Orient Magazine Issue 88 - August 2022 - Page 14

NEWS - AT THE CHAMBER
BritCham hosts Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong in a wide-ranging dialogue
In June , our members met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong in an exceptional closed-door dialogue . During the discussion moderated by our President Damian Adams , the DPM shared his perspectives on the economy , Singapore ’ s Covid-19 strategy , the manpower needs of industry , Singapore ’ s strength as a regional hub , support for SMEs , sustainability and digitalisation .
This event provided an unparalleled opportunity for members to meet the newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister . We thank the DPM for his time and candour and look forward to future opportunities to engage with the British business community . Thank you also to our guests for engaging the DPM with your questions and to our event partner St . James ' s Place – Asia , represented by Joel Carpenter .
Pictured below is the DPM in conversation with Damian Adams , and following the discussion on stage with Her Excellency Kara Owen , British Chamber Executive Director David Kelly and President Damian Adams , our Event Partner represented by Joel Carpenter , and members of the Board Lorena Paglia , Andy Marr , Haslam Preeston , Michael Buchanan and Suzy Goulding .