Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong and Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani lead distinguished speaker line-up
Forbes Media today announced that it will hold its 20th Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore from September 26 to 27, 2022.
The theme of this year’s conference is “The Way Forward”. The world is looking for a way back to normal. Recovery from the pandemic is underway for much of the globe. Yet markets gyrate on every economic, geopolitical and Covid update, while investors keep a wary eye on inflation and rate hikes. Global tensions escalate between major economic powers, with ripples felt worldwide. Amid all these uncertainties, some 400 leading CEOs, entrepreneurs and investors will convene at the 20th Forbes Global CEO Conference to share insights, spotlight opportunities and stake out the way forward.
William Adamopoulos, CEO/Asia, Forbes Media, said: “We are delighted to host the 20th Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, where our conference first started. This is an important milestone for Forbes in Asia and we look forward to bring back together, for the first time in three years, our community of some of the world’s most economically powerful and influential business leaders.”
One of the highlights on the opening day of the conference is a one-on-one dialogue between Lawrence Wong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Singapore and Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. On the second day, Gautam Adani, Chairman of the Adani Group, will be making a keynote speech.
To date, some 40 speakers have confirmed their participation at the conference. Speakers will gather from around the world to share insights on topics such as the global economy, technology, innovation, and investment opportunities in sectors such as finance and venture capital, real estate and sports. Panels will also discuss best strategies for leadership, entrepreneurship, family business, ESG and sustainability.
Speakers who have confirmed their attendance include Jenny Johnson, President and CEO of Franklin Templeton; Eduardo Saverin, Cofounder and Managing Partner at B Capital; Jenny Lee, Managing Partner at GGV Capital; Ajay Banga, Vice Chairman of General Atlantic; Ferran Soriano, CEO of City Football Group and Manchester City Football Club; Miwako Date, President and CEO of Mori Trust Co., Ltd; Byju Raveendran, Founder and CEO of Byju’s; Nisa Leung, Managing Partner at Qiming Venture Partners; Adar Poonawalla, CEO of Serum Institute of India; Ho Kwon Ping, Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings; Janet Henry, Global Chief Economist at HSBC; Mohammed Dewji, President of MeTL Group; Russell Coutts, CEO of SailGP; Goodwin Gaw, Managing Principal and Chairman of Gaw Capital Partners; John Studzinski, Vice Chairman and Managing Director at PIMCO; William E. Heinecke, Founder and Chairman of Minor International and Arif P. Rachmat, Cofounder and Executive Chairman of TAP Group.
Other speakers include Anderson Tanoto, Managing Director at RGE; Sudarshan Venu, Managing Director at TVS Motor Company; Kevin L. Tan, CEO of Alliance Global Group Inc.; Nancy Pangestu Tabardel, CEO of ANB Investment; Kishin RK, Founder and CEO of RB Capital Group; Meng Kuok, Group CEO and Founder of Caldecott Music Group; Aaron Tan, Cofounder and CEO of Carro; Katrina Razon, CEO of KSR Ventures; Kyungsun Chung, Managing Partner at The Sylvan Group; Simon Loong, Founder and Group CEO of WeLab; Laurent Junique, Founder and CEO of TDCX; Lee Yeow Chor, Group Managing Director and CEO of IOI Corporation Bhd; Randall S. Kroszner, Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Binod K. Chaudhary, Chairman of CG Corp Global; Wendy Yap, Founder, President Director and CEO of Nippon Indosari Corpindo; Harald Link, Chairman of B.Grimm; Joe Ravitch, Cofounder and Partner at The Raine Group and V Shankar, CEO and Cofounder of Gateway Partners among others.
The Principal Sponsors of this year’s Forbes Global CEO Conference are Royal Golden Eagle, HSBC Global Private Banking and Star Energy Geothermal. The Corporate Sponsors are Wuthelam, Singapore Economic Development Board, International Container Terminal Services, Inc, MQDC (Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited) and Mayapada Group. Supporting Sponsors are Sari Roti, OUE Limited and Hill & Associates.