Dr CJ Yatawara
Dr CJ obtained her PhD in brain and mind sciences from the prestigious University of Sydney, Australia. Supervised by experts in the field of neurodevelopmental medicine, she conducted a world first clinical trial to treat autism.
She continues her research into neurological disorders at the National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore, with a focus on multimodal disease modelling for predicting diagnosis, cause and treatment of diseases such as dementia.
Dr CJ has published her work in top international peer-reviewed journals and presented her research at large international conferences. She has won several awards for her work, including most impactful research across the entire Singhealth.
In addition to research, Dr CJ lectures at Duke-NUS University and prior to that worked as a neuropsychologist in Australia.
Harmen is founder of The Global Chain and CEO of Quanta, an innovative technology company providing decentralised digital services to emerging regulated markets. A long-standing track record in regulated gaming sectors across emerging markets with a reputation for innovation, introducing unique products and adopting new technologies. He has worked in over 70 countries actively supplying gaming equipment, advising and developing the gaming industry.
Jason graduated with BCom and MBA degrees from the University of Toronto. Qualified as a CPA in Canada, USA and Hong Kong, Jason is a seasoned banker with over 25 years of working experience from large FIs including BNP Paribas, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley. Roles included controllership, regulatory reporting, taxation, cost management, financial reporting, performance and sales reporting, business transformation and as finance head across the Asian region. Other leadership initiatives included outsourcing, hubbing, digital transformation, kpi performance measures and restructuring both within the organization and via external strategic alliances to ensure viability of operations and profitability from a stakeholder’s perspective.
Experienced CEO/GM/CFO executive with 25+ years’ experience. Involved in multiple industries, incl. Hong Kong & US listed companies.
Acquainted with Hong Kong Laws and Listing Rules. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Extensive experience in both business and operational strategies, start-up businesses and mergers and acquisitions. Bilingual (English and Chinese) person in both written and speaking, including fluent Putonghua and Cantonese.
Edmund is an associate having experience in corporate turnarounds, financial restructuring and solvency strategies. He is also a Chartered Accountant and Business and Finance Professional with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
Edmund was an assistant manager in KPMG Deal Advisory Singapore being involved in independent business reviews, judicial management, financial restructuring, fund raising, exit planning, liquidations and general business advisory across multiple jurisdictions.
Notable engagements that he was involved in includes, Lehman Brothers, BSI Bank, Pacific Radiance, Falcon Energy Group, Energy Market Authority of Singapore, and Monetary Authority of Singapore.