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Meet our Alumni
(BBA Hons 1975, MBA 1987)
When the NUS Business School decided to give out the Special Service Award to deserving alumni who have contributed to the alumni community and the School, two names came up instantly – Mr Peter Tay (BBA Hons 1975, MBA 1987) and Mr Yeo Keng Joon (BSC Hons 1985).
Yeo Keng Joon
(BSC HONS 1985)
Similarly, Mr Yeo who also holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chemistry from the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia did not expect to win the award. “I’m humbled by this gesture,” he says.
Yeo Miu Ean
During the years in NUS, Ean was active in AIESEC which is an organization for students in economics and business. It was during an AIESEC AGM in her 2nd year where Ean met her husband Chua Hung Meng, a graduate of BBA Class of 81, who was attending the AGM as an Alumni member.
Tan Wang Cheow
Tan Wang Cheow graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and is the Chairman and Managing Director of Food Empire Holdings Ltd, a food and beverage manufacturing company that boasts over 400 units of products under its name and a global distribution network that spans across 69 countries.
Wen Qi was a political science student with a negative view towards businesses. As she puts it “Businesses are a necessary evil in a capitalistic society where big business interests perpetuate inequality in society as they seek profits and neglect ethical practices.
Alexander graduated from NUS Business School in 2017 with a concurrent degree in Masters of Science (Management) and a Bachelors of Business Administration (1st Class Honours). He remains rooted to his alma mater through the NUS Entrepreneurial Village, connecting aspiring start-ups to illustrious alumni as mentors in their journey.
Just like most undergraduates, Astrid did not have a fixed career goal in her first few years of university where she majored in Business Administration (Honours) and Economics. After trying out different summer and winter internships across different industries, she chanced upon Consulting in her second or third year, which she has since made her career after graduating in 2015.
Chan Yi Wen
After graduating from NUS Business School in 2014, Yi Wen did not know that she will end up starting Content.co, a marketing platform that matches global companies with digital, marketing and content experts. She only knew that she wanted to combine her passion for creative arts with her education from NUS and past experiences.