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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Start-ups, Outer Space and you

Start-ups, Outer Space and you

Speaker: Commander Jeffrey Williams, Retired NASA Astronaut01 Aug 2017
Preparing business students for a volatile, uncertain world

Preparing business students for a volatile, uncertain world

Speaker: Professor Bernard Yeung, Dean, NUS Business School31 Jul 2017
Aspire to lead change

Aspire to lead change

Speaker: Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Singapore’s Minister for the Environment and Water Resources12 Jul 2017
Life lessons in law

Life lessons in law

Speaker: Mr V.K. Rajah, Former Attorney-General of Singapore and Judge of Appeal08 Jul 2017