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Brig General Chua Chwee Koh - Singapore Distinguished Leaders Series

Alumni, Social Sciences, Students
Friday 8th November 2013 (19:00-20:30)
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Following the success of the Distinguished Leaders Series we are pleased to announce a complementary lecture series in Singapore in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM). The Singapore series will follow the same format as the UK, with high calibre alumni speakers discussing their views and experiences of leadership. The complimentary events will offer an opportunity for alumni, students and academics to gather, network and build stronger links in the area.

The next Singapore Distinguished Leaders Series will take place on Friday 8th November 2013.

chua-chwee-kohSpeaker: Brig General Chua Chwee Koh
Position: Chief Operating Officer
Company: Certis CISCO Security Pte Ltd

Chua Chwee Koh (BSc Mechanical Engineering 1985) obtained a 1st Class degree from the University of Birmingham and then achieved a Masters in Public Administration at Harvard University in 1998. He served in the Singaporean Armed Forces and achieved the rank of Brigadier General in 2001. In 2004, after leaving the SAF, he became Chief Operating Officer of Certis Cisco Pte, Singapore’s leading security organisation, which operates the Auxiliary Police Force in Singapore among other physical, IT and data security services. During his leadership, the organisation has more than doubled its revenue and manpower; in 2011, Certis CISCO Pte turned over more than S$487 million and employed more than 8,500 personnel. 

Title: ‘Spreading Leadership through others’

Bringing in examples from his military career, time at Certis and personal reflections from his recent participation within Harvard’s Advanced Management Programme, Mr Chua will talk on the critical importance of  ‘Indirect Leadership’ within successful organisations. 

Location: Singapore Institute of Management
6.45pm onwards - Registration
7.00pm - Networking drinks
7.15pm to 8.15pm - Talk (Brig General Chua Chwee Koh), with a chance for Q&A

There will be networking session following the talk.  

You can register your interest in attending this event by clicking the below link. Registration is essential, we regret that we will be unable to admit anyone who has not previously registered.  Deadline to register, Thursday 31st October 2013.

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This event may be filmed and photos will be taken. Please inform a member of staff if you would prefer that you do not appear on these.

If you have any questions regarding this event then please email

Read about the first Singapore Distinguished Leaders Series lecture.

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