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Transport and Logistics Skills Trends and Training by SkillsFuture Singapore

"SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) shares its ongoing efforts to support the jobs and skills development of the transport and logistics sector."

The transport and logistics sector is one of the key pillars and enablers of Singapore’s economy. Singapore has embarked on efforts to build the jobs and skills architecture to attract, retain and develop the workforce and professionals in line with Singapore’s Industry Transformation Map for the sector. This includes the launch of the Skills Frameworks for Logistics, Air Transport, Land Transport, Sea Transport, and the roll-out of national programs such as work-study programs. When COVID-19 struck in 2020, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) government agency together with its partners accelerated and ramped up efforts to roll out targeted interventions such as the SingaporeUnited Skills Program to upskill displaced mid-careerists to increase their employability and transition to new sectors. In this presentation, SSG shares its ongoing efforts to support the jobs and skills development of the sector.

About SkillsFuture Singapore: SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) is a government agency that drives and coordinates the implementation of the national SkillsFuture movement, promotes a culture of lifelong learning, and strengthens the ecosystem of quality education and training in Singapore. Through a holistic system of national initiatives, SSG enables the workforce to take charge of their learning journey in their pursuit of skills mastery. SSG also works with key stakeholders to ensure that students and adults have access to high-quality and industry-relevant training that meets the demands of different sectors of the economy for an innovative and productive workforce.

About the Presenters

Almud Weitz

Practice Manager, South East Asia and the Pacific, Transport, The World Bank
Almud is the World Bank's Practice Manager for Transport in Southeast Asia and the Pacific region. Prior to that, she was 9 years in the World Bank’s Global Water Practice as the Regional Team Leader for the Water and Sanitation Program in East Asia and South Asia and was also a Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist. Before joining the World Bank, Ms. Weitz held project task management positions at the Asian Development Bank in Manila and in Jakarta for over 8 years. She started her career as a Policy Analyst with the United Nations Development Programme in New York where she worked for 4 years. She is a German and Italian national and holds a Masters in Economics from the Free University of Berlin in Germany.

Michael Fung

Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)

Dr. Michael Fung is the Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer, and Chief Data Officer at SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), a statutory board under the Ministry of Education. He oversees the development of the continuing education and training system in Singapore, through managing funding and contractual partnerships with private training providers, institutes of higher learning, and enterprises. He also oversees the human resource function and champions the data capabilities, governance, and reporting practices at SSG. Michael is an adjunct Senior Fellow at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. He is Founding President of the Higher Education Planning in Asia Association, and serves on various boards and committees, including IPOS International Board of Governors, and Institute of Banking and Finance Council. He is an alumnus of the University of Southern California and Carnegie Mellon University in the US, and Tsinghua University in China.

Yin Yin Lam

Senior Transport/Trade Logistics Specialist, The World Bank

Yin Yin works on transport, maritime, and trade logistics projects across Asia. She has worked with global port operator PSA, on Public-Private Partnerships in emerging economies, and the Singapore Economic Development Board’s Logistics Hub Development Team. As Division Director, International Enterprise Singapore (formerly Trade Development Board), she managed a regional team and facilitated Singapore-based companies to increase trade and investments in Southeast Asia. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (National University of Singapore), a Master’s in Economics for Development (University of Oxford), and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Sector Management (University of London).

Hua Tan

Senior Transport Specialist, The World Bank

Teck Wei Yeo

Manager, Industry Development Division, SkillsFuture Singapore

Gek Khim Loh

Director, Industry Development Division, SkillsFuture Singapore

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