A specialist in his own right with diverse exposures; spanning across Industrial Design, Consumer/Market Trend Analysis, Built Environment Design & Illumination.
Alvin sees 2 sides of the coin in all his endeavors & achievements, where he applies Creative/ Design reasoning to his line of duty. He has also provided consultative services in his stride. His passion is fuelled by tides of positive feedback & compliments from the clientele he services.
To date, he functions as middle management in a local SME that has written more than 2 decades of lighting history in Singapore & the region.
D’Light Associates Pte Ltd – Business Development Executive | Lighting Professional (Oct 2004 – present)
Functions as Middle Management personnel, responsible for establishing & bridging business relations with clientele, as well as broaden inter-continental material resource network for the company. Rendering Lighting Application & Eco-friendly Solutions to clients, Business Operations, Logistics and Project Management are among the core responsibilities.
Singapore Armed Forces : HQ 657SIR – CSSA – Administrative Support Assistant (February 2002 – Present)
De facto Administrator of all Regimental & Disciplinary matters. Organization & Execution of Administrative & Logistical chain in field operations.
Lawton & Yeo Design Associates Pte Ltd – Product Design (CMFA) | Trends Media (Jul 2003 – Sep 2004)
Research & presents Consumer Trends (tele-communications markets) in Greater Asia for Japanese- Swedish phone maker Sony Ericsson. Responsible for product cosmetics design, liaison & set QA/QC samples with intercontinental appointed vendors.
Singapore Armed Forces, 1SIR – R&D Administrator | Unit WITs Facilitator (Aug 1999 – Feb 2002)
Reports to Brigade Staff Officer, Unit Commanding Officer & Unit Manpower Officer – responsible for administration of all Regimental & Disciplinary matters, includes; investigations for General Court Martial proceedings. Facilitates work improvement initiatives towards productivity & cost savings; for the Unit. Organization & participation in field operations included.
Nobel Design Holding – Design Intern (Q2 1998)
Assistant to the In-house Furnishing & Décor Designers- understudied operational schematics of the multidisciplinary design corporation. Participated in the organizing of; marketing campaigns.
Queensland University of Technology, Australia (2002)
Bachelor of Built Environment & Engineering (Industrial Design)
Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore (1999)
Diploma in Product & Industrial Design
Productivity & Standards Board, Singapore (2001)
Work Improvement Team – Facilitator
Outward Bound School, Singapore (1993)
Honors & Awards:
– Letter of Commendation Singapore Armed Forces – 657SIR (2011)
– CO Medallion, Singapore Armed Forces – 657SIR (2011)
– Good Service Medal, Singapore Armed Forces (2009)
– Best Soldier Award, Singapore Armed Forces – 657SIR (2009)
– Highly Commended, Queensland Government & QUT (2002)
– Gold Award (WITs), Singapore Armed Forces – 2SIB (2001)
– Honorable Mention, LG Electronics (1997)