INTRODUCTION

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Singapore is internationally known for its highly educated workforce and role as a talent hub in the region. The Singapore government takes an active role in ensuring that talent is nurtured, and skills are constantly upgraded to remain relevant in the ever-changing economy. Singapore is taking the lead in preparing its graduates and workforce with future-ready skills and looking outward to participate in the growth opportunities in Asia Pacific.

OBJECTIVES

The EuroCham Human Development Committee enables senior level executives to share information and perspectives on the workforce in Singapore and across the region. The Committee provides regulatory updates, features experts and innovators and organises dialogue with the Singapore government and regional bodies. Members include private companies, business schools and consulting firms for exchange on strategic matters pertaining to human development including leadership, learning, technology, sustainability and the future of work.

LEADERSHIP

Dr Bob Aubrey, Founder and Strategic Advisor at ASEAN Human Development Organisation (Chair)
Mr Daniel O’Connor, Chief People Officer at ALBA Group Asia (Co-Chair)
Ms Emilie de Comarmond, Head of Human Resources Asia Pacific, ING (Co-Chair)
Mr Jukka Majanen, Executive Director APAC at Aalto Executive Education Academy (Co-Chair)
Mr Paul Coignec,
Head of Human Resources Asia Pacific at Airbus Singapore (Co-Chair)
Ms Rongshang Cheong, Head of HR Singapore and Global HRBP Personal Care at Unilever Asia (Co-Chair)

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sharing session with MOM on COMPASS framework
  • Masterclass: The Explorer’s Mindset: Leading a high performing team
  • Cross-committee event on Impact of AI on the labour market
  • Panel discussion on Social Sustainability
  • Panel discussion on health and well-being at the workplace
  • Dialogue with Ms Low Peck Kem, President of the Singapore Human Resource Institute
  • Closed-Door Engagement with the Senior Minister of State, Zaqy Mohamad
  • Closed-door meeting with Minister for Manpower, Dr Tan See Leng
  • Paper on the Sustainable Workforce: How European Companies and Institutions contribute to Singapore’s Sustainable Workforce
  • Closed-door meeting with Minister for Manpower, Dr Tan See Leng
  • Sharing session on the sustainable workforce
  • Report: DP holders working under a LOC
  • Post-budget dialogue with Manpower Minister Mrs Josephine Teo
  • Closed-door discussion with members of European Parliament (MEPs) on the labour market
  • Developing world-class Asian leader with a panel of top business school members of EuroCham
  • Technology and digital transformation
  • Working from Anywhere: Study in partnership with the German Chamber of Commerce

TOPICS

  • Impact of AI on the workforce
  • Transformational and contingent workforce
  • Productivity and skills upgrading, re-skilling and up-skilling
  • Diversity and women in the workforce
  • ASEAN manpower and talents
  • Aging population and adult learning

STAKEHOLDERS INCLUDE

  • Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
  • Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB)
  • Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI)
  • SkillsFuture of Singapore
  • National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)
  • Singapore Institute of Human Resource Professionals (SHRI)
  • Institute of Human Resources Professionals (IHRP)

COMMITTEE MEMBERS INCLUDE