Vanessa Wan

Vanessa Wan

Vice President

Senior Director & Head, Integrated Marketing & Communications, Asia Pacific

Vanessa thrives on bringing to life an organisation’s Brand and Purpose through meaningful engagement and impactful communications.

She has three decades of experience in communications, reputation management and corporate social responsibility from the government and private sectors across a range of industries including energy, high-tech industrial, hospitality, logistics and consumer goods.

Vanessa is currently the Senior Director & Head, Integrated Marketing & Communications, Asia Pacific at STMicroelectronics. She joined the global semiconductor company from General Electric (GE), where she was the Executive Director, Communications, Asia Pacific.

Prior to GE, she spent close to 13 years at Shell where she held country, regional and global roles across corporate communications, stakeholder relations, issues and crisis management, employee engagement, brand, and social performance.

Before Shell, Vanessa was Head of Communications at the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and later was concurrently Head, Marketing Communications for Contact Singapore, then an alliance between the EDB and the Ministry of Manpower.

Vanessa graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA double majoring in Public Relations, and Social Sciences & Communications, and a MA in Communications Management.

Vanessa has a long-held passion for teaching, and she welcomes opportunities to share her communications expertise and experience at tertiary institutions or with young professionals.