Joanna Lee

Human Resources Director

Joanna Lee leads ELEVATE’s human resources function. She has more than 20 years of HR management experience with companies in the retail, sourcing and supply chain industries. In her role at ELEVATE, Joanna focuses on talent acquisition, performance management, employee engagement and culture development as part of the company’s People strategy.

Prior to joining ELEVATE, Joanna served as Vice President, Human Resources for Lever Style Group where she managed HR operations excellence, led a learning culture transformation initiative, and built the company’s HRIS. Prior to Lever Style Group, she led the HR function for Yip’s Chemical, and managed the Asia HR function for Tesco, Walmart and Target, among other companies.

Joanna has a Master of Science degree in Strategic HR Management from the Hong Kong Baptist University. As an HR leader, Joanna has developed expertise in people management, performance management, policies and systems, employee pay and benefits design and reward policies, recruitment strategies and talent pipelines, and managing organizational change, employee relations, and conflict resolution.