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Ambica Yadavalli

Ambica Yadavalli

Director, Head of YSC South East Asia

Ambica has consulted globally in assessment, executive coaching, top team development and leadership strategy across a range of industries. She specializes in the space of inclusive leadership, with a particular interest in female leadership and creating psychologically safe work spaces. She is passionate about gender equality and aims to partner with top management teams to bring diversity and inclusion to the forefront of their leadership strategy. She has extensive experience as an advisor to organizations in aligning their people strategy with their business strategy.

Ambica graduated magna cum laude from the Management Development Institute-Gurgaon with a specialization in HR and OD. Prior to joining YSC Consulting, Ambica spent ten years at Mercer Consulting.

Outside of work she enjoys family life with her young daughter and pug. She is an avid traveler and history buff and spends her spare time swimming, trekking and writing.

Related News & Research

The Role 'Identity' Plays in Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Ambica Saxena, Director, Head of Singapore and Hong Kong, pens an article on the role identity plays in inclusive workplaces.

Businesses Can Be Agents Of Social Change

Ambica Saxena, Head of YSC Consulting Singapore and Hong Kong, comments on how business can be agents of social change for The Business Times.

Bloomberg Daybreak Asia – Interview

Ambica Saxena, Director, Head of YSC Consulting Singapore and Hong Kong, discusses the Hong Kong protests on Bloomberg's Daybreak Asia.

Can Employees Be Their True, Authentic Selves At Work?

Ambica Saxena went on MONEY FM 89.3 to discuss how leaders can build workplaces where employees feel a sense of belonging.

BBC World News, Asia Business Report

Ambica Saxena talks to BBC News Asia on how leaders of multinational corporations are leading with resilience amidst the ongoing protests in Hong Kong

Towards Gender Diversity In The Boardroom

Ambica Saxena, Head of Singapore and Hong Kong, contributes to The Business Times' "Views from the Top" column on gender diversity in Singapore.

Stamp Out Ageism In The Workplace

Ambica Saxena, Director, Head of Singapore and Hong Kong, comments on ageism in the workplace for The Business Times' "Views from the Top" column.

Burn Not Out

Ambica Saxena, Head of YSC Singapore, comments on how business leaders cope and prevent burnout at work for The Business Times'.

It Starts From The Top

Ambica Saxena, Director, Head of YSC Singapore, discusses elements of an organization’s culture in The Business Times’ “Views from the Top" column.

Views From The Top: It's Output, Outcomes That Count

Ambica Saxena, Head of YSC Singapore, comments on China's 996 work culture noting how today's generation is driven by purpose and a sense of ownership

Views From The Top: Workforce Of The Future

Ambica Saxena, Director, Head of YSC Singapore, comments on the workforce of the future in The Business Times' “Views from the Top” column.

Understanding How Coaching Can Empower Whole Organisations

In a bylined article published by HRM Asia, Ambica Saxena, Director, Head of Singapore, explains how coaching can empower an organization.