Managing Director, ASEAN/ANZ
Great Place to Work Institute, Singapore
Evelyn has over 2 decades of experience in Human Resources and Organizational Development, both in large corporations and in a consulting role. She adopts a partnership approach with clients which sees her co-developing with them strategies to create great workplace culture. She engages with clients at the most senior levels and is known for her effective and personable style of facilitation. Clients appreciate her ability to synthesize and bring clarity to complex issues and this together with her good grasp of the local and global trends make her an effective conference speaker.
Evelyn is regularly called upon to facilitate panel and roundtable discussions. She has authored publications and research papers for the Singapore government on work-life and human capital topics and most recently co-authored a report titled “Trust Enables New Ways to Work” with Prof Rick Smith of Johns Hopkins University.
Evelyn has a degree in Business Administration specializing in Human Resources and she was later awarded a scholarship by the Singapore government to pursue her Masters in Business Administration with the Singapore Management University.
An awesome mother of 3, Evelyn takes parenting very seriously – she is strict yet giving, result-focused yet generous. Together with husband Roland, they relish exploring new cultures and beautiful places of the world, usually on leisurely self-drive holidays, before the days of Covid.
With her last baby leaving pre-school, Evelyn’s focus is now on leading the expansion of Great Place to Work® offices around ASEAN. Just as the region is growing exponentially on the economic front, she is convinced that the work of building great workplaces FOR ALL must go in tandem with economic growth.