Association Chiefs

Championing primate conservation

Networking, knowledge exchange, and collaboration are all important aspects in helping the Malaysian Primatological Society (MPS) meet its objectives, shares Aini Hasanah A Mutalib, the society's secretary-general, and chairperson of the 29th Congress of the International Primatology Society (IPS)

Of sense and sustainability

Packaging Council of Singapore puts its members first as it navigates the brutal impact of the pandemic on businesses, and as the world returns to normalcy, chairperson May Yap says collaboration with government agencies and other stakeholders on sustainable objectives are back in focus

Fuelling the future

The Methanol Institute is constantly pushing for a brighter and greener future in collaboration with its association members and stakeholders, shares chief operating officer Chris Chatterton

Tony Chooi: Focus on the people

Tony Chooi, president of the Environmental Management Association of Singapore (EMAS), aims to be the leading authority on cleaning and hygiene through the building of future talent, and to ease the manpower shortage in cleaning organisations

Sumate Sudasna: Back in form

Sumate Sudasna, president of Thailand Incentive and Convention Association (TICA), is confident in the country's appeal as a top business events destination. He discusses how the industry is prepared to rise to meet new demands, as the world regains its travelling momentum

Pauline Suharno: Empower to transform

Pauline Suharno, president of Association of the Indonesian Travel Agents (ASTINDO), who has been elected new President of the Federation of ASEAN Travel Agents (FATA), shares about her views on empowering the association

Irmohizam Ibrahim: Leveraging networks

Member collaboration for mutual benefits are at the top of the to-do list for Irmohizam Ibrahim, the new chairman of conferences and exhibition, Member Advisory Council at the US-based World Trade Centers Association. He deems expertise and experience exchanges to be key to business events recovery

Octavio Peralta: Positive turns ahead

Founder and CEO of the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE), Octavio Peralta, believes associations can shake off the pandemic fatigue and re-energise for 2022.