Cynthia has a corporate HR background. She has worked with Fortune 50 companies including IBM, ExxonMobil and Johnson & Johnson. Her passion is in supporting people and organizations grow. She started practising as an executive coach in 2008 focusing on leadership assessment and development. Cynthia Chan has more than 25 years of experience working in people development. Cynthia has a Master degree in Asian Development Studies at City University of Hong Kong and actively supports the work of NGOs. Cynthia is also active in advancing the development of coaching profession through coaching research. She is a key member of the APAC coaching research committee.