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New Partnership to Build Winning Sustainability & ESG Teams for Corporations
Global Sage has been supporting its clients through its different practices to hire talent to drive their broader initiatives. To help clients with their ever-increasing demand for ESG talent, we are expanding our offers by partnering with Global Green Connect (GGC). This partnership will position us to help clients build a winning Sustainability and ESG team to meet the myriad of challenges they face, from more stringent ESG disclosure requirements, circular economy integration, and supply chain sustainability to brand building and raising finance.
1. Provide advisory services to companies to shape their Human Capital structure for their sustainability strategy and objectives.
2. Help companies define the job scope of different strategic positions in their sustainability / ESG team.
3. Accelerate the process of finding the right talent from our large database of sustainability and ESG professionals in APAC, our complete pool of Certified ESG Analyst (CESGA) holders, and our network in the financial services and business sectors.
4. Provide companies with sector-based training for their staff.
5. Provide companies and individuals with CESGA exam preparation courses.
Global Green Connect (GGC) is a sustainability ecosystem that provides sustainability consulting services with the passion for helping businesses put sustainability at the operational core of their business and grow it as an asset. With its Sustainability Academy, GGC offers sustainability and ESG training programmes in partnership with universities in Singapore, as well as tailor-made training sustainability training programmes for corporations.
GGC also represents internationally recognised ESG professional accreditation, including the Certified ESG Analyst (CESGA) certificate by the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS). GGC is the partner for the CESGA examination in Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.
GGC also offers preparatory courses to help candidates prepare for the CESGA examination to get themselves certified in their pursuit of a career in sustainability and ESG. Global Sage is GGC’s partner in this initiative.
Read our latest White Paper
In our latest Sustainability & ESG Talent Insights White Paper, we explore the human capital strategy for sustainable growth in the Asia Pacific region, highlighting the increasing adoption of sustainable finance and the pivotal role of education and certification programs. Additionally, we present a real case that exemplifies a solid human capital strategy for an ecosystem’s sustainable growth.
Mava Chan focuses on the recruitment of senior professionals in the insurance, asset management, financial services, InsurTech / Fintech and human resources space. She was previously with Bo Le Associates, focused on placing Asia-based asset management and M&A professionals.
Before joining the executive search industry, Mava worked for 10 years as an investment consultant for sizable brokerage firms in Hong Kong. She has extensive experience in wealth management products including equities, derivatives and insurance. She also hosted an online financial radio program and contributed investment articles in leading financial journals. Prior to that, she was a marketing professional in the exhibition and publishing industry covering the Hong Kong and China markets.
Mava holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Hong Kong.
Insurance, Reinsurance, Insurtech, Wealth Management, Advanced Technology, Human Resources, Government and Public Affairs, Sustainability and ESG
Fung Mei Yip
Fung Mei Yip is a Partner, Managing Director of Insurance and Regional HR Practice Leader based in the Hong Kong office of Global Sage. Fung Mei brings over 26 years of experience in human resources management, talent acquisition, executive recruitment and talent management. Previously, she worked with Prudential Corporation Asia as Head of Strategic Resourcing, where she was responsible for executive search and talent assessment for both the insurance and asset management businesses across the region. Prior to that, Fung Mei was with Royal Bank of Scotland as Head of Resourcing, North Asia. She also held senior HR/staffing roles at Agilent Technologies and Motorola. Earlier in her career she worked as a management consultant with PwC. Fung Mei holds a degree in Business Studies from the University of Liverpool.
C-Suite, Insurance, Reinsurance, Insurtech, Human Resources, Advanced Technology, Sustainability and ESG, Government and Public Affairs
Kong is a highly experienced executive search professional with a proven track record of placing senior leaders across Greater China and the Asia Pacific region. As a Managing Director at Global Sage and the Head of Technology and Industrial Markets, based out of the firm’s Hong Kong office, Kong brings over 25 years of experience in executive search and leadership consulting. He has worked extensively with clients looking to transform, whether a start-up, turn-around, or new market entry, and is both a business partner and a world-class recruiter.
Kong’s expertise lies in recruiting C-level executives and senior management across various functions in the complex emerging market of China. He has a demonstrated track record of building out management teams for Tech start-ups across APAC and Europe. In addition, Kong advises on executive hiring and retention strategy, employer branding, talent mapping, succession planning, and market intelligence. Prior to joining Global Sage, Kong held leadership positions in two other top global executive search firms and led the creation of the Technology practice at Korn Ferry.
Kong holds a BSc. (Hons) in Business & Engineering Management from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK. Before entering the executive search field, Kong held marketing and sales management positions in the UK with Motorola and Bass Breweries. This background has equipped him with a wealth of knowledge and experience in both the business and engineering aspects of management, enabling him to provide robust and nuanced guidance to clients.
C-Suite, Technology, Industrial, Sustainability and ESG
Triana is an Associate Director based out of Global Sage’s Singapore office. With close to 20 years of experience in executive search, she has cultivated influential connections globally and leveraged her relationships to create a robust professional network that continually fuels her growth and positive impact on the team. Playing a pivotal role in supporting the Global Sage team, concentrating on Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and China, by contributing valuable insights into hiring prospects, Triana is also a key member of the Global Sage Sustainability & ESG Team.
Louisa Wong, a Harvard Business School graduate, is the founder of China’s first and Asia’s largest executive search firm, Bó Lè Associates, which was acquired by Recruit Group, the world’s fourth largest and Japan’s largest HR service provider. In 2012 Louisa acquired Global Sage and expanded the firm into China and SEA and other industry coverages. Honesty and humility are Louisa’s hallmark of success, inspiring loyal employees and gaining trust from the world’s top business leaders. Louisa has more than 30 years of recruiting experience, specializing in CEO searches particularly in the sectors of Finance, Consumer and Manufacturing. She was recognized with the prestigious Hall of Fame Award from Recruitment International in 2014, and cited by BusinessWeek as one of the “50 Most Influential Search Consultants in the World” in 2008. Her views on important HR trends are widely recognized. She has written numerous opinion articles for and granted interviews to journalists from international media such as BBC Radio, Fortune magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Time magazine, Bloomberg, CNBC, and Cable TV. A passionate philanthropist at heart, Louisa created Giving Hand in 2008, a non-profit organization with a focus on facilitating corporate giving. Giving Hand also provides seed capital, management support to NGO start ups. Louisa started her career in executive search after completing prolific stints in finance and strategic planning, first with J.P. Morgan, and then at Alexander’s Department Stores in New York. Prior to founding Bó Lè Associates in 1996, she was Managing Director of Russell Reynolds in Hong Kong. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. degree from the University of Toronto.
Insurance, Private Banking, C-Level, Boards / Governance, Sustainability and ESG