Adrian Khoo Lay Kuan was awarded the LexisNexis Gold Medal which comes with a cash award upon completion of his MSc (Knowledge Management) with NTU in July 2006.
Based in Singapore, Adrian Khoo is currently Regional Head of Graduate Training and Development in Barclays Capital, the investment banking arm of Barclays PLC. His job is to manage the learning and development needs of the Graduate population of the bank in the Asia Pacific region. These Graduates, known in other circles as “Management Associates” are specially-selected high-potentials, chosen and groomed for their academic achievements and experience, to take on roles in the demanding investment banking industry.
Adrian currently has over nine years of experience in the learning and development field, having previously worked in local telecommunications provider, MobileOne as Learning and Development Consultant and DBS Bank as Training and Development Manager.
Adrian has a Bachelor of Arts and Social Science from the National University of Singapore, a Diploma in Human Resource Development (Gold Medal) from the Singapore Institute of Management, and a Masters of Science (Knowledge Management) from the Nanyang Technological University. His expertise includes knowledge bases and learning management systems, having designed and developed an immensely successful platform in his previous experience with DBS Bank. His research interests include knowledge sharing and leadership. His next academic paper, Knowledge Management and Leadership – Is there a style that works best? is awaiting publication in an international journal.
Contributed by Betty Ong