SREE KUMAR has done economic viability and business modeling for housing types. This includes modeling financing for low-cost housing. A particular speciality is demographic forecasting to assess the evolution, over time, of housing needs according to demographic changes, also taking into account such factors as birthrates, labour force movements, in-migration, and population ageing.

SHARON SIDDIQUE is particularly interested in the politics of labour force formation, including ethnic, gender, and wage issues. The dynamics of tripartite labour negotiations (government/employers/employees) as they directly impact on issues of worker housing is also an area of interest. She has also consulted on community development initiatives within worker housing areas, particularly in self-contained resort developments.
Sreekumar • Siddique & Co Pte Ltd
204 Joo Chiat Road
#02-01 Singapore 427475

Tel: +65 6220 6235
Fax: +65 6226 0038

DANIEL TAY was a government strategic planner focussing on industrial policy and land intensification strategies in Singapore. Subsequently, Daniel was based in Tokyo & Boston for 10 years, working on Overseas Housing Programs funded by the Japan Platform (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Japan Post and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Nepal, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Solomon Islands and Sri Lanka. Daniel recently co-authored the chapter "Sustainable Cities" in Developing Living Cities 2011, published by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and World Scientific.

JULIA EMERSON brings with her more than a decade of experience in the management of large private housing complexes for low-income tenants in Texas, USA. Since 2000, Julia’s role has involved everything from accounting and auditing, to managing renovation and development, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environmental Management programs. Julia is currently based in Doha Qatar, consulting and researching on worker housing management.

Activistar Pte Ltd
8 Joo Chiat Terrace,
Singapore 427181

Tel: +65 6612 1073

RITA SIM co-founded the Centre for Strategic Engagement (CENSE) and leads the think tank's nonpartisan research, analysis, engagement and advisory programmes. Rita is particularly active in the private sector and held positions as Executive Director of Media Chinese International (MCIL), Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhad and sits on the board of SKF Malaysia.

FUI K. SOONG served as Executive Director of American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) and CEO of Institute of Strategic Analysis and Policy Research (INSAP). Fui was instrumental in the book "New Village" which outlines the New Village Blueprint initiated by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government in Malaysia.

Centre for Strategic Engagement
Lot 11.01, 11th Floor, Menara KH,
Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tel: +603 2141 8266
Fax:+603 2142 4767