Angela Yang


Office Location: Singapore

Phone: +65 63325003

Dr. Angela Yang is a principal in the Heidrick and Struggles' Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice based in the Singapore office.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, she was attached to another international executive firm leading search assignments for the Greater Asian region for their life sciences practice. With one of her Fortune 500 clients, Dr. Yang partnered with the senior leaders in its head office to transform the talent strategy for the company as a result of business needs evolution and changes. Another top company enlisted Dr. Yang's help to rebrand the company's image in the market and develop an external pipeline of future talent in line with its business strategy.

Angela has more than a decade of experience in the executive search industry with a solid track record of success. Her assignments spanned various spectrums of executive search and cover talent benchmarking and mapping, leadership assessments and succession planning. She is adept in combining strategic hiring with a consultative approach.

Dr. Yang is a professionally trained medical doctor and has worked in the Oncology department in one of the top hospitals in Shanghai. She then joined a global pharmaceutical giant and built four years of pharmaceutical sales and marketing experience in China, eventually becoming the area sales manager leading a team of 30 staff.


Angela graduated in Clinical Medicine from the prestigious Fudan University Medical School (formerly known as Shanghai Medical University). She also holds an MBA from the University of South Australia.