Singapore Speakers Series with Mr Liew Mun Leong, Chairman of Changi Airport Group, on 11 May 2018

2018-04-27 10:43:32


Dear fellow Singaporean
The Overseas Singapore Unit cordially invites you to the Singapore Speaker Series featuring Mr Liew Mun Leong,  Chairman of Changi Airport Group and Surbana Jurong Private Limited, on 11 May 2018, Friday, in Beijing.
A civil engineer by training, Mr Liew was instrumental in a number of Singapore’s prolific public sector projects, including Singapore’s very own Changi Airport. 37 years on, Mr Liew continues to lead Changi Airport to be at the top of its game through innovative technology. Be the first to hear from Mr Liew about the airport’s next exciting project which is shaping up for a sparkling start in 2019 – the Jewel Changi Airport!
Mr Liew is no stranger to the China scene. As founding Group President and CEO of CapitaLand, he defied conventional thinking and led several successful real estate projects in China. Still bullish about the opportunities, he currently oversees several major urbanisation and infrastructure projects in China as Chairman of Surbana Jurong Private Limited.
Join us for an exclusive evening with Mr Liew, as he shares valuable insights on running Changi Airport, as well as opportunities in Singapore and the region.
Catch up and network with fellow Singaporeans at the event over a Singapore-style buffet dinner. Bring your Singaporean friends along and register early to book your place! Seats are limited so hurry and register today!
Date: 11 May 2018, Friday
Time: 6.30pm - 9.30pm (Registration starts at 6.30pm)
Venue: China Ballroom Level B1, China World Summit Wing Hotel, No. 1 Jianguomenwai Avenue Beijing 100004, China
Attire: Business Suit

We seek your kind understanding that OSU/MCCY may reject any registration or decline to admit any registered person without providing a reason.
Mr Liew Mun Leong currently chairs the Changi Airport Group and Surbana Jurong Private Limited.
Mr Liew has invested, developed and operated real estate projects in China for more than 20 years when he was the founding President & CEO of CapitaLand Group.  Currently as Chairman of Surbana Jurong Private Limited, he oversees several major urbanisation and infrastructure projects in China.  Mr Liew serves on the boards of Singapore Exchange, Singapore China Foundation and the Chinese Development Assistance Council.  He also chairs the Management Advisory Board of NUS Business School and Temasek Foundation Nurtures CLG Ltd.  He is a Senior International Business Advisor in Temasek International Private Limited.
Mr Liew is appointed as Provost’s Chair Professor (Practice) (pro bono) in National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School, NUS Faculty of Engineering and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.
Mr Liew was awarded the Public Administration Medal by the Singapore Government in 1979 for his illustrious career in the public service.  He received the prestigious Meritorious Service Medal from the President of the Republic of Singapore at the Singapore National Day Awards in August 2011 for his chairmanship of the Changi Airport Group, in recognition of his outstanding contributions in public service and community work in Singapore.  In 2016, Mr Liew was conferred France’s National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur), with the rank of Knight.
Mr Liew graduated from the University of Singapore with a Civil Engineering degree and is a registered professional civil engineer.
Changi Airport Group (CAG) was formed on 16 June 2009 and the corporatisation of Singapore Changi Airport followed on 1 July 2009.  As the company managing Changi Airport, CAG undertakes key functions focusing on airport operations and management, air hub development, commercial activities and airport emergency services.  CAG also manages Seletar Airport and through its subsidiary Changi Airports International, invests in and manages foreign airports.
Changi Airport is the world's sixth busiest airport for international traffic. It served a record 62.2 million passengers from around the globe and handled 2.13 million tonnes of airfreight throughput in 2017. Changi Airport has 400 retail and service stores, as well as 140 F&B outlets. With over 100 airlines providing connectivity to 400 cities worldwide, Changi Airport handles about 7,200 flights every week, or about one every 80 seconds.
Tracing its roots to agencies synonymous with Singapore’s early township and industrialisation efforts, Surbana Jurong Private Limited has played an instrumental role in the development of Singapore’s urban, industrial and infrastructure landscape for more than five decades. Alongside with the Nation, Surbana Jurong Private Limited has grown from strength to strength to become Singapore’s largest engineering firm and one of the largest Asia-based global urban, industrial and infrastructure consulting firms.
With over 50 years of track record in successful project delivery, the Surbana Jurong Private Limited has grown to become one of the largest Asia-based urban, industrial and infrastructure consulting firms. Its global workforce comprises over 14,000 employees across more than 120 offices.
The Singapore Speakers Series is a high-signature event aimed at fostering greater interaction between eminent Singapore-based leaders and the overseas Singaporean community residing in cities with significant pockets of overseas Singaporeans such as London, New York, Sydney, Melbourne, Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.
The series features prominent Singapore business leaders from the private sector as well as distinguished public sector luminaries who have made significant contributions to Singapore's nation-building efforts. Through first-hand accounts of these top leaders, overseas Singaporeans can keep abreast of industry trends, developments in Singapore’s business and economic landscape, and gain fresh insights on job and business opportunities back home.




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