About Us

Strategic Gateway to Asia and the World

As a leading global university in Asia, National University of Singapore (NUS) offers a comprehensive portfolio of open-enrolment and customised programmes to develop and equip leaders of today and tomorrow. Our blend of cutting-edge learning in a truly international forum is what differentiates the NUS Executive Education experience.

Over 47,000 senior executives and managers have participated in our executive courses since 1981. Be a part of this progressive league.

Our curriculums take into account Asia’s issues and business environment. Some programmes also include keynotes from distinguished practitioners who will describe how they have managed strategic challenges in their organisations.

Our Team

Jai Arya is a member of the Board of the UK based research consultancy, the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). He is also Adviser to the Dean, NUS Business School, Singapore, as well as their Head of Executive Education. In addition Mr. Arya is also an independent director of Max Financial Services, the parent company of Max Life Insurance, India’s largest non-bank owned private insurance company. He has also been a Senior Adviser for Asian banking to a leading global consultancy firm, and has also consulted on a project basis for the Asian Development Bank.

Prior to this Mr. Arya worked for Bank of New York Mellon for 27 years and Bank of America for 10 years, in various Asian locations. Before leaving BNY Mellon in April 2014, Mr. Arya was an EVP and global head of their business with sovereign Institutions, as well as a member of the bank’s Global Operating Committee as well as Asia Executive Committee. Earlier roles included head of Asia client relationships and Asian country offices.

He holds an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Honours) from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, India.

Yuk Meng oversees the development and outreach for open-enrolment programmes. He has been with NUS since 2006. Prior to NUS, he was a management consultant with KPMG Business Advisory, leading numerous HR and business process improvement projects for public and private sector clients including Government of Brunei, NEC, ST Engineering, and GE Money.

He started his career with Singapore Airlines in 1993 and led teams in manpower planning, systems planning and passenger marketing before joining an internet start-up in 2000. He graduated with an MBA and a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from NUS.

Bridget leads the Client Management teams (English and Mandarin programmes) in developing custom learning and development solutions for a portfolio of clients from Asia and the Globe across a diverse set of industries. Prior to this, her most recent role was at SMU as Associate Director in the International Office leading partnerships development. She has held senior roles at the Australian National University, NUS, and the University of Melbourne.

She began her career working in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore for ten years including postings in Beijing and Brussels. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from NUS and holds a Master of Education (Leadership and Management) from RMIT, Melbourne.

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