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Eric Sampson – Executive Coach

Eric Helps Executives Advance Their Spoken and Written Communication Skills What’s your story? Our family migrated to New Zealand in 1979. I worked there in Banking for 15 years before returning home to HK in 1994. I’ve since run an Immigration Consultancy, worked in the music industry, property sales, and for …

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Dr. Jennie Peterson-Yu – Textile Engineer

Dr. Jennie Makes Top-of-the-line, Affordable Blankets For Children of All Ages What’s your story? Perhaps the most interesting story about me is that I have done well by taking risks and opportunities, and saying “yes.” The domino effect of our choices is shocking.  I have been fortunate that each step has …

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Diane Hall – Company Founder

Dianne’s creativity led to her starting a business selling very personalised mementos. What’s your story? I am British, currently living in Singapore with my husband and two children. I love quality family time and discovering new places.   What excites you most about your industry? What excites me the most about what …

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5 Reasons You should Forecast More Frequently in Unprecedented Times – Tim Gray

Supply chains crisscross the globe and bring together goods, technology, people, innovation, training, and investment to manufacture products that most people couldn’t access, or afford to buy, a few decades ago. Supply chains form the backbone of the global economy. And when times are good and a company’s supply chains …

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Brett Lu – Founder of Over Order Brett

An unsuccessful foray into an area of business he knew little about was the catalyst which  incentivised Brett Lu to start in digitally marketing his skills to others. What’s your story? I had an antique business at age 28 and made a small fortune. I then expanded into the furniture business …

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Larry Tang – Founder of FAMA Group

A concern for the wellness of others took Larry Tang from digital marketing to SLOW food. What’s your story? Prior to founding my own investment and consultancy firm in food, sustainability and wellness, I was the Asia Pacific Managing Director for Digitas & Razorfish, the world’s two largest digital marketing agencies, …

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Jainee Gandhi – Founder and Principal Consultant of Imagedge Academy

Motivated by the wish to democratise fashion, Jainee Gandhi left a career in Human Resources and became an image consultant. What’s your story? I am a Postgraduate in Human Resources and decided to switch careers at 27, to become an Image Consultant. What excites you most about your industry? The power to …

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Petra Schweiger – Founder of LILY FLD Limited

Austrian born Hong Kong resident Petra Schweiger was frustrated by the lack of interest in sustainability in the fashion industry she worked in, and then she discovered sustainable drinking straws and her life took on a whole new direction. What’s your story? Growing up in Austria, sustainability has been deeply ingrained …

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Marjorie Poon – Co-Founder & Operations Director DIFY Pte. Ltd.

A background in marketing and PR gave Marjorie Poon the insight to realise there was a need for customised communication services and she determined to provide them. What’s your story? My name is Marjorie Poon, and I’m the Co-Founder and Operations Director of an integrated communications agency in Singapore – DIFY …

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