Who We Are

Established in 2000, SMU has earned a reputation for its leading-edge research with global impact. We produce creative and entrepreneurial leaders with broad-based knowledge, well-prepared for the needs of the economy.

The Academy, with its pillars of Finance & Banking, HR Management & Leadership, and Information Technology leverages SMU’s reputation and linkages to prepare our workforce with the competencies and career resilience required for today’s rapidly changing world.

SMU Academy Advisory Board Members


Prof Lily Kong
President, SMU


Prof Tan Chin Tiong
Senior Advisor to President, SMU

Prof Annie Koh
Vice-President, Business Development, SMU


Mr Aaron Boey
Group Chief Executive Officer, Eu Yan Sang International Ltd

Mr Chak Kong Soon
Managing Director, Streams Global Pte Ltd

Mr Leslie Hayward
Vice President, HR (Singapore & Asia), SHELL

Mr Ho Meng Kit
Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Business Federation

Mr Koh Chaik Ming
Chief Executive Officer, Forchn International

Mr Lim Chee Kean
Chief Executive Officer, Ascent Solutions Pte Ltd

Ms Low Wei Ling
CEO, Vanda Global Capital

Mr Victor Mills
Chief Executive Officer, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce

Mr Gilbert Tan
Chief Executive Officer, Employment & Employability Institute,  and  Assistant Secretary-General, NTUC

Mr Ted Tan
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Industry Clusters, Enterprise Singapore

Mr Tham Sai Choy
Chartered Accountant


Fellows of SMU Academy

Steven Miller
Vice-Provost, Research and Technology Transfer

Ong Siow Heng
Dean of International Affairs
Professor of Corporate Communication (Education)

Themin Suwardy
Dean, Postgraduate Professional Programmes
Associate Professor of Accounting (Practice)

Richard Raymond Smith
Deputy Dean, Lee Kong Chian School of Business
Professor of Strategic Management

Venky Shankararaman
Professor of Information Systems (Education)
Associate Dean, Education

Massimiliano Landi
Associate Professor of Economics (Education)
Associate Dean, Undergraduate and Student Affairs

Michelle Cheong
Associate Professor of Information Systems (Practice)
Associate Dean, SIS Postgraduate Professional Education

Augustine Pang
Professor of Corporate Communication (Practice)

Tan Hwee Hoon
Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources

Ang Ser Keng
Director, UOB-SMU Asian Enterprise Institute; Senior Lecturer of Finance

Gilbert Tan
Associate Professor of Strategic Management (Education)

Roh Sungjong
Assistant Professor of Corporate Communication