Singapore — upGrad, the global online higher education company, has established an advisory board to expand its upGrad Institute in Singapore. The board will be chaired by Arnoud De Meyer, former president of Singapore Management University (SMU).
The other members of the board are:
- Mohit Nayyar, vice president, human resources, global skin and personal care, P&G
- Larry Bradley, chief executive officer of SolasAI
- Kavita Dhar, managing director, Asia Pacific, Google Cloud
- Ashish Jhalani, managing director, EY
- Sudhir Sethi, former group CEO, ICICI Bank
The advisory board will provide guidance on the expansion of upGrad Institute in Singapore, including the development of new programs and courses, the recruitment of faculty, and the marketing of the institute.
“We are delighted to have such a distinguished group of leaders on our advisory board,” said Ronnie Screwvala, co-founder and chairman of upGrad. “Their insights and experience will be invaluable as we expand our presence in Singapore and the wider region.”
“Singapore is a key market for upGrad, and we are committed to growing our presence here,” said Mayank Kumar, CEO of upGrad Institute. “The advisory board will help us to ensure that we are meeting the needs of the local market and providing world-class education to our students.”
upGrad Institute is a postgraduate institution that offers online programs in business, technology, and data science. The institute was launched in Singapore in 2021, and it has since enrolled over 1,000 students.
The advisory board’s establishment is a sign of upGrad’s commitment to expanding its presence in Singapore and the wider region. The board will help upGrad to ensure that its programs are aligned with the needs of the local market and that its students are receiving the best possible education.