Women in Treasury Singapore Forum 2018
Our Women in Treasury Singapore Forum 2018 took place on Wednesday 25th April at the Four Seasons hotel in Singapore from 12 noon to 4:30pm. This popular annual event is firmly established in the diaries of women and men across the Asia Pacific region and was attended by over 120 people from all sectors of the industry.
The Forum opened at noon with a pre-lunch welcome reception which included a short presentation by Meg Coates, Joint Publisher & Head of Operations at the Treasury Today Group, summarising the broad findings of our latest Women in Treasury Study. This was followed by a three course lunch in the Crescent Ballroom, during which the panel discussion took take place on stage, featuring leading industry speakers. The discussion was moderated by Sophie Jackson, Joint Publisher & Head of Strategic Content, Treasury Today Group and featured a superb line up of panellists comprising:
Florence Tan, Head, Treasury, APAC, M+W Group
Christopher Emslie, Asia Regional Treasurer, General Mills
Crystina Hickey, CFA, Vice President, BlackRock
The lively and insightful debate focused on some of the broad issues highlighted by respondents of the study and the challenges to the progress of diversity in our industry, as well as plenty of practical career tips and motivational messages for women and men working in the treasury function today.
Following the panel discussion, a lively question and answer session took place, giving many members of the audience a great opportunity to share their own experiences and seek advice from the panel.
Coverage of the event will appear in the May/June 2018 edition of Treasury Today Asia and online.