Fermin Diez

Fermin Diez

Adjunct Faculty, Singapore Management University


Dr. Fermin Diez has 35 years of experience in HR, and has worked in more than 40 countries.
He is an Adjunct Faculty at Singapore Management University (SMU). He co-authored two books: ‘Human Capital and Global Business Strategy’ and ‘Remuneration Handbook’. His articles have appeared in international business and HR publications. His current area of research is the effectiveness of pay schemes.
As a corporate executive, he was Regional Head of HR for two large MNCs in Asia Pacific and in Latin America. Currently, he is Deputy CEO at Singapore’s National Council for Social Service, where he looks after strategic people issues.
As a consultant, he advised multinationals, local companies and public sector organizations at the Board and C-Suite levels.
He serves on the National University Health System Human Resources Committee. He sits on the board, and chairs the Appraisal Committee, of Singapore’s Institute for HR Professionals. He was on the Taylor’s Education Group Board and the SMU Business School Advisory Board, the Children’s Cancer Foundation Board, and the Board of WorldatWork.
Dr. Diez obtained his PhD in General Management from SMU, his MBA is from the Wharton School, and his BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan.

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