As Vice President of Group Human Resource, Grace Chan Hwee leads her team to oversee the organisation’s talent acquisition, compensation & benefits, performance management, learning and development and employee engagement. She also develops HR strategic plans & policies and digitalisation of HR system in creating culture of excellence and performance-based culture.
She was a recipient of the ‘HR Leadership Award’ by the Golden Globe Tigers 2018 for excellence in HR leadership and The Asia HRD Awards 2018 in Vietnam. She was also one of the 5 finalists for HR Leader of the Year Award by HR Excellent Awards 2018 organised by the Human Resource Magazine. She was conferred the HR Leader with CSR Initiatives by CMO Asia in Singapore in July 2019. She received Malaysia’s Women Leaders 2020 by World Women Leadership Congress & Awards in 2020.
She was one of 4 individuals recognised by LinkedIn “on the occasion of honouring women HR leaders in recognition for untiring efforts, contributions and dedications in making a difference in the people industry”.
Grace has over 25 years’ experience spanning the banking, insurance, and FMCG industries, the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange, and diversified conglomerates.
Grace obtained her Master of Business Administration in 2016. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours in Economics) from Carleton University, Canada and a Diploma in Personnel Management from MIHRM. She is a certified practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, administrator in DISC profiling, facilitator for Coach U Coaching Clinic Program, professional business and career coach, and PSMB trainer.
Grace is an active Toastmaster for the past 18 years and Currently, she is the District 51 Director, Toastmasters International leading 169 Clubs and 50 District Leaders.