By Albert Hong
In this publication, Dr Albert Hong tells his personal story.
Today, he's in demand in his box, as chairman of RSP Architects Planners and Engineers (Pte) Ltd. His lifestyles started eighty years in the past, in a humble scientific health center in Neil street, Singapore. within the years among, he has accomplished luck in company in accordance with exertions and excessive aspirations. Albert Hong and RSP have grown as Singapore has grown, overcoming some of the demanding situations linked to a tender, fast-developing nation.
Albert Hong's early years have been overshadowed through battle and profession. 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 knowledgeable as an architect.
In 1964 Albert Hong joined Raglan Squire & companions as an affiliate. He verified himself in a career formerly ruled via expatriates, fought proven notions of what an architectural perform might do, and validated the worth of an entrepreneurial spirit. Over the following 50 years, he reworked the company. RSP has turn into one of many largest, so much profitable and Most worthy architectural companies in Southeast Asia.
Among his specific achievements is to set up the enterprise outdoors Singapore. significantly, he determined to go into the India industry, in defiance of traditional knowledge and the recommendation of so much of his colleagues. occasions have proved him correct. For RSP, India is a big luck story.
For Dr Hong, good fortune brings responsibilities. He has donated time and clever guidance 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 really human good fortune tale, more likely to motivate readers making plans their careers. it's certain to curiosity all these drawn to the actual improvement of Singapore, and the contributions of architects, planners, financiers, builders and different professionals.