Su-Yen Wong is a Board and C-Suite advisor who is recognised as a thought leader on strategy, human capital, leadership development, and the future of work. She is an international keynote speaker and professional facilitator at conferences around the world, and a highly-rated guest lecturer at universities including IE Business School, INSEAD, National University of Singapore, and Yale University.
Su-Yen currently serves on the Boards of several public, private, and not-for-profit organisations. She is Chairman, Nera Telecommunications, and Independent Director at MediaCorp, Yoma Strategic Holdings, NTUC First Campus, the National Kidney Foundation.
Previously, she was Chief Executive Officer of the Human Capital Leadership Institute, which was established by the Economic Development Board of Singapore and the Ministry of Manpower, with a mandate to develop leaders for Asia. Prior to that, she was Chairman (Singapore) for Marsh & McLennan Companies, and Senior Partner and Managing Director, Southeast Asia at Mercer.
She is an active member of the Singapore Institute of Directors, Women Corporate Directors, and the Young Presidents’ Organization. She holds a B.A. (summa cum laude) in music and computer science from Linfield College and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Why are you optimistic about the future of work?
Curiosity, innovation, and reinvention have fuelled progress of humankind throughout history. The future is about scaling new heights, and accomplishing what we think impossible today!