About the summit
In 2022, we thought the end of the pandemic would lead to a calm and prosperous period. And yet, the uncertainties continue. The aim of this Finance career summit is to help youths & junior working professionals to have a clearer picture of what to prepare and expect for a successful career in Finance.
Our inspiring and experienced industry speakers will share their insights and the latest developments and solutions to help youths step into the Finance industry.
The Latest Industry Insights
Learn From The Best!
Tips on Career Development
19:00 - 19:10 Opening Remarks
Introduction from emcee
19:10 - 19:20 Industry Insights
Interview: Allen Cheong
19:20 - 19:30 Networking Tips
Interview: Eric Sim
19:30 - 19:40 FinTech Revolution
Interview: Arvin Singh
19:40 - 19:55
19:55 - 20:00
Lucky Draw+ Wrap up
Meet The Speakers
CFA, CAIA, CVA
Allen Cheong has 25 years of corporate finance and investment experience across geographies, sectors and cycles, and worked in market-leading financial institutions such as DBS Bank, OCBC Bank and Daiwa Capital Markets. A veteran investment banking professional with an established track record in fundraisings, IPOs and M&As, he currently runs his consultancy business in corporate finance and conducts finance-related trainings and lectures with tertiary institutions and financial education providers.
Allen actively mentors students from Nanyang Business School and CFA professionals, and has participated as panel judge for tertiary competitions such as CFA Institute Research Challenge and Singapore University Ethics Challenge.
Author 'Small Actions' | Former UBS Investment Bank MD
Eric Sim, CFA, was formerly a managing director at UBS Investment Bank. He offered financing and capital market solutions to corporates and financial institutional clients across Asia. Before UBS, he spent eight years with Citi focusing on derivative structuring and sales in Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
With over 2m followers on Linkedin, Sim is one of the most followed banking professionals globally on social media. He is also the author of Small Actions: Leading Your Career to Big Success.
Check out his visual CV with notable failures here.
Payments & Partnership at ShopBack | Co-founder at hoolah
Arvin is the co-founder of hoolah, Asia’s leading omnichannel BNPL platform, which was acquired by ShopBack in 2021. He now leads Payments and Partnerships at ShopBack.
Prior to setting up hoolah, Arvin was Director of New Channels at Visa, helping non-financial institution partners across Asia Pacific scale their businesses. His experience in payments started on the merchant side at a Canadian telco where he helped deliver a co-brand credit card. He subsequently joined Worldpay’s business development team to deliver comprehensive payment solutions including gateway, acquiring, analytics and risk to eCommerce retailers across Asia-Pacific.
Virtual Career Summit 2020
Virtual Career Summit 2020
What You'll Get
3 topics from industry experts cover banking, corporate finance, and Fintech...
Timely and valuable advice to anyone who seeks a successful career in Finance.
Virtual Networking and real-time interaction with fellow participants
Lucky draws with books and industry masterclasses from speakers and TalentLink
Seeking for Partners
WHO CAN APPLY :
GLOBAL UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
IF YOU ARE:
Student leaders in charge of the student communities
Social animals with a certain amount of social media followers
Competition winners or finalists of campus events
Excellent academic performance without project opportunities
HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT
Interact with other students ambassadors from top global universities and build leadership
Get to know top industry mentors from Fortune 500 companies and get priority to build your professional network.
Free access to all TalentLink & BestTop events 2023
Free admission to TalentLink's Polaris industry masterclass 2023 ( price from SGD 799)
TalentLink Student Ambassador Certificate
Chance to manage real-life projects and gain experience
Industry training, professional skills improvement
Learn more about the Singapore job market
Letter of recommendation from CEO to Top performers
Opportunities to get paid internships & full-time offers