Asia-Pacific - A Hub for Tomorrow's Technologies
Date/Time: Thursday 27 January 2022, 8am GMT / 4pm SGT
The region is rapidly becoming a hub for some of the latest innovations in aviation, from urban air mobility to sustainable propulsion. Ahead of February’s Singapore Airshow, where many of these exciting developments will be major talking points, we bring together a panel disruptive thinkers and aerospace leaders to discuss the potential of these technologies, and how a resurgent Asia-Pacific could be a proving ground for new modes of air travel.
|Anand STANLEY, President, Airbus Asia-Pacific
Based in Singapore, Anand Stanley will lead the strategy and future positioning of Airbus and its divisions across the region. In this role he will have responsibility for commercial aircraft sales and customer affairs, group-wide government affairs, industrial and joint venture partnerships, as well as the local operations at Airbus sites across the region.
“Anand has brought a wealth of experience to Airbus and managed the company’s operations in India with very positive results,” said Christian Scherer. “His proven track record makes him the right choice to lead Airbus in the key Asia-Pacific market. We know that we can count on Anand to focus on supporting our customers in these most challenging times, while developing further our position as the leading partner for the aerospace sector in the region.”
|Jeffrey LAM, President, ST Engineering
Jeffrey Lam is the President/Head, Commercial Aerospace, of ST Engineering, a global technology, defence and engineering group with a diverse portfolio of businesses across the aerospace, smart city, defence and public security segments. Appointed to this role on 1 January 2021, Jeffrey leads the growth and development of ST Engineering’s commercial aerospace business that straddles original equipment manufacturing solutions, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, and aviation asset management.
Prior to his current appointment, Jeffrey served in various senior roles overseeing P&L and business development within the Group’s aerospace business. He had served as the Deputy President and Chief Operating Officer, as well as the Vice President/General Manager of an engine MRO business and Vice President for the Engine Total Support capability cluster. He currently serves on the boards of various global aerospace subsidiaries and affiliated companies of the Group.
|Hon Lung CHU, Head of Singapore & Business Development Southeast Asia, Volocopter
Hon is responsible for launching Volocopter’s first commercial air taxi service in Singapore, opening one of the most promising markets for this new form of mobility. Before Volocopter, Hon entered the world of urban air mobility as Head of APAC Business Operations at AirMap, an Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) company headquartered in Santa Monica, California. Hon has also worked at Rakuten, Twilio, and Google in business and technical capacities across US and Asia. Hon was trained an Electrical and Computer Engineer at Duke University and has a MBA from Harvard Business School.
|Andre STEIN, CEO, EVE Urban Air Mobility
Andre Stein is the CEO of EVE Urban Air Mobility Solutions a company dedicated to accelerating the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem. With more than 20 year of experience in the aviation industry, he had leading roles in strategic areas such as Product Development, New Business Development, Project Management, Market Intelligence and Sales and accumulated great multicultural experience, not only by been based in Australia, Singapore, Silicon Valley and Brazil, but continuously interacting with customers, partners and suppliers from all over the globe. Stein is very passionate about mobility and a very avid traveler. From vintage WWII era aircraft to state-of-the-art executive jets, passing through most airliners and other forms of transportation (off-roading, kayaking and hiking included), he had the opportunity to experience traveling in over 70 countries around the globe, has lived in a few and is a citizen of two (Brazil and Portugal) and has no intention to stop. Be there!