Singapore

2021 Edition

Interviews
Choong May Ling, Mimi
CEO, Health Sciences Authority (HSA), Singapore

Dr Choong May Ling, Mimi, CEO of Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA), one of the leading…

Ashish D Pal
Managing Director, MSD Singapore, Malaysia & Brunei Cluster; President, Singapore Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (SAPI); Vice-President, Pharmaceutical Association of Malaysia (PhAMA)
Choong May Ling, Mimi
CEO, Health Sciences Authority (HSA), Singapore

Dr Choong May Ling, Mimi, CEO of Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA), one of the leading regulatory bodies in the Asia-Pacific region, outlines the impact of Singapore’s status as a life sciences

Ashish D Pal
Managing Director, MSD Singapore, Malaysia & Brunei Cluster; President, Singapore Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (SAPI); Vice-President, Pharmaceutical Association of Malaysia (PhAMA)

MSD’s Ashish Pal describes how he led the Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei cluster through a challeng…

Ng Huck Hui
Assistant Chief Executive, Biomedical Research Council, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
Harjit Gill
CEO, APACMed

In an exclusive and wide-ranging interview, Harjit Gill outlines the work of pan-Asia-Pacific medtech…

Ng Huck Hui
Assistant Chief Executive, Biomedical Research Council, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

Professor Ng Huck Hui of A*Star’s Biomedical Research Council outlines the evolution of Singapore’s science and technology…

Harjit Gill
CEO, APACMed

In an exclusive and wide-ranging interview, Harjit Gill outlines the work of pan-Asia-Pacific medtech association APACMed, how COVID-19 represents a chance to change the global narrative on medtech in healthcare, and the key trends…

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Erika Pagani
Country Manager, Pfizer Singapore

Erika Pagani, country manager for Pfizer Singapore, shares her journey with the compa…

Kevin Zou
Head of Oncology Asia Pacific & Country President (Singapore), Novartis

Kevin Zou highlights Novartis Oncology’s footprint and…

Ai Li Siow
Managing Director, Siemens Healthineers Singapore

Siemens Healthineers Singapore’s Ai Li Siow outlines how her affiliate has pivoted…

Erika Pagani
Country Manager, Pfizer Singapore

Erika Pagani, country manager for Pfizer Singapore, shares her journey with the company from Brazil to New York, Peru, Ecuador, and finally…

Kevin Zou
Head of Oncology Asia Pacific & Country President (Singapore), Novartis

Kevin Zou highlights Novartis Oncology’s footprint and priorities in the diverse Asia-Pacific region, the…

Ai Li Siow
Managing Director, Siemens Healthineers Singapore

Siemens Healthineers Singapore’s Ai Li Siow outlines how her affiliate has pivoted in order to continue to support its customers in what was an…

Bee Lim
Director, Healthcare Strategy & Marketing, UPS Asia Pacific

UPS APAC’s Bee Lim describes how the logistics giant responded to the un…

Annie Tan
General Manager, Singapore, Thailand & Malaysia, BMS

Annie Tan highlights the strategy she laid out to navigate the BMS Singapo…

Guillermo Frydman
Managing Director, J&J Singapore

J&J Singapore’s Guillermo Frydman outlines how his affiliate negotiated the COVID-19 pandemic; why mana…

Bee Lim
Director, Healthcare Strategy & Marketing, UPS Asia Pacific

UPS APAC’s Bee Lim describes how the logistics giant responded to the unprecedented challenges thrown up by the COVID-19 pandemic, the…

Annie Tan
General Manager, Singapore, Thailand & Malaysia, BMS

Annie Tan highlights the strategy she laid out to navigate the BMS Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia affiliates through the COVID-19 pandemic; the opportunities and…

Guillermo Frydman
Managing Director, J&J Singapore

J&J Singapore’s Guillermo Frydman outlines how his affiliate negotiated the COVID-19 pandemic; why managing J&J’s pharma, medical devices, vision care and consu…

Marine Queniart-Stojanovic
GM General Medicines Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore, Sanofi

Industry veteran Marine Queniart-Stojanovic outlin…

Tim Philippi
Executive Director, Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry & Commerce (SGC)

The SGC’s Dr Tim Philippi introduces the sizeable Sin…

Senthil Sockalingam
Head of IQVIA Biotech, JAPAC & Chief Medical Officer, APAC, IQVIA

IQVIA Biotech JAPAC’s Dr Senthil Sockalingam out…

Marine Queniart-Stojanovic
GM General Medicines Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore, Sanofi

Industry veteran Marine Queniart-Stojanovic outlines the significance of the Thailand-Malaysia-Singapore…

Tim Philippi
Executive Director, Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry & Commerce (SGC)

The SGC’s Dr Tim Philippi introduces the sizeable Singaporean-German trading relationship and the impor…

Senthil Sockalingam
Head of IQVIA Biotech, JAPAC & Chief Medical Officer, APAC, IQVIA

IQVIA Biotech JAPAC’s Dr Senthil Sockalingam outlines the evolving needs of the flood of early-stage…

Ching Kiat LIM
Managing Director, Airhub Development, Changi Airport Group, Singapore

Changi Airport Group’s Ching Kiat LIM reflects on a challenging 2020 for the air…

Leonora Lim
VP, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Customer Solutions & Innovation, Asia Pacific, DHL

Leonora Lim, DHL’s Asia-Pacific VP for Life Sciences and Healthcare, Customer…

Andrew Frye
SVP & President, APAC, Baxter

Andrew Frye of medtech giant Baxter outlines his management strategy for the diverse APAC region, how…

Ching Kiat LIM
Managing Director, Airhub Development, Changi Airport Group, Singapore

Changi Airport Group’s Ching Kiat LIM reflects on a challenging 2020 for the airline industry, Changi’s longstanding excellence in pharma…

Leonora Lim
VP, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Customer Solutions & Innovation, Asia Pacific, DHL

Leonora Lim, DHL’s Asia-Pacific VP for Life Sciences and Healthcare, Customer Solutions & Innovation…

Andrew Frye
SVP & President, APAC, Baxter

Andrew Frye of medtech giant Baxter outlines his management strategy for the diverse APAC region, how growth was achieved in 2020 despite the drop in non-essential hospitals…

Clarence Ngui
Regional VP, Medical Education, Asia Pacific, Zimmer Biomet

Clarence Ngui describes how global orthopaedic product giant Zimmer Biomet has…

Shiva Kannan
Vice President, Commercial Chief Information Officer, GE Healthcare

Shiva Kannan, VP and Chief Information Officer for GE Healthcare in over 120 co…

Abhay Bangi
Partner, Life Sciences & Healthcare Lead ASEAN, EY

EY’s Abhay Bangi highlights the key trends across the ASEAN life sciences space, how the COVID-19 pan…

Clarence Ngui
Regional VP, Medical Education, Asia Pacific, Zimmer Biomet

Clarence Ngui describes how global orthopaedic product giant Zimmer Biomet has pivoted in APAC in response to the COVID-19 pande…

Shiva Kannan
Vice President, Commercial Chief Information Officer, GE Healthcare

Shiva Kannan, VP and Chief Information Officer for GE Healthcare in over 120 countries, discusses the company’s journey over the past…

Abhay Bangi
Partner, Life Sciences & Healthcare Lead ASEAN, EY

EY’s Abhay Bangi highlights the key trends across the ASEAN life sciences space, how the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated them, and charts Singapore’s course toward…

Mervyn Lim
Vice President, ResMed Asia

Mervyn Lim, Vice President, ResMed Asia, shares the company’s journey through COVID-19 in the region, how the company is building on their digitalisation experience, his view on how different stakehoders have…

Vincent Ruland
Country Division Head, Bayer Pharmaceuticals Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei

Bayer’s Dr Vincent Ruland highlights his career trajectory from medical doctor to pharma country manager; the company’s priorities in Malaysia…

Nawal Roy
Founder & CEO, Holmusk

Nawal Roy of global digital health platform Holmusk which aims to establish data as a core utility to the treatment of behavioural health disorders explains the challenges of working in behavioural health…

Mervyn Lim
Vice President, ResMed Asia

Mervyn Lim, Vice President, ResMed Asia, shares the company’s journey through COVID-19 in the region,…

Vincent Ruland
Country Division Head, Bayer Pharmaceuticals Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei

Bayer’s Dr Vincent Ruland highlights his career trajectory from medical doctor to phar…

Nawal Roy
Founder & CEO, Holmusk

Nawal Roy of global digital health platform Holmusk which aims to establish data as a core utility to the treatment…

Vinod Narayanan
Country President, AstraZeneca Singapore

AstraZeneca (AZ)’s country president for Singapore, Vinod Narayanan, outlines the challenges of taking the re…

Simranjit Singh
CEO, Guardant Health AMEA

Simranjit Singh highlights Guardant Health’s role in the global precision oncology landscape and how the com…

Aileen Lai
CEO & Founder, HealthBeats

Innovation is at the heart of healthcare transformation and the doors for a much-needed shift from provider- to patie…

Vinod Narayanan
Country President, AstraZeneca Singapore

AstraZeneca (AZ)’s country president for Singapore, Vinod Narayanan, outlines the challenges of taking the reins at an affiliate against the backdrop of a pandemic and how…

Simranjit Singh
CEO, Guardant Health AMEA

Simranjit Singh highlights Guardant Health’s role in the global precision oncology landscape and how the company leverages its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets, and advanced analytics across the hu…

Aileen Lai
CEO & Founder, HealthBeats

Innovation is at the heart of healthcare transformation and the doors for a much-needed shift from provider- to patient-centric solutions have been opened. That is the idea behind HealthBeats™, a Remote…

Beh Kian Teik
Deputy CEO, National Research Foundation (NRF), Singapore

Beh Kian Teik of Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF) outlines the importa…

Ashok Venkitaraman
Director, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore; Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS); Director, NUS Center for Cancer Research; Program Director, Disease Intervention Technology Laboratory, Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR)
Carl Firth
CEO, ASLAN Pharmaceuticals

ASLAN Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage immunology-focused biopharmaceutical company. CEO Dr Carl Firth…

Beh Kian Teik
Deputy CEO, National Research Foundation (NRF), Singapore

Beh Kian Teik of Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF) outlines the importance of the life sciences within the country’s innovation strategy and the role it has to play…

Ashok Venkitaraman
Director, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore; Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS); Director, NUS Center for Cancer Research; Program Director, Disease Intervention Technology Laboratory, Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR)
Carl Firth
CEO, ASLAN Pharmaceuticals

ASLAN Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage immunology-focused biopharmaceutical company. CEO Dr Carl Firth reveals why the company has shifted its focus from oncology to autoimmune diseases. He explains…

Sanjay Prabhakaran
President, Asia Pacific, Hologic

Medtech industry veteran Sanjay Prabhakaran outlines the footprint and strategy of women’s health specialist…

Praful Chakkarwar
Country Manager, Novo Nordisk Pharma Singapore

Novo Nordisk Singapore’s Praful Chakkarwar explains how he leverages his experience in a range of geo…

Piers Ingram
Co-Founder & CEO, Hummingbird Bioscience

Dr Piers Ingram, PhD, co-founder, and CEO of Singapore-based biotech Hummingbird Bioscience…

Sanjay Prabhakaran
President, Asia Pacific, Hologic

Medtech industry veteran Sanjay Prabhakaran outlines the footprint and strategy of women’s health specialist Hologic in the dynamic Asia-Pacific region, how it levera…

Praful Chakkarwar
Country Manager, Novo Nordisk Pharma Singapore

Novo Nordisk Singapore’s Praful Chakkarwar explains how he leverages his experience in a range of geographies in his current role, how COVID-19 has helped facilit…

Piers Ingram
Co-Founder & CEO, Hummingbird Bioscience

Dr Piers Ingram, PhD, co-founder, and CEO of Singapore-based biotech Hummingbird Bioscience, shares his motivation for establishing the company in 2015, their proprietary…

Varun Sethi
Vice President Healthcare, Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines & Vietnam), DKSH

Dr Varun Sethi outlines some of the most important trends…

Lucas Chan
Scientific Founder & CSO, CellVec

Lucas Chan, Scientific Founder and CSO of CellVec, a Singapore-based CDMO that specializes in the development and manufacture of viral vec…

Daniel Fung
CEO, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore

Singapore’s Institute of Mental Health offers a comprehensive range of psychiatric, rehabili…

Varun Sethi
Vice President Healthcare, Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines & Vietnam), DKSH

Dr Varun Sethi outlines some of the most important trends in ASEAN healthcare today and how DKSH…

Lucas Chan
Scientific Founder & CSO, CellVec

Lucas Chan, Scientific Founder and CSO of CellVec, a Singapore-based CDMO that specializes in the development and manufacture of viral vectors for clinical gene therapy…

Daniel Fung
CEO, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore

Singapore’s Institute of Mental Health offers a comprehensive range of psychiatric, rehabilitative, and psychotherapy services for the country’s population. CEO Associ…

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