2nd MaritimeONE HR Management Forum


The second MaritimeONE HR Management Forum was held on 19 July 2010. About 60 senior management and heads of HR from over 40 maritime companies attended the event at the Marina Mandarin Hotel.


The day’s programme comprised talks on manpower trends as well as leadership development in GE, along with sectoral breakout group discussions on manpower issues for ship owners and operators, ship brokers, ship financiers and marine insurers.


The breakout group facilitators were Prof Annie Koh, Dean (Office of Executive & Professional Education), Singapore Management University (SMU); Mr David Chin, Executive Director, Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF); Prof Nilanjan Sen, Associate Dean (Nanyang Executive Education), Nanyang Technological University (NTU); and Mr Mark Lim, Executive Director of the General Insurance Association of Singapore (GIA).


The MaritimeONE HR Management Forum is organised under MaritimeONE – an initiative by the Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI), the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) and the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA).



Mr Lam Yi Young (Chief Executive, MPA) welcoming participants to the session

Mr Tay Yeow Min (Assistant Director, IMC Capability Development, MPA) sharing about some market trends and the manpower implications

Mr Mark Lim (Executive Director, GIA) facilitating a group discussion among the marine insurers

Mr David Chin (Executive Director, SMF) summarising key points of discussions for the ship brokers break out group

Ms Jean Hau from GE Global Learning sharing about Leadership Development in GE

Ms Winnie Low (Executive Director, ASMI) presenting the facilitator for the shipping finance break out group, Prof Nilanjan Sen from NTU, with a token of appreciation

Group photo of the organisers (L-R): Mr Mark Lim (Executive Director, GIA); Mr David Chin (Executive Director, Singapore Maritime Foundation); Ms Wendy Loo (Deputy Director, International Maritime Centre Division, MPA); Ms Jean Hau (Crotonville Leader - ASEAN, GE Global Learning); Ms Winnie Low (Executive Director, ASMI); Prof Annie Koh (Dean, Office of Executive & Professional Education, SMU); Prof Nilanjan Sen (Associate Dean, Nanyang Executive Education, NTU); and Ms Marianne Choo (General Manager, SSA)