Shelley Zhou has over 13 years of experience in executive search, including 6 years managing regional and global assignments. She was a Principal Consultant for Cielo Executive Search, part of Cielo Talents Group. In this role, she led delivery teams and key client relationships for regional and global projects. She oversaw executive searches and market intelligence analyses across a range of industries, including automotive and advanced technology, life sciences & healthcare, consumer goods and luxury retail in the region, including Hong Kong, China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and more. Moreover, Shelley has skills defining competency models, assessment solutions and providing strategic insights to senior management and C-suites to support personal transformation and team development.
She has a track record of cross-regional assignments and business development campaigns with EMEA, North America and Asia Pacific regions. Shelley holds a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and previously worked as a certified linguistics and cross-cultural coach for expatriates and enterprises before entering the executive search industry. A native of Shanghai, Shelley is bilingual in Mandarin and English with working knowledge of Korean and Cantonese.