Faculty of Business and Law

Name – Abdul Hamid Sultan

 

Highest Qualification – Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Professional qualification (if any) –

Barrister-At-Law (Lincoln’s Inn)
Notary Public
Commissioner for Oaths

Teaching in Bachelor of Business program since 2014

Abdul Hamid Sultan’s legal career spans 25 years, during which he has handled cases in various areas of law. His legal expertise hence includes Family Law, Criminal Law, Corporate Law, Civil Law, Workers Compensation Claims, Vehicle and Industrial Accident Claims, Insurance Law, Syariah Law etc. He has helmed his own legal firm, A H Sultan & Associates, for the past 16 years. As a strong believer in community service, He has expanded his volunteer work to include legal clinics at the Muslim Converts Association, Jamiyah, and the Al-Istighfar Mosque.He also serves on the National Cancer Centre Medifund Committee and sit in the Legal Aid Bureau panel offering pro bono legal services. He has co-designed and taught the Environmental and Occupational Health Safety course since 2014 under the auspices of the University of Newcastle, Australia. It has been fulfilling to share his knowledge and practical experience with successive cohorts of students.


Name – Carolyn Koh

 

Highest Qualification – Ph.D. (Management)

Professional qualification (if any) –

Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

Teaching in Bachelor of Business program since 2018

Carolyn holds a doctorate in Management from the University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia. She specialises in ethics, responsible leadership, corporate governance, and sustainable development. She teaches courses related to these fields including CSR and Corporate Governance, Strategic Management, Global Leadership, Asian Management, International Management, Business and Sustainable Development, and Culture and Ethics.

Carolyn is a prolific researcher whose research topics include the development of responsible leadership through employee engagement, the role of context and culture in the enactment of responsible leadership, sustainable development as well as the management of society’s grand challenges. Before her move to academia, Carolyn worked for over 30 years in the design industry and as a management consultant.


Name – Edgar Wong

 

Highest Qualification – Master of Business Administration

Professional qualification (if any) –

Singapore Institute of Directors, Member (since 2002)
Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Fellow (since 2005)
ACCA, Fellow (since 2003)
Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals, Accredited Tax Practitioner (ATP) (since 2010)

Teaching in Bachelor of Commerce program since 2007

Edgar has held various positions in the banking, insurance, and property sectors for more than 30 years. He has worked in Standard Chartered Bank and NTUC Income.

Through his accounting practice, he and his team provided  consultancy services to SMEs from service, retail to manufacturing sectors on strategy, finance, and tax issues across various jurisdictions.

He is an integral facilitator of some merger and acquisition activities.

As an associate lecturer and corporate trainer, Edgar is also active in various professional and degree programs with ISCA, ACRA, SID, and premier education providers.


Name – Helena Lee

 

Highest Qualification – PhD in Philosophy

Professional qualification (if any) –

Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA_WSQ)
Coach Masters Certified Coach (Coach Masters Academy)
University Teaching for Teaching Assistants (NTU)
Research Integrity in Arts and Humanities (NTU)

Teaching in Bachelor of Business program and Masters program since 2012

Helena is an Associate/Conjoint lecturer conducting lectures and research in partnership with the Australian and UK universities and organizations.

She has over 30 years of industry experience in the public and private sectors. Her specialised fields are in the areas of human resource management, knowledge management, and research methods. She was involved in promoting a knowledge-sharing culture, developing learning needs analysis, and effective performance appraisal system in a multicultural organisation.

Helena received her PhD in communication and information studies at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in 2018, awarded under a four-year full-time scholarship.  She holds a Masters in Knowledge Management from NTU.

Helena’s research interests focus on human capital development, human resources practices, and organisation behaviour.  She believes in practical research, applying the implications of the theoretical knowledge to the real-life organizational context. Her mixed-methods research works have been published in top tier journals such as Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, and Journal of Documentation.  Her current research projects involve the examination of the role of organisational support in employee commitment and emotion. She is a regular reviewer for Current Psychology journal.

She is an advisor to doctoral students who are industry professionals in change management, flexible work practice, and employee engagement in the workplace.

She is the recipient of Excellent Teaching Award, the Volunteer Service Award and Excellent Service Award for her academic, community voluntary and corporate works.


Name – Irwin Loh

 

Highest Qualification – MSc. in Applied Finance

Professional qualification (if any) – NA

Teaching in Bachelor of Commerce program since 2018

Irwin is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore) and a Fellow with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). He has a broad range of industry experience–a stint with Deloitte, a strategy consultant at Keppel Corp, and leadership roles within deep-tech start-ups.

Graduating with an MSc. in Applied Finance from Singapore Management University (SMU) as the Top Student, Irwin Loh was selected by his professors for the distinct honour of Valedictorian of the SMU’s Post-Graduate Business School. He is also a 7-time book prize winner for the ACCA professional exams.

Having a decade of lecturing experience under his belt, he has garnered a reputation for never making students memorise concepts. He has honed the ability to simplify and guide students to a full understanding of concepts - meaning that they confidently clear the exams!

Irwin teaches accounting and finance for under-graduates, post-graduates, and professional Chartered Accountancy qualifications.


Name – Mohammed Shakirin Bin Abdul Rashid

 

Highest Qualification – Master of Science, Economic History (Merit)

Professional qualification (if any) –

Advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore

Teaching in Bachelor of Business program since 2017

Mohammed Shakirin graduated from the highly selective Graduate LLB program at the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. Apart from his qualifications in Law, Shakirin has graduated from the London School of Economics with a Master of Science degree in Economic History (Merit). He has also obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of London with a First-Class Honours.

Shakirin handles general legal work, including but not limited to matters involving aspects of commercial and civil disputes, family law practice, crime, conveyancing as well as corporate practice. Before starting practice as a lawyer, Shakirin has taught undergraduates in private institutions in Singapore. In his stint as a lecturer, Shakirin recognizes the importance of ensuring that clients understand complex legal situations they are in. He takes time to hear clients’ concerns and assist them in the best way he can.

He has handled cases in the High Court as lead counsel and attained favourable outcomes for his clients. He has also assisted the Egyptian Embassy in providing representation for their citizens here in Singapore.


Name – Sathinathan S/O Karuppiah

 

Highest Qualification –

Masters in Intellectual Property Law

Masters in Criminal Law

Professional qualification (if any) –

Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators

Teaching in Bachelor of Business program since 2008

Sathi is an experienced litigator with over 22 years of standing in the profession. He obtained his master degree from the University of Indiana specialising in Insurance and Intellectual Property laws. He has also received a master’s degree from the University of Sussex specialising in International Criminal Law.

Sathi’s practice spans a wide range of civil, criminal, and commercial litigation as well as mediation and arbitration matters. Sathi has extensive experience in various insurance litigation work, civil and criminal cases. He has vast expertise in handling High Court and Court of Appeal matters. He has also been regularly involved in general litigation, dispute resolution, corporate work, and medical malpractice.

In addition, he specialises in Employment Law, Work Injury Compensation claims, and Workplace Safety and Health Act having regularly advised and represented major corporations as well as high-net -worth individuals. He is adept at handling complex disputes. He has also acted in shareholder and business disputes, breach of fiduciary duties of Company Directors and fraud claims.

Sathi enjoys handling matters involving expert evidence where court craft can be enjoyed at its best. Sathi is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He also sits on the panel of arbitrators of the Law Society's Arbitration Scheme. He lectures at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and the University of Newcastle, Australia, on topics such as Workplace Safety, Occupational, Health and Safety and Laws.


Name – Wong Yee Hwee

 

Highest Qualification – Master of Science (Statistics)

Professional qualification (if any) – NA

Teaching in Bachelor of Business program since 2013

Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Murdoch University, Australia, and Master of Science in Statistics from University of Science, Malaysia. Yee Hwee is currently a full-time lecturer in PSB Academy (Singapore) and a sessional teaching staff of the University of Newcastle (Singapore). She has been teaching mathematical and statistical related subjects, with hands-on application of various software to enhance learning and prepare students to keep up with the current fast-paced IT world.

Prior to entering the Education sector, Yee Hwee spent more than ten years managing various assembly product lines in the subcontractor semiconductor manufacturing environment. In addition to driving a manufacturing team in meeting targeted performance in product quality and cost. She was involved in industrial projects where statistical applications using Six Sigma methodology were employed. Having the passion for passing on the knowledge gained, she decided to pursue a career in teaching.