Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

southaisa dr balakrishnan thought leader

South Asia and the world

Speaker: Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs03 Mar 2017

Dr Balakrishnan shared his thoughts on why the South Asia and Southeast Asia regions have great potential for the future. He was Guest-of-Honour at the 11th ISAS International Conference on South Asia, organised by the NUS Institute of South Asian Studies.

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The Powerful Lenses of Leadership

The Powerful Lenses of Leadership

Speaker: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, NUS President02 Nov 2017
Finance Science, Technology and Financial Innovation and their Impact on the Economy

Finance Science, Technology and Financial Innovation and their Impact on the Economy

Speaker: Professor Robert C. Merton, School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management25 Oct 2017
Breaking new frontiers globally in scientific engineering

Breaking new frontiers globally in scientific engineering

Speaker: Mr Peter Ho, NUS Engineering alumnus and CEO of HOPE Technik25 Oct 2017
The Accidental Nation

The Accidental Nation

Speaker: Mr Lim Siong Guan, Professor (Practice) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS12 Sep 2017