Program Director, Asia-Pacific Human Resources Council
The Conference Board
Cynthia retired from OCBC Bank in July 2015 after serving 16 years as the Executive Vice President, Head of Group Human Resources. During her tenure she has instituted several innovative human resource programs, several of which were “first” for local banks and are still entrenched within the bank’s culture.
Prior to her career with OCBC, she headed the Human Resource function for the LVMH/Duty Free group in Singapore and spent 10 years as the Head of HR for iconic Apple Computer Singapore. Apart from holding an MBA from University of Hull UK, she is a trained Diversity practitioner from Cornell University and a trained Executive Coach from Columbia University.
She is currently an Independent Director for a public listed company in Singapore and an advisor for SMEs. She also serves on board of non-profit organizations and is the Patron for the Youth Council for the Singapore Institute of Human Resources.