Orient Magazine Issue 89 - November 2022 - Page 24

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Kaer Director invited to become a Visiting Senior Industrial Fellow for Aston University following work on Cooling as a Service
Director of member company Kaer , David Mackerness , has accepted an invitation from Aston University in Birmingham to act as an Visiting Senior Industrial Fellow in the College of Business & Social Sciences for the next three years . Kaer pioneered Cooling as a Service in 2013 , aiming to servitize the cooling industry in an effort to provide customers with a better experience and de-carbonise the business . David is a founding member of the Cooling as a Service ( CaaS ) Alliance which has since grown into the SET Alliance . He currently sits on the SET Alliance Steering Committee as well as participating in the Chamber ' s Built Environment Committee .
New Master appointed at Marlborough College Malaysia Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Burbury as the next Master of the College , succeeding Alan Stevens who will step down in July 2023 . Simon and his wife , Jennifer , will join the College in August 2023 from Dollar Academy , an HMC co-educational boarding and day school in Scotland , where he has been Deputy Rector since 2020 .
Simon was educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar School before gaining a BA in Music Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland , a Master ’ s Degree in Music from Lancaster University and his teaching qualification from Homerton College , Cambridge . Following appointments as Director of Music in Cairo , at Tanglin Trust in Singapore and at Gordonstoun in Scotland , he moved to Dollar in 2015 as Assistant Rector .
Singapore-headquartered Communications Agency Redhill accelerates global expansion into the UK with Senior Appointment Redhill , one of the fastest-growing full-service global communications agencies , has today announced the expansion of its operations into the UK market with the appointment of Loriann Luckings-Marwood as its Director of UK . Based in London and working closely with the Redhill global leadership team , Loriann will focus on establishing the UK market , driving local expertise and cross-market collaboration to orchestrate broader capabilities for clients and accelerate business growth in addition to hiring new talent .
As one of the fastest-growing global communications agencies , Redhill ’ s goal is to empower and provide brands with innovative integrated communication solutions to drive growth , build reputation and protect against risk . Through establishing our presence in the UK and by tapping into the expertise of our global network , Redhill ’ s aim is to provide local clients with strategic communications solutions to enter new markets and expand their global footprint and global clients to enter and deepen their market presence in the UK . Within the first month of its operations ( September 2022 ), Redhill secured The Powder Shampoo as its first client along with a number of projects and new business opportunities in the pipeline that are expected to materialise later this quarter . NEWS : MEMBER NEWS
RECENT EVENTS 25 Recent Events 28 October: Singapore International Energy Week31 October - 4 November: Singapore FinTech Festival Our Energy & Utilities Committee hosted one of the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) Thinktank Roundtables on the topic of collaboration opportunities in Singapore and ASEAN’s green energy economy.In his opening speech at the Singapore FinTech Festival, Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong outlined Singapore's 5 E's strategy for FinTech: Enhance, Empower, Envision, Encourage and Engage. The Chamber's Financial & FinTech Committee were fully engaged in FinTech over the course of SFF week as we supported the Department for International Trade trade delegation in town for the Festival. On 31 October the Committee delivered an in-market briefing and member networking session, led by Committee Chair Mike Rourke and featuring Robert Child from Ashurst who kindly hosted us, Chew Gim Leong from Rawlinson & Hunter LLP who kindly sponsored the event, content provided by Wanying Lim from FNZ Group and Sara Abbasi at FINTRAIL. Starting with a fireside chat between Committee Chair Tim Rockell and Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Regional Director for Southeast Asia, Climate and Energy, Tom Moody, the conversation moved into a panel discussion with strong expertise in creating hydrogen and carbon capture clusters across the region. This portion of the Roundtable featured moderator Mark Florance, Co-Chair of the Committee, with panellists Rob Cooper from BP, Peter Godfrey from The Energy Institute, Mauricio Riveros Rodríguez from The Carbon Trust and Nick Dingemans from Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP. On 1 November the Committee and Chamber events team worked alongside DIT colleagues to bring together a stellar representation of the FinTech community in Singapore to meet the delegation at a 150-person private reception hosted by H.E Kara Owen CMG CVO, British High Commissioner to Singapore. Chamber President Damian Adams, Mike and our Deputy Executive Director Lucy Haydon then visited the companies at the UK Pavilion at Singapore Expo. Finally, the Chamber hosted a panel discussion for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on digital assets. Committee Chair Tim Rockell, and FCDO Regional Director for SE Asia Climate and Energy, Tom Moody, open the sessionPanellists L-R: Mark Florance, Rob Cooper, Peter Godfrey, Mauricio Riveros Rodríguez and Nick DingemansCommittee Chair Mike Rourke presents to the delegation of visiting UK companiesH.E. Kara Owen CMG CVO, British High Commissioner to Singapore, greets guests at the Official Residence, Eden Hall Mauricio Riveros Rodríguez from The Carbon Trust presents their Clean Hydrogen Innovation ProgrammeRob Cooper from BP presents on Regions, Corporates & SolutionsPictured L-R at the Singapore FinTech Festival UK Pavilion: BritCham President Damian Adams, H.E. Kara Owen CMG CVO, BritCham Deputy Executive Director Lucy Haydon, and BritCham Financial & FinTech Committee Chair Mike RourkeRepresentatives from the Financial Conduct Authority visit the BritCham office for a panel discussion on digital assets. Pictured with Committee Chair Mike Rourke, BritCham President Damian Adams, and H.E. Kara Owen CMG CVO RECENT EVENTS