Sydney Lai

Head of Operations

Prior to joining Collective Responsibility, Sydney was the Director of Internal Communications for Shanghai Disney Resort.  As an Executive Committee member on the Grand Opening team, Sydney engaged over 10,000 Cast to ensure smooth operations and to collectively achieve business objectives.

Prior to joining Shanghai Disney Resort, Sydney was Senior Manager of Group Sustainability at Standard Chartered Bank, where she led the re-design and re-launch of employee volunteering initiative across 68 countries and engaged over 80,000 staff worldwide.  Additionally, she led financial education program design, implementation, and global roll-out targeting Youth and SME via employee volunteerism.

Before Standard Chartered Bank, Sydney served as Manager of Corporate Citizenship and Employee Communications at GE China.  Where she led all cross business community investment programs and employee engagement initiatives.  Sydney also served on the Board of Directors for GE Volunteers Foundation.

Sydney graduated magna cum laude from New York University’s Stern School of Business with a Bachelor of Science degree double majoring in Marketing and International Business.