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