A dialogue session with Mr S. Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information & Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations
This exclusive session is by invitation only.
ADB-DutchCham is pleased to invite a selected group of Corporate members to participate in an exclusive face-to-face engagement session with Mr S. Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information & Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations.
Date: Thursday 4th of February, 2021
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Location: Conrad Centennial Hotel
RSVP: Before Thursday 28th of January, 12.00 PM.
Please register via the link below and kindly await confirmation via email.
Given the limited number of available seats, we would kindly ask you to only sign up one delegate on behalf of your company.
During this open dialogue session, Minister S. Iswaran will share his views on global and domestic economic developments as well as to seek feedback from our members on issues that might be of interest.
More about our speaker:
Mr. S. Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information & Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations
Mr S Iswaran joined the Singapore Administrative Service in 1987. He served in the Ministries of Trade and Industry (Industry), Home Affairs and Education, was seconded to the National Trade Union Congress, and later to the Singapore Indian Development Association as its first Chief Executive Officer. Mr Iswaran was Director for International Trade at the Ministry of Trade and Industry in the lead up to Singapore’s hosting of the WTO Ministerial Conference in 1996.
He then joined the private sector, as Director for Strategic Development at Singapore Technologies Pte Ltd. Later, as Managing Director at Temasek Holdings, he undertook investments, takeover, buy-out and merger transactions in the pharmaceuticals, biotech, hi-tech manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors.
Mr Iswaran has been elected as a Member of Parliament in five General Elections since 2 January 1997. Prior to his Cabinet appointment in 2006, he served on several Government Parliamentary Committees, and as the Deputy Speaker of Parliament from September 2004 to June 2006.
Mr Iswaran is currently the Minister for Communications and Information, focusing on the development of the infocomm technology, cyber security, media and design sectors; the national library, national archives and public libraries; as well as Government’s information and public communication policies.
Mr Iswaran read Economics at the University of Adelaide and graduated with First Class Honours. He also holds a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University.
This event is made possible by our Orange Member DSM: