Lawrence has more than 40 years in various experiences from
auditor, tax consultant, secretarial, journalist, business manager, EDP manager, purchaser, financial planner
and business development manager. He has experiences with international business and trade as he used to
operate companies in Batam in indonesia and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. He was a consultant to Atlantic Group
of companies, Singapore.
The Personality of
It is amazing that when he was working as a young audit
assistant in a public accountant firm many years ago, he wondered why certain staff partners played golf
almost everyday when "technical" partners had to slot and sweat.
It was only after many years later that he realised that the staff
partners were playing golf to network for business. They were the ones who bring in the businesses for the
Networking is a business game that must be played well. How a
business fare depends on how well its top management play the business game.
That's why he become a founding member of Singapore Chamber of
Commerce and Industry (SCCI) to help his SME clients to network and build their businesses.
Invite Lawrence for Kopi for him to share with you how you can use SCCI to network for
Some of his achievements...
Business Manager cum journalist in UPI 1980 to
Within 2 years, Lawrence built the business from a yearly turnover
of only $200,000 to more than $2 million as its business manager. He also helped to launch a JV with another
news company for financial news which he was successful in promoting to banks, brokering houses and
investors. This is the place where he polished his skills in copywriting.
EDP Manager in Fineline Technopolis Pte Ltd
During his brief stay with Fineline, he managed a network of more
than 50 PCs. He helped the company to computerise its accounting and operation using Platimum. He left the
company on his own accord as being a finance savvy person, he found that the over gearing of the management
in getting bank finance is not to his likings.
Director in Kanika Infotech (Singapore) Pte Ltd 2000 to
During the dotcom boom, many Indian companies came to Singapore to
open office. Kanika is one of them. Kanika in India is a public listed company on Kolkata's Stock EXchange.
He is involved in software development projects, outsourcing of IT expertise, generating sales and
negotiation with clients.
If you want somebody to be your "bouncing wall" for your business
ideas, please click below button to fix an appointment with Lawrence.