Sharanjit Leyl is an experienced broadcaster with nearly 20 years presenting on international news channels. She anchors Newsday and Asia Business Report from the BBC's Singapore studio but has also anchored several BBC programmes in London, filed reports for radio on the BBC World Service and written for BBC news online. She regularly anchors live on location for on breaking stories in the region such as Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Singaporean by birth, Sharanjit has presented and produced documentaries on BBC World News including 'Singapore at 50', documenting one of the 20th century's greatest success stories -- the transformation of her home from developing to first world. Noteworthy interviews include the Prime Ministers of Thailand, Pakistan and New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia and Singapore, Presidents the Philippines, the World Bank and the IMF, and chief executives from companies ranging from Microsoft to Walmart. She's now such a familiar face of business for viewers in Asia that she is regularly invited to moderate high level debates for the United Nations, the World Bank, the IMF, the ADB and other NGOs. At the Asian TV Awards last year, she was highly commended as best anchor.
Ami is a Business Graduate with Fonterra Co-Operative Group Ltd. who has just made the move to Singapore for 6 months to get a view of an HR business partnering with a New Zealand company on a global scale.
Ami graduated with a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Psychology & Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management. She is always looking for new ways to challenge how companies engage their workforce and develop their people leaders to not only drive value for their organisation, but to add value to the lives of their employees. In the future, Ami would like to look into high-tech solutions for talent development and HR coaching, and how we can modernise HR practices to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Kellie is the Head of HR for BP's main supply, trading, corporate and functional business activities in Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore this includes the oil, gas, chemicals, carbon and finance trading business for the Eastern Hemisphere, covering the Middle East, Australia, NZ, India and Asia. Together with her husband she has been based in Singapore for the past 2 years after an 8-year period in the United Kingdom. Originally from Auckland, New Zealand Kellie holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Management & Employment Relations and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Business Ethics from the University of Auckland.
Kellie areas of expertise include business partnering, cultural transformation, organisational design and executive coaching with a strong generalist HR foundation. As a Kiwi she is always after a new challenge that enables businesses and leaders to deliver high performing organisations with inclusive cultures where contribution is recognised, and individuals succeed.