Lai-Fong has over 20 years of experience in executive search. Her clients have included IBM, SUN Microsystems, Microsoft, HP, CISCO, Prudential, International SOS, and organisations in the professional services, hospitality, voluntary welfare and education sectors.
Lai-Fong was engaged to build the first Asia Pacific executive team for RCI, located in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Most recently she has worked with an education group in the Retail sector – to build a new leadership team..
Prior to her Search career, Lai-Fong was a practitioner in the IT field. Her projects involved island-wide automation of public services; regional (South East Asia) projects covering Business Analysis, IT Planning and Implementation of strategic systems for logistic operations and management. She created Application Systems solutions for major IBM accounts such as Singapore Airlines, Housing & Development Board, Public Utilities Board and Ministry of Manpower.
She is a certified Executive Coach, and Gallup certified Strengths-Finder Coach. She is strong advocate in utilising structured leadership assessment tools to facilitate the process of bringing awareness and uncovering talents in individuals as well as teams.
She is valued by her clients for her well thought through solutions and strategies to address complex and difficult problems. A natural talent in connecting people to ideas, opportunities and choices makes her a good business partner.
An active contributor to the marketplace and community, she is a public speaker and has also conducted Leadership and Personal Mastery Programs for the Singapore Institute of Management, Global Education. She is an active volunteer for TOUCH Community Services.