Anna Thompson

Human resources manager | Singapore

Anna is the regional human resources manager for Asia-Pacific.

She is based in the Singapore office, supporting colleagues in Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney and Tokyo.

Anna provides dedicated, end-to-end HR support to partners and colleagues through delivering people initiatives and driving change. Her focus is currently on the integration of systems, processes and culture in the Foreign Law Alliance between Withers and KhattarWong in Singapore.

Across the APAC region, Anna helps partners manage all people related activities, such as recruitment and retention of lawyers and support staff; graduate recruitment, training contracts and internships; performance management; compensation and benefits; advice and guidance on staff issues; and learning and development.

She has many years HR experience both in the UK and internationally, working previously in the banking industry, most latterly managing the set up and running of the HR function in an offshore branch in Singapore.

Me in a minute

It gives me a real sense of purpose when I see the positive impact I can make

Although my degree was in Accounting, I quickly learned that I was more interested in people than numbers. So I’ve dedicated my career to working with and for great people, who are passionate about making their team and firm a great place to work. I’m new into law, and what I love about it is the ability to have an influence over colleagues development and careers - it gives me a real sense of purpose when I can see the positive impact I can make.



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