Biz Alumni   30 June 2016
A gift of sunshine from Business School alumni
There is a group of Business School students who have come together to establish a foundation that builds schools in the poorest regions of China. The Inspiring Sunshine Foundation’s (ISSF) goal is to build 101 schools by its tenth year and to educate and equip these children – to help them break…
Biz Alumni   14 June 2016
Rising to the desert challenge
Some 50 NUS Asia-Pacific EMBA (Chinese) (APEX-C) students, along with more than 10 faculty, staff and alumni, took part in the 11th edition of the Business School Gobi Desert Challenge from 22 to 24 May. NUS was one of 40 schools competing in the gruelling 112-km race, where the competitors…
Biz Alumni   12 May 2016
EMBA Alumni makes Fortune China List
Congratulations to our two EMBA alumni who were nominated to Fortune Magazine’s (China) list of Top 50 Most Influential Business Leaders in China. APEX-C alumna Chen Chunhua was ranked 19th on the list. She is Co-chairman & CEO of New Hope Liuhe Co. Ltd. Since she took on its leadership reins in 2013,…
Biz Alumni   24 April 2016
The Empathetic Leader
As Chief Marketing Officer at StarHub, Alumni Howie Lau leads the branding and marketing strategy of one of Singapore’s largest telcos. It is a challenging task given the dynamic and fast-paced nature of the industry and the diverse needs of his customers. What are some of the tools he keeps in…
Biz Alumni   21 April 2016
Alumnus Robert Yap on leadership
Executive Chairman of YCH Group and alumnus Robert Yap says his years at Business School played a significant role in shaping his imagination, creativity and overall character. When he graduated in 1976, his family’s business in passenger transportation had lost 90 per cent of its business. He had only just…
Biz Alumni   11 April 2016
PhD Alumni, now trader extraordinaire
Jane Street Capital came into prominence in August last year – this is how the New York Times (NYT) describes it: “These dangers were brought home last August, when markets were rattled by China’s decision to devalue its currency; some of the largest E.T.F.s sank by 50 percent or more……
Biz Alumni   05 April 2016
The car park whisperer
In space-constrained Singapore where the ratio of cars to citizens is roughly 1 to 10, finding parking lots can be a time-consuming exercise for motorists who have to spend time searching for available spaces or queuing outside car park entrances. But Neil Mehta (MBA 2015) believes his SurePark parking platform…
Biz Alumni   31 March 2016
Alumni Quek Siu Rui and Chan Yiwen make it to the “Forbes 30 Under 30” list
It was an illustrious list, a coming-of-age list: We congratulate Alumni Quek Siu Rui (BBA 2012) and Chan Yiwen (BBA 2014) on being included in the “Forbes 30 under 30” Asia list. The list highlights 300 of the top young leaders, entrepreneurs and influential figures from 10 different sectors in Asia. Well…
Biz Alumni   03 November 2015
NUS Business School’s 50th Anniversary celebrations culminate in Leadership Forum and Gala Dinner
In a speech at NUS Business School’s Gala Dinner to celebrate its 50th Anniversary, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam spoke about the need for Singapore to create an innovative economy and society. Mr Shanmugaratnam, who is also Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, spoke about how creativity and innovation…
Biz Alumni   09 October 2015
Paying it forward, with music
It was a wonderful night of music and friendships at the Liang Zhu Charity Concert held on Sunday 4 October at the Singapore Conference Hall, which also raised substantial funds for students who are facing financial hardship. It brought together talents from China and Singapore to make music together. Maestro…