The Balestier Series featuring Banyan Tree Holdings' Executive Chairman Ho Kwon Ping

Ho Kwon Ping, Executive Chairman, Banyan Tree Holdings

Venue : Conrad Centennial Singapore, The Ballroom (Level 2), Two Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038982

Date : September 14, 2017

Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Price : $45.00

Description


Join us for the Balestier Series luncheon where Mr. Ho Kwon Ping will be sharing views on the changing fabric of Singapore's society, governance, and economy through the coming decades.

About the Speaker:

Ho Kwon Ping is Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings. He is also Executive Chairman of Thai Wah Public Company, the founding and current Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University and also a Board Director of Diageo, the UK-listed spirits company.

Educated in Tunghai University, Taiwan; Stanford University, California and the University of Singapore, Kwon Ping worked as a broadcast and financial journalist and was the Economics Editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review in Hong Kong before joining the Thai Wah family business in 1981. He founded Laguna Phuket in 1987 and Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts in 1994.
 

In 2015, his book The Ocean in a Drop: Singapore in the next Fifty Years, was published as a compilation of public lectures he gave as the Inaugural Fellow of the SR Nathan Lecture Series, named after the Sixth President of Singapore.
  

This Balestier luncheon is made possible through the generous support of our sponsor, GEMS World Academy (Singapore).

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Corporate tables are available at $400 for 10 seats.
  Please email Nathan at psivarajah@amcham.org.sg to reserve a table.