Grace Chan Hwee
Berjaya Corporation Berhad
Topic: "Transforming Talent Management"
Grace Chan Hwee is the Senior General Manager of Group Human Resources and Administration at Berjaya Corporation. She has more than 25 years of working experience in human resources and learning and development in banking, insurance, FMCG, the stock exchange and diversified conglomerates. She strategized human resource plans to support organisations in human resource management and development. She also developed and facilitated training in leadership development programmes, manager and executive development programmes in countries such as Vietnam, Japan, Korea, China, Thailand, Taiwan and Malaysia when she was in the insurance industry. Her experience also include talentsacquisition, development and management, succession planning, performance management and employee engagement.
She holds a bachelor of arts (honours in economics) from Carleton University, Canada and obtained her Diploma in Personnel Management from MIHRM (Malaysian Institute of Human Resource).
In 2016, she obtained Master in Business Administration (MBA) and was awarded the Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) title, the highest recognition by the Toastmasters International.She won a few speech contests and regularly serves as one of the judges for speech contests organized by Toastmasters. She chartered Berjaya U.C.H Toastmasters club in 2014 which provides public speaking and leadership development opportunity for Berjaya Employees and is a mentor to the club.
In February this year, she was conferred one of the 100 Most Influential Global HR Professionals Award by CHRO Asia in World HR Congress held in Mumbai, India.
She was one of the 4 recipients recognised by Linked In on the Occasion of Honouring Women HR Leaders in recognition for Untiring Efforts, Contributions & Dedications in Making A Difference In the People Industry.
She leads Berjaya Corporation Berhad to win Employer of Choice Award (Gold Winner) on 9 November 2017 and won HR Leader Award (Gold Winner) organized by MIHRM (Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management.