The Changing Nature of Work

Yesterday, Herbert Sim was in attendance for a panel discussion entitled “The Changing Nature of Work” at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy National University of Singapore, on December 13.

Technology is changing not just how people work but also the terms on which they work. Join policymakers and thought leaders as they discuss highlights of the 2019 World Development Report on the Changing Nature of Work and how best to invest in human capital to better cope with a rapidly evolving labor market, especially with technological breakthroughs that are disrupting the current industries, such as Blockchain Technology, Artificial Intelligence and more…

The panel was moderated by Assoc Prof. Tan Khee Giap, Co-Director, Asia Competitiveness Institute, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

The speakers and panelists include:

  • Dr. Hartwig Schafer, Vice President, South Asia Region, The World Bank
  • Dr. Michal Rutkowski, Senior Director and Head of Global Practice Social Protection and Jobs, The World Bank
  • Ms. Vidhya Ganesan, Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Ms. Trisha Suresh, Senior Consultant, The Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Prof. Hoon Hian Teck, Professor of Economics and Associate Dean, Singapore Management University
  • Mr. Michael Fung, Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer, and Chief Data Officer, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)

Dr. Hartwig Schafer, Vice President, South Asia Region, The World Bank shared about the World Bank Group’s flagship report: ‘World Development Report 2019

The panelists in deep discussion

Mr. Michael Fung, Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer, and Chief Data Officer, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), with Herbert Sim

Herbert Sim with Prof. Hoon Hian Teck, Professor of Economics and Associate Dean, Singapore Management University

Dr. Hartwig Schafer, Vice President, South Asia Region, The World Bank, with Herbert Sim

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