Stephen Richard Wyatt


Office Location: Singapore

Phone: +65 63325001

Dr. Stephen Wyatt (Steve) is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Singapore office and a member of Heidrick Consulting, specializing in strategy and leadership development. Steve has worked extensively with both multinational and Asia-based corporations on strategy planning and implementation in the region, as well as with government agencies and non-governmental organizations to address important national and social issues.

Steve has 20 years of leadership consulting experience across the Asia Pacific market. He was previously executive director at Singapore Management University where he led the executive and leadership development business. Prior to that, he was the managing director at IXL Center (Asia), which supports business executives seeking to accelerate growth or achieve breakthrough growth for their organizations. From 2000 to 2007, he served as the regional managing partner of strategy consulting firm Monitor Group.

Steve’s areas of specialization and research include:

High-impact leaders for today and tomorrow: Using a holistic model of leadership skills required for sustained success in contexts of change and uncertainty.

Winning the race to build leadership talent: Building the skills required to efficiently address the most important issues an organization is facing; re-crafting leadership development to be application-centric (issue-based).

Dynamic advantage – how firms win in contexts of change and uncertainty: Achieving superior company performance by preparing to win in the future, while performing today.

Designed to win – East-West joint ventures and strategic alliances: Understanding cross-cultural and cross-border management, strategy, and governance; focusing on developing the right mind-set, appropriate actions, management mechanisms, organization structures, and processes.


Steve has a PhD in general management (strategy and leadership), as well as a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Cambridge.

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