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The Past and Future “Office”


Event details

  • Date and Time
    Date and Time
06 May 2021
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  • Location
Zoom Webinar
  • Event Fee
    Event Fee


Event Recap

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Seismic shifts in the ways we work, particularly precipitated by the pandemic, have given us the opportunity to reshape and redesign our future workplace in ways that consider what matters to our work communities in the long run.

As we chart into a post-pandemic world and beyond, how can we frame disruptive approaches to space, human connection and technology within the larger picture of a city-wide or even global evolution of the office? What cultural changes might we anticipate in Singapore over the next 5 years, and what are the design solutions and possibilities that might shape the next generation of workplaces?

Programme Schedule  

  • 4pm – 4.10pm: Introduction
  • 4.10pm – 4.50pm: Moderated Discussion
  • 4.50pm – 5pm: Q&A

About the Speakers

  • Chris Moore, Head of APAC Corporate & Managing Partner Singapore Allen & Overy ASEAN & India

Chris heads the APAC Corporate and M&A team. He specialises in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and foreign direct investment in South East Asia. He has been advising on these transactions since 1996 (and in particular in ASEAN and India).

  • Peh Shao May, Head of Group Corporate Service, SEA, UBS 

Shao May Peh is Southeast Asia Head of Group Corporate Services, with over 15 years of experience in managing corporate real estate, workplace and facilities across APAC. One of her most recent projects in Singapore is the latest flagship office in APAC that incorporates office design concepts for the future workforce. Prior to this, she was based in India for 2 years and oversaw the construction and operationalization of 2 new UBS Business Solution Centers.

  • Aalok Agrawal, Senior Vice-President & General Manager, P&G, Consumer Healthcare, Asia, Middle-East, Africa

Aalok is a seasoned leader with 23 years of experience in the Consumer Goods & Consumer Healthcare industry with P&G. He has lived and worked across different regions (Asia, North America, Europe) and diverse organization cultures. His diverse experiences include regional CMO for Europe Healthcare in the PGT Joint Venture based in Geneva, Global Head of Marketing for Vicks based in the US and Head of Marketing for Asia for the BabyCare and Healthcare categories based in Singapore.

About the Moderator

  • Narita Cheah, Co-Founder & Director, Paperspace Asia

Narita’s experience over the last 18 years has focused on client engagements with coordinated teams to deliver complex projects around South-east Asia. Her experience over the last few years has enabled her to be involved in Workplace Strategy and Change Management services that engages leadership and end-users to transition into structural and behavioral changes to support business goals.

This webinar is organised by Paperspace Asia in conjunction with the ongoing exhibition The Office, Disrupted, and supported by the DesignSingapore Council.

This event is part of the National Design Centre’s “Casting Hope” programme line-up for April-May 2021.

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