Moving On Up: New HR leaders at UOB Singapore & more

Here’s what’s new, and who’s changing roles and stepping up across the HR community in Southeast Asia.

lydia-yeoLydia Yeo
Deputy Director of HR
Singapore University of Social Sciences

Lydia Yeo is the Deputy Director of HR at Singapore University of Social Sciences. With a dynamic background transitioning from communications to human resources, Lydia champions the significance of individuals as an organization’s prime asset. Through adept communication and a fervent commitment to nurturing positive work environments, she has facilitated impactful cross-functional partnerships. Leading a dedicated team, Lydia has catalyzed growth and societal betterment, fostering a culture of continuous learning.


vikas-vermaVikas Verma
Managing Director, Head Strategic HR
UOB Singapore

Vikas Verma is a Managing Director and Head of Strategic HR at UOB Singapore. He is a seasoned HR transformation leader with over 20 years of experience in the banking, IT, hospitality, and government sectors. He is known for his astute commercial sense and humane approach to people and culture strategy. He is also a skilled influencer and collaborator, with a proven track record of delivering positive results in productivity improvement, M&A transactions, culture          transformation, and leadership succession and development.


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