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SID Directors Conference Podcast Series

SID Directors Conference Podcast Series

Welcome to the podcast series for SID Directors Conference 2020.

As part of our post conference engagement with partners and attendees, these bite sized podcasts aim to provide greater insights into key topics covered at the virtual conference in August.

Stay tuned to hear more about how organisations can navigate through the complexities and unknowns in this pandemic situation to reassess business as usual.
Lessons from Covid-19 – Combating the Pandemic and Cyber Threats
Thio Tse Gan, Cyber Risk Leader from Deloitte, raises important learning points about cyber security during the Covid-19 crisis. In a hyperconnected world, businesses need to take a holistic approach and develop the mindset of vigilance and resilience throughout the organisation. Cyber resilience – similar to pandemic response – is an ongoing strategy, with no magic bullet, and attention on the weakest link.
November 16, 2020
Creating Value with Technology and Transformation
Cheang Wai Keat, Head of Consulting at EY Advisory addresses the direct link between investing in technology and achieving success. Highlighting key drivers of value creation, he explains how boards can help nurture growth. Companies need to have a customer centric and talent focus, leverage innovation through data and artificial intelligence, and develop collaborative ecosystems underpinned by good governance.
November 16, 2020
Tiding through the Crisis
Tan Boon Gin, CEO of SGX RegCo offers his perspective on how companies can navigate the crisis through the creation, preservation and improvement of jobs – bearing in mind that every employee is also a customer. Outlining measures and initiatives on how the regulator has eased restrictions on fundraising in the capital markets, he highlights the importance of directors maintaining a disclosure regime that focuses on shareholder rights.
November 5, 2020
Bridging the Digital Divide through Upskilling
Greg Unsworth from PwC Singapore shares his insights and offers tips on how organisations can upskill their workforce and inculcate a learning culture. Knowledge-based services, in particular, require companies to have a strong grounding in fundamental concepts, methodologies and principles, so that employees across the board have the general skillsets to transition to a digital economy.
October 29, 2020
Risk and Risk Mitigation in a Post-Pandemic World
Irving Low, Co-head of Advisory in KPMG Singapore covers some of the biggest threats to companies’ growth today, and changing corporate risk profiles. Tune in to understand how purpose-driven leadership can help navigate risks, and how boards and business leaders can build sufficient strategic foresight and resilience to adapt in times of uncertainty.
October 15, 2020