TechHR 2019 - HR Technology Conference and Exhibition
Grace Yip

Grace Yip

Managing Director, Head of HR, ASEAN

Accenture

Grace is a passionate human capitalist - believing that the best companies are those that are able to effectively leverage their talent in a volatile, uncertain and increasingly complex world we live and operate in. She is currently the Head of HR for Accenture ASEAN. Grace is responsible for our ASEAN talent strategy, HR service delivery and ASEAN HR business partners locally to bring our talent ambition to live in this important growth market. She is part of the Global HR Management Committee. Prior to this, she was Chief Operating Officer of Group HR for DBS Bank. She was responsible for building and running new HR capabilities such as Human Capital Analytics, HR communications and marketing, HR innovation, employee experience, and journeys. Before becoming a human resources practitioner, she was Managing Director at Accenture with 15 years’ experience and a track record of achieving business outcomes for her clients. She delivered more than 20 projects across Financial Services companies in a number of countries in Asia as well as the Public Service in Singapore. Her primary focus is on architecting and delivering human capital strategy and solutions with her clients to achieve business growth, transformation or major program outcomes. Over the last five years, Grace has written and published a number of researches and articles across a variety of human capital topics which have been picked up by a number of newspapers, business and HR magazines across Asia. She has also done a number of live and recorded interviews across her various roles in Accenture and DBS Bank. Grace also serves as a judge for Singapore’s public service, Excellence in public service award, Best Practice award (2-year term 2017-2018). Grace currently serves on the Professional Practices Committee (PPC), Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP).
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