Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte Asia Pacific
As the CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific, Cindy leads 60,000 professionals across 19 geographies. The formation of Deloitte Asia Pacific was in response to the increasingly global needs of Deloitte’s clients and people. Cindy’s strives to a firm in which clients and employees can access ‘one door to the future’ – the very best of Deloitte’s talent and capabilities to capture future opportunities in the fastest growing region in the world.
As a member of Deloitte’s Global Executive Committee, Cindy delivers a key component of Deloitte’s aspiration to become undisputed leaders in professional services globally – the firm’s Tilt to Asia strategy. Tilt to Asia recognizes the strength and resilience of Asia and the opportunity for growth this region represents for clients’ businesses and Deloitte. Cindy delivers on this strategy by driving regional investments and acquisitions, scaling technology consulting and cyber solutions, deepening relationships with Deloitte’s clients across global, inbound and outbound MNCs and family-owned enterprises, as well as building and delivering value with key alliance partners.
Cindy sees diversity, inclusion and gender equality as business imperatives. As the Chair of Deloitte’s Asia Pacific Inclusion Council, she ensures these remain priorities for Deloitte across the region and that tangible steps are taken to accelerate the pace of change. Cindy’s passion lies in driving collaboration and challenging teams to develop innovative approaches to winning and delivering business. She believes strongly in building inspired leaders and creating a purpose-led organization that will make an impact that matters across communities.
Cindy started her career with Deloitte in the San Francisco audit practice in 1986 and became a partner in 1998. She moved to Australia in 2009 and led the Audit practice for six years before becoming CEO in 2015.
Cindy serves on the Board of Directors for the Great Barrier Reef Foundation and contributes to safeguarding the Reef from the impacts of environmental change. She is also a founding member of the Asia Corporate Leadership Council, a group of business and industry leaders who have come together to advance thinking and know-how on corporate purpose and positively influence business practice and policy regionally. Cindy is an International Member of Chief Executive Women (Australia), a non-profit advocating diversity and women leadership and a special advisor to the Male Champions of Change, a coalition of Australian leaders redefining men’s role in furthering gender equality.
Cindy loves skiing, travelling, keeping active and exploring the outdoors. She lives in Singapore with her husband and is a proud Mom to two boys.