AGENDA

MONDAY, 2 SEPTEMBER

09:15–09:30Conference Welcome

Bhavana ChauhanClient Success Leader, Global Client Manager, Mercer

Tim StanscheitLife Sciences Industry Leader, Asia, Middle East and Africa, Mercer

09:30–09:45CEO Welcome / Opening Remarks

Peta LatimerCEO Singapore, Mercer

09:45–10:30Keynote Address: Why HR Should Have a Seat at the Table

Robin SpeculandFounder and CEO of Bridges Business Consultancy Int.

10:30–11:00Networking Break

11:00–12:00Driving the Talent Led Agenda

Puneet SwaniSenior Partner, Global Business Solutions, Career Leader, International Region, Mercer

12:00–13:00Panel Discussion: Being Future Fit in a Digital Age

Moderator

Ester MartinezCEO & Editor in Chief, People Matters

Panelists

Nikhila RangaswamyDirector HR Global Engineering & Operations, Dyson

Catherine ChiaCHRO, StarHub

Suresh PunjabiDirector, Business Development and Programme Consulting, NUS SCALE [School of Continuing and Lifelong Education]

13:00–13:45Lunch Break

13:45–14:05How Intelligence Solutions can Elevate the Interaction Between HR Processes and Employees

Baohe LinDigital HR Solutions Leader, Mercer

14:05–15:05Human Resource Innovation

Susan CheongGroup Managing Director for Talent Acquisition, DBS

15:05–15:35Networking Break

Executive Remuneration – Emerging Trends

Nishant MahajanPrincipal, Executive Remuneration Practice, Mercer

New Reward Models in an Agile Work Environment

Puneet SwaniSenior Partner, Global Business Solutions, Career Leader, International Region, Mercer

Personalizing Employee Experience

Lynette YeePeople Science Consulting Practice, Mercer

Vincci LooPeople Science Consulting Practice, Mercer

Mobility – How to Make it Work for the Employer and Employee

Mario FerraroRegional Practice Leader – Global Mobility Asia, Middle East & Africa, Mercer

16:35–16:50Moving Rooms

16:50–17:20Building a Culture of Innovation and Empowerment

Lewis GarradPartner and Business Lead for Mercer’s People Science Consulting Practice

17:20–17:35Closing Remarks

17:35–19:00Networking Drinks

TUESDAY, 3 SEPTEMBER

09:00–09:15Conference Welcome

Bhavana ChauhanClient Success Leader, Global Client Manager, Mercer

Tim StanscheitLife Sciences Industry Leader, Asia, Middle East and Africa, Mercer

09:15–10:15The Lens of the Future: Rewards Trends

Godelieve Van DoorenPartner, Regional Industry Leader for Asia-Pacific, Mercer

10:15–10:35Future Trends in Benefits

Neil NaraleHealth Business Leader, Mercer Singapore

10:35–11:05Networking Break

11:05–12:05Does Prevention Pay? Mitigating the Risks of a Globally Mobile Workforce

Aditya LuthraSecurity Director – Security Solutions, Asia Pacific, International SOS

Dr Low Kiang WeiMedical Director, International SOS

12:05–13:05The Future of Candidate Experience: The Consumerization of the Candidate and Employee Experience

John KivelAsia Pacific Recruitment Head, GlaxoSmithKline

13:05–14:05Lunch Break

Emerging Trends in Vietnam

Hoa NguyenSenior Principle, TalentNet

Emerging Trends in China

Elley CaoSenior Principal, Career Products, Mercer

Emerging Trends in India

Shanthi NareshMercer

Pankaj MotwaniInternet & E-Commerce Industry Lead, Mercer India

Trends in Talent Management: Hire & Develop for the Future

Anirban Barman RoyCRO, Mercer | Mettl

New Age of Healthy Workforce: From Digital Health to Financial Wellbeing

Dimitris EfthyvoulouPrincipal, Asia Regional Employee Health & Retirement Practice, Mercer

Nan DuangnapaHead of Innovation and Data Analytics for Mercer, Multinational Clients Group (Asia)

Ivan ChangSaxo Advanced Solutions APAC

15:05–15:30Networking Break

15:30–16:30Employee Lifecycle and its Correlations to Travel & Meetings

Sanghamitra BoseGeneral Manager Singapore, American Express

Kaori Pereyra-LagoRegional Lead, Asia Pacific, American Express

Chris SpendleASEAN HR Leader, Mercer

16:30–16:40Closing