MARCH 2020 | ISSUE 7

Higher Education and Sustainability – Perspectives from ASEAN & Australia

This special issue of HESB features keynotes from the second ASEAN-Australian Dialogue (AAED), which addresses the needs of international education in relation to business and industry. We also look at how universities are incorporating sustainability education into their curriculum and university direction, alongside UN Sustainable Development Goals.

In this issue

  • ASEAN and Australia: An Introduction
    • Interview with Michael Fay, Convenor of the ASEAN Australia Education Dialogue
    • Reflections on 40 Years of Doing Business in ASEAN
  • Sustainability and Higher Education
    • Admitting Humanity’s Exploitive Ties with Nature: Penang’s Pursuit of Sustainable Development
    • Accelerating Education for Sustainability
    • University Impact Rankings by SDGs: Sustainability Cities and Communities
  • Quality Assurance and Engagement
    • Strengthening Quality Assurance and Developing Global Standards in English Language Teaching Centres: Management in ASEAN and Australia
    • Alumni Engagement in ASEAN

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Mr Ho Swee Huat

Mr Ho Swee Huat is the Founder and Managing Director of Abacus Assets Advisors Pte Ltd. Before starting the company, he had an established career in the banking industry, with 20 years of experience in Singapore, Hong Kong and New York.

He was an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of CapitaCommercial Trust Management LTD from 2004 to 2013.

He is the current Chairman of Autism Association (Singapore) which he co-founded with a group of parents in 1992. He is also Vice-Chairman of Eden School, a special school for children with autism.

Mr Ho holds a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Liberal Arts degree in Economics from Hamilton College, USA.

He has been a member of the Board of the Foundation since its incorporation.