Principal, Regional Account Lead and Program Director

Grace Chew focuses on building corporate development and talent management programs for Boards and Executive Committees. She focuses on the development of next practices sustainable value creation and innovation management.

Grace consults to senior management on external succession planning and talent strategy across global industrial, technology, healthcare and government sectors.

She brings an outside-in view to executive search  - identifying and engaging leaders who can not only bring best practices to companies, but also Next Practices that can shape her clients' future. Her specialties are General Management, Strategy, Commercial, Technology, Digital and Engineering roles in the Aerospace, Automotive and Technology sector, but she has broad bandwidth across all functions from her experience managing large global external succession programs.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, she was a management consultant where she advised businesses and governments on their global and regional growth strategy.

Her key clients include ASICS, VISA, Airbus, Ford, Volkswagen and the Singapore government.

Grace began her career in the public sector at the Singapore Economic Development Board where she negotiated the expansion of business operations of her key accounts, Unilever and L'Or�al and other European consumer companies into Singapore.

Grace speaks English, Spanish, Mandarin, Malay and basic French.

Grace has an Honors degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore, during which she was a summer research scholar at Peking University and an exchange student at the University of Western Ontario Richard Ivey Business School.

She was the co-author of "Zheng He's Art of Collaboration: Understanding the Legendary Chinese Admiral from a Management Perspective�; author of "Education Content for the future�; writer for a chapter in the Asian version of Advertising and Promotional Methods by Kerin, Rudelius and Hartley, McGraw Hill, 2009 as well as several newspaper articles in the Singapore Business Times.