Aventis-HKMA HR Conference: Redefining the Future of HR in Asia
Industry Perspectives by Professionals in Hong Kong & Singapore
In these times of change and disruption, HR teams must adapt and respond quickly. The effects of the pandemic have driven frontline HR practitioners to critically reassess their current practices. They need to look ahead and redefine changes to policies and structures in order to align with the new normal. These implementations call for collaboration within the HR community.
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Speaking live from Hong Kong and Singapore, our panel of senior HR practitioners will share their insights and industry practices about the future of work, hiring talents of future skills, youth employment and the application of organisational psychology in today’s emerging challenges.
Welcome Address by HKMA and Aventis
Future of Work (Singapore Speaker)
Future Skills (Hong Kong Speaker)
Q&A Session and Panel Discussion #1:
Panel Experts/ Moderators:
Post Break Energiser Activity
Introduction of Speakers by:
Applying Organizational Psychology at Work (Singapore Speaker)
Young Talent Development and Employment (Hong Kong Speaker)
Q&A Session and Panel Discussion #2:
Panel Experts/ Moderators:
End of Seminar Programme
Guest Speaker for the Topic of Future of Work
Ms Tanie Eio
Vice President, Human Resources, United Parcels Services (UPS), Asia Pacific
Tanie Eio is the Vice President of Human Resources for UPS Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, she is responsible for the overall Human Capital Strategy for close to 13,000 employees across more than 40 countries and territories in the region. With 24 years of HR experience across Asia, Europe and the United States, Tanie has continuously led organisational transformation through HR programs, nurturing and empowering UPS talents to serve the evolving logistics and commerce needs of customers worldwide.
Tanie graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor in Arts & Social Sciences. Apart from her academic degree, she has completed the Graduate Diploma in HRM from the Singapore Institute of Management and the Advanced HR Executive Program at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. She is a Certified Human Resource Manager (CHRM)® title by the International Academy of Business and Financial Management and also certified as a Senior Professional by the Singapore Institute of Human Resources Professionals (IHRP). Tanie is an active advocate for women’s leadership development, diversity and inclusion.
Guest Speaker for the Topic of Future Skills
Mr Anthony Rushton
Global Head of Learning Delivery and Regional Head of Learning, Human Resources, Asia-Pacific, HSBC
Anthony has over 35 years of banking experience with HSBC.
For the first 15 years of his career he undertook a wide variety of senior front line roles within corporate and retail banking.
For the last twenty years, Anthony has speciaIized in Learning and Development.
His first Learning role was in London where he was part of the HSBC Group Learning Team being responsible for Corporate Sales Training. During this period, he worked on many strategic global projects which gave him an excellent and in depth understanding of different businesses in numerous countries.
In 2003, he was seconded to Hong Kong and joined the Asia Pacific Regional Learning Team.
He is presently Regional Head of Learning for Asia Pacific and responsible for leading regional-wide Learning Design, Development and Delivery teams across 19 geographies.
Anthony believes that a Learning Function needs to be strategic in all training interventions ensuring there is always direct business impact. Therefore, it is crucial that both training programme content is creative and a trainer’s delivery skill is of the highest standard.
Guest Speaker for the Topic of Applying Organizational Psychology at Work
Dr Christopher Fong
Organizational Psychologist & Coach, Associate Consultant, Kincentric
Dr Christopher Fong has a distinguished career in strategic leadership and coaching that spans over 2 decades. He was appointed National Fellow to the Singapore Ministry of Social and Family and advised the total capability framework of the social service professionals to include mentoring sector leaders and those in the leadership pipeline. In addition, he was the Principal Researcher for the nationwide study on fathers at the workplace.
Dr Fong’s findings have impacted government and business organizations to review their current pro-family and work-life friendly policies. He has also trained sector leaders in multicultural issues in cross-cultural marriages and clinical case formulations from a multicultural perspective. He earned his Doctorate Degree in Professional Studies(Practice Research) in 2015 and is also a member of the prestigious American Psychological Association (APA).
Guest Speaker for the Topic of Youth Employment
Mr Ian Choy
Chief People Officer, McDonald’s, Hong Kong
Mr. Ian Choy is the Chief People Officer of McDonald’s Hong Kong. Ian has a wealth of over 20 years of HR Leadership experience, and has seen McDonald’s Hong Kong through being recognized as the “Best Employer in Hong Kong” by Aon Hewitt in 2017. This is the sixth time McDonald’s Hong Kong has received this prestigious recognition. Prior to joining McDonald’s Hong Kong, Ian was the Human Resources Director of Pizza Hut Hong Kong.
Ian holds a MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, a MA in Property Valuation & Law from City University of London, a Postgraduate Diploma in Town and Country Planning, and a BSc in Town & Country Planning.