Siew Kiang leads Spencer Stuart’s Leadership Advisory Services for Southeast Asia and Greater China. She works with companies across a range of industries to assess their leaders for C-level succession, selection and development, as well as facilitate leadership team effectiveness and realignment of organizational cultures. She has more than 20 years of management experience, including leading high-performing teams in talent management, business development, strategy formulation and public policy advancement.
Leadership development and organizational consulting expertise
- Siew Kiang has extensive experience consulting with private and public organizations. Specifically, she has worked closely with public sector agencies in Singapore, privately owned enterprises in China, conglomerates in Southeast Asia, and global oil and chemicals companies.
- Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Siew Kiang was the executive director of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), where she advised founders, owners and senior executives about their business plans in Singapore. During her tenure, she led Contact Singapore, an alliance of the EDB and Ministry of Manpower, and attracted entrepreneurial talent and experienced professionals to establish businesses or work in high-growth sectors in Singapore. Earlier, Siew Kiang served as the director of human resources at EDB, where she drove talent management and development strategy and programs.
- Siew Kiang coaches senior executives throughout Asia Pacific to accelerate their transitions into expanded leadership roles in both the private and public sectors. She is an associate certified coach with the International Coach Federation and is a certified interpreter of several psychometric instruments.
Siew Kiang holds an executive master’s degree in consulting and coaching for change from INSEAD, a master’s degree in business administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the National University of Singapore. She was awarded the Singapore Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2007. She speaks English and Mandarin.