The Global Asian Leader: Developing a Robust Talent Pipeline for the Future

Two leaders discussing how to develop a robust talent pipeline of global Asian leaders

On Demand

Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes

Our research report, Global Asian Leader: From Local Star to Global CXO, originally published in 2018, explored critical capabilities and insights that help support Asian talents’ global leadership journey. Now, in partnership with Swiss Re, CCL is back with an updated version of the original research with new, comprehensive data, and fresh points of view. Titled Global Asian Leader: From Asia, For the World and based on 75 global and regional leader interviews, the research highlights decisions leaders and organizations must take and dilemmas they must navigate to develop a robust talent pipeline of global Asian leaders in wake of recent megatrends and geopolitical shifts. 

Target Audiences: Human Resources (HR) leaders, senior board executives, C-suite executives with responsibilities for developing the talent pipeline in Asia

What You’ll Learn

In this webinar, you’ll discover:

  • Insights from our latest research paper
  • How some of the recent megatrends around virtual work and multi-polar geopolitics have impacted the global Asian leader agenda
  • The polarities organizations must address to further develop their talent pipeline of global Asian leaders 
  • What leaders can do to influence their global headquarters to buy in and invest further in development and growing their pipeline of talent
  • Our key piece of advice to young Asian leaders aspiring to a global career

About the Presenters

Headshot of Elisa Mallis, VP of CCL APAC

Elisa Mallis
Managing Director and Vice President, APAC
Center for Creative Leadership

Elisa leads CCL’s efforts in SE Asia, India, North Asia, and Australia to accelerate clients’ leadership development and results while also contributing significantly to CCL’s global research agenda. She holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Miami, as well as an MA in Organization Development and an MAEd in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University.

Sunil Puri

Sunil Puri
Asia-Pacific Senior Director of Research, Innovation, and Product Development
Center for Creative Leadership

Sunil leads and manages research teams and initiatives in APAC and ASEAN/South Asia. He is responsible for leading research/product development around leadership and leadership development in the region and sharing the Center’s point-of-view with key stakeholders. His current research interests include Asian leadership, global leadership development, and cross-cultural influences.

Nina Yassin
Chief People Officer
Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas)

As Chief People Officer in Ekuinas, Nina is responsible for the management of the Human Capital, Administration and MIS functions for Ekuinas. In addition, she is also responsible for the HR Strategies and its implementation at all Ekuinas Portfolio Companies. She works closely with the companies’ CEO, HR Heads, Investment team and Portfolio Monitoring & Management team to ensure all the HR initiatives are aligned with the value creation plan for each company. 

Prior to joining Ekuinas, Nina was the Human Resource Director for Dutch Lady Malaysia & Singapore which is part of FrieslandCampina. Before joining the world of corporate HR, Nina spent over 9 years as a consultant at Accenture, Aon and Willis Towers Watson where she consulted with large multinational companies as well as many of the Government Linked Companies and Investment Companies and other government agencies.

Nina has a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Organizational Studies and Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Victoria Garrett
Head of Residential, Asia Pacific
Knight Frank

In August 2017, Victoria moved to Singapore to be Head of Residential for Asia Pacific and is responsible for growing and developing the Knight Frank Residential business in Asia Pacific, which includes the services of project marketing, international project marketing (IPM), and sales and leasing. Victoria works closely with the Residential teams in Asia, whilst ensuring the region is working in tandem with our businesses in EMEA and our residential partner Douglas Elliman in the US. 

Victoria started working in Property in 2003 in London working for a large independent agency progressing quickly through the ranks. She then spent a couple of years in a commercial agency managing a boutique serviced office in Knightsbridge alongside studying for her diploma in surveying, before deciding on setting her career firmly in residential agency.

Joining Knight Frank in 2011, Victoria specialized in house sales in Chelsea, South Kensington, Belgravia, and Knightsbridge dealing with HNW and UHNWI clients from around the world. In 2014 Victoria relocated to the Middle East as Head of the New Homes team covering the MENA area selling investment trophy assets to clients.

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