Arthur first embarked on his career in human resource management with Western Digital in 1993. To-date, he has held several senior Human Resource management positions as follows:
General Manager, Human Resource - Keppel Energy Pte Ltd
Group Regional Vice President - Yeo Hiap Seng Ltd
Director of Human Resource - Far East Organization, Hotel Group
Director of Human Resource - Goodwood Park Hotel
In his 20 years' career span in human resource management, Arthur has held regional human resource responsibilities for overseas subsidiaries in Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Brazil and USA.
He is also experienced in industrial relations management as all the companies that he has worked for are unionised companies, some even with multiple unions.
Prior to embarking on his HR career, Arthur was with the Singapore Police Force as a Senior Police Officer.
Arthur is currently an Adjunct Faculty with the Singapore Institute of Management University (UniSim). He embarked on his lecturer stint in 2009 with UniSIM where he lectures the following modules: Employment Laws and Legal Issues; Employment and Industrial Relations; and Human Resource Management. Arthur also lectures in Business Law and Staffing and Employee Development for Diploma in Management Studies and Graduate Diploma in HR Management respectively, under the umbrella of SIM Global Education.
Arthur is also an active freelance workshop leader, having conducted numerous workshops in employment laws and industrial relations since 2007.
Arthur has authored 3 books and they are 'Human Resource Practitioners' Guide to Employment Laws ( third edition : link to book ), Human Resource Practitioners' Guide to Industrial Relations ( first edition : link to book ) and Human Resource Practitioners' Guide to Employment Contracts, HR Policies and Procedures ( first edition : line to book ) The first 2 books were published by LexisNexis. These two guide books were released in January and February 2015 respectively incorporating the latest changes to the employment laws and industrial relations in Singapore. The most recent book: HR practitioners' guide to Employment Contracts, HR policies and
Arthur possesses the following educational qualifications:
Master of Management (HR Management) from Macquarie University, Australia
Bachelor of Laws (Honors) from University of London, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Arts (Applied Economics) from University of Manitoba, Canada
Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from Singapore Institute of Management
Diploma in Training and Development from Singapore Institute of Management
Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration from National University of Singapore
Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) from Singapore Workforce Development Agency
Current Professional Affiliations:
Council Member of Singapore Human Resource Institute (SHRI)
Chairman of Employment Laws and Industrial Relations Committee of SHRI
Non-Practitioner Member of Law Society of Singapore
Fellow Member of Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
Past Professional Affiliations:
Member of Industrial Relations Panel of Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF)
Chairman of Industrial (Other Areas) Group of SNEF