Foo Chek Wee is a Human Resources professional with over 10+ years of accelerated HR experience with American Express and Visa Inc. as a HR Business Partner, and with ZALORA as regional HR Director. Chek Wee is trusted in delivering high impact HR value and had received strong endorsements from business leaders for doing so. Currently, he is base in Taipei serving as Riot Games Talent Partner to enable the most progressive HR practice Southeast Asia & Taiwan region has ever witnessed.
At Riot Games, Chek Wee is transcending the traditional "HR" role to become a progressive and innovative guide that puts people first and process second. Rather than treating people like resources, he collaborates and consults closely with fellow Rioters to solve the organisational problems the team faces. In addition, he executes the Talent Operations team's programs and implements programs that empower people rather than create administrative burdens. In sum, he builds and maintains a network of trust among Riot Games teams, throughout Southeast Asia and Taiwan, so every problem is met head-on by Rioters armed with the right tools.
Chek Wee's determination to make a significant difference in people's lives through being a strategic planner and an employee advocate coupled with his devotion to significantly contribute to his organisations have earned him the following accolades and achievements:
Founded and registered Thrive In Asia (Tumbuh Impian Asia), a non-profit pan-Asian HR community, as a NGO in 2017.
LinkedIn PowerProfile 2016, second year in a row, for being one of the nine most view HR professionals in Singapore,
Featured by HR Director magazine in 2016 as one of the 30 HR leaders across Southeast Asia who are blazing the trail for fellow HR professionals to follow,
LinkedIn PowerProfile 2015 for being the most viewed HR professional in Singapore,
Coveted Linkedin’s Conscious Business Award in 2015,
Captain of HR recognition by HRM Asia in 2014,
HR Leadership Award by the Employer Branding Institute in 2014,
Best HR Manager Award bestowed by HRM Asia in 2013, and
Nominated top 6 and 7 Best HR Manager award final nominees by HRM Awards (Singapore) in December 2011 and December 2012.
Chek Wee has a successful educational background that includes a Bachelor Honours degree in Arts and Social Sciences, with a major in Southeast Asian Studies from the National University of Singapore. In addition, he is accredited with Graduate Diploma in Human Capital Management (GDipHCM) and an Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA). He is also a Certified Facilitator in DDI Leadership Solutions.