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Ep 83 : In Conversation - Lois Pugh, Deputy Head, Brighton College Singapore
In this episode, Executive Director David Kelly, sits down with Lois Pugh, Deputy Head & Year 4 Teacher at Brighton College Singapore.
Lois shares with us her journey in discovering teaching after studying Zoology at the University of St Andrews, how teaching styles varying from her experience in the UK, Korea and Singapore, how Brighton College aims to provide students with well rounded education here in Singapore using UK based curriculum and strategies and how the school has navigated its students and teachers through the COVID-19 pandemic.
With special thanks to Brighton College Singapore for partnering with us.
For more on information, visit https://www.brightoncollege.edu.sg/
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Ep 82 : Future of Work In Focus with Sheela Parakkal, Chief Human Resources Officer, Prudential Singapore
In this special Future of Work episode, Deputy Executive Director, LUCY HAYDON, sits down with SHEELA PARAKKAL, Chief Human Resources Officer, Prudential Singapore as they discuss the Future of Work agenda, what the workplace of the future will look like, how Prudential have been supporting their employees through flexible working and programs companies can leverage on to transform the skills within your workforce.
Thank you to our Official Future of Work Partner, Prudential Singapore, for their support with our podcast & Future of Work campaign.
View our 'Building Fair Manpower Practices' video here: https://youtu.be/e92dRfEgQdI
For more on our 22nd Annual Business Awards, download our Entry Guide and view the categories here: www.britcham.org.sg/awards/22ABA
Ep 81 : In Conversation - Benjamin Tan, Deputy CEO & Chief Commercial Officer, Wildlife Reserves Singapore
In this episode, as we celebrate Earth Day, Executive Director DAVID KELLY, sits down with BENJAMIN TAN, Deputy CEO & Chief Commercial Officer, Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) as they discuss the upcoming project with Banyan Tree to create Singapore’s first Super Low Energy resort, how the resort will be made Sustainable and what you can expect.
Benjamin also shares with us how they educate visitors on conservation and sustainability, how WRS plans to relocate over 3,500 birds across 400 species from Jurong Bird Park to Mandai and acclimatise these birds into their new habitat as well as how WRS has managed Jurong Bird Park, the Night Safari, the River Safari and the Singapore Zoo during COVID-19.
Ep 80 : In Conversation - Felix Loh, CEO, Gardens By The Bay
In this episode, Executive Director, DAVID KELLY, sits down with FELIX LOH, CEO of Gardens By The Bay, A national garden and premier horticultural attraction for local and international visitors, spanning three distinctive waterfront gardens.
We discuss how the Gardens have progressed since its inception, its agenda on Sustainability and supporting Net Zero & Carbon Neutral programmes, how they have stepped up measures during COVID-19 and what we can look forward to welcoming in the near future.
Ep 79 : In Conversation - Steven Rodaway, General Manager, Singapore Rugby Sevens
From the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and then serving 10 years as a cavalry officer in the British Army to working in the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), Executive Director, DAVID KELLY, sits down with STEVEN RODAWAY, General Manager of the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens.
Steven shares with us his incredible military career, the challenges and insights into the LOCOG in 2010 to how he uses his skillset and achievements in the Army to progress leadership and team building in his current role with the Rugby Sevens.
As the Sevens build towards 29th – 30th October later this year, Steven shares how he & his team manage logistical challenges to help deliver one of Singapore's biggest sporting events in the calendar.