FWA thanks GIC for the kind sponsorship of venue and food & beverages.
Mental illness is still spoken today in hush tones with those with mental illnesses being stigmatised in all aspects of life. There is an urgent need today to destigmatise mental illnesses and create more public awareness around this topic. Our government is also doing their part in stepping up efforts to destigmatise mental health, especially the efforts by the National Council of Social Services and mental wellness being adopted in the President’s Challenge.
In addition to this sharing about mental illnesses, we have as a keynote speaker, Mr Hsieh Fu Hua, who will be sharing his personal encounters with mental health.
Together with the Caregivers Alliance (CAL), a charity with IPC status and GIC, FWA is pleased to bring to you this session on Mental Health and Wellness.
In this session, CAL will give us an introduction to mental health & wellness, share the misconceptions surrounding mental health, what are the key indicators of mental wellness, the different types of mental health conditions, the signs and symptoms of these health challenges, where we can go to get help and tips to maintain mental health and wellness.
12:00 - 12:30 pm Registrations, lunch and networking
12:30 - 12:40 pm Opening addresses by GIC & FWA
12:40 - 12:55 pm Keynote address by Mr Hsieh Fu Hua
12:55 - 1:50 pm Talk by CAL Renay Pereira
1.50 - 2:00 pm Q&A
2.00 pm Close of event
Keynote Speaker Mr Hsieh Fu Hua
Mr Hsieh Fu Hua serves on the boards of a number of non-profit and business organisations. He chairs the National University of Singapore, the National University Health System, the National Gallery Singapore and the Stewardship Asia Centre.
He is active in the social sector and founded BinjaiTree, a privately-run charity that is keenly engaged in mental health, the arts and social services. He co-founded Caregivers Alliance Ltd, Resilience Collective Ltd, Shared Services for Charities and Tri-Sector Associates. He was President of the National Council of Social Service from August 2012 to July 2018.
In business, Mr Hsieh is the Chairman of ACR Capital Holdings Pte Ltd and adviser to the PrimePartners Group, which he co-founded. He is a board director of GIC Private Limited and Grab Holdings Inc.
Mr Hsieh started his career in merchant banking and capital markets in 1974 when he joined Morgan Grenfell Asia Holdings upon graduation, eventually rising to head the organisation. He subsequently served as Group Managing Director of BNP Prime Peregrine Group Hong Kong, CEO of Singapore Exchange, President of Temasek Holdings and Chairman of United Overseas Bank.
Mr Hsieh is an alumnus of the NUS Business School.
Renay Pereira is an Outreach Manager with Caregivers Alliance Limited (CAL), a social service organisation that provides support for families looking after one or more loved ones with a mental health condition. She also served as a Caregiver Support Specialist for two years while based at the Institute of Mental Health and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.
Prior to joining the social service sector, Renay worked in the capacity of an educator at Singapore Polytechnic as well as at the National University of Singapore.
Renay is a caregiver.
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