With a background in engineering, I received further education in International Trade in Denmark and completed with FT MBA from University of Bradford Management Centre in the United Kingdom. Am certified as Supply Chain Professionals by the US' Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and Singapore's Institute of Purchasing and Materials' Management. In recognition of my management experience, I am also a Chartered Manager with the UK's Chartered Management Institute for continuous professional development.
Conscripted into the Singapore Army with an overseas posting to Brunei as camp administrator to co-ordinate of movement of troops between Singapore and Brunei, handle camp administration and training matters in the 80s.
After completing service in the Army, I commenced my career as an computer engineer with a leading Japanese mainframe and minicomputer company in Singapore as Regional Support Engineer. With stints of training in Japan, I was tasked with added responsibilities of travelling within the South East Asia region, namely the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia to provide sales support and training to distributors/agents.
Upon graduated with the MBA in the 90s, I moved into supply chain field with Motorola and Singapore Ministry of Defence before relocating to China to be united with my wife and daughter. I was member of the senior Supply Chain management team of Amazon, Walmart for operations across China. Before joining Dulwich, I held the position of AVP with a major gaming company in Macau; responsible for full logistics operations for 6 world class hotels (4,000 rooms, suites and villas plus two spas), a Promenade featuring over 200 luxury/lifestyle brands, over 160 F&B outlets and a 3000 seats auditorium on a 1.1 sq km piece of land.
Joining Dulwich opens a new world of experience to me. Besides, it will allow me to spend more time with my teenage daughter who is transitioning from primary to middle school in Suzhou.
I enjoy lifelong learning especially with online learning technology and develop interest in gardening with a lovely 1 year old mini Schnauzer, SMART.