Su Chern Teo has lived and worked in London, New York and Hong Kong for more than a decade and has been based in Singapore since the end of 2016. Su is currently an adjunct Senior Lecturer at Singapore University of Technology and Design, pioneering the content, design and delivery of the “Collaboration by Design” curriculum to all first-year and final-year undergraduate students in design teams. In addition, Su is in collaboration with Andrew W. Mellon, Professor in the Humanities, and Professor Michael M. J. Fischer from Massachusetts Institute of Technology on ‘The Conversations Project’, exploring themes on innovation, design and pedagogy through one-on-one conversations.
Su was co-founder of Intrinsic Consulting Limited in Hong Kong and, together with her co-partners, served as coaches, catalysts and strategic collaborators to business leaders, entrepreneurs and bankers. She has experience coaching C-suite executives, investment bankers and tech professionals.
Prior to executive coaching, Su was an ex-investment banker and a Chartered Accountant. Su has worked on the Global Principal Finance desk in Deutsche Bank (UK), BAC Credit Derivatives (HY and Distressed) in Goldman Sachs (UK), and KPMG (UK and Singapore).
Su’s area of expertise is in serving as a strategic collaborator to clients and co-creating impact for the individual and team through designing clarity and consistency. Some of her key interests are: strategic leadership skills, collaborative dynamics, impactful communication and design innovation.
Su is a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation and a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach with the Co-Active Training Institute. She holds a Masters in Finance from London Business School. She speaks English and Mandarin.