Work Experience

(As at May 12, 2016)

WOW Kampung
Freelance Facilitator
October 2016 to present
Booya.
Maldives.com
Relationship Manager
May 2016 to October 2016
Based out of Singapore, my current focus is to identify businesses interested in promoting their activities to Maldives-bound travelers, and together we work out the best way to advertise the activities on the website.
Stratcon Singapore Pte Ltd
Project Manager
June 2015 to March 2016
I work at Stratcon and I focus on Eco Kongsi:

  • Stratcon Consulting provides engineering and development expertise in waste, water and energy – full spectrum support from project inception & feasibility to operations & turnkey solutions.
  • Technology Development Network promotes and sells technology and services from pre-qualified companies through a network expert members.
  • Eco Kongsi helps startups thrive in the environmental space by engaging our crowd for expertise, intelligence, sales and implementation.

Highlights:

  • 18th Mar 2016: Judge, for poster category “Air Pollutant and Climate Change” at the NUS Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) B. Eng. (Environmental) Final Year Symposium.
  • 20th Jan 2016: Spoke on “A Summary of the Paris COP21 Summit” at the Renewable Energy Focus Group Evening, organised by the Irish-Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, Thailand.
Duva Pte Ltd
Freelance Events Helper
January 2015 to March 2015
Duva Pte Ltd is an events services company.

Events involved:

  • 21-30th Jan 2015: Product promoter for Four Seasons Organic Market at Marina Bay Link Mall
  • 10-22nd Mar 2015: Vendor manager for kids flea market at Sentosa
WOW Kampung
Freelance Facilitator
August 2012 to March 2015
WOW Kampung is the education arm of Ground-Up Initiative, nurturing purposeful, sustainably minded individuals. The programmes of WOW Kampung which caters from kindergartens to corporate organisations, are based on our5Gs philosophy nurturing a society that is Gracious, Green, Giving, Grounded and Grateful.

Website: http://wowkampung.com/

Job commitment: Assignment-based.

Job responsibilities:

  • Assist with preparations and setup for programmes, which may include doing recce for site visits.
  • Manage small groups of 5-40 pax by interacting with them effectively.
  • Facilitate activities, discussions and games in a polite and fun manner.

Assignments involved:

  • 4th Mar 2015: National Secondary School Student Leaders Conference (NS3LC) 2014, organised by Ministry of Education and National Youth Council. Facilitator for Group 10.
  • Feb 2014 to Oct 2014: Support Trainer for Anderson Primary School- Primary 5 and Primary 6 Social Action Class.
  • Aug 2012 to present: JOE (Just One Earth) programme for kindergarten students.
  • 31st May: JOE @ Library Programme.
  • 28-29th May: WWF Sustainable Seafood Programme for primary school students.
  • 26th Mar 2014: National Secondary School Student Leaders Conference (NS3LC) 2014, organised by Ministry of Education and National Youth Council, which attracted 690 students and teachers. Specifically in charge of the group visiting Waterways Watch Society.
  • 15th, 22nd Mar 2014: JOE Day Carnival at Kovan Hub and Tampines Central Community Centre.
  • 19, 26, 27th Feb 2014: WWF 7-steps Eco Schools workshop.
  • 18th Nov 2013: Queenstown Primary School Teachers’ Learning Retreat.
  • 12-14th Nov 2013: Guanyang Secondary School 5Gs Leadership Camp.
  • 4-5th Jun 2013: Commonwealth Greenstar Program.
  • 28-30th May 2013: Nanyang Girls’ High 5Gs Leadership Camp.
  • 21st-23rd May 2013: National Youth Council programme SLDP 2013.
  • 18-20th Mar 2013: Junior Environmental Ambassador (JEA) Camp 2013 at Nan Hua High.
Agnes Christina Project
Freelance Operations Manager
September 2012 to January 2015
Agnes Christina Project is a non-profit organisation which focuses mainly on theatre productions in Singapore and Indonesia.

Website: http://titiknolproject.wordpress.com/

Job commitment: Project basis.

Projects involved:

  • Sound Operator for Bengkel Mime Theatre (an Indonesian pantomime group) show in Singapore

· 16-17th Jan 2015: The Substation Theatre, Singapore

  • Surtitlist for Reading Centhini: The Reader

· 2nd May 2014: The Substation Theatre, Singapore

  • Logistics Support for Kongkalikong in Singapore

· 13th Jan 2013: Singapore Tour at The Substation Theatre.

  • Stage Manager for Titik Nol in Indonesia

· 8-9th Dec 2012: Semarang Tour at Universitas Dinus.

· 4-5th Dec 2012: Bandung Tour at IFI Bandung (Alliance Francais).

· 29th Sep 2012: Jogja International Performing Arts Festival, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta.

Bamboobee
Business Development Executive
August 2014 to December 2014
At Bamboobee, our designs fuse art and function together in expertly crafted works of beauty. One of our first products is our bicycle, which is a perfect match for those who appreciate the iconic inspiration that nature provides, as well as unique design and high attention to detail. We have various bicycles, accessories, merchandises and services to offer.

Website:http://www.bamboobee.net

Job notes: May June July- learning the ropes. August, September- full time

Job achievements:

The Gift Xchange
Cashier
May 2013 to January 2014
The Gift Xchange is a space at *SCAPE Underground, offering unique and meaningful gifts that are mainly handmade, and of original design, by creative talents and marginalised communities.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/TheGiftXchange

Job commitment: On weekends, usually on Saturdays.

Job responsibilities:

  • Maintain clean and orderly shop area.
  • Identify prices of goods and count money in cash drawer at the beginning of shift to ensure float money is correct and that there is adequate change.
  • Interact with customers.
Just Cinnamon
Social Media Marketing for Chefs With Heart programme
May 2013 to November 2013
Chefs with Heart is about Empowerment, Employment and Entertainment. Singapore’s Food and Beverage industry have long depended heavily on foreign labour. With recent government restrictions many food establishments and local restaurants are now facing a shortage of chefs and manpower. Chefs With Heart is a culinary training program for youths from challenging socio-economic background, who are able to be the solution for this manpower shortage.

Website: http://chefswithheartsg.com

Job responsibilities:

  • Attended training sessions and interacted with the participants during the actual program which ran from 29th Jul to 30th Sep 2013.
  • Captured pictures when necessary.
  • Contributed to the program discussion process.
  • Updated and managed the Facebook page
Green Future Solutions
Intern for Greenstore.sg
March 2012 to June 2012
Greenstore is Singapore’s first review and rating guide for green consumers. Greenstore aims to curate, review and rate green, eco, sustainable, organic, and ethical products and services that benefit individuals, the environment and the community.

Website: http://www.greenstore.sg/

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Liaised with product suppliers to know more about their products and met up with reviewers.
  • Assessed products based on the Green Rating.
  • Wrote up product reviews.

Key Highlight:

Prepared for the inaugural The Green Singapore Sale which happened between 22nd June and 22nd July 2012. This includes helping out for interview sessions with selected companies.

ECO Singapore
Intern- Senior Executive (Community Outreach)
August 2011 to April 2012
ECO Singapore’s mission is to challenge youth of age 17-35 to adopt a sustainable lifestyle and embrace environmental issues holistically, to drive local and global environmental initiatives, to support environmental activities and initiatives as a resource platform involving other environmental stakeholders.

Website: http://www.eco-singapore.org/

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Created Facebook content, Updating Twitter, and Blogging pre and post event reports.
  • Planned events for community outreach targeted at youth audience.
  • Sourced for and liaised with speakers.
  • Created marketing material and managing online publicity.
  • Liaised with stakeholders such as venue holders and participants.

Events Organised and Participated in:

  • 28th Apr 2012: Co-organised a public talk “A Better World? Lessons from the ECOsystem.” This was put together with the Singapore chapter of The Zeitgeist Movement.
  • 22nd Apr 2012: Organised the Singapore screening of the global documentary “One Day on Earth.” For the opening act, we had Randolf Arriola, Singapore’s finest and most innovative guitarists in the past 20 years, and a leading exponent of live looping as a musical technique to perform.
  • 12-14th Mar 2012: Participated in the ‘Youth Environment Envoy Programme’ (Run 20) organised by the National Environment Agency.
  • 17th Feb 2012: Organised a public talk “A Triple Bill Special on Green Development” cum networking event for British Council Korea’s ‘Korean Youth Climate Change Ambassadors’ and participants of The Study of the United States Institute for Student Leaders on Global Environmental Issues (SUSI). Speakers included Professor Michael Quah, Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Deputy Director, NUS Energy Office, Tan Hang Chong, Nature Society Singapore and Jeevaneswaran Ramoo, Chairman at World Leadership Conference 2011.
  • 13-17th Feb 2012: Coordinated British Council Korea’s ‘Korean Youth Climate Change Ambassadors’ visit to Singapore. The sites we visited included the Semakau Landfill, Standard Chartered Building in Changi Business Park, Dunearn Secondary School, Marina Barrage, a session by the National Climate Change Secretariat, an NParks Educational Tour at Singapore Botanic Gardens, a cultural heritage tour at Little India.
  • 3rd-4th Feb 2012: Organised a community outreach programme for “Dunk-IT! @ Chingay.”
  • 23rd Nov 2011: Organised a public talk “Illegal Wildlife Trade.” The speaker was Simon Purser, Programme Manager at Tasikoki Wildlife Rescue & Education Centre in North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia.
  • 17th Nov 2011: Organised a public talk on “Human Orangutan Conflict Resolution in Sumatra, Indonesia.” The speaker was Panut Hadisiswoyo, the Principal Conservationist & Founding Director of Orangutan Information Centre (OIC).
  • 3rd Nov 2011: Organised a public talk on “Waste.” Speakers included Mr Alan Yeap, Chief Executive Office, New Quantum Holdings, Mr Eugene Tay, Founder and Director, Green Future Solutions, Mr Tang Eng Sang, Senior Manager, Waste Minimisation & Recycling Section (WMRS), Waste & Resource Management (WMRD), National Environment Agency (NEA), and Mr James Boey, Deputy Director at Singex Venues, Project Manager for WasteMet Asia
  • 9th Aug 2011: Supported “Dunk-IT! @ NDP.” Dunk-IT! is a programmed aimed to encourage the public to dispose off their trash properly.
Social Innovation Park
Temp Staff for Pop and Talent Hub (PaTH) Market
November 2010 to March 2012
PopandTalentHub- PaTH, is Singapore’s first social enterprise talent development platform. PaTH champions social entrepreneurship via the arts by developing creative PaTH talents from traditionally marginalized groups.

Websites:http://www.socialinnovationpark.org/http://www.socialinnovatorsforum.org/http://www.popandtalenthub.com/

Job responsibilities:

  • Liaised with 20-30 Vendors for confirmation of attendance for market that ran every first and last weekend of the month.
  • Cashiered during the market.
  • Did up Post Sales report after each cycle and helped out with administrative papers at year end.
SBF-PICO Events
Project Executive for Russia-Singapore Business Forum 201
September 2011 to October 2011
The Russia-Singapore Business Forum (RSBF) is an annual B-to-B forum that takes place in Singapore. This forum was initiated in 2006 by Troika Dialog, Russia’s top investment bank, the Singapore Embassy in Russia and International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, a Singapore government agency which promotes the overseas growth of Singapore-based companies and international trade.

On a contract from 7th Sep to 7th Oct 2011.Worked closely with two Project Managers, one Senior Project Executive and a fellow Project executive as part of the team for RSBF2011.

Website: http://rsbf.org.sg/#!/home

Job responsibilities:

  • Raised purchase orders for suppliers.
  • Liaised with sponsors on collateral delivery.
  • Updated the website as programme is updated.
  • Prepared on-site conference logistics needs.
  • Managed the Secretariat Room.
  • Managed 20 part-timers involved on event day.
  • Raised temp staff pay.
  • Completed post admin matters.
Ministry of Education
Basic Conversational Malay Instructor and Relief Teacher
January 2008 to December 2010
Schools have been encouraged to offer Conversational Chinese and Malay (CCM) to their students since 2005. This is for the purpose of strengthening bonds among students of different races; at the same time helping them acquire the languages that would enable them to operate comfortably in the region.

Job responsibilities:

  • Taught Basic Conversational Malay to students on an Ad-Hoc basis to classes of 10- 20 students.

Schools taught were Jurong Junior College and Si Ling Secondary School

Leader’s Wheel LLP
Freelance Facilitator
January 2010 to November 2010
Leader’s Wheel is an education and training provider that specializes in the design and delivery of high impact training programs for your students and meets your school’s mission and values to bring out the best in their youth development.

Website: http://www.leaderswheel.com/

Job responsibilities:

  • Facilitated Leadership Camp and Leadership Programme.
  • Conducted cheers and activities and workshop for students.
  • Schools facilitated includes Loyang Primary School and St Hilda’s Primary School.
SBF-PICO Events
Media Operations Room I/C for Russia-Singapore Business Forum 2010
September 2010 to September 2010
The Russia-Singapore Business Forum (RSBF) is an annual B-to-B forum that takes place in Singapore. This forum was initiated in 2006 by Troika Dialog, Russia’s top investment bank, the Singapore Embassy in Russia and International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, a Singapore government agency which promotes the overseas growth of Singapore-based companies and international trade.

Shortlisted as Conference Assistant; Media Operations Room In-Charge for the period 26-29th Sep 2010.

Website: http://rsbf.org.sg/

Job responsibilities:

  • Kept the room in working condition.
  • Assisted with laptops or printing needs.
  • Set up of interview sessions.
e27 Singapore
Stage Manager for SingTel Accelerate 2010
September 2010 to September 2010
Accelerate 2010 is a rigorous two-day, three-pronged conference, specifically designed for companies and developers looking to develop solutions and deliver applications in Asia Pacific. The conference focuses on three important topics that span across Business, Technology and Design, offering key perspectives into trends and development that are important to the design and deployment of services for success in Asia.

Selected as Stage Manager for the Technology track for the period 22-23rd Sep 2010.

Website: http://e27.sg/http://accelerate.six.sg/

Job responsibilities:

  • Kept track of schedules
  • Communicated with emcee, speakers, as well as the production crew.
Singapore Athletics Association
National Technical Official for Athletics
January 2009 to September 2010
Boasting a membership of 22 affiliate institutions, the Singapore Athletic Association (SAA) continues to build on its proud history and tradition as Singapore’s governing body in the track and field for the new millennium.

Website: http://www.singaporeathletics.org.sg

Job responsibilities:

  • Prepared athletes before they go out the field of play.

Events Involved in:

  • 2010 Youth Olympic Games.
  • 2010 Qualification Championships for Asia.
  • 2009 Asian Youth Games.
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