Dr Grace Yuan Cheng advises clients on senior-level assignments across industries and geographies and leads operations for Greater China for Russell Reynolds Associates, splitting her time between Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. She has conducted assignments for companies headquartered in mainland China and Hong Kong, including CEO and board searches, succession planning and executive assessment projects. Grace has 25 years of executive search and assessment experience with two major global firms. Before that, she was a research fellow at the Policy Studies Institute (PSI), a London-based think tank, where she focused on employment and organizational behaviors across the financial services, manufacturing and nonprofit sectors.
She received her BA in English from Beijing Foreign Studies University and her MA from the University of Massachusetts. She received her DPhil in sociology from the University of Oxford.
Grace Yuan Cheng is a member of the AESC (the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants) Global Board.