A former Client Partner for the Industrial, Consumer and Life Sciences practices of Korn/Ferry International in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Ms. Kwong has managed numerous Pan-Asian assignments for various industries including: supply chain & ship management services, agri-business, petrochemical & chemicals, oil and gas, manufacturing, health care, fast-moving consumer goods, construction and property development.

During her 12-year career with the American multinational, Ms Kwong managed many high profile clients - among them local and Asian conglomerates as well as multinational corporations. With each engagement, Ms. Kwong's focus on understanding the client's business needs and cultural sensitivities lead to successful placements of best-fit candidates.

Ms Kwong brings with her a network of top profile executives and an alliance with search consultants across the region to assist companies in sourcing the right talent for their key senior roles.

She has an in-depth understanding of the cultures and workplace practices of South East Asia and some parts of North Asia. With a multi-lingual skill set including English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Bahasa Malaysia (for Malaysia and Indonesia), she has successfully managed and completed search assignments in China, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and home country market, Malaysia.

At 3 Degree Consulting, Ms. Kwong has established a differentiated service as the preferred search firm for highly confidential senior-level executive search assignments. Working with senior executives and boards of directors, she has had ample exposure to board room culture and is sensitive to the highly confidential and at times delicate nature of conducting a search process at that level.

3 Degree Consulting's current and completed search assignments have all called for a private and discreet approach, Ms. Kwong adhering at all times to the Code of Professional Ethics with emphasis on honesty, integrity and quality.

Ms Kwong began her career in recruitment as a Senior Consultant, with a local boutique executive search firm, EML Associates. She was responsible for mid-management recruitment in the technology and fast moving consumer goods sectors.

She also had a stint with Gemini Search & Selection and was part of the team that set up the Executive Placement division in Malaysia. In addition to local searches, she also worked on international assignments with partner and associate offices in Hong Kong, London, Sydney, New York and Vancouver.

With PA Consulting Group, her next employer, Ms Kwong focussed on middle- to senior-management search assignments and was given recognition for being among the top three achievers in the Asia Pacific region. Her industry coverage included manufacturing, healthcare, fast moving consumer goods, property development and telecommunications, among others.

Ms Kwong is a Licensed Master Practitioner of Neuro-linguistic Programming and is also a qualified tri-lingual translator. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia, she worked as a translator with the National Institute of Translation. In addition, she was a production executive with a telephone directories publishing arm of Telekom Malaysia.