How CHROs Can Shape Organisational and Workforce Transformation

While many factors are continuing to challenge and transform the way organisations work, forward-looking leaders are already looking to devise innovative strategies that will allow their organisation to navigate the challenges and thrive in 2024.These include formulating key people strategies that will allow them to retain the best talent at a time when employees are deciding on their key priorities and planning for their next career moves. At this event, we will be covering the key trends and addressing the pressing topics on how organisations can build a culture of belonging and equity in the workplace and deploy innovative HR technologies to improve employee experience.  Join more than 150 CHROs in your country for high-level networking opportunity, sharing of best practices and learning the latest insights from renowned HR thought leaders to successfully develop your people and organisation strategies for 2024 and steer your organisation towards growth.

CHRO Singapore




One Farrer, 1 Farrer Park Station Road,
Singapore 217562

18th September 2024

Shaping an Inclusive Approach to Flexible Work

With Singapore having recently announced guidelines on flexible work arrangements (FWAs), it has given organisations in Singapore plenty of food for thought as they design new strategies that will elevate productivity across their workforce, while focusing on the wellbeing of their employees.

To provide a platform for CHROs in Singapore to discuss how organisations can create successful FWAs, HRM Asia is organising CHRO Singapore, where we take a deep dive into what both employes and employees need to know about flexible working and examine the role HR tech can play in shaping the future of flexible work.

[Opening Keynote Address] Flexible Work in Singapore: What Employers and Employees Need to Know

Aiming to provide a platform to provide a better balance between work and life, Singapore recently announced guidelines on flexible work arrangements (FWAs). However, what does this mean for organisations in Singapore and how will employees be impacted?

Besides providing an overview of the key pillars defining the new guidelines, this opening keynote address will address the opportunities and challenges, and what employers and employees in Singapore need to know for flexible work to be successful.

Engage and Listen: Driving Positive Employee Experience

With more organisations seeking to better understand the specific needs and preferences of their employees, flexible work offers a unique opportunity to shape more positive employee experiences.

By adopting flexible work arrangements, organisations can attract and retain the best talent, foster an engaged and inclusive workforce, and create a happier and more productive work environment.

Presentation by BIPO
Morning Tea Break
[PANEL DISCUSSION] Unlocking diversity in an inclusive workplace for all

To create an equitable workforce, organisations need to create an inclusive environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and have a sense of belonging.

This panel discussion will take a deep dive into the best practices for enhancing DE&I through flexible work, and what organisations in Singapore can do to create a more dynamic, innovative, and equitable workplace.

Presentation by Outsized
Lunch and Networking
Presentation by Human Inc
Mental Health Matters - It’s Time to Normalise Mental Health Awareness

As part of their This is Me campaign, Bloomberg is challenging employees to have open conversations about their mental health with team leaders, including around topics such as mental health conditions and disabilities.

With many organisations still hesitant to openly discuss mental health in the workplace, this session from Bloomberg provides key insights on how organisations can overcome mental health challenges to create an engaged and healthy workforce.

Presentation by Hogan Assessments
Afternoon Tea Break
Flexible Working Rights: Cultivating Fair Employment Practices in Singapore

With Singapore looking to create a workplace norm where employees feel that it is acceptable to request for flexible work arrangements, the onus is on organisations to create fair employment practices that eliminate discrimination and support all employees.

This session examines employers’ legal obligations and employees’ rights, including fair compensation, in a flexible work environment.

[Panel Discussion] Leveraging AI to Build a Foundation for The Next Evolution of Work

As technologies continue to shape the way we work, integrating AI into flexible work arrangements can significantly enhance the efficiency, productivity, and wellbeing of employees.

This panel discussion will highlight the enhancements provided by AI in flexible work, dissect the challenges and considerations in implementing AI, and introduce winning strategies to help organisations leverage AI to revolutionise work.

[Closing Keynote Address] Is Singapore ready to embark on the four-day workweek journey?

Driven by factors such as higher productivity, improved employee wellbeing and higher rates of talent retention, many organisations around the world have engaged in four-day workweek trials over the past 12 months.

However, is Singapore ready to embark on the four-day workweek journey? This closing keynote explains how a four-day workweek can be successfully implemented, and the factors organisations need to pay attention to, including understanding workforce needs and what their employees want.





ticket prices and information for CHRO Singapore

CHRO Singapore 18th Sept 20241-4 ticket(s) (SGD)5 tickets and above (per ticket) (SGD)
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Joanne Flinn

Chairwoman of the ESG Institute

Thought leader, award-winning author and respected international keynote speaker, Joanne Flinn has brought inspiration, insight, and action to audiences across countries and industries. Her deep experience enables her to share true insights about digital disruption, change and leadership. Her empathy and realism help people succeed in business and life. As the Chair of the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Institute, Joanne works with Chairman and CEOs of global entities to develop, scale and deploy sustainability strategies.

Kris Wadia

CEO of Humanized Leadership

Kris Wadia is the CEO of Humanized Leadership. He focuses on putting human beings, not processes or technology, at the core of any business that wishes to be successful. A former Partner at Accenture, with global experience across multiple industry verticals, his career journey has spanned over 70 countries. Most recently, Kris was a keynote speaker on ‘Habitual Hybrid Leadership’ for the UK’s Centre for Army Leadership, with a world-wide audience of over 6,000 attendees.

Jonathan Cheung

CEO of the ESG Institute and ASEAN Development Advisor Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)

Jonathan Cheung comes to the helm of the ESG Institute with over 37 years of leadership experience in 20 countries across the Asia Pacific region, North America, and Europe. His deep expertise in business, procurement and supply chain are uniquely situated to help organisations successfully tackle scope 3 emissions and improve value chains.

Jonathan brings invaluable expertise, collaborative muscle and big-picture vision to the ESG Institute through his external role as the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) ASEAN Development Advisor and his commercial acumen developed while the Executive Director/Regional Head of Citibank Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Services as well as his years at EDS, American Express, PwC Consulting, CAPCO, HP, and KPMG.

He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS); a licensed CIPS Procurement Excellence Programme assessor for Asia, and a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). He is also an Exco member of The Supply Chain Asia (SCA) Procurement Council.