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ALODD of Shoes

The former CEO of Bally Southeast Asia and Oceania is a colourful personality that is hard to describe in one word, some would even say, in a lot of words.   Aldo Lipari was born in Somalia to an Italian father and African mother. He grew up in Ital...

Leaders & Golf – Joey Chang, CEO & Founder of AXS

Long sleeves folded three-quarter way, denim jeans and a pair of FootJoy casual shoes. That has been Joey Chang’s trademark dressing at most events. And his infectious smile, coupled with polite mannerisms and an array of interesting, wide-ranging conversation...

Leaders & Golf – Phillip Tan, Chairman of Community Chest

I discovered the type of man Phillip was when I told him I was leaving the firm. By this time, he had already retired from full-time work at PwC, and was involved in a number of different personal projects that were important to him at a personal level. Even s...

The/Cover – Sofi Sui

Orphaned as a baby, Sofi Sui was soon adopted, but that’s not where the happily ever after begins.   Her adoptive mother was young, well to do, and Sofi was more a novelty than a cherished addition to the family. Parenthood lost its charm, and Sofi ...

The/Cover – Catherine Kwek

Even though she represented Singapore as a national player, golf wasn't Catherine Kwek's first choice when it came to taking up a sport as a child. "I was swimming competitively and my dad was my swimming instructor to start with", she shares. However, at the ...

The/Cover – Goh Kui Hwa

As I arrive for our lunch date at Laguna National Golf & Country Club (LNGCC), I’m greeted by Goh Kui Hwa and am immediately reminded of a Jack Nicklaus quote which she’d messaged me earlier that day - “I'm a firm believer in the theory that people only do...

Masashi Sannomiya, South East Asia Team Manager for Honma

Masashi Sannomiya, South East Asia Team Manager for Honma talks to us about the newly launched BERES 06 Series.   For over 20 years, Masashi Sannomiya has spent the better part of his life with the luxury golf brand, Honma. Starting out as a sales s...