July 2024  -  Podcast

From The Kampung to The Boardroom: A Leadership Journey

Carmen Wee is the Founder and CEO of the strategic HR Advisory services firm Carmen Wee & Associates. She brings a strong track record as a global C-suite business HR leader with over 25 years of international business experience, driving large scale transformation within fast-growing companies. She sits on several boards and serves the community through her active involvement in government agencies and educational institutions in Singapore. She is the author of ‘From The Kampung To The Boardroom: My Leadership Journey’.

We talk with Carmen about how her career has unfolded and the key lessons she learned working alongside diverse leaders, her transitions from corporate HR leader to consultant then board member and author, her advice for HR professionals and aspiring board members, why she wrote ‘From the Kampung to the Boardroom’ and the main ideas of her book, the importance of job readiness as an antidote for unexpected career breaks, what she would like to see organizations doing better when it comes to talent and career management and her most exciting projects for the coming year. 

Links from the episode:  

Carmen’s LinkedIn profile

Carmen’s book ‘From The Kampung To The Boardroom’

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