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SICC Post-Budget Webinar

About the event


The SICC Post-Budget webinar was held on 27 February. This webinar featured a line-up of expert speakers who shared their insights on how Budget 2020 will impact businesses:

• Ms Selena Ling, Chief Economist and Head of Treasury Research & Strategy, OCBC Bank

• Mr Shanker Iyer, Executive Chairman, Asia, IQEQ

Agenda


9:30 am - Welcome Remarks by Mr Victor Mills, SICC Chief Executive

9:40 am - Presentation by Ms Selena Ling, Chief Economist and Head of Treasury Research & Strategy, OCBC Bank

10:00 am - Presentation by Mr Shanker Iyer, Executive Chairman, Asia, IQEQ

10:20 am - Joint Q&A session

11:00 am – End of Webinar

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Speakers


Selena Ling

Chief Economist and Head of Treasury Research & Strategy, OCBC Bank


Selena is the Chief Economist for OCBC Bank. As Head of Treasury Research & Strategy, she leads a research team that is responsible for Treasury market research, forecasts and trading recommendations for the bank, covering fixed income, interest rates, corporate credit, foreign exchange and macroeconomic commentary. Under her leadership, OCBC’s research capabilities have been greatly valued by customers and highly ranked in surveys.

She is a member of the OCBC Wealth Panel for Singapore and Malaysia, as well as a council member for the Economic Society of Singapore. She was conferred the IBF Fellow Award in Financial Markets in 2017. Her research writings has been extensively quoted and published by prominent media across print, television and radio.

Prior to joining OCBC in August 2000, Selena was with the Fiscal Policy Unit under the Ministry of Finance (MOF), and the Economics Department in the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI).


Shanker Iyer

Executive Chairman, Asia
IQEQ


Shanker Iyer, was founder of Iyer Practice, a Singapore based accounting & corporate services firm. Iyer Practice was acquired by IQ-EQ in early 2018, whereupon Shanker became in charge of IQ-EQ’s Asian operations. He has many years of experience advising clients and is a regular speaker on tax issues both in Singapore and abroad.

Shanker was Chairman of the International Fiscal Association, Singapore branch for over 10 years before stepping down in 2019.

Shanker is a past Chairman of SICC and led its Tax Policy committee for many years.