Cynthia joined AWWA as the Director of Human Resources in July 2018.
Here she provides overall stewardship for the Human Resources function across AWWA, developing and strengthening capabilities, improving proficiencies and competencies, and transforming talent management capacity.
Cynthia comes with over 30 years of HR experience across diverse sectors spanning banking, manufacturing, retail, trading industries and the public sector. Organisations she has worked at include NTUC Fairprice, Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC), Cold Storage Group and People’s Association. She has broad senior management experience across a wide spectrum of HR operations including organisational development, talent management, and strategic leadership transformation.
She was instrumental in helping SDC and the Cold Storage Group achieve a series of awards in HR practices during her respective tenure with them. In 2015, Cynthia was nominated by AREU for the Medal of Commendation award at the NTUC May Day event.
Cynthia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work and Sociology from the National University of Singapore and a post graduate diploma in Business Administration. She has also attended HR executive development programmes conducted by INSEAD and the Michigan Business School. More recently in 2016, Cynthia achieved the CIPD Chartered Fellow status.