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Fiona Kanagasingam

Director of Consulting for Talent Management and Innovation

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This is Fiona. Fiona’s consulting work at CRE has included building and scaling CRE’s innovation and diversity, equity, and inclusion practices. She has led projects with a variety of nonprofit and New York City government agencies in areas such as strategic planning, talent and human resource management, team effectiveness, leadership development and executive coaching.

Some background you need to know. Fiona has over a decade’s worth of experience working in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining CRE, Fiona was Acting Dean of International and Professional Experience and Director of Leadership and Global Citizenship at Yale-NUS, a liberal arts college partnering Yale University and the National University of Singapore. In that role, she set up partnerships with numerous community-based organizations in the “Global South” to support their work through capacity-building initiatives. Previously, Fiona was a Managing Consultant with the Gallup Organization, where she advised global clients through complex change initiatives that leveraged data to inform and evaluate strategic decision-making, while situating human development, emotions, strengths, and wellbeing at the heart of organizational change. She is certified in the Clark Wilson Group: 360° Feedback Surveys, a certified Clifton StrengthsFinder Coach for executives and teams, ICF-certified Professional Co-Active Coach, and a certified Workplace Big5 Coach. Fiona received her B.A. from Columbia University in Comparative Politics with a concentration in Gender Studies, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa; her M.A. in Counseling from Monash University, Australia; and her Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University. She reads, writes, and speaks Mandarin and French.

Did you know? Having grown up in a biracial and multi-religious environment and lived in several diverse places, Fiona is particularly intrigued by issues of culture and identity.