Writer Of The Week

Mr Shah Pakri is interested in knowing about the problems and concerns Singaporeans face in their daily lives, and writes in an attempt to provide suggestions on how to improve things.
Mr Shah Pakri is interested in knowing about the problems and concerns Singaporeans face in their daily lives, and writes in an attempt to provide suggestions on how to improve things.PHOTO: COURTESY OF SHAH PAKRI

Who: Shah Pakri, 44, security sales consultant dealing with devices and equipment.

My family: Married to a Montessori school teacher, 36, with no children yet.

My home: A four-room flat near Eunos.

My passions: Mountain-biking, backpacking, cycling on the beach.

I first started writing to the Forum page in...: 2009.

What I write about: Social behavioral and environmental issues, such as conflicts between cyclists and motorists, and security industry issues; and suggestions and feedback on company and organisational practices.

Why I write: To try to provide suggestions on how to improve things.

I read the Forum page because...: I want to be kept in the loop about the problems and concerns that fellow Singaporeans face in their daily lives. I also want to know their reactions to and insights on government policies.

My wish for Singapore: That all of us can live cohesively and harmoniously, regardless of our status and social upbringing.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 19, 2016, with the headline 'Writer Of The Week'. Print Edition | Subscribe