Temasek Regional Regulators Scholarship Programme
A yearly financial talent capability building programme offering scholarships for Asian central bankers and financial regulators, to support longer-period engagement and experience sharing through participation in a Masters programme. Besides regular coursework, the Masters programme also included site visits, workshops, internships as well as short overseas study blocks.
Scholarship recipients also attended a short module on reserve and sovereign fund management. This module was open to sponsored Asian central bankers and financial regulators, as well as other fee-paying participants from Singapore, ASEAN and beyond.
World Cities Summit Young Leaders Programme
A professional networking and thought leadership platform on urban issues connecting a growing network of mayors, city officials and public and private sector leaders from Singapore, ASEAN and the world. Besides the World Cities Summit Young Leaders Symposium, Young Leaders also attended networking sessions held throughout the year to deepen engagement with the network.
Indonesia Mayors and Regents’ Programme on “The Future of Government, Innovation and Enterprise”
A capability building study visit programme on sharing Singapore’s experience in driving economic growth and transformation, with Indonesian cities and regencies to address similar challenges that come with the fourth industrial revolution. The programme included learning journeys, site visits, workshops, discussions and networking sessions.
The Singapore Summit, supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board, GIC, the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Temasek, is organised to bring together business and thought leaders from around the world to discuss future-oriented topics in business, economics, finance and geopolitics. The by-invitation event is attended by Chairmen, Chief Executive Officers and prominent thinkers from Asia and globally who engage in discussions and exchange perspectives on opportunities and challenges that could impact regional and global growth, prosperity and stability.
More information about the Singapore Summit can be found at www.singaporesummit.sg.
Singapore Summit Young Societal Leaders Programme
A by-invitation leadership development programme designed for young leaders, aged 40 and under, who are doing significant work to better societies. Participants from around the world gathered in Singapore to share their perspectives, passion and purpose, and engage in intergenerational conversations with senior business leaders and policymakers.
More information about the Singapore Summit Young Societal Leaders Programme can be found at www.singaporesummit.sg.
Who We Are
Temasek Foundation Connects is a Singapore-based non-profit philanthropic organisation that funds and supports programmes, which seek to build bridges and partnerships, and promote dialogue and mutual understanding across our diverse communities and markets in the region and beyond. Established in 2016, it aims to foster cooperation and growth in a globalised and interconnected world of opportunities.
The Foundation’s programmes promote dialogue, and advance collective knowledge and mutual understanding in key areas that are important to Singapore and on a global front. These include various issues such as security, geopolitics and economic imperatives of emerging markets, as well as best practices in areas such as corporate governance and stewardship. The Foundation manages two endowments – the Hon Sui Sen Endowment and the S Rajaratnam Endowment.
Temasek Foundation Connects is a member of the Temasek Family of Foundations, which was established by Temasek to better serve the evolving needs of the wider community, reinforcing its approach to sustainable giving.
Mr Benny Lim
National Parks Board
Dr Beh Swan Gin
Singapore Economic Development Board
Mr Albert Chua
Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources
Mr Janadas Devan
Chief of Government Communications,
Ministry of Communications and Information
Deputy Secretary, Prime Minister's Office, Singapore
Director, Institute of Policy Studies
Mr Khoo Teng Chye
Centre for Liveable Cities
Mr Quek See Tiat
Council for Estate Agencies
Hon Sui Sen Endowment
The Hon Sui Sen Endowment develops future public service leaders in the financial industry in Singapore and Asia, as well as fosters fellowship and exchange among them. Its flagship programme, The Temasek Regional Regulators Scholarship (TRRS) builds and develops the capabilities of talent from regional central banks and financial regulatory institutions, while promoting stronger networks and relationships among Asian financial regulatory institutions.
S Rajaratnam Endowment
The S Rajaratnam Endowment aims to achieve development, peace and stability in the region by deepening international friendships, promoting regional cooperation, and fostering a greater and common understanding of international rules, based on the twin pillars of good governance and sustainability.
Building Bridges, Promoting Dialogues
"Building bridges is not just for today, but more importantly for tomorrow and the generations to come."
Mr Benny Lim
Chairman, Temasek Foundation Connects