Catherine Chia

Chief Human Resources Officer at Prudential

Catherine Chia is the Group Chief Human Resources Officer, having been appointed on 1 April 2023. In her role, Catherine leads Prudential’s group-wide people and culture agenda, to build a high-performance organisation where great talent are engaged, inspired and developed.

Catherine joined from StarHub, Singapore, where she worked as Chief HR Officer since 2018 to drive workforce optimisation, culture transformation, talent development and employee engagement. She also chaired the company’s Covid-19 taskforce. Before leading the HR function at StarHub, Catherine held global and regional senior HR leadership roles in LEGO, United Overseas Bank, as well as Dell Inc. in Singapore and Shanghai.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Social Sciences from the National University of Singapore. She served as a Nominations Committee member of Daughters of Tomorrow (Singapore) and was a board member of the Singapore Breast Cancer Foundation.


  • Chief Human Resources Officer

    Current role

  • Group Human Resources Director

    April 1, 2023

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