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Thursday, August 19, 2021 (6:30 PM - 8 PM) (GMT+8)

Ian Wu (CEO of Huone Singapore Pte Ltd)

Ian Wu

CEO of Huone Singapore Pte Ltd

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.

Dominic Da Costa (Head of APAC at RP International)

Dominic Da Costa

Head of APAC at RP International

Coming from a technical background and qualified with an MSci - Master’s degree in Physics from UCL in London Dominic is able to demonstrate a high level of technical understanding within the markets that he operates.

After Graduating from University, Dominic started his recruitment career in London before spending 3 years in Saudi Arabia, 4 years in Dubai and most recently over 6 years in Singapore.

All of Dominic’s 15 years recruitment experience has been successfully winning new business and supporting new customers within the Telecom, Media & Technology Markets.

Dominic works with the Telecom Operators, Network Vendors, System Integrators, BSS Vendors, Management Consultancies and smaller Digital services companies mostly focused on Telco & Technology Markets.

He mostly supports Chief Information Officers CIOs, Chief Technology officers CTOs, Chief Digital Officers CDOs and Chief Marketing Officers CMOs on project related staffing & recruitment needs.

Dominic has successfully supported the placement of over 400 people across the Asia Pacific region over the last 6 years since relocating to Singapore and has placed over 500 people in total since joining RP International 7 years ago.

Stephen Lyon (Regional Director & Head of Office, Singapore at M Moser Associates)

Stephen Lyon

Regional Director & Head of Office, Singapore at M Moser Associates

Stephen is an Architect and Project Manager with over 35 years’
experience in managing business units and working with multi-
nationals, owner occupiers, financial institutions, property
developers and London estates.

His technical and client/consultant/contractor facing skills have enabled him to deliver complex workspace developments across the North and Southeast Asia region including Japan, The Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Cambodia and Thailand.

He is an active cyclist, golfer, skier, motorsports enthusiast and
father to two rugby mad boys!

AIA International Region Award –Honour Award in Interior Architecture – Masan (2014)
AIA Awards – Merit Award in Interior Design (Hong Kong Chapter) – Masan (2013)
Asia Pacific Interior Design Association (APIDA) – Excellence Award – Masan (2013)
FX International Awards, Finalist – Diageo Singapore (2018)
Singapore Good Design Award – Gold Winner in Social Category – Diageo Singapore (2019)
Australia Good Design Award – Diageo Singapore (2019)
Singapore Good Design Award – Social Category – Trend Micro Singapore (2019)
Singapore Good Design Award – Zendesk APAC Headquarters, Singapore (2020)
Singapore Good Design Award – Beam Suntory, Singapore (2020)

Bhavna Singhal (Associate Director, Strategy of M Moser Associates)

Bhavna Singhal

Associate Director, Strategy of M Moser Associates

Bhavna has worked on large scale architecture and interior design projects ranging from institutional, commercial, retail to
residential projects throughout Asia and the Middle East.

She is an architecture graduate with master degrees in Business
Administration and Marketing; she has in-depth experience in design consultancy, project management and luxury goods

Her diverse work experience and broad educational background enables her to merge architectural design withbusiness strategies to produce holistic, client focused solutions.

With her problem-solving skills, and hand on experience, Bhavna can address the demanding needs of any project at any
phase. She takes a creative and adaptable approach in a complex and continuously changing environment.

Interior Design Confederation Singapore – People’s Choice Award for Best Design in F&B Category – Redpan Bistro,
FX International Awards, Finalist – Diageo Singapore (2018)
Singapore Good Design Award – Gold Winner in Social Category – Diageo Singapore (2019)
Australia Good Design Award – Diageo Singapore (2019)

Pasi Haatainen (FBC Chairman, Managing Director of Dynamic Business Consulting Pte Ltd)

Pasi Haatainen

FBC Chairman, Managing Director of Dynamic Business Consulting Pte Ltd

Adaptive executive strategy and digital transformation management professional with over 20 years of experience in digital transformation, business strategy execution, program management, change management, and solution development and delivery within the supply chain management, banking, mining, insurance, telecoms and high-tech industries.

Pasi has consulted global and regional clients for 13 years as an independent management consultant based in Singapore. He just joined a boutique strategy and digital transformation consulting firm, Renoir Group, advising South East Asian clients in their digital transformation journeys.