Generation T

Gan Guoyi

Singapore finally has a thriving cocktail culture to speak of and it is thanks in part to acclaimed cocktail bar Jigger & Pony, and the visionaries behind it. For its co‑founder and director, Gan Guoyi, the main game is to keep tipplers coming back. Having flown with Singapore Airlines as a flight attendant for five years, the 33-year-old entrepreneur knows better than most about the importance of good hospitality. “I would argue that making the perfect cocktail is far easier than making customers happier when they leave than when they first arrived.” In fact, Jigger & Pony has become a happy place for many of Guoyi’s industry peers, who often gather there for post-work drinks. What keeps her happy? Her business partner and husband Indra Kantono and her dog Vespa.

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