Mr. Martin Appel is a Doctor of Business Administration Candidate. He holds a Bachelor of Education with Honours from the University of the Witwatersrand, SA and a Bachelor of Arts in English History from the University of Natal in Durban, SA. Professionally, he holds the position of Group Head Human Resources at the Yoma Group in Myanmar. Previous to this, he was Founder and Director of Raw Fit and Raw HR Singapore Consultancy. In the past, he has held the position of Senior Vice-President of Bank of America Merill Lynch based in Singapore. He has also held HR positions at Honeywell India, IBM India and IBM South Africa. In his early career, Mr. Appel was a school teacher at Queen’s High School in Johannesburg.