Executive Director, Asia
Nicholas Sutcliffe is the executive director of The Conference Board for Asia. He is responsible for the strategic development and growth of The Conference Board operations within the region and shares responsibility for enhancing the organization’s stature and reputation as a relevant, objective, and ethical institution serving business and society.
Located in Singapore, Nicholas leads The Conference Board Human Capital research projects across the region. He has co-published research reports on leadership, talent development and human capital practice, with specific focus on India, China, and ASEAN.
Having worked in Asia since 1994, Nicholas has a deep understanding of the cultural and social issues that affect the region and a passionate interest in Chinese and Indian business relations and cultural drivers. He has been published in newspapers as varied as South China Morning Post and Hindustan Times.
Prior to joining The Conference Board, Nicholas was responsible for establishing a knowledge-processing outsourcing center in India for a UK-based media company. He established a 300-employee research center that focused on business operations and strategies across seven vertical industries. Nicholas has an extensive track record in global media solutions and research for C-suite executives. He has worked throughout Asia, the Middle East, India, North America, and Europe.
Publications by Nicholas SutcliffeCEO Challenge®
The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2013: ASEAN Edition
16 July, 2013
Human Capital Challenges in Asia-Pacific 2011-2013: Driving Employee Engagement with Communication and Work-Life Balance
31 July, 2012
Human Capital Challenges in Asia-Pacific, 2012–2013: Leadership Development and Succession Planning for the Global Leader
18 June, 2012
Human Capital Challenges in Asia-Pacific 2011-2013: Aligning Employee Learning and Development with Performance Management
30 March, 2012
Human Capital Challenges in Asia-Pacific 2011-2013: Strong Brands and Clear Career Paths Help Companies Run the Talent Race
20 March, 2012
Human Capital in Asia-Pacific, 2011-2013
07 October, 2011
The Future China Business Leader: The Challenges of Being a Global Leader in an Era of "Painful Happiness"
16 December, 2014
Report Back: Crowd-Sourcing Solutions to Leadership Issues in Asia
30 October, 2014
The Future India Business Leader
02 July, 2014
The Future ASEAN Leader: Leading Growth and Change in a Borderless World
03 March, 2014
Fast Track: Accelerating the Leadership Development of High Potentials in Asia
05 June, 2013