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Building You - Singapore and Beyond

A SkillsFuture LDI Event
About the Event

How have you developed yourself in the last year? Amidst this pandemic, how can you be intentional in preparing yourself for opportunities that unfold, both at home and abroad?

Join us for an exclusive online session on 1 July 2021 with senior leaders who will share their personal journeys towards developing a global mindset, their motivations and how they overcame career challenges. Build new/deeper connections with other leaders from the LDI community and share your perspectives on charting your leadership journey, in Singapore and beyond.

Organised by EDB and moderated by HCLI, this panel will feature:


As we are planning for networking and sharing sessions, seats for this session will be limited, and registrants will need a Zoom account for a smoother admission into the session.  

Please note that this event is by-invitation-only. 

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About SkillsFuture LDI

The SkillsFuture Leadership Development Initiative (LDI) seeks to support aspiring Singaporeans in acquiring critical leadership competencies and experiences through company in-house programmes or sectoral corporate leadership programmes.

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Speakers Include
Cynthia Liaw

Cynthia Liaw is the Head of Virtual Banking and Payments at Maybank Singapore since 1 March 2018. In her current role, she spearheads and drives the digital payments and virtual banking business for the bank.

Prior to this, Cynthia was the CEO of Maybank Cambodia from March 2015. At Maybank Cambodia, she was responsible for managing the bank’s growth and leading the team through an exciting time of change. During her tenure, she introduced various initiatives that led the bank to win a number of awards and accolades. She was also appointed the Vice-Chairman for the Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC) and the Chairman for the Payments Committee for the ABC, for two terms 2016 and 2017. Other positions held in Maybank Singapore include Head of eBanking and Head of Cards Business.

Cynthia has more than 20 years of wide-ranging experience in both the banking and finance sector as well as the cards and payments industry, with proven track record in building and growing business profitability. She has held senior management positions in NETS and MasterCard Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

She holds a Master of Applied Finance degree from Macquarie University, Australia, and a Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Economics and Bachelor of Arts from National University of Singapore.

Janet Ang

Janet Ang is Chairman of SISTIC.com Pte Ltd and Independent Director on the Boards of the Singapore Press Holdings Limited, and the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI).

She serves as Chairman of the NUS Institute of Systems Science, the Singapore Polytechnic and the Caritas Singapore Agape Fund Board of Trustees. She is also the Deputy Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation Foundation as well as Member of the Board of The Esplanade Company Ltd, the Home Team Science & Technology Agency, and the Cenacle Mission (Singapore).

Janet serves on the Council for Board Diversity and the Singapore Business Federation, and is a Senior Advisor of the RGE Group. She was the founding chairman of the SBF Digitalisation Committee from 2017 to 2020. She is a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society and a Member of the International Women’s Forum (Singapore). She has been appointed as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador (Designate) to the Holy See since September 2020 and Nominated MP of the Parliament of Singapore since February 2021.

She had a thirty-seven year career in the information technology industry and had lived and worked in Japan and China over a span of eleven years. She was Managing Director of IBM Singapore from 2001 to 2003 and again from 2011-2015. Janet was inducted into the IBM Industry Academy. Her last executive role was as IBM Vice President, Industry Solutions, IBM Asia Pacific.

Janet was awarded The Public Service Medal in 2019. She was also awarded the Singapore Computer Society IT Leaders Award – Hall of Fame in 2018, the NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Award in 2015 and the NUS Business School Eminent Alumni Award in 2014.

Janet graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from the National University of Singapore. She is married to Mr Anthony Cheah Kia Heng and they have four daughters.

Lisa Tay

Lisa Tay leads the development of the global development strategy with focus on leadership & talent development, learning technology and energy management. She drives innovation and purpose in this space to accelerate talent, democratize development for all and build organization capability.

Prior to this, Lisa was the part of Johnson & Johnson’s Global Management Committee and Head of Head Resources, J&J as the VP Human Resources for the J&J Medical Devices, Asia Pacific in 2014, where she developed the people strategy in support of the short and long-term business goals, developing diverse leadership and talent & capability pipelines of the business.

Prior to J&J, she served in Asia Pacific senior leadership roles that included the Head of HR for VMware Asia Pacific, TNT Logistics Asia Pacific and as well as HR Asia Pacific Director for the Hewlett Packard Software and Services Group. Lisa is a non “HR-careerist”, starting out in the Sales & Marketing before cutting her teeth in Human Resource in Intel and General Electric.

Results driven with a heart, Lisa is a self-starter with extensive experience in all aspects of Human Resource within Healthcare, High Tech, Logistics, Industrial and Government sectors. With more than 25 years of experience, working across multiple cultures, business cycles and organization sizes, she demonstrated consistent success operating in matrix organizations, working across various businesses, functions and remote locations.

Lisa graduated from National University of Singapore in Computer and Information sciences. She is married with two children, and enjoys dancing and reading.

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