Luanne Theseira is the Commercial Specialist covering healthcare, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, laboratory & scientific sectors as well as the retail, cosmetics & toiletries, nutritional supplements, consumer goods and food clusters. She has 15 years’ experience with the U.S. Commercial Service during which time, she assisted numerous U.S. firms export to and find distributors in Singapore and the wider Southeast Asian markets. The companies she has worked with include both MNCs as well as SMEs, with many using Singapore as their regional headquarters.
Prior to joining the U.S. Commercial Service, Singapore, she was Marketing & Corporate Communications Manager at the Singapore Anti-Tuberculosis Association (SATA) and headed their corporate services, marketing communications and fund-raising divisions. During her time with SATA, a voluntary welfare organization, she actively took part in community work providing free health screening programs for the under-privileged and raised funds to support the programs. Her other private sector experience was as Public Relations Manager at the York Hotel, Goodwood Group of Hotels, where she worked for seven years and was responsible for the hotel chain’s marketing communications programs and media relations. She was also an adjunct lecturer at Times Educational Services, a commercial school, which offered the London-based LCCI Diploma in Marketing program. She started her career in publishing and media sales and also worked in advertising .
Luanne Theseira has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics with Second Class Honours from the University of London, United Kingdom, and a Diploma in Business Studies from the Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore. She is married with two teenage children.