Leslie Swanson

Organizational Development & Leadership Training

Work History

Work History
2013 - Present

Executive Director


Change management processes and coaching, competency-based senior  leadership programs, mentoring and team building in SE Asia & USA

2012 - 2012

Senior Consultant

Align HR Consulting

Organizational development, leadership coaching,  strategic alignment, governance processes and employee engagement

2011 - 2011

Senior Manager Technical Training

Roche Singapore

Implement new Learning Management System for technical training compliance to local, corporate and global regulatory requirements

2006 - 2010

Organizational Development Leader

MSD Singapore

Organizational  development. change management, leadership training, coaching and employee development introducing lean manufacturing.

2004 - 2005

Senior Consultant

The Gallup Organization

Improve company performance using employee engagement and Strengthsfinder Coaching 

1998 - 2000

Senior Consultant, Head of Consulting & Training

William M. Mercer

Increase team revenues by 20% to $1M; lead team to deliver compensation / benefit and Human Capital Strategy consulting to local and regional clients




University of Utah



Master of Science

University of Nebraska at Omaha



Bachelor of Arts

Blackburn College; Carlinville, IL


Organizational Development /  Change Management

  • Organizational Assessment, Design & Transformation: Develop an organizational design that is conducive to a high performance organization moving from traditional manufacturing to a lean manufacturing organization.
  • Change Management: Manage change process including the site risk management data. Facilitate Right First Time processes.
  • Strategic Planning & Governance:  Develop & support the governance process to cascade objectives.
  • Operational, Quality & Engineering Processes: Improve productivity.
  • Culture Survey: Collect & analyze data and develop strategic initiatives
  • Senior Leadership Team Member: Provide  partnership to all Directors on  organizational change initiatives from implementation to sustainability.

Talent Management

  • Leadership Coaching: Lead coaching program to establish a coaching culture from Senior Leaders to Shop Floor Supervisors. Coach Senior Management Leaders to develop Coaching Action Plans for their direct reports and establish peer coaching network.
  • Leadership Development: Develop & deliver a world-class leadership development program. Coordinated with outside providers to ensure integration of programs and sustainability.
  • Team Assessment & Development: Collect data, analyze & develop/deliver Teambuilding  for Senior Management and departments. Align team goals and culture with organizational initiatives.
  • Performance Management: Identify key indicators linked to strategic initiatives and support managers in improving performance management feedback.
  • High Potential Development: Refine the high potential development program and succession plan.
  • Succession Planning / Talent Management: Redevelop on-boarding program and work with MD to develop the succession and leadership development plans.
  • Employee Engagement:  Collect data and work with supervisors, managers and directors to increase employee engagement.
  • Communication: Analyze the communication needs and develop an internal communication brand with a multi-program approach.



Corporate management expertise focused on Organizational Development and Change Management 


Excellent presentation and facilitation skills working at all levels


Strong project management and team leadership skills in delivering strategic objectives,  employee    growth and development and enhancing client satisfaction


Passionate about incorporating neuroscience research into change management and leadership development