Dare to be Different:The Albert Hong Story by Albert Hong

By Albert Hong

In this e-book, Dr Albert Hong tells his personal story.

Today, he's widespread in his box, as chairman of RSP Architects Planners and Engineers (Pte) Ltd. His lifestyles begun eighty years in the past, in a humble scientific sanatorium in Neil highway, Singapore. within the years among, he has completed good fortune in enterprise in keeping with labor and excessive aspirations. Albert Hong and RSP have grown as Singapore has grown, overcoming the various demanding situations linked to a tender, fast-developing nation.

Albert Hong's early years have been overshadowed through battle and career. yet he proved that adversity could be a springboard for fulfillment. His mom kept adequate to finance his schooling on the prestigious Raffles establishment, after which extra schooling within the united kingdom, the place he expert as an architect.

In 1964 Albert Hong joined Raglan Squire & companions as an affiliate. He proven himself in a career formerly ruled by way of expatriates, fought tested notions of what an architectural perform may perhaps do, and validated the price of an entrepreneurial spirit. Over the subsequent 50 years, he remodeled the company. RSP has turn into one of many greatest, such a lot profitable and most beneficial architectural organisations in Southeast Asia.

Among his specific achievements is to set up the enterprise outdoors Singapore. particularly, he determined to go into the India marketplace, in defiance of traditional knowledge and the recommendation of such a lot of his colleagues. occasions have proved him correct. For RSP, India is a giant luck story.

For Dr Hong, luck brings tasks. He has donated time and clever tips to varied public our bodies. Like Singapore, he believes that each person merits an opportunity to understand his or her abilities and skills. between many charitable contributions, he has continuously given beneficiant aid to academic associations and deserving individuals.

This is a truly human luck tale, more likely to encourage readers making plans their careers. it really is certain to curiosity all these drawn to the actual improvement of Singapore, and the contributions of architects, planners, financiers, builders and different professionals.

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