Lawson Chu, A.PLUS Executive Consulting Director, is an all-rounded and experienced professional in strategic management, human resources and learning consultancy. He was the head of human resources functions in different business in Asia. To cope with the rapid expansion of different business, Lawson has solid experience in building organization and formulating strategies for people development.
Previously, Lawson was the Vice President – Human Resources of CommVerge Solutions as well as the Head of HR of Yahoo! Asia. He has established the HR function and built the strategic management and operation team of worldwide telecommunication and Internet media business in Asia including Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei & India. He formulated various solid strategies in particular on learning and organization development. He had successfully led various merge and acquisition deals by planning and executing strategies on people and organization integration. In contributing to the success of the worldwide Internet brand, Lawson has used an untraditional approach to achieve the company vision and mission. His management consultancy and coaching service rendered to the regional executive management team was very well received in enhancing effectiveness and the results contributed directly to a very positive business performance.
In his past experience, Lawson acquired solid people management experience in the government of Hong Kong and Dragon Air. He was one of the pioneers in establishing the Employees Retraining Scheme when he worked in the Labor Department and he contributed to the success in building people and organization strategies for the fast growing airline all over Asia. Having witnessed the change of business from traditional organizations to a highly dynamic environment in the e-generation, Lawson is able to think out of the box and uses his distinct ideas - both practical and academic - to render effective management consulting services to meet the needs of any organizations.
Lawson was graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor Degree of Social Sciences and has obtained a Master Degree in Training. He is also an academic lecturer / course facilitator for different management courses for Bachelor and Master degree students in the Open University of Hong Kong, University of Surrey, University of Southern Queensland and University of Portsmouth. He is also an accredited facilitator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) certified by the Australian Psychological Press, as well as Leadership Effectiveness Analysis (LEA®) and FIRO-B® (Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation - Behavior ™). Especially, Lawson has been accredited as the master trainer of DiSC® because A.PLUS is the international authorized partner of Wiley’ DiSC® in Greater China.