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Tuesday, September 27 2022 - 20:54
SINGAPORE, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

- Taking place from 28-30 September at the Four Seasons Hotel in Singapore, a 
cascade of stars from around the world aims to tackle critical issues affecting 
the Asia Pacific region.

The 9th annual Milken Institute Asia Summit will kick off tomorrow (Wednesday, 
September 28, 2022) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Singapore. This year's Summit 
has returned to a fully in-person event, allowing participants to enjoy an 
immersive and interactive experience. Under the theme "The World Transformed," 
this year's Summit will feature over 1,200 speakers and attendees from more 
than 28 countries to participate in curated discussions and purpose-driven 
meetings that will propel transformative ideas into practical, scalable 

Throughout the course of three days, attendees will be able to hear and learn 
from, as well as meet leaders in government, finance, technology, philanthropy, 
business, and academia, including Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Singapore's Senior 
Minister, Office of the Prime Minister; Julia Gillard, 27th Prime Minister of 
Australia; Inaugural Chair of the Global Institute for Women's Leadership; Jean 
Hynes, CEO of Wellington Management; Zak Brown, CEO of McLaren Racing; Blake 
Hutcheson, President and CEO, OMERS; Steffen Meister, Executive Chairman of the 
Board of Directors at Partners Group; Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Trade and 
Industry, Singapore; Rohit Sipahimalani, Chief Investment Officer of Temasek; 
and Jenny Johnson, President and CEO, Franklin Resources Inc.

In addition to top brass from business and government, cultural superstars and 
icons like Korean popstar Eric Nam, acclaimed Hollywood actor Henry Golding, 
Founder and CEO of JFJ Productions and one of Asia-Pacific's most influential 
celebrities JJ Lin, celebrity chef and restauranteur Wolfgang Puck, and 
Indonesian actress Raline Shah, among others, will also be contributing their 
ideas and perspective at the Summit. In addition, the Summit is joined by six 
media partners, including BBC News, Caixin Global, CNBC, Politico, TIME, and 

This year's Summit will also feature a keynote address delivered by James 
Cleverly, the United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, outlining his outlook on the 
Indo-Pacific Region. Mr Cleverly's visit to Singapore, and this address, comes 
at the end of a three-day trip, where he will also attend the State Funeral of 
former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan, and also visit the Republic of Korea.

As part of the Asia Summit, the Milken Institute has launched another edition 
of its popular digital essay series – The Power of Ideas, a collection of 
thought-provoking essays about the future of Asia in a transformed world. The 
series features contributions from global business leaders such as Vice Chair 
of General Atlantic, Ajay Banga; Citi's Asia Head of Markets, Julia Raiskin; 
among others.

"My commitment to our stakeholders and my vision to the Institute is to 
continue to facilitate meaningful discussions, spotlight transformative 
solutions, and promote an inclusive environment in a transformed world," 
said Laura Deal Lacey, now Executive Director of Global Markets at the Milken 
Institute. "This Asia Summit is a testament to our convening platform, 
gathering senior business leaders worldwide to accelerate inspiring 
conversations into impactful ideas."

For the full agenda and list of speakers at the Asia Summit, visit

About the Milken Institute

The Milken Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank focused on 
accelerating measurable progress on the path to a meaningful like. With a focus 
on financial, physical, mental, and environmental health, we bring together the 
best ideas and innovative resourcing to develop blueprints for tackling some of 
our most critical global issues through the lends of what's pressing now and 
what's coming next. For more information, visit

About the Milken Institute Asia Center

The Milken Institute Asia Center extends the reach and impact of Milken 
Institute programs, events, and research to the Asia-Pacific region. We 
identify opportunities to leverage the Institute's global network to tackle 
regional challenges, as well as to integrate the region's perspectives into the 
development of solutions to persistent global challenges.

Milken Institute Asia Summit

The Milken Institute Asia Summit brings the ambitious spirit of the Milken 
Institute's flagship Global Conference to Singapore. The Asia Summit brings 
together over 1,800 CEOs, senior government officials, high-level finance 
executives, institutional investors, and philanthropists from around the world 
to address challenges and propose workable solutions.

SOURCE Milken Institute