Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

Singapore’s future political landscape

Speaker: Mr Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance 20 Jan 2020

Deputy Prime Minister Heng delivered the keynote speech at this year’s Singapore Perspectives conference, organised by the Institute of Policy Studies. Mr Heng emphasised the need for the country to maintain its sense of ‘we’ as a people, and work together to build a shared future.
After the Pandemic — The Rebirth of Big Government? State Capacity, Trust and Privacy in the Post-COVID-19 Era

After the Pandemic — The Rebirth of Big Government? State Capacity, Trust and Privacy in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Speakers: Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Mr John Micklewait, and Ms Rana Foroohar, 22 Jul 2020