#CSuiteXchange - Dr Steven Chua | 27 Sep 2018
The entrepreneurship journey is never simple.
In this series, a leader of industry will share their war-stories - filled with trepidation, hardships, breakthroughs, and victories, and how, through it all, they managed to get to where they are today.
On this month's #CSuiteXchange, we have the privilege of having Dr Steven Chua, Director of The Destination Lab and Kingsmen Ventures, to share his story with us. Do not miss out on this opportunity to hear his story!
About the speaker:
In the last two decades, Dr Steven Chua has built a rewarding career in the hospitality lifestyle industry. Invariably, he found great satisfaction in impacting individual lives and societies through fashioning meaningful and sustainable lifestyle brand experiences.
Past industry appointments with listed corporations have included board chair, directorships, and “C-suites” assignments. In particular his experience comprise the development of lifestyle destinations, hospitality business planning, pre-openings & operations, and talent capital development.
In the domains of lifestyle destinations, master-planning and investments, Steven was involved in the re-development of Singapore’s Sentosa island resort, the development of Ponte 16 Casino Resort in Macau, Dhensa Boutique Resorts in the Kingdom of Bhutan, China’s Pearl River Delta Zhuhai Wanshan Marine Development Zone, and Singapore Sports Hub.
His entrepreneurial and operations management experience include years with Shangri-la Hotels & Resorts, The Mandarin Singapore, SATS (a Temasek Holdings company), Temasek Polytechnic, Shatec and The Destination Lab, in the areas of Sales & Marketing, Food & Beverage Operations, Business-to-Business Catering Solutions, Talent Capital Development and Advisory Services.
Steven read management, sociology and Asia Pacific studies at the Universities of Massachusetts, Surrey and Leeds, respectively.