Gavin is an Executive Coach with The Resilience Institute. He has 20 years of experience in senior management roles for reputable MNCs in Asia Pacific. Prior to being a full time coach and start-up mentor he was the Regional Head (South East Asia) for Hilti Group. Gavin has passionately groomed a large number of senior leaders up to Country General Managers as well as young, high-potential talents across Asia Pacific. He also has successfully gotten his teams through several business turnarounds and times of crisis, embodying himself as a role model of resilience. Under his leadership, Gavin’s company received the Best Employer Award by Aon Hewitt for its unique blend of fostering a caring and high-performing culture.
With more than a decade of resilience practice in his life, Gavin has now proudly become the accredited Resilience Coach for the Resilience Institute. Coaching Resilience is a fundamental part of Gavin’s portfolio career and he continues to enthusiastically incubate and grow new technology start-ups as well as mentor young entrepreneurs.
Originally from China, Gavin has been lived in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, the UK and Singapore for his international career. He is bilingual in Chinese and English and has a passion for learning about diversities in culture and people.