Asia Leadership Trek VI (Winter 2016)

  • December 27, 2015 – January 23, 2016

  • Shanghai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Phnom Penh and Dhaka

  • Harvard scholars

China – Shanghai (December 27-31, 2015)

Asia Leadership Conference

Site Visit

  • Shanghai World Financial Center Observatory
  • Xuhui Administrative District Service Center
  • Anomaly Shanghai
  • Stone Fresh, F&B Startup
  • Shanghai University of Finance & Economics
  • SWIS
  • K11 Art Mall

Leadership Engagement

  •  Shanghai Academy of Social Science, Institute of Asia & Pacific Studies; meeting with Associate Research Professor Li Lifan & Research Fellow Dr. Wang Chengzhi
  • Shanghai Stock Exchange; meeting with Senior Directors
  • Xuhui Administrative District Service Center; dialogue with Chief Director
  • Frog Design; dialogue with Principal Strategist Hammans Stallings & Senior Solutions Architect Alan Stafford
  • Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce; meeting with the Headmaster, Teachers & Students
  • Greenland Financial Holdings Group; meeting with Board Chair & President Dr. James Geng Jing
  • GSY Group; dialogue with General Manager Li Jun Wan
  • Entrepreneur Center; dialogue with Representative Christine Wang
  • Library Project; dialogue with Chairman of the Board of Director Joan Zhang
  • Xinxindai Internet Finance; dialogue with Vice President Mingju Fao

Singapore (January 1-5, 2016)

Leadership Engagement

  • SCAPE “Social Enterprise Scene in Singapore”; dialogue with Business Development Director Darrel Kon & Elim Chew
  • Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy “NUS- Leading the Way in Asia”; dialogue with Deputy President of Academic Affairs Prof Tan Eng Chye; Professor Kishore Mahbubani; Dean & Professor in the Practice of Public Policy
  • Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research & Technology (SMART); meeting with Seniors Researchers
  • Economic Development Innovations Singapore; dialogue on “Exporting Singapore’s Successful Economic Development Model to Asia” with CEO Abel Ang
  • Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore; dialogue on “Smart Nation Initiatives” with Manager Reuben Wong and Director Alex Tan

Cambodia – Phnom Penh (January 13-18, 2016)

Asia Leadership Conference

    

Leadership Engagement

  • Ministry of Planning (MOP); meeting with Secretary of State H.E. Tuon Thavrak
  • ACLEDA Bank Plc.; dialogue with President & Group Managing Director Dr. In Channy
  • Ministry of Industry & Handicraft; meeting with Secretary of State H. E. Ek Sonn Chan
  • Arbitration Council Foundation (ACF); meeting with Acting Executive Director Mr. Men Nimmith
  • Ministry of Economy & Finance (MEF); meeting with Secretary of State H.E. Vongsey Vissoth & Under Secretary of State H. E. Hem Vanndy
  • Supreme National Economic Council; meeting with Vice Chairman
  • Education, Youth & Sport; meeting with Minister H. E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron
  • Commerce; meeting with Senior Minister & Minister H. E. Sun Chanthol (HKS, Mason Fellow)
  • The Kingdom of Cambodia; courtesy call with Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen
  • Posts & Telecommunication; dialogue with Minister H. E. Prak Sokhon
  • United Nations; meeting with Resident Coordinator of Cambodia Kristina Diotima Von Knobelsdorff
  • Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) & Human Rights; meeting with Senior Minister, Head & Committee H. E. Om Yin Tieng
  • National Bank of Cambodia; courtesy call with General Director H. E. Chea Serey
  • National Assembly of Cambodia; dialogue with Member H. E. Hun Many
  • Union Youth Federations of Cambodia; dialogue with Hononary Chairman
  • Phnom Penh Business School; meeting with Leadership Team

Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur (January 7-12, 2016)

Asia Leadership Conference at Sunway University

Leadership Engagement

  • Bank Negara Malaysia; dialogue on “Financial Market in Asia: Best Practices from Malaysia” with Deputy Governor Mr. Muhammad bin Ibrahim and Senior Management
  • Sunway Group; dialogue on “Sustainability & Women Participation in Workforce” with Deputy Chairman Mr. Razman M. Hashim; Corporate Advisor Dr. Ramon Navaratnam & Harvard Club and Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Trustee President Professor Lin See-Yan
  • Supermax Corporation; presentation on “Asia in the 21st Century World” by Chairman Ms. Rafidah Aziz
  • Dialogue on “Soaring Upwards” with Minister Honorable Idris Jusoh
  • Oriental Daily; dialogue on “Media Landscape in Malaysia” with Representatives
  • Khazanah Research Institute; dialogue on “The State of Households in Malaysia” with Managing Director Mr. Charon Mokhzani and Director of Research Dr. Muhammed Abdul Khalid
  • CIMB; dialogue on “Finance & Banking Industry in Malaysia and ASEAN” with Group Chief Executive & Management Tengku Zafrul Aziz

Malaysia – Johor Bahru (January 5-6, 2016)

Asia Leadership Conference at Sunway College Johor

Leadership Engagement

  • Sunway Iskandar, Sunway Southern Region Office & Vantage Point; dialogue on “Urban Planning Landscape in Malaysia & Singapore” with CEO Gerard Soosay and other senior leaders
  • Sunway College Johor; dialogue with Principal Hor Poh Choo
  • Menteri Besar of Johor; dialogue on “Johor- Malaysia’s Economic Powerhouse” with YBhg Dato’ Mohamed Khaled Nordin

Bangladesh – Dhaka (January 19-23, 2016)

Asia Leadership Conference

Site Visit

  • Generation Next Garment Company

Leadership Engagement

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic Bangladesh; meeting with Senior Officials
  • Foreign Ministry; meeting with Secretary Honorable Md. Shahidul Haque, Md. Shahiar Alam, MP & State Minister
  • Governance Innovation Unit (GIU); meeting with Advisor to the Prime Minister & Chief Professor Dr. Gowher Rizvi, Director General Md. Abdul Halim
  • Research and Capacity Development of Prime Minister’s Office; meeting with Director Mr. Devabrata Chakraborty
  • North South University; meeting with Chairman and Board of Trustees Mr. M. A. Kashem, External Affairs Officer Dr. Hasanuzzaman, Student Affairs Director Professor M. Emdadul Haq, Dean of School of Business and Economics Professor M. Mahboob Rahman, Senior Leaders, Student Council & Clubs Representatives
  • Aga Khan Education Service; meeting with Chairman Mr. Amyn Saleh, Resident Representative of Aga Khan Development Network Ms. Munir Merali, Senior Leaders & Students
  • Generation Next Garment Company; meeting with Director Mr. Mohd Ahkter & Senior Leaders
  • BRAC Dairy & Food Project; meeting with Senior Manager of Production Mr. Md. Shahidur Rabbani & Senior Leaders
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