Content Highlights 2020 Q4: Asia Pacific

GLG’s latest instalment of content highlights in Asia-Pacific features subject-matter experts across top trending sectors to discuss the fast-changing investment landscape. Check out our programming below, select the Events/profiles of interest to you, and press submit interest. A member of our team will get in touch to share more details on availability and programming.


Asia’s Healthcare Revolution
Wednesday 28, October | 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
COVID-19 has brought irrevocable changes to our lifestyles, economy and industries caught within. Health leaders are taking this opportunistic moment to drive a new reality post pandemic to achieve the scale, speed and quality that has been long limited by existing healthcare systems. Governments in SEA are doubling down on efforts to evolve healthcare roadmaps which compels investors and tech giants like Go-Jek and Grab to focus on this investment potential; with many mimicking Chinese tech giants success to create an ecosystem of service providers. Speakers:

  • Jeff Chen, Chief Innovation Officer at Fullerton Healthcare Group & former Chief Strategy Officer at WeDoctor (2017-19)
  • Snehal Patel, Co-Founder & CEO at MyDoc (2012 – Present)
  • Lee Hong Huei, former Head of Southeast Asia at Parkway Pantai (2016-18)

Dissecting the Indian Healthcare Sector
Tuesday, 3 November – Thursday, 5 November
Chronically underfunded, India’s expenditure on public health is a mere 1.15%1 of its GDP with an aim to increase to 2.5%1 of GDP by 2025 in view of the current pandemic. GLG is hosting a series of remote roundtables to get a pulse on India’s healthcare sector.
This series will focus on public healthcare, consumer health, vaccinations, hospitals, and the diagnostics sector to understand their current state and how they have evolved in the past year. Speakers:

  • Dr. Subnash Hira, Distinguished Professor of Public Health at Public Health Foundation of India, former Team Leader/MO-HIV/STI & Blood Safety at WHO, former Program Leader HIV/AIDS at The World Bank Group
  • Soumava Sengupta, former Director, Family Nutrition, India Sub-Continent at Glaxosmithkline Plc (2015-18)
  • Michael Thomas, former Director- Vaccine Supply and Demand at Gavi Alliance (1/2019-3/2019), former Director, Vaccine Implementation at Gavi Alliance (2016-18)
  • KV Balasubramaniam, former Chief Executive Officer at Bharat Serums And Vaccines Limited (4/2016-3/2017)
  • Daljit Singh, former President at Fortis Healthcare Limited (2006-19)
  • Raghavan Neelamegam, former President (Operations) at Medall Healthcare Pvt Ltd. (2017-20)


Coming Soon…

Digital Omnipresence SEA
Thursday, 12 November
Southeast Asia has one of the largest growing internet markets in the world, and the outbreak of COVID-19 sparked new potentials of digital economy growth. This convene will feature a series of key industry experts from e-commerce, gaming, ride-hailing, food delivery and fintech to discuss different pillars of current & future growth verticals, data-driven decision making and major changes to user behaviour.

5G Convene
As 5G ramps up in key economies and further fuelled by Apple’s latest release of its’ flagship 5G phone, the industry seems poised for a new supercycle. This convene will feature a panel of leading experts to discuss the major changes to the 5G landscape.



Australia’s Buy Now Pay Later Market | October
Former Chief Growth Officer at ZipCo (2017-19)

Paypal’s Entry into BNPL | October
Former Head of UK Pricing at Paypal (2014-16), and Former Finance & Risk Director at Klarna Bank Ab

Energy Outlook in Australia | October
Managing Director at NEM Connect

Tesla and the EV Battery Supply Chain | October
Former Head of Supply Chain at Large EV Player

EdTech in Vietnam | November
COO of a Fast Growing EdTech Start-up

Cross – Play Gaming and Cloud Gaming | November
Former Head of Global Business Development and Former Head of Cloud Gaming at Microsoft Corporation (2002 – 2019)

Chinese Foundries and ARM Amidst US-China Trade War Landscape | November
Former Vice President of Marketing, Strategy and Overseas Sales at Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (2019 – 2020) & Former Vice President of Marketing, PDG (Physical Design Group) for (2017-19)



To put these turbulent times into context, this quarter we have selected some of our most prominent profiles to keep your finger on the pulse of historical geopolitical developments.

  • Former Presidential Campaign Manager for Hillary Clinton
  • Former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush and a Political Advisor to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (2014)
  • Former Advisor & Counselor to President Trump
  • Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton, Author of “A Contest for Supremacy: China, America” and “Struggle for Mastery in Asia”
  • Member of the PBOC Monetary Policy Advisory Committee
  • Former Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for China Affairs
  • Former Senior Procurement Negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
  • Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India
  • Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Former Australian Ambassador to China

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