Stories from Abroad

Cultural Intelligence is becoming a must-have skill for everyone and has proven significant in harnessing business success and leading across cultures.  Hear from alumni on their interesting global experience stories!

Teamwork makes the dream work

I am born and bred in Singapore and only attended local schools. I am married with four kids and we now live in Singapore since January 2015. I have always wanted to experience different work environments and cultures.

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An open mind will open doors

I was offered a role in Lehman Brothers in Wall Street, New York in 2006 but I chose to accept an offer made by Barclays in London.

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Enriching personal, professional, and cultural experiences

While working in Ernst & Young Singapore as a tax professional, I had the opportunity to travel to Kuala Lumpur for an eight-month client secondment. Upon returning to Singapore, I felt the need to push my boundaries and further my personal and professional development.

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Stepping out of comfort zone is great for your career

I first came to Abu Dhabi in 2002 for a two-month internship and started my career with the same company in 2009 after graduating from Grenoble Ecolede Management.

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