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
Provost, SMU


Prof Tan Chin Tiong
Senior Advisor to President, SMU

Prof Annie Koh
Vice-President, Business Development, SMU


Mr Ho Meng Kit
Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Business Federation

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

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

Mr Tham Sai Choy
Chairman, KPMG, Asia Pacific

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

Mr Ted Tan
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, SPRING Singapore

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

Mr Koh Chaik Ming
Chief Executive Officer, Forchn Real Estate Fund Management based in Shanghai

Mr Chak Kong Soon
Managing Director, Streams Global Pte Ltd and Past President, Singapore Computer Society

Ms Low Wei Ling
CEO, Singapore RegTech Pte Ltd


Fellows of SMU Academy

Steven Miller
Vice-Provost, Research and Technology Transfer

Thomas Menkhoff
Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources (Education)
Academic Director, MSc in Innovation

Anne-Valerie Ohlsson-Corboz
Assistant Professor of Strategic Management (Practice)

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

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

Richard Raymond Smith
Professor of Strategic Management
Academic Director, MSc in Management and MSc in Human Capital Leadership

Gilbert Tan
Associate Professor of Strategic Management (Education)

Mark Chong
Associate Professor of Corporate Communication (Practice) & Academic Director, MSc (Communication Management)* till end June 2017

Benjamin Gan
Associate Professor of Information Systems (Education)
Faculty Manager, IS Application Project

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

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

Lim Soo Ping
Professor of Accounting (Practice)

Themin Suwardy
Associate Professor of Accounting (Practice) Dean, PGPP

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

Loo Wee Ling
Associate Professor of Law (Practice)