Board of Advisors

The LSBF Board of Advisors is made up of top industry leaders in the business and finance sectors. With the Board's rich experience and expertise, it will bring insights on current standard practices and trends in their area of expertise and will play an important role to advise the Institute in designing the appropriate portfolio of academic programmes that is industry relevant.

Most importantly, the Advisory Board will provide mentorship to students through student engagement talk sessions and help build strong linkages with the industry, equipping students with industry perspective as well as an up-to-date knowledge of the business world.


Board of Advisors - Mr Hugo Wilkinshaw

Hugo Walkinshaw
Partner, Ernst & Young Singapore

Hugo Walkinshaw is Partner, Advisory services at EY. Prior to this, he was an Executive Director with Deloitte Singapore.

He has been serving as a Board member at the British Chamber of Commerce, Singapore (BCCS) for over 7 years in various capacities such as Treasurer and Vice President. In 2013, he was elected as the Chamber President at the Annual General Meeting.


Board of Advisors - Mr Hugo Wilkinshaw

Chinnu Palanivelu
Partner - Audit and Assurance at CA Trust PAC

Chinnu has more than 20 years of experience in an audit and assurance with public practice and financial reporting in a leading MNC.

He is currently serving on the executive committee of ACCA Singapore Network and its Chairman of its Practitioners Forum and also Chairman of Student committee from 2010 to 2015. His other current appointments include being a Board member of Association of Persons with Special Needs, Chairman of its Audit committee, member of its Finance and Investment Committee, Honorary Auditor of The Society of Kalai Pithers.

For his passion in lifelong learning and contribution to the education sector, Chinnu has been awarded the Lifelong Learner Award in 2008 by the President of the Republic of Singapore.

Kuang Zengzhong
Chairman - International Weicheng Group
China International Education Group
Guangzhou Weiyuan Financial Co.,Ltd

Kuang Zengzhong, is the Chairman at the International Weicheng Group, China International Education Group and Guangzhou Weiyuan Financial Co.,Ltd.

Mr Kuang is one of the pioneers in the Chinese Private Higher Vocational Technical Education Industry. With his contribution to the education industry, he was presented many awards, including the recent “Outstanding entrepreneur of Guangdong Province” in 2013.

Under his leadership, some of his schools were recognized for its outstanding achievements and received recognitions such as “The Top 50 Private Education in China”.

More to come at the end of the year, please stay tuned for more updates.

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