INTRODUCTION

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 now 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.

HR

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 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, ASEAN Human Development Organisation (Chair)
Mr Michael Haberzettl, Head of HR, ASEAN, Siemens (Co-Chair)
Ms Bhawna Gandhi, Head of HR, Danone Singapore (Co-Chair)
Mr Tarun Gulrajani, Group HR Director APAC, Wavin Singapore Holding (Co-Chair)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Post-budget dialogue with Manpower Minister Mrs Josephine Teo
  • Closed-door discussion with members of European Parliament (MEPs) on labour market and dynamics in Singapore
  • Developing world-class Asian leaders with a panel of top business school members of EuroCham
  • Technology and digital transformation
  • Total rewards strategy for ASEAN
  • Working from Anywhere: study in partnership with the German Chamber of Commerce
  • Dialogue with Ms Low Peck Kem, President of the Singapore Human Resource Institute
  • Sharing with Presidents of HR Associations from Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Myanmar

TOPICS

  • Transformational and contingent workforce
  • Productivity and skills upgrading
  • Diversity and women in workforce
  • ASEAN manpower and talents
  • The future of work and future of HR

STAKEHOLDERS INCLUDE

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

COMMITTEE MEMBERS INCLUDE