Leonie Valentine is Managing Director, Sales & Operations of Google Hong Kong, having originally joined Google in 2014 as APAC Director of Customer Experience. She has over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and operations.
Prior to joining Google, Leonie was Executive Vice President, Customer Service & Operations at CSL Limited. Earlier, she held the position of Chief of Staff for Telstra International Group, and was a member of the Executive Leadership Team charged with managing Telstra Corp’s business growth and assets outside of Australia and New Zealand.
Leonie holds an Executive Certificate in Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship (Swinburne), a Master’s Degree in Communication Management from the University of Technology Sydney, and a Bachelor of Science from Melbourne University. Since moving to Hong Kong seven years ago, her studies have focused on learning the basics of Cantonese and Mandarin.
Leonie is a board member for Pro-Pac Packaging Limited (ASX: PPG), IAB HK, and Save The Children HK, a Governor for the American Chamber of Commerce HK, as well as an advisor to CUHK's EMBA Program. She actively supports The Women’s Foundation in Hong Kong, and is a member of the Women on Boards Advisory Panel (30% Club) and the Girls Go Tech Advisory Committee. Previously she was a board member for HandsOn Hong Kong from 2014-16.