My Background

Siew Yong is an experienced and accomplished executive and technical career advisor with extensive experience in developing and executing talent acquisition and recruitment strategies within both agency and end-user / in-house settings. Prior joining Ambition, Siew Yong held several senior positions within internal recruitment and management consulting across SME, PLC, MNC, and Fortune 500 company in Malaysia.  She has been actively involved in career mentoring and coaching programmes with the objective to support building better futures for the talent community in Malaysia. She is an active career coach and mentor with HRDF, TalentCorp, Tulips Movement, Girl4Girl, and other programmes. For the past 12 months, she has hosted many careers clinic and webinars on career transition and related topics as part of initiatives to support professionals during this challenging time. Siew Yong holds a Master of Business Administration – International Management from the University of RMIT Australia.

Roles I Recruit For

My core focus is on executive search for C-level, strategic hiring within technology, financial services, and fintech verticals. My team recruits roles across technology, including Application & ERP, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure, Data & Digital Marketing, across all industries such as commerce, global business services / shared services, financial services and insurance, and related. My team also covers roles within banking and financial services across all functions from front / middle / back office, operations - finance, legal, audit/risk/compliance, and many more. 

If you are looking to make a career move or would like to recruit talent for your business expansion,  please feel to reach out to me. 

Outside of Ambition

I enjoy reading and drawing, and also travelling where I get to meet new people, trying new cuisine and learning new cultures. 

Leaders with Ambition 

We spoke to some of Asia's top leaders to find out how they overcame their challenges to reach their current position. Learn more about these exclusive interviews as these notable leaders open up and share their life experiences, inspirations and achievements:

Vaclav Koranda – Vice President, Human Resources at T-Systems Malaysia

Chen Chow – Co-founder of Fave

Bernadette Martin – Regional Strategic HR Manager APAC, Japan, India at NCR Corporation

Lee Wai-Meng – Managing Director at Hilti Asia IT Services

Tan Aik Keong – CEO of Agmo Studio

Sik Kwang Then – Head of HR DPDHL ITS Cyberjaya & Global HRBP for Solution Delivery at DPDHL IT Services

Norazilla Md Tahir – Senior Vice President, Finance & Business Process at Cagamas Group

Datuk Jake Abdullah – Managing Director / Country Head (Malaysia) at Fave

Freda Liu – Lead Producer/Presenter on BFM 89.9 - The Business Station