Douglas Foo is the founder and chairman of Sakae Holdings, a Singapore-based food and beverage company with more than 200 locations across Asia. For the past 17 years, he has been dedicated to building a global enterprise based on sustainable and socially responsible policies and practices. He is the recipient of numerous awards from the business community for his success in building a technologically innovative restaurant chain. While on fellowship, he explored the keys to developing and implementing a successful, sustainable global business model, with a focus on strategic partnerships and cross-cultural communication in the world market. He was also interested in the development and management of talent, environmental and social impact and sustainability issues, and corporate governance.