HOE Siu Loon

Principal Lecturer & Consultant, Smart Health Leadership Centre


Hoe Siu Loon is Principal Lecturer and Consultant at the Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore (NUS). He has more than 20 years of industry experience in assisting C-suite executives from both the private and public sectors. Siu Loon has held various managerial and consulting roles in strategic planning, corporate affairs, talent management and business process reengineering in multinational and local companies. He has led large-scale organisational change management projects across the region in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and South Korea, and conducted digital government training for senior public sector officers from a number of countries.

Siu Loon obtained his PhD in management and MBA in international business from The University of Western Australia (UWA), and BSc from NUS. He has also attended executive education programmes at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Nanyang Business School. Siu Loon is a former research fellow and tutor on the adjunct faculty of UWA Business School and has published more than a dozen peer-reviewed articles. An award-winning reviewer, he currently serves on the editorial boards of several international journals.

Educational Qualifications/Professional Certifications

  • PhD in Management, The University of Western Australia, 2005

  • MBA in International Business, The University of Western Australia, 1999

  • BSc, National University of Singapore, 1995

  • WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment, Institute for Adult Learning, 2016

  • COBIT 5 Foundation Certificate, ISACA, 2016

Academic and Professional Experience

  • Head of Corporate Affairs, HR Consultant and Senior Manager, NTUC Social Enterprises, 2012-2015

  • Senior Manager, Fraser and Neave, 2007-2012

  • Deputy Director, Singtel, 2006-2007

  • Managing Consultant, Atos Origin, 2003-2006

  • Senior Consultant, Singapore Computer Systems, 1999-2003

  • Executive, Singapore Press Holdings, 1997-1999

  • Management Services Officer, Ministry of Defence Singapore, 1995-1997

Membership and Professional Activities

  • Associate Adult Educator, Adult Education Professionalisation, IAL, 2016-2018

  • PMP-Retired, Project Management Institute

  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Information & Knowledge Management

  • Editorial Board Member, The Learning Organisation: An International Journal

  • Editorial Board Member, Development and Learning in Organisations: An International Journal 

Research Interests

  • Digital Transformation

  • Organisational Behaviour

Selected Publications

  • Hoe, S.L. (2017). What makes a competent change manager? The importance of developing the “right” attitudes, Development and Learning in Organisations: An International Journal, 31, 5, 14-16.

  • Hoe, S.L. (2017). Thinking about how to think: Cognitive skills to stay relevant in a digital economy, Human Resource Management International Digest, 25, 5, 1-3

  • Sim, I., Loh, A. & Hoe, S.L. (2017). Funding challenges of voluntary welfare organisations in Singapore's disability sector, International Journal of Healthcare Management, 10, 2, 107-114.

  • Hoe, S.L. (2016). Defining a smart nation: The case of Singapore, Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, 14, 4, 323-333.


  • NICF - Business Process Reengineering

  • NICF - Communicating and Managing Change

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