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As part of the Chamber's commitment to digital transformation, we have introduced our Podcast channel. If you would like to suggest a topic or interviewee for an episode, contact helen@britcham.org.sg.

Ep 52 : The Founders Series Part II

Welcome to the Founders Series, contributed by our Start-up, Entrepreneur & Small Business Committee (SESB). This three part series dives into the heart of businesses where our members share their experience on setting up their own organisations, what qualities you need to thrive in the industry & what the most rewarding part of the journey brings.

In PART TWO, KRIS SASITHARAN, Co-Chair of our SESB Committee & Founder of Ren Advisory explores start-up business journeys, resilience & advice from

JAN YOUNG, Managing Director of Expat Consulting

STEPHEN RAMAGE, Director of To Go Micro Kitchens Asia &

JAMES PRICE, Director of Premier Group.

Ep 51 : The Founders Series Part I

Welcome to the Founders Series, contributed by our Start-up, Entrepreneur & Small Business Committee (SESB). This three part series dives into the heart of businesses where our members share their experiences on setting up their own organisations, what qualities you need to thrive in the industry & what the most rewarding part of the journey brings.

In PART ONE, LARA QUIE, Head of our SESB Committee & Founder of Lara Q Associates explores start-up business journeys with

  • ALEXANDER MEARNS, Founder of Levitise,
  • Co-Chair of our SESB Committee & Founder of Ren Advisory, KRIS SASITHARAN,
  • Founder of The Legal Collective, JAMIE TREDGOLD &
  • SEBASTIAN PONNIAH, Founder of Prime Place
Ep 50 : Representing the UK - Natalie Black, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for Asia Pacific

In this mini-series, we hear from leaders representing the UK in their day to day operations. In this episode, Executive Director, DAVID KELLY, sits down with NATALIE BLACK, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner (HMTC) for Asia Pacific, covering North-East Asia, South-East Asia and Australasia as they discuss how COVID-19 has made an impact on trade, the future of working and she shares more about sustainability, fintech and the UK's biggest export industries.

This episode is sponsored by ST. JAMES' PLACE WEALTH MANAGEMENT ASIA.

Ep 49 : FinTech Frontiers - TransferWise

Welcome to our FinTech Frontiers series where we talk to experts in the financial industry on regulations, innovation, trends and the impact of the industry post COVID-19.

In this episode, Committee Members BRUNO AMARO, Fintech Coverage for Southeast Asia at Barclays Bank & STEWART BELL, Executive Director for Finance Markets at Standard Chartered Bank sit down with VENKATESH SAHA, Head of APAC Expansion at TransferWise.

Ep 48 : Adapting to COVID-19

Our Start Up, Entrepreneur & Small Business Committee (SESB) bring you an episode where we sit down with members of the committee to discuss their journey during COVID-19, how small businesses have had to change their business strategies and digital framework and what the working future holds for us.

Chair of our SESB Committee LARA QUIE, sits down with ELIZABETH TAYLOR, Senior Training Specialist at Digital Direction, HITAN MEHTA, CEO - Asia for Acuutech, MARK STUART, Managing Director for Anagram and ALEXANDER MEARNS, Founder of Levitise.

 

 

Ep 47 : In Conversation with Kenton Cool, Mountaineer & Adventurer

In this episode, we bring you a special podcast with KENTON COOL, Mountaineer & Adventurer as he shares with us about his incredible journey through Mount Everest.

Kenton Cool is one of the world’s leading high-altitude climbers, an avid adventurer and also a highly engaging and inspiring motivational speaker. He has successfully climbed Mount Everest 14 times along with many other mountain peaks around the globe. He is the only Briton to ski down two 8,000m peaks and is an IFMGA guide. His goal is to inspire the next generation.

We hope you enjoy this inspirational podcast.

Ep 46 : Legal 101 - Joint Ventures & Shareholders

We are delighted to bring you a new series called Legal 101 where we share with you key updates in the legal industry.

In this episode, Committee Member JAMIE TREDGOLD, Founder of The Legal Collective sits down with Board Member DAMIAN ADAMS, Partner at Watson, Farley & Williams as they share about Joint Ventures, agreements, contracts and shareholders.

Ep 45 : Representing the UK - Richard Warburton, President, BritCham Singapore

In this mini-series, we hear from leaders representing the UK in their day to day operations.

In this episode, Executive Director, DAVID KELLY, sits down with RICHARD WARBURTON, President of BritCham Singapore & Executive Director at Arcadis, as he discusses leadership, the highs & lows, the Chamber's progression and how his journey of 27 years at Arcadis has taken him around the UK, Europe, the Middle East & Asia.

This episode is sponsored by ST. JAMES' PLACE WEALTH MANAGEMENT ASIA.

Ep 44 : In Conversation with Yvonne Tham - CEO, Esplanade

In this episode, Executive Director DAVID KELLY sits down with CEO of ESPLANADE, Yvonne Tham, as she discusses the challenges for the Arts during COVID-19, how the use of digital media has helped them connect with the community and plans for the future.

Ep 43 : Representing the UK - H.E. Kara Owen, British High Commissioner to Singapore

In this mini-series, we hear from leaders representing the UK in their day to day operations.

In this episode, Executive Director, DAVID KELLY, sits down with British High Commissioner to Singapore, Her Excellency KARA OWEN as she discusses everything from the SG-UK Partnership for the Future, sustainability and fintech to the opportunities and challenges she faces as High Commissioner.

This episode is sponsored by ST. JAMES' PLACE WEALTH MANAGEMENT ASIA.

Ep 42 : FinTech Frontiers - Revolut

Welcome to our FinTech Frontiers series where we talk to experts in the financial industry on regulations, innovation, trends and the impact of the industry post COVID-19.

In this episode, Committee Members BRUNO AMARO, Fintech Coverage for Southeast Asia at Barclays Bank & STEWART BELL, Executive Director for Finance Markets at Standard Chartered Bank sit down with PAM CHUANG, Head of Growth Singapore and MEHROZE MUNAWAR, Analytics APAC at Revolut.

Ep 41 : New Horizons: Impact on Technology during COVID-19

Welcome to the final episode of our New Horizons series where together we share in depth conversations on coping with COVID-19’s impact and what the future holds for various economies. In this episode, Co-Chair of our Built Environment Committee and Managing Director of Greengate Advisors, ALISDAIR GILLIES, sits down with SIMON LONG, Digital & Technology Director for CBRE Asia Pacific.

They discuss how new forms of technology will play a part as we transition back to the workplace, how to adapt the technology with your teams and stakeholders and the importance of Data Privacy.

Ep 40 : New Horizons: Impact on Landlords during COVID-19

  Welcome to the fourth episode of our New Horizons series where together we share in depth conversations on coping with COVID-19’s impact and what the future holds for various economies. In this episode, Co-Chair of our Built Environment Committee and Managing Director of Greengate Advisors, ALISDAIR GILLIES, sits down with TED ROY, Real Estate Deputy Fund Manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments. As you heard in episode 38 from Tenants, this podcast sheds light on key points from a landlord perspective during COVID-19.

Ep 39 : BCC GLOBAL NETWORK INSIGHTS - BRITCHAM AUSTRALIA

In the next episode of BCC GLOBAL NETWORK INSIGHTS, Executive Director DAVID KELLY sits down with the AUSTRALIAN BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE and their CEO, DAVID McCREDIE.

We are also joined by GLEN EVERETT, Managing Director, Unipart Group Australia & New Zealand as they discuss the Australian trade & investment market, how the country is coping with the aftermath of the bushfires and what Australia has to offer for business looking to expand their reach.

Ep 38: New Horizons: Impact on Tenants & Lease Agreements during COVID-19

Welcome to the third episode of our New Horizons mini-series where together we share in-depth conversations on coping with COVID-19’s impact and what the future holds for various economies.

In this episode, Co-Chair of our Built Environment Committee and Managing Director of Greengate Advisors, ALISDAIR GILLIES, sits down with JAMES SHANKS, Co-Founder of Franklin Shanks, an independent tenant advisory.

They share about the global impact on commercial tenancies during this pandemic as companies look to cut costs, advice and best practices for tenants and what trends can the industry expect.

Ep 37: New Horizons: What Human Resources (HR) can do post COVID-19

Welcome to the second episode of our New Horizons mini-series where together we share in depth conversations on coping with COVID-19’s impact and what the future holds for various economies.

In this episode, Co-Chair of our Built Environment Committee and Managing Director of Greengate Advisors, ALISDAIR GILLIES, sits down with KRIS SASITHARAN, Managing Director of Ren Advisory and Co-Chair of our Start up, Entrepreneur & Small Business Committee.

They discuss how HR plays a vital role in the transition back to work, employee productivity from home, new models of working and what employers can do to help their teams cope during this challenging time.