Lydia Guo


consultant name

Lydia Guo Egon Zehnder, Beijing


Lydia Guo, is the co-practice leader of Egon Zehnder Health in Asia Pacific and acts as a trusted advisor in executive search, leadership assessment and development engagements for companies devoted to improving health and well-being. This includes companies in the health and wellness sector, biopharmaceutical organizations, in addition to technology and communications companies. Lydia works with clients seeking to recruit, retain, and develop best-in-class executives both to and from China. She is also an active member of Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Lydia was Global Knowledge Manager and Asia Practice Manager at McKinsey Global Institute, a think tank within McKinsey & Company. Previously, she was a McKinsey Consultant advising clients on strategy development, mergers and acquisitions, and post-merger integration. Lydia started her career as a Consultant with Bain & Company.

Lydia earned Bachelor and Master degrees of Economics, Finance and Accounting from Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management, as well as an MBA from Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

News and Publications

Winning the War for Digital Talent in China

The digital transformation is unstoppable, and nowhere more so than in China – where there are already 700 million people using the internet and social media, and roughly 100,000 new users joining each day. China’s e-commerce market is estimated at over RMB16 trillion, equivalent to around 40% of global e-commerce sales.

consultant name

Lydia Guo Egon Zehnder, Beijing