William Lee

Coordinator China and Asia Pacific


William Lee is a seasoned facilitator and coach with more than 20 years of experience in the Asia Pacific region. He has extensive experience in consulting, leading ficilitations and coaching multi-national as well as local clients and partners in China, Taiwan, Hong kong, Macau, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, The Philippines, India, Vietnam, the Netherlands, UK, and USA. William Lee contributes this extensive experience to our Business Performance Group as Coordinator of China and Asia Pacific.

Through the years Mr Lee has conducted well over 1,500 days of facilitations throughout Asia Pacific as well as one-on-one coachings for over 30 top executives in the region. He has also been running open seminars for the top executives of Chinese state owned corporations on behalf of CESS for over 13 years and collaborated with Colgate in helping the dental schools in Asia Pacific in developing their leadership framework by conducting seminars and workshops in various universities throughout the region.

During his stay in China, Mr Lee was one of only a handful of foreign consultants who worked alongside the State Council of China in assissting various Chinese organizations in their organizational development and cultural change such as:

  • development of corporate culture of Capital Steel of China
  • organizational development of Hangzhou Natural Gas in their joint venture with Shell
  • executive coaching for the board members of Sino Coal and CII

List of previous Clients (Excerpt)

  • AGFA
  • AgieCharmilles
  • Atos Origin
  • Bally
  • BASF
  • Belimo
  • BNP Paribas
  • Bystronic
  • BP
  • Robert Bosch
  • Cartier
  • CESS
  • CIIC
  • Colgate
  • Degussa
  • DG Bank
  • DMG Mori Seiki
  • Duni
  • Electrolux
  • Ericsson
  • Gambro
  • Georg Fischer
  • Hangzhou Natural Gas
  • Heineken
  • Heinz
  • Henkel
  • Husqvarna
  • Interroll
  • IWC
  • Kodak
  • Lapinus
  • Lapp
  • Logitech
  • Lucent Technologies
  • Maersk
  • Merck Serono
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nestle
  • Nespresso
  • Nokia
  • Novartis
  • Nu Skin
  • Pfizer
  • Red Hat
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • SAP
  • Scania
  • Siemens
  • Shell
  • SG Bank
  • Sino Coal
  • Stora Enso
  • Sumida
  • TE Connectivity
  • Tridonic
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo
  • Winterthur Insurance

Relevant Education

William Lee obtained his MBA with a specialization in Asian Business Cultural Management in 1987 in the United States.

Language skills

English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Shanghainese, and Taiwanese


William Lee is now based in Hong Kong with his family. He is taking on his passion of bringing out the best in people by releasing the latent potential within each and every individual.