11 episodes

Asia consistently ranks as the world’s most dynamic region. Yet despite innovation and transformation being a way of life here, the stories of Asia's visionary changemakers remain largely untold and unexplored. Until now. TransformAsians is a celebration of the innovative spirit that drives change, disruption and human connections in Asia. Hosted by Construct Digital's own changemakers, Charanjit Singh and Richard Bleasdale, the podcast showcases the impactful stories of people who are making significant contributions to their communities and industries, inspiring positive global change.Follow us on Instagram (@transformasians.podcast) or visit our website (www.constructdigital.com/podcast) for the latest updates!

TransformAsians: Conversations with Asia's Changemakers TransformAsians

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Asia consistently ranks as the world’s most dynamic region. Yet despite innovation and transformation being a way of life here, the stories of Asia's visionary changemakers remain largely untold and unexplored. Until now. TransformAsians is a celebration of the innovative spirit that drives change, disruption and human connections in Asia. Hosted by Construct Digital's own changemakers, Charanjit Singh and Richard Bleasdale, the podcast showcases the impactful stories of people who are making significant contributions to their communities and industries, inspiring positive global change.Follow us on Instagram (@transformasians.podcast) or visit our website (www.constructdigital.com/podcast) for the latest updates!

    Good Ancestors with Wong Mun Summ | TransformAsians Ep. 10

    Good Ancestors with Wong Mun Summ | TransformAsians Ep. 10

    In a world threatened by climate change and urbanisation, the need for sustainable cities is greater than ever. It falls to architects and urban planners to take steps to reverse the effects of past mistakes to ensure liveable cities for future generations. Today’s guest, Wong Mun Summ, is a pioneer of Regenerative Architecture. As the Joint Founding Director of WOHA, one of Southeast Asia's best known and most awarded architectural practices, Mun Summ is committed to righting past wrongs.

    Our hosts, Charanjit Singh and Richard Bleasdale, catch up with Mun Summ to talk about how he’s creating greener, more liveable cities, one building at a time.
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    • 38 min
    Falling in love with Belina Lee | TransformAsians Ep. 9

    Falling in love with Belina Lee | TransformAsians Ep. 9

    Humans are not the only species impacted by the climate crisis. The world’s wildlife and habitats are also facing profound change as our delicate balance with nature is disrupted. Today’s guest, Belina Lee, believes that both individuals and businesses possess the power to actively contribute to a world where humanity and nature can thrive side by side. As the CEO of Mandai X, the growth accelerator and venture building arm of Mandai Wildlife Group, Belina and her team are empowering everyone to contribute towards a sustainable future.

    Belina explains to hosts, Charan Singh and Richard Bleasdale, how Mandai X is stepping up to the challenge of inspiring 1 billion consumers to do their part for wildlife by Falling In Love.
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    • 24 min
    Family Fortunes with Satyen Patel | TransformAsians Ep. 8

    Family Fortunes with Satyen Patel | TransformAsians Ep. 8

    The world is on the cusp of the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history. Family Offices acting at the behest of the world’s wealthiest individuals are set to play an outsized role in facilitating a smooth transition. Today’s guest, Satyen Patel, knows the stakes couldn’t be higher. He’s the Executive Chairman of Eton Solutions, a US-based software and services company that’s disrupting the rarified Family Office sector globally.

    Satyen joins hosts Charanjit Singh and Richard Bleasdale to spill the tea on the secretive world of Family Fortunes. 


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    • 38 min
    Walking the Sustainability Talk with Howie Lau | TransformAsians Ep. 7

    Walking the Sustainability Talk with Howie Lau | TransformAsians Ep. 7

    Every business talks about sustainability. But for real change to happen, talk must become action. Our guest today, Howie Lau, has a fantastic perspective on the tremendous potential of sustainable solutions and innovations. As the Managing Partner of NCS, the region’s leading IT services firm, Howie and his team are partnering governments, industries and businesses to advance the sustainability agenda.

    Howie catches up with hosts Charanjit Singh and Richard Bleasdale to discuss how NCS is transforming aspirations into actual executions in Walking The Sustainability Talk.


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    • 28 min
    Deleting Gender Inequality with Simran Toor | TransformAsians Ep. 6

    Deleting Gender Inequality with Simran Toor | TransformAsians Ep. 6

    In Singapore, we pride ourselves on being a world leader in many different areas. Yet our rate of equity adoption in the workplace is among the worst globally. As a lawyer and leading voice for Female Empowerment as the CEO of SG Her Empowerment, Simran Toor aims to fill this gap in our society by advocating for mainstream women's issues in Singapore and beyond. 

    Simran joins hosts Charanjit Singh and Richard Bleasdale to share her advocacy work in Deleting Gender Inequality.
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    • 29 min
    Growing Together with Calvin & Dylan Soh | TransformAsians Ep. 5

    Growing Together with Calvin & Dylan Soh | TransformAsians Ep. 5

    How do you prepare your child for a future of exponential change? That’s the question on every parent’s mind. Our guests, Calvin and Dylan Soh, have a very different answer than you would typically expect from a Singaporean family. But then again, they’re not a typical family. From leaving a lucrative career at the very pinnacle of the ad industry to being an opening TedX keynote speaker at just 13 years of age, Calvin and Dylan share a unique philosophy that just might transform your views on education. 

    Calvin and Dylan sit down with Charanjit Singh and Richard Bleasdale to talk about the thrills and spills of Growing Together.
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    • 46 min

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