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Mr Viswa Sadasivan

Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Moves


Viswa Sadasivan is regarded as one of Singapore’s influential thinkers. With over 30 years of experience in media and public policy analysis, Viswa has served on the boards of several government agencies, and as a member of various national committees, such as the Economic Review Committee. He was a Nominated Member of Parliament.

Known for his independent thinking and incisive style, Viswa is a sought-after speaker, and has interviewed several leaders including the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and most recently Mr Barack Obama. He has moderated over 300 policy forums in Singapore and globally, including UNESCO’s inaugural Conference for Persons with Disabilities, and the St Gallen Symposium in Switzerland.

As founder and CEO of Strategic Moves - a corporate strategy consulting practice - Viswa has trained and provided counsel to thousands of top leaders in Singapore and the region in corporate strategy, policy engagement, crisis leadership and innovation. An accredited mediator for 20 years, Viswa is a board member of the Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC).

Viswa holds a Master in Public Administration degree from the Kennedy School of Government and Administration, Harvard University, where he topped his class in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution.