Roundtable: Doing Business in China

May 17th, 2012  |  Published in Events

As part of our efforts to create networking value for our Alumni Members, the Youth Chapter is organising the 1st Roundtable Forum for 2012. This time, we explore how to break into the China market for business and what minefields to avoid. So grab your Chinese High / Hwa Chong buddy and join other like minded Hwachongians in this networking event!

June 2012 Roundtable: Tales from within — “A Sharing Session by Hwa Chong Seniors on Doing Business in China”
Date: Saturday 9 June 2012
Venue: Hwa Chong Alumni Association Building
Attire: Working Attire
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Registration Link:


Tan Kim Seng
Managing Director of 3V Sourceone Capital Pte Ltd
Topic: Private equity investment in China

Mr Tan is a Managing Director and co-founder of 3V SourceOne Capital, a regional growth equity fund manager. He is currently the Honorary Treasurer of the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor with the National University of Singapore and serves as the co-head for the Launcpad Project Course with the Institute of Engineering Leadership. He has been involved in venture capital investments in Greater China, USA and ASEAN since 1994. He was previously an Executive Director and Principal Fund Manager of UOB Venture Management responsible for fund management activities and setting up of joint-venture VC funds in China.

Patrick Chan
Head, Industry Development Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore
Topic: Opportunities and doing business in the Special Economic Zones and industrial parks in China

Mr Chan was headhunted for his current position, heading industry development at Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS) where he oversees the development of accountancy as a financial and business services sector, with the 2020 vision to develop Singapore into a global accountancy services hub for Asia Pacific. Prior to ICPAS, Mr. Chan was the Director of Industry Development at Singapore Business Federation (SBF), the apex business chamber in Singapore with more than 17,000 companies.

Koh Chin Yee
NUS Director, Asia Directorate (China)
Topic: Working and living in China

Mr Koh is currently Director, Asia Directorate (China) in the Office of Vice President (University and Global Relations) for National University of Singapore. He graduated in 1994 from NUS with a BA (Hons) Degree in Chinese Studies, and with a MBA, also from NUS, in 2001. He held appointments in news and media relations as well as China affairs in several government bodies before he spent a few years as general manager in companies and chamber of commerce in China, and Business China Singapore. He is a columnist for Lianhe Zaobao and other media.

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