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Robbie Hills: “We definitely consider living in Singapore an education. It’s an amazing experience to have” “We definitely consider living in Singapore an education. It’s an amazing experience to have.” Robbie Hills is the Head of Strategic Partnerships for DoubleClick, Google’s digital advertising technology division. Initially moving to Singapore on a two-year contract, Robbie and his family are about to celebrate their 10-year anniversary next February – with no plans to leave anytime soon.

Advances in gender equality under threat Jane Latimer delivered the ‘Australia Oration’ on behalf of her twin sister Elizabeth Broderick AO at the annual Business Events Sydney (BESydney) Ambassador Dinner held at the International Convention Centre Sydney on Wednesday the 1st of November.

Jenni Aldrich: "There really is no one culture nor one way of doing things in Singapore" Responsible for leading the legal services for Google in the Asia Pacific region, Jenni Aldrich aptly describes her life as “never boring”. Working at the helm of a company that is famous for its innovation and originality, Jenni forever working to stay ahead of the curve – and there’s no better place to do that than in Singapore.

Simon Kearney: “If you look at the demographic and economic trajectory of a place like Singapore...it's only going in one direction: fast. That's as good a reason as any to come and work here" Simon Kearney has forged a successful career in newspaper journalism. He was Political Editor for the News Limited Group’s Sunday newspapers in Australia, as well as a senior roving reporter for The Australian covering everything from coups in Fiji, bombings in Bali, race riots in Sydney and indigenous disadvantage in outback Australia.

Luke Mangan: “Australia has some downright amazing produce, which we wanted to take over to Asia and introduce it on our menus – what better way to show it off?” The culinary scene in Singapore is a melting pot of diversity; boasting restaurants drawing inspiration from many different cultures. Singapore-based, leading Australian chef and entrepreneur Luke Mangan is a welcomed contributor to this diversity; at the helm of popular Singapore restaurants such as Salt grill & Sky bar and Salt tapas & bar.

The science of Disney Disney animator and engineer Yasser Hamed is at the cutting-edge of film animation technology, blurring the lines between science and art.

Advance Reception in Shanghai at M Glam On Tuesday the 24th of October we were delighted to invite the Advance community to an evening hosted by Michelle Garnaut, CEO of M Restaurant Group and Advance Board Member, at M Glam in Shanghai to experience delicious Aussie wines, cocktails and canapés while enjoying gorgeous views of the Bund.