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.


Since its foundation, SBC has provided the platform to develop new and existing relationships with business and government through a dedicated briefings program, building upon key strategic partnerships. Among the Thought Leaders we have hosted, as part of our Singapore Program, are as follows:

  • His Excellency Burhan Gafoor, High Commissioner of Singapore to Australia

  • Piyush Gupta, Group Chief Executive Officer, DBS Bank

  • Boon Hui Khoo, Director, Certis Cisco & Former Police Chief and Commissioner of Singapore

  • Lim Teck Yin, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Sports Council

  • David Gonski AC, Chairman, ANZ

  • Chong Lek Foong, Director, SGX & Simon Lim, Senior Vice President & Head of Listings, South East Asia, SGX

  • Glenn Stevens, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia

  • HE. Yael Rubinstein, Ambassador of the State of Israel to Singapore

  • Hon Warwick Smith AM, Chairman NSW and ACT, ANZ Bank


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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.


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  • HE Dr. Jonathan Austin, New Zealand High Commissioner to Singapore

  • Sunny Verghese, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Olam

  • Grant Kelley, Chief Executive Officer, City Developments Limited

  • Noboru Nakatani, Executive Director, INTERPOL Global Complex

  • Neil McGregor, Group President & Chief Executive Officer, Sembcorp

  • Quek Chin-Thean, Managing Director, Glencore Singapore

  • Michael Issenberg, Chairman & Chief Operation Officer, Accor Asia Pacific

  • Farhan Faruqui, GE - International, ANZ

  • Piyush Gupta, Group Chief Executive Officer, DBS Bank



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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