South-east Asia

EICN has networks in two of South-east Asia’s most important cities – Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Singapore is a key global commerce, finance and transport hub and is recognised as one of the world’s easiest places to do business. As one of the fastest growing economies in South-east Asia, Kuala Lumpur is the perfect location for EICN in Malaysia. Our South-east Asian networks are led by experienced analysts who possess significant expertise and understanding of business issues, we provide in-depth analysis of the regional economy and business environment for our membership. An expanding membership takes part in a full schedule of events and meetings to hear invited speakers share views of trends and developments.

Our South-east Asia networks

Singapore skyline

Singapore

Kuala Lumpur

Upcoming events

Click on any of the events below to learn more about our guest speakers and the themes they will be discussing. If you are interested in attending any of these events as a guest, please fill out the enquiry form at the bottom of this page.

Recent events

Supply chain resilience in South-east Asia

Responding to the pandemic underscored the need for leaders to accelerate the adoption of agile ways of working and value chain transformation to outmanoeuvre uncertainty. This event explored the themes of agility and change management, as well as emerging trends in supply chain resilience. Panellists included executives from EY Asean, Anaplan Asia and Ipsen Pharma.

Skyline of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia’s State of Recovery: A Mid-Year Review

In this discussion, our panellists from SERC Malaysia and UOB discussed how Malaysia’s economic recovery is panning out. The discussion touched on thematic issues such as investments, technology adoption and government policy, which are instrumental in driving the longer-term growth trajectory.

C-Suite Congress: Developing the “Singapore Core”

The cost of bringing in foreign employees, and the obstacles highlighted by the pandemic, have led companies to reconsider their workforce strategy. In this CxO brainstorming session, EICN members explored ways they could reduce their reliance on expatriate employees and leaders in favour of a strong locally-based talent pool.

US-China Relations and South-east Asia

In this session our panellists from Tencent Cloud, Nanyang Technological University and Straumann Group examined how the US-China relations have changed under the Biden administration and the potential implications for governments and businesses in the region.

Request to join

To learn about either of our South-east networks, please fill out the form below.