Russ is a graduate of the National University of Singapore and was a Korea Development Bank scholarship recipient for his MBA from Tsinghua University in partnership with MIT.
Russ is the Founder and CEO of Social Collider, a collaborative, co-working, and co-innovation community for impact organisations in Singapore. In 2018, Russ published ‘It Made A Difference To This One’, a book about an NGO that has helped more than 20,000 children impacted by AIDS in China.
Previously, as the global lead for diversity and inclusion at Flex, Russ was responsible for crafting and executing programs for the company and society at large. Prior to Flex, Russ was with the Ministry of Education in Singapore, where he was seconded to Laos as part of a Singapore International Foundation program to improve access to education for senior public officials.