Research Team

Mr Zecharias CHEE

Research Associate

Phone: (65) 6601 2688

Zecharias graduated with a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) degree in Economics and a Master of Social Sciences degree in Applied Economics from National University of Singapore. Prior to joining CGIO, he built up his work experiences in planning, enterprise risk management, economic and social research. He aims to contribute positively in his business research on corporate governance and related issues so as to benefit the different stakeholders in the business environment. He believes that the research work will expand and deepen his research skills.

Sushmita Mahajan

Senior Research Associate

Phone: (65) 6516 7609

Sushmita is a Chemical Engineer and holds a post graduate diploma in management from IIM Calcutta. Before joining CGIO she has worked for a number of years in the market research and management consulting sector. Sushmita is passionate about data driven research that helps to make a positive impact on society. She works with faculty members on projects related to corporate governance and corporate sustainability.

Ms PAN Haiyi

Research Associate

Phone: (65) 6601 3086

Haiyi received her BA in Journalism and Communication from Renmin University of China. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from National University of Singapore. Haiyi has research experience in media literacy, water policy and climate change. She assisted the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) with impact evaluation of climate change on nutrition during their policy analysis exercise.

Administrative Team

Ms Verity THOI

Verity graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and completed a Bachelor of Psychology Degree (Honours) at James Cook University in 2012. Prior to joining NUS Business School, she was cabin crew supervisor with British Airways (BA). While at BA, she held the position of Chairman of BA Cabin Crew Union from 2011 to 2013. She worked closely with the management and union to obtain fair and equitable treatment for the cabin crew union members. She also had prior experience as a journalist at People’s Association for their monthly publications.

Verity enjoys the challenges her current role entails and looks forward to more research collaborations and opportunities for the Centre’s growth and impact. Verity was Chairman of Business School Social Committee from 2014 to 2016. She enjoys interacting and socialising with people from all walks of life, organising events and embarking on new work experiences to widen her horizon.

Ms Maureen HO

Senior Executive

Phone: (65) 6601 2027

Maureen supports the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) in administrative, event and research project matters.

Maureen was previously with Societe Generale as a secretary at the Treasury department. She managed the calendars of 3 managing directors as well as supported a team of traders and sales personnel in the trading floor.

Collaboration Opportunities

At CGIO, we aim to deliver thought leadership, centred in Asia, with a global influence that contributes to organisational excellence and sustainability. As a research centre, we welcome collaboration opportunities and support from companies, trusts, foundations and individuals. If you are interested in research collaborations or funding our research efforts, please contact Ms Verity Thoi, Manager: