Yan Teh has always been driven by impact. Throughout her wide-ranging career, Yan has excelled in roles which enable her to achieve meaningful change for the causes, colleagues, and clients entrusted to her.
Fuelled by innate curiosity, Yan has found success across diverse fields and competencies. Her professional experience spans the spearheading of strategic partnerships and public outreach for an urban regeneration nonprofit, as well as authoring articles that educate broad audiences about complex, important issues in sustainable development – whilst elevating brand perception and industry influence. By fusing perspectives from different subjects and skillsets, Yan produces creative ideas and unique solutions.
Currently, Yan is an account director at 2X, a hypergrowth marketing firm on the Inc. 5000 list, where she leads cross-functional teams to deliver pioneering programmes for B2B clients in the US, Europe, and APAC. A natural leader, Yan brings out the best in her teams through her strengths in nurturing and empowering talent and her love for creating genuine connection. Her prior track record includes building a client success team from scratch.
Yan is an avid traveller who has lived and worked in different countries, resulting in her flair for communicating and developing relationships with people from all over the world. Her article, “Rethinking Mobility: Putting People First”, sparked public interest in transport, achieving 15,000+ organic social media impressions. More recently, she starred in her company’s official recruitment video, garnering widespread praise for her performance.
Yan previously worked for Think City, the urban regeneration arm of sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional; GoCar, a Malaysian car-sharing startup; LOPELAB, a Singaporean urban design studio; national mobile service provider Digi Telecommunications; and global advertising agency TBWA.
Yan graduated from Durham University (UK) with a BA (Hons) Combined Honours in Arts: Business and Music. At postgraduate level, she studied law.