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Leading through times of change with Soo Yee Leong

Apr 4, 2022 | Career, Leadership

Jean is joined by Soo Yee Leong. Soo Yee is an entrepreneurial corporate leader who enjoys working with people to create the future through innovating, solving problems and seizing opportunities, Soo Yee’s energy, and her entrepreneurial spirit led her to becoming the first Asian member of the global executive team of the UK based ACCA (The Association for Chartered Certified Accountants).
Over her 20 years of experience Soo Yee worked on a huge range of things, including business strategy, P & L management, enterprise growth, business, and digital transformation, marketing, strategic partnerships, and government relationships. She’s worked across many sectors, including professional educational, banking, insurance, quick service restaurants and energy.

She is passionate about the power of technology, particularly digital on improving lives and uplifting communities. She’s also a strong advocate of inclusion and diversity and environmental sustainability. In addition to all this Soo Yee is a mentor on the look up mentor club, a mentoring platform that connects aspiring women professionals with industry leaders.

In this podcast Jean and Soo Yee talk about

    • The importance of vulnerability in leadership
    • How to make career transitions from expert to generalist and how to move sectors
    • Learning about how to break through glass ceilings

You can find Soo Yee here


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Hi, I’m Jean. Coach. Teacher. Podcaster.

I’m a Master Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation, with over 20 years of coaching experience and 30 years of working with leaders in organizations. I’m the Founder of Bailey Balfour Asia Pacific, an organization consultancy, where I’m also Creator and Programme Director of our Accredited Coach Training Programs.