Benny is the Founder and Managing Director of Parami Solutions, a boutique strategy consulting firm. He has been actively advising C-suite senior management of multinational companies on their Asia Pacific businesses; helping them evaluate and map out their strategic plans and options in today’s business climate of change.
As an Innovation Advisor with IPI, Benny helps Singapore SMEs leverage and exploit technologies to grow their businesses. In addition, he is a Board Mentor for Criticaleye, a UK peer-to-peer board community firm as well as Non-Executive Director and Advisor to two technology start-ups – an AI medical patient matching platform provider and a data centre start-up. He has lived in the USA, China, Hong Kong and Indonesia over a period of more than 20 years, holding various APAC leadership role in global multinational companies.
Prior to being the Managing Director of Asia in Aggreko, a UK publicly listed power solutions company, Benny was the President of Asia for NYSE listed Tyco, a provider of fire, security and building solutions. Earlier on, Benny was the President of a NYSE listed company, China Yuchai International; and he also held various leadership positions in Ingersoll Rand and Trane including Managing Director and Vice President, North Asia for the climate solutions business.
Benny first started his business career as a management consultant with A.T. Kearney in Chicago, USA and later was a Director in Ernst & Young Corporate Finance, Singapore.
Benny was a President's Scholar and SAF Overseas Scholar. He had spent his first 11 years of his working life with the Republic of Singapore Air Force, culminating his military career as a Lt Colonel in the Ministry of Defence in 1992.
Benny has a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Physics from the University of Oxford, England and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, Massachusetts, USA. He has also the ICCG certification on Corporate Governance from the INSEAD Business School.
Hear more insights from Benny:
- IPI Webinar - How Can Your Business Embrace the Future of Work Digitally
- Innovation Insights - Driving Innovation for Internationalisation