Professor Satryo Soemantri Brodjonegoro

Professor Satryo Soemantri Brodjonegoro is Emeritus Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia and Vice President of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences. 

He has a long and distinguished academic and public service career. He was a faculty member of the Mechanical Engineering Department, Bandung Institute of Technology for more than 30 years since 1980, serving as Department Chairman (1992-1995), and Vice Dean of Academic Affairs (1995-1998). From 1999-2007 he served as Director General of Higher Education, Ministry of National Education, Indonesia. 

He obtained his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1985, and his research areas are tribology, fracture mechanics, finite element analysis, mechanical design, and higher education development and policy. 

He is a Fellow of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences since 2008.

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Dr James Garrity

Dr James Garrity is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Dr Garrity’s particular clinical and research areas of interest include medical and surgical management of orbital disorders. He works closely with consultants in the Division of Endocrinology in the comprehensive management of Graves’ orbitopathy, including Graves’-associated strabismus, and is participating in studies directed toward better understanding of the immunology and epidemiology of this disorder.

Associate Professor Khoo Hoon Eng

Associate Professor Khoo Hoon Eng received her BA in Biochemistry at Smith College, PhD at St Mary’s Medical School, London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education at University of Dundee. 

She taught at the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Malaysia for 10 years before joining the Faculty of Medicine (now Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine) at NUS in 1988. Between 1997 and 2003, she was Vice-Dean in the Faculty of Medicine.During a leave of absence from NUS, she worked for three years (2007-2010) as the Provost and Acting Vice-Chancellor of a new liberal arts institution – the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh. 

She joined Yale-NUS College in October 2011 as Director in the Office of the Executive Vice President (Academic Affairs), before moving on to her appointment as Director of Special Projects in the Office of the President, with responsibilities in faculty hiring, campus design and curriculum planning.

Professor Gordon Redding

Professor Gordon Redding’s career has been devoted largely to higher education and research in Asia, including 24 years at the University of Hong Kong, where he holds an Emeritus Professorship, and where he founded and directed the university’s Business School. 

He has also spent 16 years at INSEAD, for part of that time as Director of its Euro-Asia Centre the origin of its Asian campus. He continues to teach at INSEAD. His initial degree was at Cambridge, followed by eleven years as an executive in UK industry. He returned to the world of scholarship by doing a Ph.D at Manchester Business School, but has retained his connections with the world of industry via consulting and executive development work for companies worldwide. 

In 1999 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Stockholm School of Economics for his work on Asian business. In 2006 he received the bi-annual Award for Distinguished Scholarship of the International Association of Chinese Management Researchers. 

He has published fifteen books, of which the main ones have been The Spirit of Chinese Capitalism (New York, de Gruyter), The Future of Chinese Capitalism (with Michael Witt, Oxford University Press), and The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems (edited with Michael Witt, Oxford University Press).

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Professor Dr Wolfram Ressel

Professor Dr Wolfram Ressel is the Rector of the University of Stuttgart. He is also the Chairman of the Institute of Road and Transportation Science, Dean of the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering Sciences and a member of the academic senate of the university. Outside of the university, he is the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Federal Highway Research Institute and Chairman of TU9, an association of the nine major technical universities in Germany. Dr Ressel was also the Chairman of Deutscher Hochschulverband (2004 – 2010); Chairman of Landesrektorenkonferenz, a conference of the university rectors of the Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg (2016 – March 2018); and Head of the Advisory Board in the field of Science, Research and Arts of Baden-Württemberg International (2012 – 2020).

Professor Paul Teng

Professor Paul Teng is Managing Director and Dean, NIE International Pte. Ltd., Singapore. He is a scientist and science educator. 

He previously held positions at the National Institute of Education as Principal Officer, as Dean for Graduate Studies and Professional Learning (2006 – 2014), and Head, Natural Sciences and Science Education Academic Group (2004-2006). He has been active in researching teacher professional development in Singapore and in an advisory role on science education to different groups. Additional to education, Prof Teng is widely recognised as an expert on food security. He is concurrently Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, Nanyang Technological University; and Adjunct Professor, Murdoch University, Australia. 

Professor Teng’s awards include the Eriksson Prize (Royal Swedish Academy of Science), an Honorary Doctor of Science (from Murdoch University, Australia) and being made a Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). He has published/ co-published eight books and over 200 technical papers.

Professor Dr Ulrich Wetterauer

Professor Dr Ulrich Wetterauer is currently a senior consultant urologist at University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. He previously served as Managing Director of the Surgical Departments (2005 – 2011) and Chair of Urology and Andrology (2001 – 2018) at University Hospital Freiburg, Germany. His research work, which includes prostate carcinoma and its robot assisted biopsy, andrology and kidney surgery, has been published extensively in many renowned publications including World Journal of Urology and European Urology Focus.​

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.