Angela Lee
Principal and Coach

Angela has over 25 years" experience across the Asia Pacific. She is an exceptional communicator with strong empathy and adaptability to positively impact others at all levels.


Areas of Expertise


  • Executive coaching
  • Facilitation
  • Career coaching and mentoring
  • HR consultancy " organisational development and human capital planning
  • Bilingual, English and Chinese




Angela has over 25 years" experience in both the private and public sectors as a senior HR professional, with strong business acumen, and proven ability as a strategic partner to various business cycles covering local, regional and international perspectives. She is an exceptional communicator with strong empathy and adaptability to positively impact others at all levels. Angela is a stout believer of personal attributes and values for integrity, respect, perseverance and commitment. She is aspires to create a sustainable environment through employer branding, employee engagement, talent management, diversity and leadership development.


Business Background and Experience


Angela is a seasoned, innovative and energetic HR professional with experience across the Asia Pacific in a diverse range of industries (luxury retail, telecom, financial news and publishing, NGO, hospitality etc.) In her last role as Head of Human Resources for the HKTDC she managed 40 offices across 27 countries. Prior to that, she was with a NY-based luxury brand Coach, as Director, Human Resources for China. She joined the Company at an interesting time and was heavily involved in the brand's acquisition from its distributor and expansion into the Chinese market.


Angela played an integral role in talent acquisition, helping to grow the team from 10 staff to over 100 in less than two years, and opened a number of retail shops spanning Hong Kong, Macau and China. Her longest tenure was with the telecommunications company Sprint where she managed the Asia Pacific operations, based in Hong Kong. Angela's most memorable role was with the NGO ORBIS, whose mission is to restore sight, and she recruited Hong Kong's first volunteer ophthalmologist.


Angela has also successfully led projects in culture transformation, new leaders" assimilation and company reorganisation projects.

Qualifications and Memberships


  • Accredited Organisational Coach, Level Three, IECL
  • Associate Certified Coach (ACC), ICF
  • Certificate for Principles of Organisational Coaching
  • Education: MBA, International Business
  • Diagnostics: Accredited in Hogan Assessment. The Leadership Circle. Familiar with DISC, MBTI, Strengths Finder.
  • Member of HKIoD


Recent Client Engagements


  • Local financial compliance/ordinance organisation " facilitated for around 100 senior executives and department heads on "Leader as a Coach" and "Manager as a Coach".
  • Regional HR Director " Talent management, Canadian-listed financial and insurance conglomerate " coached client to be more strategic and enhance communication and management skills.
  • Regional Finance Project Director " International Canadian based investment bank " coached client to be a transformed people leader in building a stronger team with more delegation and people management skills.
  • Group CEO & Executive Director, HK-listed fashion apparel " coached client to achieve his goal of becoming the CEO, enhance his understanding of the Asian management style and culture so that he can effectively lead his team and strengthen his rapport, trust and relationships with his manager, peers and direct reports
  • High Performance Team Facilitation, Management team, European Media Company " Facilitated a successful one day workshop for the management to work on leadership, collaboration and communication.
  • Side coaching for IECL Accredited Coach Training Programs
  • Presenter and facilitator for HR conferences / seminars /in-house programs.