As a management consultant, trainer and facilitator, Ling Sian has worked extensively with telecom, retail, finance, manufacturing and utilities sector clients supporting strategy development, organisation design, capability development, programme management and delivery of transformation programmes.
Starting her consulting career in Europe Ling Sian set up and led the Strategy& Transformation practice in Capgemini China and then moved back to Europe to join Capgemini University. She also set up and ran the highly successful Young Graduates Programme (YGP) for Capgemini China to help onboard graduate hires, focusing on core consulting and functional skills, personal development, company values and ways of working.
She facilitates courses on core consulting skills (soft and hard skills), relationship based selling, project management skills, train the trainer programmes, leadership courses and next generation learning design workshops. She has been engaged in training and facilitation since 2000, and is passionate about people development.
Within Capgemini University she was responsible for developing and maintaining the content of the role based curriculum in line with business needs and priorities, and led the University Facilitators programme at Capgemini University, which looked at the qualification, development and management of a pool of over 500 facilitators, as well as developing a competency framework for facilitator qualification and assessment, which was recognised as best in class in the industry by the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development).
Ling Sian set up the Design Centre of Excellence to drive the design, development and pilot of new learning programmes, and she developed the framework for next generation learning (NGL), formalising and deploying a methodology for rapid design of learning programmes, providing critical momentum to adoption of NGL across curricula.
Ling Sian’s colleagues know her for her strong interpersonal skills, drive and energy, ability to build effective relationships and her robust problem-solving approach. She has lived in Hong Kong, China, France and Belgium and worked extensively across Europe and Asia Pacific.