Julian Ho, based in Singapore, has deep expertise in the energy, chemicals, engineering, and manufacturing sectors as an active member of Egon Zehnder’s Industrial Practice. His work to facilitate the investments of many large global companies in Singapore has given him firsthand insight into their leadership and talent needs. Julian is also experienced in helping global, regional, and local enterprises leverage Singapore as a base for the Asia-Pacific market.
I’m driven by the desire to be involved in creating more responsible, purpose-driven organizations, communities, and societies. As an Egon Zehnder consultant, I can do it — one leader at a time.
Before joining the Egon Zehnder team, Julian spent 17 years working for the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) with stints in London, Stockholm, and New York leading operations to promote foreign investment. He also led the development of the Energy and Chemicals cluster as Executive Director. Most recently Julian served as Assistant Managing Director, overseeing a wide range of engineering and industrial clusters.
Julian earned a BSc in biomedical engineering and a BA in economics from Brown University in the U.S. He also completed the Sloan Fellows Program (MBA) at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Outside of work, Julian is very devoted to his family, including two dogs. He enjoys snowboarding and keeping up with current affairs. Julian chairs the Singapore National Selections Committee for the United World College and is also involved in several other youth programs.