About Us

Who Are We

Workplace Asia is a branch under Distinctions Asia Pte Ltd to promote and support the usage of carefully curated, world-class assessment tools for individuals and organisations.

Our History

Previously known as Distinctions Asia (Singapore), we were founded in 2005 by a team of experienced business leaders as well as human capital or organisational development consultants from Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Thailand.

Why Workplace Asia

The name “Workplace Asia” is derived from our desire to create workplace excellence through talent optimisation, as well as a recognition of our roots in Asia.

Our Team

Tan Weixi

Weixi is a renowned international speaker based out of Singapore. Traveling close to 200 days a year for his speaking engagements, he is effectively bilingual in English and Mandarin. Weixi’s style can best be described as thoughtful spontaneity, in that he uses a range of fun and informal participatory approaches, backed by knowledge and clear intent, to trigger learning and reflection. Weixi has impacted thousands of participants across the globe, including USA, Japan, Korea, China, Australia,Thailand, Phillippines, and many others.

Avelyn Tan

Avelyn possesses over 29 years of experience in SMEs, public listed companies, and multinational companies in Asia. She has been partnering clients in search and consulting since 2008. She has served industries in Information Technology, Manufacturing, Construction, Engineering, Transport, FMCG Retail, Education, and Pharmaceutical. Avelyn has supported clients in search, review, and enhancement in HR policies and practices, outsourcing of HR functions, and customized training workshops.

CP is a current HR Leader based in Singapore with more than 10 years of combined experience in HR Business Partnering, Learning, Talent and Organisation Development locally and regionally in the Asia Pacific and South-East Asia region. He has worked in various HR roles in the Singapore Civil Service, Multi-National Corporations (IT, Medical, Insurance Brokerage & Professional Services), Banking & Finance Institutions and high-growth technology-driven Start-Ups. He specializes in designing and conducting programs and solutions leveraging on various psychometric profiling tools and assessments.

George T.K. Quek

George serves as a consultant, certified coach and facilitator who works with leaders and their teams to improve their individual and organizational leadership and management performance. He has trained, coached, and consulted for more than 3,000 executives and leaders from over 100 organizations throughout the Asia Pacific in the last 15 years. Prior to that, he had over 15 years of senior leadership experience with Fortune 500 and regional multi-national corporations. In 2004, George launched the first program on “How to Set Up a Structured Mentoring Programme” for HR professionals throughout Asia.

Jacqueline Choy

Jacqueline is a HR practitioner with more than 15 years of generalist experience in the full cycle of employee management, both locally and regionally in Asia. She works closely with the senior leadership at management level to review, provide direction and drive the organization’s policies and practices that influence and impact employee engagement, talent retention, talent management and business continuity. She has worked in various industries such as Tourism, Meetings & Events, Association Management, Cloud Technology Sales, Luxury Wines & Spirits, Legal and Professional Services

Ng Herk Low

Recently named as a “LinkedIn Top Voice in Social Impact 2023”, Herk is a strategist, consultant, and ACLP-certified adult educator. By helping companies in strategy development, social impact, social sustainability (the “S” in ESG), DEI, and inclusive employment, Herk supports his clients to develop new areas of growth and build kinder and better workplace cultures. Herk has more than 10 years of experience as a senior leader in the social and sustainability sectors and is also an associate adult educator with the Social Service Institute. He holds engineering degrees from Cornell University and is a GRI Certified Sustainability Professional.


Our Approach

We believe every organisation is unique, and recommend a data driven assessment approach towards driving and influencing human resource management at the workplace.

Understanding current and future strategic goals brings clarity to the requirements we need from our people.

By adopting an assessment approach, we make robust people decisions by extending the conversation beyond traditional performance indicators to job fit, growth potential, and workplace derailers.

When everyone has clarity on what success looks like, actionable roadmaps become second nature at all levels. Team members understand what energizes them individually at the workplace, and what is required for better collaboration among each other. At the organisation level, leaders gain insights into bench strength and talent development pipelines.

Interested to find out more?

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