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Pamela Young, MD, growthcurv and author of Stepping Up




"Pamela is dynamic and innovative. She is passionate about change and achieving success for the businesses she advises. She brings a wealth of experience to bear on issues and is a pleasure – and challenging – to work with."

Ian Terry, Global CEO and PIC of Dispute Resolution at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, United Kingdom

Pamela has  an  extensive  global  career in both consulting and  executive management. She has lived and worked in many cultures including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK, continental Europe and the USA. Her cross-cultural and international experience with global businesses adds richness to her insights and vision for the future of business and society. 

From Auckland to London via Singapore and Sydney

Pamela was the founder and Managing Director of Cording Young Ltd consultancy in New Zealand, delivering strategy and change consultancy to clients in New Zealand, Australia and Singapore. Following this she was Executive Director for a Singapore-based law firm, Shook Lin and Bok, then joined Kinsley Lord Towers Perrin in London, England, a specialist strategy and organisation change consultancy as a member of the executive team.

She then moved to Australia to established Growthcurv Pty Ltd to consult on transformation projects, provide strategy and change advisory services and deliver board, CEO and top-team mentoring and coaching. More recently she has launched Global Trade Innovations and has taken growthcurv's offer to the New Zealand market, her home ground.

Pamela also has extensive experience working with a range of government organisations including health, medical, education and research sectors, plus a wide range of SMEs. Her client base is expansive and impressive: in London she worked across Europe with leading global institutions including Barclays Bank, Lloyds Bank, Prudential Bache, Winterthur Life, Zurich Financial Services, KPMG Europe and Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer. She has also worked down-under with Fletcher Challenge, Sun Alliance, Macquarie Bank, AGSM, Fairfax Media, ACP Magazines, Russell McVeagh, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Beca Group, Coffey International and PriceWaterhouse.

Stepping Up: Lead culture change for diversity and growth in the Asia Century

Stepping Up is a leadership book. It shares insights into changing organisational and industry cultures to boost diversity and productivity, and stimulate growth in the 21st Century, the Asian Century.  

Pamela interviewed 100 leaders from 16 cities and 26 industries across Australia and Asia and there are 100’s of quotes in Stepping Up that provide a true and accurate picture of the challenges and opportunities for businesses and society to consider. Other pages to view: preface, endorsements and a free chapter

            Read about Stepping Up here