Event Information

On 8th December 2021, the Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) hosted a virtual HR Roundtable forum.  400+ attendees from the IHRP community and partner networks attended the event, as we celebrated and recognised the valuable contributions of HR – the People behind People.  

We wanted to share this day of learning, discovery and sharing with the broader HR and business community.  Hence, click on the ‘Watch On-Demand’ button to catch-up! 



Mr Zaqy Mohamad

Senior Minister of State,

Ministry of Defence & Ministry of Manpower

Featured Speakers

Zaqy Mohamad
Mr Zaqy Mohamad
Senior Minister of State
Ministry of Manpower & Ministry of Defence
Goh Swee Chen
Goh Swee Chen
Chairperson, Board of Directors
Mayank Parekh
Mayank Parekh

Highlights of the PBP 2021 programme include:

  • Recognise the HR Community’s Contribution

Opening messages by IHRP Chairperson Ms. Goh Swee Chen and Senior Minister of State for Defense and Manpower, Mr. Zaqy Mohamad, paid tribute to the HR Community for their continued resilience, dedication and commitment in supporting their organisations transform and thrive in the midst of the pandemic.

  • Discuss HR’s role in Transforming the Enterprise for a Sustainable Future

Panel Dialogue featuring SMS Zaqy and the 6 newly conferred IHRP-MPs from Singtel, MOM, Prudential, Shell, GIC and SATs, as they discuss the importance of building purpose, developing trust and the need to continuously evolve the role of HR to meet new challenges.

  • Discover the importance of HR’s role in the ESG agenda

Listen in on the dialogue between Ms. Aileen Tan (IHRP-MP, Group People and Sustainability Officer, Singtel) and Mr. Constant Van Aerschot (Director Asia Pacific with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development) on HR’s role in sustainability

  • Celebrate IHRP’s 5th Year Anniversary

Take a walk down memory lane with IHRP, as we relive momentous occasions shared with our community through video clips and picture snapshots collated over the past 5 years.

  • Sneak peek preview of the HR Priorities Survey

Get some quick soundbites from the summary overview of the results from the IHRP HR Priorities Survey 2021.  The survey reflects the inputs from 1000+ respondents and highlights the HR priorities for the next 1 year vs. 3 years.

  • Keep up-to-date on HR hot topic discussions

Listen in on the 3 breakout sessions, where your peers from the HR Community discussed key hot topics such as “The Great Resignation”; “Data Analytics” and “Managing HR Priorities”.  Futurists Ms. Diana Wu and Mr. Sanjay Khanna dialled in from Hong Kong and Canada respectively, to join Moderator, Ms. Yap Aye Wee and Business Entrepreneur, Mr. Peter Koh, as they discuss HR’s role in shaping the future.

We hope that you will enjoy the content, and take some time to PAUSEREFLECT and INSPIRE EACH OTHER to look at different ways to build renew, reimagine and refocus for 2022.