Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Prof Hong Hai

Adjunct Professor,

Phone: +65 67905692
Office: S3 01A 24
Prof Hong Hai

Prof Hong was appointed Professor and Dean of Graduate Programmes at Nanyang Business School in 2002 and subsequently Dean of the College of Business. Educated originally in engineering, economics and management, he taught at Kellogg School at Northwestern University and NUS Business School before embarking on a long career in industry, including being President and Chief Executive of diversified group Haw Par Corporation Ltd (1990-2003), before returning to academia. A life-long learner, he developed a midlife interest in East Asian culture and medicine, researching and completing degrees in Chinese literature, Chinese medicine and the philosophy of science. His research interests include East Asian culture and management as well as the science and philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine. He is a frequent speaker on Chinese culture and medicine and practises medicine part-time at the Renhai Clinic, which he founded. He has served in the Singapore Parliament and on many statutory boards and companies, and continues to sit on the board of several public-listed companies with business interests in China.
Research Interests
Prof Hong has a wide range of research interests, including East Asian culture and management and Chinese medical theories.

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