Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

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Company Description

A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally recognised for its world-class research and distinguished teaching. Established in 2000, SMU’s mission is to generate leading-edge research with global impact and produce broad-based, creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy. It is known for its interactive and technologically enabled pedagogy of seminar-style teaching in small class sizes. Home to over 8,300 undergraduate and postgraduate students, SMU comprises six schools: School of Accountancy, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, School of Economics, School of Information Systems, School of Law and School of Social Sciences, offering a wide range of bachelors', masters' and PhD degree programmes in various disciplines. With an emphasis on generating rigorous, high-impact, multi-disciplinary research that addresses Asian issues of global relevance, SMU faculty members collaborate with leading international researchers and universities from USA, Europe, China and India as well as with partners in the business community and public sector through its research institutes and centres. SMU’s city campus is a state-of-the art facility located in the heart of downtown Singapore, fostering strategic linkages with the business and wider community.

Executives & Employees


Executive Director, Center for Management Practice

Chief Investment Officer

Dean of Executive & Professional Education

Head-Asia Private Equity Institute

Deputy Dean

Director-Lien Center

Co-Director, Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Program Coordinator, MSc. Management by Research

Director of Career Services

Board of Directors

Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Frasers Property Ltd.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Charity Council at Tax Academy of Singapore

Chief Financial Officer at Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd.

Vice Chairman at Mentor Media Ltd.

Director at Singapore Management University

Distinguished Alumni
Paul Tham is now Chief Executive Officer at Keppel REIT Management Ltd.
Weston Gaddy is now Partner at Radian Capital LLC
Kirti Hariharan is now Managing Director & General Counsel at Baring Private Equity Asia Ltd.
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