Crystal Lim-Lange is an expert on human capital, education and the future of work. She travels around the world, advising companies, government bodies and educational institutions on preparing their talent for a future of rapid change.
Crystal is the founder of Forest Wolf, a global leadership and talent development consultancy that focuses on high-performance for leaders and teams, talent development and developing psychological safety and inclusion.
Crystal has personally trained more than 15,000 students, educators and academics and 3,000+ corporate executives over the past 5 years.
In 2017, the Economic Development Board of Singapore (EDB) along with the Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturers Steering Committee (BMAC) engaged Crystal to design a groundbreaking leadership training programme (“Project Zodiac”) that would target the talent development of the entire biopharmaceutical sector of Singapore, comprising of 15 companies such as Roche, Novartis, GSK, MSD, Pfizer, Abbott etc.
With support and funding from Singapore’s e2i Employability Institute, Forest Wolf has now trained 400 leaders in Singapore’s Biopharma sector with plans to expand this to the Biomedical sector.
Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC). Minister Ng Chee Meng has commended her Project Zodiac initiative as being timely, valuable and strategic, and encouraged employers in Singapore to invest in such training for their employees.
Often called a thought leader in the press, Crystal is an expert commentary contributor for Channel NewsAsia on the subjects of human capital and education. Her book “Deep Human – Superskills of the Future” was launched in Oct 2019 and became a national bestseller in Singapore.
Crystal is a strategic advisor to the San Francisco-headquartered Minerva Project, one of the world’s most innovative universities centred on nurturing critical wisdom and offering truly global work-study experiences.
Prior to founding Forest Wolf, Crystal was the founding Director of the National University of Singapore’s Centre for Future-ready Graduates which prepares youth for a rapidly changing world. In 2016, Crystal pioneered "Roots & Wings", a large-scale future-readiness programme for 6,000 students per year, hailed as a ground-breaking initiative by industry employers and education thought leaders globally.
She also launched the world’s first Future-ready Index that measures 9 domains of Future-readiness, based on research from 300 employers and over 4,250 students.
Crystal is also the Regional Lead in S.E. Asia for the Hoffman Institute Asia-Pacific, a transformative personal growth retreat that has seen more than 5,000 people in Australia and Asia benefit from its work since 1989.
Crystal’s diverse background spans investment banking, equity sales, start-ups, philanthropy and education.
A prolific speaker and writer, Crystal enjoys sharing her views on the subjects of future-readiness, talent development, career strategy, holistic education, leadership, mindfulness, social emotional intelligence and personal transformation.
Crystal is passionate about unlocking human potential and believes that our collective future depends on the evolution of our consciousness.
About Dr. Gregor Lim-Lange
Dr Gregor Lim-Lange is an expert in the fields of clinical and positive psychology, social emotional intelligence and mindfulness, and the Co-Founder and Chief Psychologist of Forest Wolf, a future-readiness consultancy.
Greg is also the co-author of the book Deep Human, a guide to the social emotional superskills of the future, and writes for Channel NewsAsia on psychology and mental wellness.
Previously, Greg was the Head of Learning & Development at the National University of Singapore’s Centre for Future-ready Graduates and a Senior Lecturer in the Psychology department.
During Greg's 8-year tenure at the Department of Psychology, he taught and supervised clinical psychology students, and developed the ‘Introduction to Clinical Psychology’ and ‘Mindful Psychology’ modules. He then joined the NUS Centre for Future-ready Graduates as its Head of Learning and Development, and co-developed the Roots & Wings programme, which is based on positive psychology, neuroscience, social emotional intelligence and mindfulness.
Greg is a true citizen of the world, being a German-born, Irish- and American-trained clinical psychologist who has extensive work experience in America, Europe, Vietnam, Japan and Singapore.
Greg is also the co-editor of Clinical Psychology in Singapore.
A pioneer in social emotional intelligence programmes, intergenerational family facilitation and organisational training, Greg delights in designing innovative programmes and solutions for working with individuals, leaders, couples and families.