Siew Kiang is a consultant in Spencer Stuart’s Singapore office and works with companies across a range of industries to assess their leadership, bench strength and organizational cultures. She has more than 20 years of experience in building high-performing teams, leadership development, strategy formulation, business development, talent and human resources management, and public policy advancement.
Leadership development and assessment expertise
- Siew Kiang has extensive experience forging partnerships 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 expanding their businesses 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 invest 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. She also coached senior executives throughout Asia Pacific to accelerate their transitions into expanded leadership roles. Siew Kiang 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.