S'pore 5 on list of young global leaders
Sat, Feb 28, 2009
The Straits Times

FIVE talented young people from Singapore who are determined to make a difference have just been given their ticket to climb onto the world stage.

The five - a lawyer, violinist, Nominated Member of Parliament, entrepreneur and bank executive - are high-fliers in their own fields here.

They have now been invited by the Swiss-based World Economic Forum (WEF) to join other young leaders aged 40 and under from across the globe to tackle the world's pressing problems.

The five are:

MS LEE HUEI MIN, 26, concert violinist

MR CALVIN CHENG, 33, director of Lumina-Looque International

MS KAREN BELL, 40, managing director, head of group technology and operations for Asia-Pacific, Deutsche Bank

MR CHRISTOPHER DE SOUZA, 33, vice-chairman of Young PAP, partner at Lee and Lee, and an MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC

MS EUNICE OLSEN, 31, Nominated Member of Parliament



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