Managing Director of EGN Singaporehttps://www.linkedin.com/in/nickjonsson/
Nick Jonsson has dedicated his time and efforts to raising awareness and eliminating the stigma around the phenomenon of Executive Loneliness. As managing director of one of the premiere professional networking organizations in Asia – EGN (Executives’ Global Network) Singapore, he has identified that feelings of isolation and depression, personal struggles he himself had to grapple with and conquer, are much more
widespread than we think. Modern work culture instead encourages executives to project success and achievement, while thousands actually suffer in silence and denial.
Nick conducted a recent study where it showed that 30% of senior executives have experienced a bout of depression and 82% of executives find it difficult to talk about stress and depression in their company. This is made worse by an “always-on” culture partly caused by digital transformation where people are constantly connected to their personal devices.
CEO of Huone Singapore Pte Ltdhttps://www.huone.events/sg
Ian Wu is the CEO of HUONE Singapore, a proudly Finnish events venue with a presence in Finland, Denmark and Singapore. He is also Secretary for the Finnish Business Council. Prior to assuming the role at HUONE in August 2019, he spent 8 years (2011 to 2019) in the Exhibition and Conference space with SingEx Exhibitions and Informa, organising IP owned events in Singapore, India, South Africa, and Thailand, in the sectors of: Healthcare, Industrial Automation, Automotive, and Rubber Commodities. Before his time in the exhibition space, he spent 13 years with the Singapore Armed Forces (1998 to 2011) in various roles from leading a platoon in a combat unit, in training institutions, organising large scale events like the National Day Parade & the Army Half Marathon, and developing operational doctrine. Ian holds a First Class Honours Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Wales.