Inspiring
Women leaders

Diverse leadership, as a hallmark of good corporate governance, offers visions of a better future. Women make up one third of senior leadership roles in Singapore. The women featured here are lauded for their leadership and serve as inspiration to others. There are many more out there, including those that could already be in your networks.

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Meet Our Women Leaders

Ong Ai Hua

Head of Government Affairs and Policy at Johnson & Johnson in the Asia Pacific
"There are many paths to pursue as long as you are willing to try and work hard. Most of all, personal and leadership growth is a journey and not a destination."
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Sandy Foo

Deputy Head of the Corporate & Transactional Group and Head of the M&A practice, Rajah & Tann Singapore
“What I have always found useful is to keep a clear mind and focus on what is really important. … If there is a problem, I focus on solving it together, collaboratively and constructively.”
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Chien Chien Wong

CEO for Singapore and COO for Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse
“Working in the US was a great experience for me; it exposed me to different perspectives such as the size of business in Asia versus in the US, markets, products, people, culture, regulations and so on.”
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Yeo Siew Eng

Independent Director, Venture Corporation and Independent Director, Nam Lee Pressed Metal
“Many changes are imminent and many more unknown changes will come… Curiosity and the willingness to engage in continuous learning are good mindsets to have.”
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Dan Luo

Independent Director, Yeo Hiap Seng and GM, Strategic Business Development, Fonterra
“Throughout my career, I built skills in different business functions, which has allowed me to look at a business in its entirety.”
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Lisa Liaw

Chair, American Chamber of Commerce Singapore and Director & Financial Controller, American Express
“Leaders should ask themselves: what differentiated value and benefit can our organisation bring to customers? This may be more challenging if you’ve been successful or established in your identity.”
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Susan Soh

Head of Asia-Pacific, Schroders and Chair, Investment Management Association of Singapore
“Agility and continuous enhancement is the way to go. We need to eliminate the inherent fear of failure, which stifles innovation, and inculcate a continuous learning and growth mindset in our culture.”
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