Promoting closer ties within Singapore and between Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Israel and the region.

Singapore Business Circle (SBC)

The Singapore Business Circle (SBC) was established in 2015 to build on the growing number of business and people-to-people ties within Singapore as well as globally. Dr Bill Foo is the Chairman of SBC and is based in Singapore. SBC is part of the Trans-Tasman Business Circle Group (the Circle) – a strategic growth partner for the region’s leading organisations in the public and private sectors.

Alliance partnerships

The Circle works with a wide range of private and public organisations in promoting closer ties in the region including Government orgnisations, Chambers of Commerce, Trade Organisations, Business Organisations and Alumni Associations, among others.


SBC is a member-based organisation. Membership is the basis on which we build our program of engagement with our clients.

Enjoy the full benefits of SBC by joining as a Member to PROFILE your business, ENGAGE with our offerings and ACCESS our program – read the full benefits here.

Contact our team for further details



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  • Michael Issenberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific, AccorHotels
  • HE. Yael Rubinstein, Ambassador of the State of Israel to Singapore
  • David Gonski AC, Chairman, ANZ Bank
  • The Hon. Warwick Smith AM, Chairman NSW and ACT, ANZ Bank
  • Chris Wei, Executive Chairman of Asia and FPI, and Global Chairman, Aviva Digital
  • Ashley Low, Managing Director, Bank of Singapore
  • Boon Hui Khoo, Director, Certis Cisco & Former Police Chief and Commissioner of Singapore
  • Grant Kelley, Chief Executive Officer, City Devel Copments Limited
  • Gaurav Keerthi, Assistant Chief Executive, Cybersecurity of Singapore
  • David Cohen, General Manager, David InterCon Tel Aviv
  • Piyush Gupta, Group Chief Executive Officer, DBS Bank
  • Bidyut Dumra, Head of Innovation & Ecosystems, DBS Innovation Group
  • Peter Alexander, Australian Government Chief Digital Officer, Digital Transformation Agency
  • His Excellency Burhan Gafoor, High Commissioner of Singapore to Australia
  • Andrea Della Mattea, President Asia Pacific, Microsoft Singapore
  • Dr David Hardoon PHD, Chief Data Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • Sunny Verghese, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Olam
  • Boon Hui Khoo, Past President of INTERPOL 2008-2012 Retired Commissioner of Police, Singapore
  • Chemi Peres, Director, Peres Centre for Peace & Founder of Pitango
  • Alan Joyce, Chief Executive Officer, Qantas
  • Glenn Stevens, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Matthew Friedman, Chief Digital Officer - Digital & Technology, Sembcorp Industries Ltd
  • Chong Lek Foong, Director, SGX
  • Simon Lim, Senior Vice President, and Head of Listings, South East Asia, SGX
  • Goh Swee-Chen, Chairperson, Shell Companies
  • Lim Teck Yin, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Sports Council
  • Chew Gek-Khim, Chair, The Straits Trading Company
  • Judy Hsu, Regional Chief Executive Officer, ASEAN and South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Peter Kaliaropoulos, Chief Executive Officer, StarHub
  • Heang Fine Wong, Group Chief Executive Officer, Surbana Jurong
  • Bill Evans, Economic Spokesman, The Westpac Group



The Trans - Tasman Business Circle is a strategic growth partner for the region’s leading organisations in the private and public sector.

The Circle partners with our clients to build their strategic relationships, business insights and profile by developing customised programs for stakeholder engagement.


  • Australia Office T: +61 2 9389 8988

  • New Zealand Office T: +64 9 373 3852

  • Singapore Office T: +65 9742 9399


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Sydney Office
T: +61 2 9389 8988

Auckland Office
T: +64 9 373 3852

Singapore Office
T: +65 9742 9399


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