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With its unique blend of expert global insights and Asian ground knowledge, Higher Education in Southeast Asia and Beyond (HESB) was launched in July 2016 in collaboration with Boston College’s Center for International Higher Education . The newsletter aimed to serve as a resource for all higher education professionals in Asia and for like-minded individuals interested in the higher education landscape.

HESB Issue 10

APRIL 2021 | ISSUE 10 State of the Region: The Commemorative 10th Issue In this commemorative tenth edition of HESB…


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.