Stephen first graduated from HKU with an English-major bachelor’s degree (plus fluent Chinese level); followed by an Executive Master’s degree in Leadership, Strategy & Innovation. Stephen also received a Doctor of Business Administration on “the impact of emotional resilience on the transformational leadership for Human Resources professionals under the New Normal” in 2021.
Stephen is a certified Strategic HR Business Partner with qualifications in global talent tools including 360 Facilitated®, DiSC, EQ-I 2.0 (Emotional Intelligence), HBDI (Hermann Brain Dominance Instrument), MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator), and TTI (Team Trust Indicator). He is an accredited people coach to identify your potentials, opportunities, and blind spots for transforming to the next level of performance and success.
Stephen adopts a hands-on and practical approach partnering with business units in fast-moving business centers, financials, management consultancy, and retail conglomerates. He enjoys driving hi-impact people strategies and solutions via stakeholder management, meticulous communication, and project roadmap.
Over the past decade, Stephen has successfully facilitated 100+ management workshops for over 1,500 participants; and achieved 1,000+ hours of coaching dialogue for business leaders, managers, high-potential talents across Asia. One remark mentioned: “Stephen is a caring, engaging, and optimistic facilitator with a good sense of humor and understanding to guide our learning.” His achievements in the “APAC Director Program” earned him the “Global CEO Award.”
As a performance and people leader with 25+ years of experience in commercial management and talent development, Stephen has been instrumental in driving various cultural, digital, human resources, and leadership transformational projects in Asia. Given his commercial acumen, power of analytics and execution, Stephen is your change agent and people coach under the New Normal.