Senior Teaching Fellow
Associate Director
Area of Interests: 
Film & Television Management / Content Development / Industry Development / Talent Development

Major Highlights: 
2014 - Present Member of the Singapore Media Festival Advisory Board 
2006 - Present Chief Jury, Asian Television Awards
2007 Top 50 Asia Film Leader by American entertainment trade magazine, Variety


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Professional Experience

2013 - Present Visiting Professor, Department of Literature and Media, Nanfang College, Sun Yat-San University, China
2009 - 2012 Managing Director, MediaCorp Raintree Pictures, Singapore
  • Overseeing production, distribution and investment of movie projects for Asia markets
2007 - 2009 CEO (Chief Executive Officer), Mark Burnett Productions Asia
  • Managing Asia Reality content production and business development for Mark Burnett Productions, a Hollywood-based company and pioneer responsible for creating Hollywood reality shows e.g. Survivor, Apprentice, Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader
2005 - 2007 Director of Broadcast and Film, Media Development Authority (MDA), Singapore
  • Key driver to promote and develop national Television and Film industry locally as well internationally
  • Commissioning public funding for TV productions
2000 - 2004 COO (Chief Operating Officer), MediaWorks Singapore
  • Spearhead the starting up of two brand new free to air television channels (English and Mandarin)
  • Overseeing operations of TV channels on content production, programming, artiste management and distribution
  • Launching two new free to air TV channels in 2001 and awarded Best Asia Channel of the Year 2002
  • Best Asia Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year 2002
1981 - 1999 Singapore Broadcasting Corporation, Television Corporation Singapore
  • Managing Singapore cable channel in Taiwan
  • Overseeing entertainment production arms of Malay, Tamil, Mandarin and English TV contents 

Professional Activities/ Consultancy

2018 - Present Member, HKTDC Entertainment Industry Advisory Committee
2017 - Present Advisor, Singapore Press Holding 
2015 Jury, The 34th Hong Kong Film Awards
Jury, Cathay Motion Picture Awards (CMPA)
Jury, Johnnie To with You “30 Seconds Creative Video-making Contest of organ Donation”
Consultant, Public Service Broadcast (PSB) Landscape
Panellist, The 21st Shanghai TV Festival Forum
Panellist, Youth Impact Forum of Youth to Sustainability Summit 2015, AIESEC
2014 - Present Member, Singapore Media Festival Advisory Board
  • Providing advice and direction of 4 initiatives together with 8 global media professionals on Singapore International Film Festival, Screen Singapore, Asia TV Awards, Asia TV Forum under the umbrella of Singapore Media Festival. The board comprises of the Managing Director of the Walt Disney Company (SEA), General Manager of LucasFilm Animation (Singapore), CEO of HBO Asia (Singapore), Founding Director of Lumina-Looque International and Former Nominated Member of Parliament (Singapore), Chairman of Distribution Workshop and Executive Director of Film Workshop Co. Ltd. (Hong Kong), CEO of Salto Films (Singapore & Indonesia), Co-President of Film Finances Inc. (USA), and General Manager and Senior Vice President of Fox International Channels (Singapore)
2009 - Present Chairman, Media and Communications MSTC, Singapore Workforce Development Agency
2006 - Present Chief Jury, Asian Television Awards
  • Working with a team of 55 members of jury from 15 countries accessing over 1000 thousands hours of TV programme and awarding outstanding TV contents from Asia on an annual basis


2007 Top 50 Asia Film Leader by American entertainment trade magazine, Variety.