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Yoong Yoong L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 12, 2015

Yoong Yoong L.

Professional with wide ASEAN regionalism knowledge
   Singapore
Singapore
  |  1:14 pm Local Time

Overview

(a) 18 years of progressive-responsible experience & accomplishments acquired from appointments in national administrations & international organisations. Experience in engaging public & private sectors leaders, NGOs & academia in Asia Pacific.

(b) Possess unique combination of experience in inter-government affairs, economic development, policy research/analysis, corporate affairs & strategic communications – applicable to all sectors.

(c) Experience in regionalism issues, i.e. ASEAN/East Asia/Asia-Pacific. Understand core issues like...

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Portfolio

Write an op-ed to comment on ASEAN's traditional neutrality and centrality, given that...
http://newshub.nus.edu.sg/news/1207/PDF/ASEAN-tdy-20jul-p16&p18.pdf
Wrote an op-ed on how Singapore could get a better deal buying gas from US, as compared...
http://newshub.nus.edu.sg/news/1206/PDF/GAS-tdy-25jun-p6&p9.pdf
Wrote an article on the state of Singapore SMEs and whether are they well-equipped to...
http://www.techmonitor.net/tm/images/8/8c/10jul_aug_sf6.pdf
Co-wrote an op-ed piece to highlight on the ASEAN-Korea relations, in the wake of...
http://newshub.nus.edu.sg/news/0905/PDF/IMPETUS-st-30May-pA34.pdf
Wrote an op-ed on the feasibility of introducing a microloan facility in an advanced...
http://newshub.nus.edu.sg/news/0910/PDF/MERIT-st-13Oct-pB4.pdf
Wrote an op-ed on the advantage of creating a common ASEAN currency to deal with the...
http://newshub.nus.edu.sg/news/0904/PDF/ASEAN-st-21Apr-pA19.pdf

Skills (10)

Tested
Public Policy
Research
International Relations
Government
Foreign Policy
Qualitative Research
Economic Development
East Asia
ASEAN
Asia Pacific

Service Description

Can help potential clients to undertake qualitative research and analysis on wide-ranging issues, including prospect of ASEAN/Southeast Asia as a region to do business and for investment/FDI. Other areas which I could offer my technical advisory include transport, energy, logistics, connectivity, climate change and economic development.

I can also provide quick overviews/briefs for potential clients who want a snapshot/quick update on the region, including East Asia and Asia Pacific.




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Employment

Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore
Assistant Director (Corporate Relations)
2008 - 2009
(Research & Analysis; Law & Order; Terrorism & Security; Disaster & Emergency Planning; Public Communications & Strategic Engagement; Media & Advocacy; Engagement Planning; Profile Building;...
The ASEAN Secretariat
Head (Infrastructure)
2005 - 2008
(Transport; Energy; Minerals/Natural Resources Development; Customs Facilitation; PPP; Regional Coordination; Technical Assistance/Capacity-Building; Resources Mobilization; Writing & Facilitation...
The ASEAN Secretariat
Senior Officer (Economic Integration)
2004 - 2005
(Trade; FDI; FTAs; SMEs; Industrial Cooperation; ASEAN Regional Economic Integration; Customs Clearance/Facilitation; Networking Skills) • Coordinated the implementation of ASEAN economic...
The ASEAN Secretariat
Intern
2003 - 2004
• Undertake a 3-month internship, at invitation of then ASEAN Secretary-General, H.E Amb Ong Keng Yong. • Learnt a lot on ASEAN’s political and economic dynamism, and ASEAN’s relations with...
Sembawang Parks Management (SPM)
Senior Marketing Executive
2003 - 2003
(Industrial Cooperation; Sub-Regional Integration; Business Development; Writing & Networking Skills) • Administered the business development of Batam Industrial Park (BIP) and Bintan...
Singapore Economic Development Board
Executive Officer (Asia Pacific Operations)
2000 - 2002
(Research & Analysis; Investment-Promotion; Venture Capitalist; Market Development; Planning & Execution of Large-Scale Official Missions Trips For Senior Policymakers; Poverty Alleviation; Foreign...
Singapore Economic Development Board
Executive Officer (Resource Development Division)
1995 - 2000
(Attraction & Facilitation of International Human Capital; Developing New Human Capital Markets; Organising of Official Recruitment Mission Trips; Poverty Reduction; Profile Building and Media...
Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore
Staff Officer
1993 - 1995
Did my National Service in the office of Director of Operation (D-Ops) in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). • Responsible for supporting the Office of D-Ops in all coordination matters as well...

Education

Pei Chun Public School
PSLE
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Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers
Professional Diploma
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RMIT University
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
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Nanyang Technological University
Master of Science (M.S.)
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Singapore Polytechnic
Diploma in Business Administration
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Beatty Secondary School
6 GCE O'Level Passes
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Keywords

ASEAN
Asia-Pacific
East Asia
Transport
Logistics
Connectivity
Energy
FTA
Investment/FDI
Economic Development.
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