Iris Goh Director, Talent
Iris has been appointed as Director, Talent with effect from 1 September 2022. Prior to her appointment, Iris served as Associate Director, Human Resources. Since joining the firm in 2018 as Senior Manager, Iris has been instrumental in driving various HR initiatives including digitalization, corporate social responsibility activities and leading in progressive HR or cross-functional improvement projects. She was also one of the key personnel involved in handling and navigating the firm through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Iris has more than 20 years of professional working experience in areas such as Human Resources, Corporate Secretarial, and as an educator specialising in Human Resources Modules. Iris holds an MBA majoring in Human Resource Management, a BBA majoring in Finance, and a post-graduate certificate from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK.
Iris’ career offers her opportunities to travel extensively in Asia, including China where she spent five years based in Beijing while managing the HR team in Shanghai, Suzhou, and Singapore. She is skilled at handling Talent Acquisition and Management, Performance Management, Training and Development, Mentoring and Coaching, as well as developing strategic HR practices. Iris is familiar with several industries ranging from professional services, IT, retail, manufacturing & assembly, and education.
Iris prides herself on having a positive mindset, conscientious work attitude, and strong people skills. She is a self-starter who is adaptable to different environments and enjoys diversity in the workplace. She believes that nothing is constant except re-thinking and re-learning constantly.
She believes in the importance of a strong HR team to help the business grow and the role of HR should span beyond administration and support.