Professor Hsieh Tsun-Yan : Do we know who we are and what we stand for? If we don’t, how can we expect real breakthroughs?
Chairman and Lead Counselor of LinHart Group (29 Sep 2014)

About the Speaker

Tsun-yan Hsieh is the Chairman and Lead Counselor of LinHart Group, a Leadership services firm specialized in Advising boards and Counseling CEOs throughout Asia on issues of succession and leadership effectiveness at the top. He is an Independent Director of Bharti Airtel, Manulife Financial, and Singapore Airlines.  He also serves as a Provost Chair Professor (Practice) at the NUS Business School and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

In a career spanning 30 years with McKinsey, he served clients in as many countries and industries in corporate transformation and leader development. He was the first ethnic Chinese consultant admitted and continued the string of firsts through election to Directorship. His leadership positions in McKinsey included Chairman of Professional Development Committee, Managing Director, Canada and ASEAN practices, Chairman of Asia Client Committee, and the Directors Committee till he retired in 2008. He founded McKinsey’s Leadership Services globally to help clients grow more, better leaders faster.

He is an ardent speaker and writer.  Heart, Smarts, Guts & Luck – a book he co-authored on building great businesses is a global best seller.

Tsun-yan contributes to community with board roles current and past including the Singapore International Foundation, the National University of Singapore Business School, the Institute of Policy Studies, the Singapore Symphony, Covenant House Canada and the University Health Network Foundation in Toronto.

Mr. Hsieh is a Harvard MBA who won double gold medals reading Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta as a President and Colombo Plan Scholar. 



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29 September 2014
National University of Singapore
Shaw Foundation Alumni House
11 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119244
Venue: The Auditorium
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