Executive Committee

The British Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee oversees and steers the business of the Chamber and ensure objectives and budgets are set and met.

President
Bicky Bhangu
Rolls-Royce Singapore Pte. Ltd.
 
Dr Bicky Bhangu is President at Rolls-Royce for South East Asia, Pacific & South Korea. Bicky is the Vice President for the European Chamber of Commerce, Singapore and is a member of the Board Executive Committee. He served as the Chairman for the Aerospace Industry Skills and Training Council (ISTC) supporting Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) to oversee the skills development for the aerospace industry (2013 – 2015) and served the Singapore Maritime Port Authority (MPA) as select committee member for R&D investment in green port technologies (2016 – 2018). Bicky has a BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Nottingham, an MSc in Control Systems, a PhD in Advanced Machines and Drives from the University of Sheffield and an MBA in Technology Management. He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Engineering Technology (IET), Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) and served as Chairman for IET Singapore Network and the steering committee for the IET Aerospace Technical Professional Network, UK (2015 – 17). He is an Adjunct Professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and is a certified International Director for Corporate Governance from INSEAD.
Vice President
Damian Adams
Simmons & Simmons
 
Damian Adams has been based in Singapore since 2000 and is a corporate partner of world-class international law firm Simmons & Simmons. He specialises in advising companies and funds on cross-border investments, M&A, joint ventures and commercial transactions, with particular experience in the mining, oil & gas, shipping and offshore energy sectors. He also advises in relation to the sale and trading of commodities. Damian has been involved with BritCham during much of his time in Singapore, having variously coordinated the young professionals group within BritCham (then known as BritPack), served on the Board and, since 2012, as a member of the Executive Committee, serving first as Secretary of the Chamber and more recently as one of its Vice Presidents. Damian also chairs the membership committee.
 
Vice President
Sian Brown
Barclays PLC
 
Sian Brown is the Head of Chief Controls Office, Asia Pacific at Barclays Investment Bank. Sian has 20 years of change management and leadership experience within Investment Banking across Asia, Europe and North America.

Her banking career began in London in 1997 with Credit Suisse. Sian moved to Japan in 2006 with RBS to build the FI and Equities businesses, later transferring to Hong Kong to manage the ABN Integration, before moving to Singapore in 2010 to build out a Business Change team before moving into her current role with Barclays in early 2015.

Sian holds a BSc degree in Computing and Accounting and is CIMA qualified. She is married with 2 young sons.
 
Secretary
Andrew Vine
The Insight Bureau Pte Ltd
 
Andrew is the Founder and Managing Director of The Insight Bureau Pte Ltd, a speaker bureau incorporated in 2006 in Singapore and the UK. He manages a global resource network of speakers, presenters and moderators who support conferences, client events and internal company briefings. Andrew has been resident in Asia since 1990 and has lived in Singapore since 1993. He was previously a regional director with The Economist Group for 13 years, based in Singapore where he ran the CEO peer group forum, developed Roundtables around the region and was responsible for its sponsorship business. He previously worked in Hong Kong, Australia, France and Canada. He was formerly an officer in the Royal Air Force. Andrew has been a member of BritCham since 1993 and has served on the Board for a total of seven years - two years as Vice President and on Exco, and has twice chaired the Membership Committee which he has been on for several years. He is a past President of The British Club. He holds an Economics degree from The University of Nottingham and is married to Aneetha with three children aged 19, 18, & 17.
 
Treasurer
David Fowler
PricewaterhouseCoopers
 
David Fowler is a senior manager at PwC Singapore where he works within PwC's Venture Hub, providing assurance and advisory services to clients within the venture capital industry. David started his career working for the PwC Channel Islands firm where he worked with financial services clients both in the offshore banking and private equity sectors. He moved to Singapore in 2013 where he has focused on advising clients in the venture capital and private equity industries. He helped to set up PwC's Venture Hub in 2015 and works closely with startups from around the world, providing them with mentorship and market access. David is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales.
Board Member
Richard Warburton
Arcadis
 
Richard Warburton is Executive Director, Head of Financial Institutions, Asia Pacific for Arcadis Asia. He has been with Arcadis since 1994, initially based in London and subsequently in Hungary, Dubai and Singapore where he has been based since 2009.

Richard was elected to the Board of the Chamber in 2014 and has served on the Executive Committee since 2015. He is also Chair of the Business Groups Committee and was previously Chair of the Property and Construction Group between 2012 and 2015.
 
 
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