We come from diverse backgrounds,with a diverse education.That's our advantage.
Alex is an Economics major & Computer Science minor from Barcelona, Spain. He is passionate about the intersection of business, technology and sustainability. He has previously worked as Project Leader at Conjunct Consulting and interned at Oliver Wyman, where he will be joining full-time after graduation. Work aside, Alex enjoys skiing, playing tennis and spending time with his two-year old nephew!
Originally from Melbourne, Bernie has always been intrigued by how different businesses function--and how they can be optimized. A fourth year Economics major, Bernie hopes to leverage his skills to start his own business in the region someday. In recent summers, he has worked at consulting firms in both Hong Kong and Singapore. In his spare time, Bernie enjoys lifting weights, trying new foods, and watching the footy (Australian football).
Dhivesh is a third year Economics major with a passion for applying economic theory to the world around him. He has previously worked at Lazada, Southeast Asia’s top e-commerce player. His most recent project involved identifying, analyzing, and evaluating the challenges faced by Southeast-Asian startups looking to scale regionally. In his free time, Dhivesh dances Bhangra and goes on food trails to uncover gems in Singapore's gastronomic landscape.
Kavya is an Urban Studies major who primarily grew up in the big cities of Singapore and New Delhi. She is actively involved in Urban Environmental research on the role that cities are playing in mitigating climate change. She has previously worked in marketing at Future Cities Laboratory and Hewlett-Packard. Kavya is also a peer counsellor at Yale-NUS and in her spare time enjoys filmmaking and meditating.
Lionel is a third-year Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) major from Singapore. His primary focus lies in politics but he enjoys studying the intersections of various disciplines. His experience in consulting include working with Conjunct Consulting, as well as the Strategy Group in the Prime Minister's Office, Singapore. Apart from consulting, Lionel enjoys working out, traveling and playing music.
Tiffany is a second year student who intends to major in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE). She believes that studying these three fields will help her more clearly and thoroughly understand the societies around her, as well as how she fits in within these societies. She is Taiwanese, but born-and-raised in Boston, MA. Her background and her time studying in Singapore has made her increasingly interested in cultural differences and what it means to have a global perspective. Regardless of where she is in the world, she likes to spend her free time reading poetry and dancing.
Ryan is a second year economics major who is passionate about problem solving, systems thinking and business. These logically seemed to come together in consulting. He also considers himself alright at writing poetry, playing music and being concise.
Scott Lee Chua is a second year economics major with a passion for literature and creative writing. He is certified in inbound marketing strategies for online media. He loves The Sandman, escape rooms, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Will is a third-year PPE (Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Major) from Los Angeles, California. He has experience leading student business organizations in the United States, and previously interned in the Brand Marketing division of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. Outside of professional aspirations, Will also enjoys playing on the Yale-NUS Men's Basketball team.
Toby is a Yale-NUS sophomore from Jakarta who intends to major in Computer Science. In his freshman year, he undertook a project that provides a range of strategies to a Hong Kong tech start-up to expand its market to Singapore. Alongside with NUS Indonesian students, he is currently undertaking a community development project in Sumba, Indonesia to provide sustainable solutions to improve the community’s standards of living. Toby enjoys learning about different cultures and forging friendships with people of diverse backgrounds. Over the summer, he completed an intensive Spanish language course in Seville, Spain.
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Fred is a third year Economics major from Cupertino, California. She is pursuing her passion in understanding human decision-making and its implications with a medley of courses in Economics, Psychology, and Computer Science. In her free time, she cooks, plays contract bridge, and competes in ballroom dance.
Sambhav is a second year Economics major from India. He is passionate about using data-driven insights to influence policy and decision-making at the highest levels. He has previously interned in IDC, assisting in market research in various IT industries. You are sure to find him watching movies in his free time.
Rima is passionate about sustainable problem-solving and youth empowerment. She is pursuing an Economics major and a Psychology Minor. She graduated from African Leadership Academy where she was awarded the Allan Gray Gold Award for her extraordinary achievement in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial thinking in her work as CEO of student enterprise Footprints. In 2014, Rima founded Empower Education, a Tunisian NGO, to help youth realise their potential and solve socioeconomic problems in their communities.