Writer of the week

Writer of the week

Mr Deepak Gurnani writes about financial and social issues facing ordinary Singaporeans.
Mr Deepak Gurnani writes about financial and social issues facing ordinary Singaporeans.PHOTO: COURTESY OF DEEPAK G. GURNANI

WHO: Deepak G. Gurnani, 54, global entrepreneur.

MY FAMILY: Married to a counsellor, 48, with a daughter, 25, and a son, 22.

MY HOME: A condominium in the east.

MY PASSIONS: Reading everything that comes my way and writing poems. Helping out in community work.

I STARTED WRITING TO THE FORUM PAGE...: In 1992.

WHAT I WRITE ABOUT: Financial and social issues facing ordinary Singaporeans.

WHY I WRITE: Because I am able to make a difference through the power of writing.

I READ THE FORUM PAGE BECAUSE...: It lets me keep my finger on the pulse of the real Singapore.

MY WISH FOR SINGAPORE: A gracious, happy and contented Singapore society.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 29, 2015, with the headline 'WRITEROFTHEWEEK'. Print Edition | Subscribe