Ideas to Assets: Connecting Markets through IP

4 - 5 SEPTEMBER 2018 | Level 5, Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore

Douglas Foo

Singapore Manufacturing Federation

As Founder and Chairman of Sakae Holdings Ltd., Mr. Douglas Foo undertakes overall management, strategic planning, and business development functions of the Group. Mr. Foo is also the President of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF), a national body and industry association that is acknowledged as the recognized Voice for Singapore's manufacturing sector, representing the interest of Singapore manufacturing community for over 85 years.

Mr. Foo is the recipient of numerous illustrious accolades and awards, which are testament of his outstanding management and entrepreneurial efforts. Some of his awards include JCS Top Outstanding Young Person Award 2002, Singapore Youth Award 2003, the prestigious ASEAN Youth Award 2004, Singapore Youth Award (Medal of Commendation) 2008, ASEAN-China Young Entrepreneur Award 2011, Public Service Star Award 2013 from His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Singapore, Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 by Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability (ACES) and the NTUC Friend of Labour Award in 2016.

Mr Foo serves as director on numerous boards for Corporate, Governmental and Non-profit organizations, and holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University.