Emerging Opportunities in Aviation, Logistics and Maritime: Decarbonising the Supply Chain

With the race to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, the supply chain industry has ramped up their efforts to combine technology and innovation to make a difference in this world. Are you eager to join this race against time?

Join this panel discussion to understand why different sectors of the supply chain – aviation, logistics and maritime – need your help in reducing carbon dioxide emissions and increasing the effectiveness of the supply chain system.

The call for STEM talents in this field is loud and urgent – be the first to make a move by speaking and networking with our passionate panellists from Airbus, DHL and PSA.

You will learn about:

• What the buzz around decarbonisation means and the strive for net zero emissions
• The trends within the aviation, logistics, and maritime sectors brought about by decarbonisation
• The areas these sectors are looking to improve
• The skills you will need to enter this industry, as well as the multitude of opportunities

Spaces are limited for this session so Non-Business school students are given priority booking. For any Business School students interested to register, please click here to register for the waiting list.

Ignacio Azorin

Ignacio Azorin
Technology Scout, Asia Pacific, Airbus

Ignacio is Airbus' technology scout for Asia Pacific. With a focus on sustainability, he looks into new startups to cooperate with and add value to Airbus' products. He also works on an Airbus internal company to increase the availability of Sustainable Aviation Fuel in the market and advance towards a sustainable airspace.

Damien Tan
Damien Tan

Vice President, Commercial Operations, Asia Pacific, DHL

Damien Tan is a Vice President with DHL Asia Pacific’s Customer Solution & Innovation (CSI) team. CSI is responsible for managing about 100 of DHL’s largest and most strategically important customers and for the central innovation activities from the DHL Innovation Centers. Damien also leads CSI’s Global Solution Design team that leverages DHL group capabilities to design and develop leading and innovative supply chain solutions that meet CSI’s customer needs.

He has good appreciation of industries such as Technology, Automobility, Life Sciences and Retail/Fashion. And keen on subjects such as eCommerce, Sustainability and Circularity. The 18 years in the logistics industry has also seen Damien take on roles as Head of Marketing for Middle East and Asia, and Country Managing Director Singapore. Prior to the logistics industry, Damien developed his business and supply chain knowledge and experience through 6 years as Principal Management Consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and 6 years in the logistics function of Baker Oil Tools, CarnaudMetalBox, and Black&Decker.

Jimmy Suroto
Jimmy Suroto
Assistant Vice President, Group Commercial, PSA International Pte Ltd

Jimmy Suroto is currently Assistant Vice President for Group Commercial in PSA International. His professional career began as a marketing executive in PSA Singapore, with a stint in PSA's fully owned subsidiary, Portnet.com Pte Ltd. He has accumulated a wealth of experience in the commercial arena, helping to chart strategic direction and global perspectives to maximize commercial value across the PSA Group.

Aside from his time in commercial, he has been involved in supply chain sustainability solutions with the goal of establishing a greener end-to-end supply chain. In this role, he works with customers, such as the shipping companies and Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCO) to support supply chain decarbonization. These PSA's initiatives leverage digital solutions and data to enhance supply chain visibility, along with the restructuring of supply chains and offering alternative intermodal transportation to customers for sustainable logistics.

Cadence Wong
Cadence Wong (Moderator) 
Industry Relations Manager and NUS Alumna, NUS Centre for Future-Ready Graduates

Cadence is part of CFG’s Industry Relations team and an NUS alumna. She finds immense satisfaction working with her local and foreign industry partners to develop successful strategies to build brand awareness and talent pipelines. Seeing students in jobs that bring them motivation and learning opportunities also keeps her going. When not working at her day job, she is a Singapore food and bar scout, recommending awesome choices (in her opinion) to her family, friends and anyone who wishes to hear.

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Career Workshops

Date: Wednesday, 24 August 2022

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Event Venue: CFG Careerspace, Level 3, Yusof Ishak House

Industry: Others

Faculties: College of Design and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law, School of Computing, NUS Business School

Target Audience: All students