Innovative coaching consultancy, Talking Talent has hired Madeleine Price as the Managing Director to lead Talking Talent’s operations across Asia. Based in Hong Kong, she will be focusing on accelerating growth, bringing innovation to clients, building strong relationships, as well as strengthening the business’s brand and impact in the region.
Price brings to Talking Talent more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources and is an ICF accredited Executive Coach. She has been the head of various HR departments for major corporates in Australia, the UK, Hong Kong and Tokyo including KPMG, Linklaters, Accenture, King Wood Mallesons and Standard Bank.
Most recently, she served in a senior APAC leadership position at BNY Mellon, where she won a prestigious Global D&I award for her work in Women in Leadership. She has led many successful talent initiatives across APAC, which included programmes that have reduced attrition from 50 percent to 20 percent at Standard Bank and companies within the legal sector.
Price has also been involved in many Asian start-up companies, responsible for staffing offices in China and South East Asia and managing the HR transformation of a major merger in Japan.
“I am thrilled to be joining Talking Talent,” said Price. “It is a great opportunity for me to apply everything I have learned in my career to my passion of achieving gender diversity. Talking Talent has a depth of experience at helping their clients achieve success in this area.”
“Madeleine brings deep experience and knowledge to Talking Talent and we are thrilled to welcome her to our global management team. She brings the passion to accelerate growth for Talking Talent in Asia,” said Chris Parke, Talking Talent’s Co-founder and CEO.
Price received a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Birmingham. She is also IPD qualified and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Strategic HR and Change Management.