Leaders on Asia | Ambassador Chan Heng CheeVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Breakfast with Asia Society Global Co-chair and Singapore's Ambassador-at-large
Join Asia Society Australia, Chairman Doug Ferguson at KPMG for this Leaders on Asia Breakfast with Asia Society Global Co-Chair and Singapore's Ambassador-at-large, Chan Heng Chee.
Open to Board, Advisory Council and Senior Asia Society Members and stakeholders, this private briefing with one of Asia's top diplomats and the longest serving Singaporean Ambassador to the United States will provide key insights ahead of the ASEAN Special Summit in March.
Date: Tuesday 13 March, 2018
Time: 7:45 am for 8:00 am, concludes 9:30 am
Venue: KPMG, Level 38, Tower Three, International Towers Sydney, 300 Barangaroo Avenue, Sydney NSW 2000
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About our speaker:
Ambassador Chan Heng Chee is Ambassador-at-Large with the Singapore Foreign Ministry. She chairs the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities in the Singapore University of Technology and Design. She is Chairman of the National Arts Council, a Member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights, a Member of the Constitutional Commission 2016 and Deputy Chairman of the Social Science Research Council. Ambassador Chan is a Member of the Board of Trustees of the National University of Singapore and a Member of the Yale-NUS Governing Board. She serves as a Member of the Advisory Council of Temasek Foundation Connects and also as a Member of the Executive Board of the China Cultural Centre. She is Global Co-Chair of Asia Society, and a Member of the International Advisory Panel, AXA Group, GIE AXA, Paris (France).
Previously, she was Singapore's Ambassador to the United States and Singapore's Permanent Representative to the United Nations with concurrent accreditation as High Commissioner to Canada and Ambassador to Mexico.
Ambassador Chan received a number of awards including The Public Administration Medal (Gold); The Meritorious Service Medal; The Distinguished Service Order; Honorary Degrees of Doctor of Letters from the University of Newcastle, Australia; the University of Buckingham (United Kingdom); and an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of Warwick (United Kingdom). When Ambassador Chan left Washington at the end of her appointment, she received the Inaugural Asia Society Outstanding Diplomatic Achievement Award, the Inaugural Foreign Policy Outstanding Diplomatic Achievement Award 2012 and the United States Navy Distinguished Public Service Award.
Our Leaders on Asia program presents high-profile events with visiting heads of state, ministers, senior officials, dignitaries and leading thinkers from the Indo-Pacific region and Australia. It provides members with a unique direct access to leaders who shape the present and future of our region.
KPMG, Level 38, Tower Three, International Towers Sydney, 300 Barangaroo Avenue, Sydney NSW 2000