The prestige of being a scholar isn’t a big deal for Oxford graduate Lin Lixin. Bringing local enterprise overseas is.
By Ashley Choo
FIREfly Scholar (IE Singapore)
Designation: Account Manager, Infrastructure Services, IE Singapore
Studied: Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Oxford
Call it a work hazard, but Lin Lixin’s replies to most questions are chock-full of background information to the topic in question. Getting into the nitty-gritty of things has been part of her daily routine since starting work with International Enterprise Singapore (IE Singapore) six months ago.
“Our long-term goal is to help Singapore companies clinch overseas projects,” the Account Manager for Infrastructure Services explained. “In the short-term, it’s about getting to know these companies in detail, because if I’m going to have a meeting with them, I want to be able to know what they are talking about.”