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Insuretech Connect Asia 2024

Kulwant Bardh

Kulwant Bardh

Chartered FCIPD


Born and bred in Singapore, Kulwant brings over 30 years multi-varied experience in Asia and USA spanning start-ups, mid-sized SMEs and Fortune 500 companies. As a business leader, Kulwant has led three companies from red to black in P&L roles and has been involved in five M&As during his career. His past roles include a global role in the US and regional roles at Mercer, DDI, Aon, CEO Knolskape, SVP Marsh McLennan. His most recent role was as Group Vice President for Talent and Organisational Development for a fast growing digital financial services firm. Kulwant has coached and developed over 5000 leaders across multiple cultures and industries over the last two decades.

Kulwant speaks five languages and one Chinese dialect and is a psychometrics assessment and techie geek at heart. His latest passion is to go deeper into understanding application of Generative AI models to help HR fand business leaders transform and streamline organisations for accelerated growth and higher profitability. He is clear about his life purpose which is to make a difference in people’s lives, in both professional and personal life settings.

Education and professional qualifications

Kulwant is an accredited PCC (Professional Certified Coach) from ICF (International Coaching Federation). Having possessed over 3000 professional coaching hours, Kulwant is embarking on his MCC (Master Certified Coach) and plans to complete it before end 2025. He has an MBA from University of Chicago, is a Fellow Chartered CIPD professional, and an adjunct faculty with various institutions such as Nanyang Technology University and Human Capital Leadership Institute. He is also a global mentor with Singapore Global Leaders Network which aims to groom Singapore leaders into regional and global roles. He is certified and accredited with over a dozen leading psychometric assessment tools such as Hogan, Adept-15, Saville Wave and many more.