Talmix takes the stage at U PME Week in Singapore

Katy Roberts


From 20th to 23rd March, industry experts and professionals from all over the region, will be gathering at the U PME Centre in Singapore, to discover how they can leverage the expertise of other industries and professionals to gain fresh perspectives and new ideas that will help them tackle the challenges they face. The U PME week, identifies itself as, “the event for working people, decision-makers and senior executives who identify themselves as working in; or related to the growing sectors in Singapore.  Among those include CEOs and Managing Directors, Business Development execs, Marketing and Sales teams, those in Human resource management, Project management and Financial service professionals”. 

Talmix is honoured to have been invited to lead one of the panel discussions on Tuesday 21 March. Leading that discussion will be Talmix’s Vice President (APAC), Dilek Haskan, where she will be joined by a panel of independent consultants discussing the independent world of work, opportunities and challenges within the self-employed industry and how you, as a professional could benefit from this new fluid opportunity for work. 

Joining Dilek on the discussion panel will be Industry professionals, Ang Li May and Anna Tang.
Ang Li May

Ang Li May leads a team within e2i to drive job fairs and programmes to develop workers skills, and enhance their employability to take up better jobs.
Anna Tang

Anna leads and runs three companies;  SoulFit Studios, CoachingGoWhere.com and BarrageVison.com through which she help individuals and companies adapt and develop resilience through shifting paradigms and beliefs.
Following the main discussion panel, Dilek will be hosting a break-out session where she will be joined by 2 independent consultants, Akshay Ramteke and Richard Hurtung, who will be sharing their own experiences and knowledge about the independent working market, and how to succeed at building a new independent you.
Akshay Ramteke

Akshay has around 15 years of professional experience and has primarily worked on Strategy and Transformation projects for clients globally, across Banking & Financial Services, eCommerce, FMCG, Manufacturing and Mining.  With a MBA from Oxford University, Akshay specialised in Strategy and Finance and completed his under-graduate degree in Computer Science from Mumbai University, India. Leading the Strategy and Transformation practice for Financial Services for Change Et Al., a boutique consulting firm, headquartered in Singapore, Akshay has worked with a Big4 consulting firm for a significant part of his career after exploring the world of independent consulting.

Richard Hartung

Joining Dilek will be independent consultant Richard Hartung, Managing Director of Transcarta.  Richard is a consultant with more than 20 years of experience in financial services, primarily in Asia, and also works as a freelance writer for Today, gtnews and other publications. He has worked in retail banking in California, the diplomatic corps and Citibank in Japan. After moving to Singapore in 1992, he worked for MasterCard, Keppel TatLee Bank and OCBC Bank. Currently at Transcarta, Richard works with financial institutions on payments strategy and products. Richard has a BA from Pomona College and an MBA from Stanford University. He is on the boards of the Metropolitan YMCA and Jane Goodall Institute (Singapore).

How to get involved

U PME Week aims to provide opportunity for professionals to engage with senior industry experts for the latest insights and trends on the disruption economy and gain the opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals to widen your business network.

You can still reserve your place at this year’s event. 

About the Author

Katy Roberts

Katy is an independent marketing consultant and founded Fresh Brew Marketing out of her love for the cuppa. A seasoned marketer, Katy writes for several global publications and provides outsourced marketing services to businesses throughout the UK. She is a keen geocacher and rates running around in city centres dressed in Christmas lights as one of her most successful Social Media campaigns to date.

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