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Managing Uncertainty During Economic Cycles and Crises – Lessons Learnt

Managing Uncertainty During Economic Cycles and Crises – Lessons Learnt
Friday, 15 Mar 2024, 04:00 PM–05:30 PM
Mochtar Riady Auditorium, Administration Building, Level 5, Singapore Management University
Speaker Details

Ed Lin

Ed Lin

Ed Lin is founding member and Chairman of Bain & Company’s Southeast Asia business. He has previously served as Bain’s Global Head of Financial Services. Ed has worked throughout Bain’s global network, joining Bain in San Francisco in 1991 then relocating to Singapore in 1994. He serves on the SMU Board of Trustees and chairs its Finance and Remuneration Committee. He also serves as Chairman of the SMU CIS Advisory Board and has previously served as Chairman of the SMU LKCSB Advisory Board. Ed is a member of Young Presidents Organization and leads the Lin Foundation with his wife, Trina Liang-Lin.

Distinguished Speaker Series: Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous
Open To
SMU Community, Public
Event Synopsis

Ed Lin will share thirty years’ worth of experience in strategy consulting with Bain & Company across Asia, North America, and Europe. He’ll reflect on lessons learned throughout multiple economic cycles including the Asian financial crisis, the global financial crisis, the recent pandemic period, and the current post-globalisation era.

He will also discuss his leadership roles at Bain & Company, previously as Global Head of Financial Services, and currently as Chairman of Southeast Asia. Finally, he’ll share his passion for SMU’s success in his roles on the Board of Trustees and as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the College Integrative Studies, and how he, with his wife, contributes to philanthropic efforts through the Lin Foundation Fund.