Air Transport Training College (ATTC) was set up as the professional development centre of SIAE and it developed into a SAR 147 Maintenance Training Organisation, achieving National CET Institute status in 2013.

Much of Professor Lim’s 52-year career in aerospace was with Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SIA Engineering Company where he worked in technical and management positions covering 14 different work areas. Starting as an apprentice aircraft maintenance engineer in 1968, his training and education include a scholarship to the University of Leeds and attachments to Lufthansa and Swissair.

Professor Lim sat on advisory committees in ITE colleges, polytechnics, and universities. He was Authority Member of Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (2009 -2017) and Chief Judge of the Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors’ Award. For his contributions to aviation safety and aerospace education, he was conferred the titles of Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and Honorary Fellow of SIAE.

Dr Renee Tan

Director

Centre for Innovation and Development

Institute for Adult Learning

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Dr Renee Tan is the Director of the Centre for Innovation and Development at the Institute for Adult Learning (IAL). Her responsibilities include planning and strategising programmes and initiatives to facilitate the roll out of iN.LEARN 2020, and encouraging learning innovation to take root and be adopted. 

Having held various positions at the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA, now Workforce Singapore) and within IAL, Dr Tan’s previous portfolio includes leading the professionalisation and growth of the Training and Adult Education (TAE) community, through initiatives such as Adult Education Network and Adult Education Professionalisation. Dr Tan holds a Doctorate in Education from the University of Bristol, and both a Masters degree and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English Literature from the National University of Singapore. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the National Institute of Education.

Mr Lewis Garrad

Partner & Solution Leader

Mercer 

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Lewis Garrad is Partner and business leader for Mercer’s Employee Experience Practice in the International region. Voted a top 101 Global Employee Engagement Influencer, he is regular contributor to publications such as the Harvard Business Review and Talent Quarterly  and speaker in the areas of people science, HR data, employee engagement and leadership. 

 

In his commercial work, he leads a team of social scientists, engineers and consultants to help clients and customers implement data-driven talent, leadership and employee engagement programs to improve organizational performance. 

Lewis has supported the development of several organization and HR capabilities programs, including a leading role in the development of the national HR Skills Framework in Singapore. He has deep expertise in making HR programs relevant for C-level executives in global companies as well as facilitating senior leadership teams to help them unlock leadership effectiveness.

Lewis is chartered by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as an Occupational Psychologist; he graduated from the University of Nottingham in the UK with an MSc in Occupational Psychology and a First Class Honours BSc in Psychology & Cognitive Neuroscience. Lewis is also qualified by the British Psychological Society to use both ability tests and personality questionnaires to assess talent.

Mr Kevin Chua

Senior Director Human Resources (APAC)

Medtronic 

Kevin Chua is a senior Human Resource Leader who is a Business Partner with specialist expertise in Talent Management, Change Management and Talent Acquisition.  As an integral and trusted member of executive leadership teams, partnered senior leaders and spearheaded different HR strategies to drive business directions and achieve business objectives in complex matrix organisations.  

Kevin has worked in several Fortune 500 companies in a number of industries (including biomedical sciences, oil & gas, and shipping); as well as with premier agencies in the Singapore public sector.  He has taken on global roles based out of London, UK; APAC roles based out of Singapore; and was also for a time HR Director for Japan, based out of Tokyo.  He has had had large geographically dispersed client group, with employees in Asia Pacific, United Kingdom, United States and Continental Europe. 

Kevin is experienced in driving the people aspects of business transformation; this included mergers, acquisitions and divestiture; and being involved the design and implementation of a major off-shoring project.

Ms Lim Lee Yee

Director, School of Life Skills and Communication

Singapore Polytechnic 

Lee Yee is currently the Director of the School of Life Skills and Communication (LSC) at Singapore Polytechnic (SP). Prior to her current role that is more administrative in nature, Lee Yee spent 16 enriching years teaching and learning with young and adults learners locally and in the ASEAN region. 

 

Lee Yee has taught modules/courses that ranged from critical and creative thinking, communication and interpersonal skills, digital literacy to global and current affairs in SP and MOE schools. She was awarded SP’s Excellence in Teaching Award in 2006, Journal of Teaching Practice in 2011, 2013 and 2020, and presented her research in applied learning at the ISATE conferences in Singapore and Japan. 

When she can afford the luxury of time, Lee Yee enjoys conversations with her students, jogging with her sons, serendipitous travels, scouring social media for interesting content and hibernating with a few good books and kopi-O kosong in hand.

Ms Jael Chng

Co-founder, Chief Problem Solver

My Working Title 

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Ms Jael Chng is the co-founder and Chief Problem Solver of My Working Title, a Career Design movement and start up that inspires and empowers people to actively design their careers. Since the 2017 launch, their career discovery model, tools and programmes are used in 19 countries and have impacted diverse groups of people. Their client include LinkedIn, Grab, Shopee, GIC, Aviva, NUS and WSG. She was also featured on Channel 5's current affairs programme 'Talking Point' for her perspective on preparing for the future of work. 

 

Ms Chng is a creative analytic that fuses design thinking, communications and people development to create solutions. She has experience in marketing communications and management consulting with clients such as P&G, HP and Singapore Government Technology Agency. She had lectured in Ngee Ann Polytechnic and launched a youth entrepreneurship programme in Halogen Foundation Singapore. She advocates for youth talent development in her volunteer work. She also enjoys a good gelato. 

Dr Gog Soon Joo

Chief Futurist, Chief Research Officer, Chief Skills Officer

SkillsFuture Singapore 

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Dr Gog Soon Joo is the Chief Futurist and Chief Skills Officer at SkillsFuture Singapore. She leads a team of Skills Analysts, Data Scientists and Futurists, to identify global trends that impact jobs and skills. Dr Gog and her team work with local and international partners to prototype solutions in the areas of future of work, future of learning and future skills. Her research interests include capitalism in the digital economy, new economy firms, skills ecosystems and skills policies. Some of her more recent projects include the use of artificial intelligence-enabled data to develop predictive modelling of skills, and comparative study of new economy firms in advanced economy.

Ms Christy Chung

Director
Continuing Education and Training Academy

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

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Christy Chung is known as a passionate educator who is equally a geek about systems, analytics, and the stories they tell. She joined Ngee Ann Polytechnic after attaining her Chartered Accountant qualification. A repeat recipient of the School Teaching Award, she draws energy from the rapport built and relationships formed with young and adult learners, both in and outside the classroom.

Christy’s prior policy making, systems, and operations management experience with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance have served her well in her previous roles as a lecturer, Section Head, and Head of Office of Internships & Career, as well as her current role as the Director of Continuing Education & Training Academy. Much of her time now is spent leading cross-functional teams working with government agencies, industry partners, and other Institutes of Higher Learning to formulate and coordinate the rollout of SkillsFuture initiatives.

Mrs Praise Mok

Deputy Chief Executive

ROHEI Corporation

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Praise Mok is the Deputy Chief Executive of ROHEI, a consultancy founded in 2007. She pioneered ROHEI’s experiential approach to learning and continues to direct ROHEI’s process of creating transformative learning experiences to ensure they are relevant, powerful, enjoyable, and effective.

Praise has nearly 20 years’ experience in the Learning and Development industry and has been an agent of innovation and change at ROHEI. A key member of the founding team during its early years, Praise pioneered ROHEI’s experiential learning formats that were compelling and challenging for learners. These experiences can be scaled to cater to groups as large as 200-300 learners, otherwise known as a Learning Carnival, and resulted in major shifts in heartset and mindset — learning that is caught, not taught. The results speak for themselves: highly commended, effective, and leaving a lasting impact on clients.

Praise was extensively involved in the design development and delivery of Emotional Intelligence and Building High Performance Teams — signature programmes in ROHEI’s corporate training repertoire. She also created experiences to help learners build resilience and manage change effectively.

Believing in the arts as a powerful and profound vehicle of learning, Praise integrated pottery, storytelling, photography, and painting in learning delivery. The pottery-inspired learning experience, BAO, resonated strongly with senior leaders in government institutions, SMEs, and MNCs. As part of ROHEI’s use of the arts, she also weaved storytelling into an experience to host a townhall of 700 staff from a key statutory board.

Praise is not only the lead creator of ROHEI’s learning and development solutions which support the consultancy’s strategic imperatives, she also spearheads capability development of the unique ROHEI trainer, who should be inspiring, authentic, and relational. She has consulted for SMEs, MNCs, and key government organisations, in addition to Institutes of Higher Learning, to navigate change and equip leaders with the relational skills and people-sensitivity which are critical to smoothen the path to change.

Praise is a thought leader in the learning and development space, having been invited to speak and moderate at notable platforms such as the Institute for Adult Learning’s Adult Educator Learning Day and CIPD-IHRP Think Tank Roundtable 2018. She was also invited to contribute to the Framework Development for Training and Adult Education sector by SkillsFuture Singapore.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ms Aline Eustaquio-Low

Senior Consultant

ROHEI Corporation

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Aline Eustaquio-Low is the Head of the Training, Coaching, and Curriculum Design Team at ROHEI. She leads a synergised, multi-generational team of trainers, consultants, coaches, and curriculum designers in the design, development, and delivery of ROHEI’s customised experiential learning programmes.

An experienced curriculum designer since 2011, Aline has played a significant role in ROHEI’s signature programmes, including SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace, Service Innovation, Diversity, Values Alignment, and Resilience, under the EDGE, SVCF, and GMS Frameworks, as part of the WSQ system. Her programmes have been widely used for ROHEI’s clients in local and regional settings, for both public and private sector industries. Key clients include Parkway Pantai, Robinsons, Maybank, UOB, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, and SATS.

Trained in psychology, Aline has a depth of understanding of how different people think and behave, a crucial skill she leverages in curriculum development. Her training in social research enables her to analyse needs, and process and synthesise information to meet learner needs.

Aline is the lead curriculum designer behind ROHEI’s SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace (SFDW), a pioneering digital workplace programme commissioned by SSG. Aline led the customisation of ROHEI’s SFDW programme for the finance sector, currently part of UOB’s 18 month-long Professional Conversion Programme training.

SFDW’s foundational principle is that the main barrier for change adoption is fear, rather than lack of skill. Aline’s approach toward SFDW puts weight on motivating the learner through people-centered design as central to a successful journey of digital transformation.

Aline first learned to navigate cross-cultural relationships when she moved to Singapore as an ASEAN scholar. It has since become a critical skill, as she learned to apply and enjoy it in both professional and personal relationships.

Ms Lim Wee Khee

Chief

Digital Innovation & Design Practice

Institute of System Science, National University of Singapore (NUS-ISS) 

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Lim Wee Khee is a digital marketing industry practitioner and educator with years of experience driving digital initiatives and customer-centric programmes in MNCs across the Asia Pacific region. A strong collaborator and people developer, she is interested in building capabilities and developing competencies in the domain of digital marketing, e-commerce, creative communications, and experience design, in support of organisation priorities.

Wee Khee currently teaches digital marketing at NUS-ISS, and drives curriculum design and delivery of various executive education courses and professional certificate programmes. Prior to her Training and Adult Educator (TAE) role, she held various leadership positions with global organisations such as element14 (Avnet), Sony, Nokia, and Singapore Tourism Board, working across consumer technology, electronics, telecommunications, and government sectors and industries. 

A brand builder at heart, Wee Khee is passionate about connecting customers to brands with well-designed customer experiences and digital innovations. She leverages both the creative and analytical aspects of marketing to drive business objectives with consumer insights, research findings, and data analytics in mind. Her other expertise includes creating marketing strategy, integrated service experiences across multiple channels, and digital marketing such as search, social media, email, mobile, and web analytics.

Wee Khee holds the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing major) from National University of Singapore and a Masters degree in Training and Development from Griffith University, Australia. She is a recognised Associate Adult Educator by Institute for Adult Learning (IAL), Singapore.

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