Albert has over 30 years of experience in managing global Learning and HR functions. Albert’s specialty is about creating a cost effective and globally centralized learning and talent management infrastructure to ensure that employees know how to perform their work effectively, leaders that can engender high level of employee engagement and business growth, and the organization that has a robust leadership pipeline and culture that fosters best work to be performed. Albert also oversees the PAREXEL Academy, a learning and development unit that provides thought leadership and training for organizations and clients that are outside of PAREXEL International.
Before joining PAREXEL, he was Vice President for Learning and Development at Boston Scientific; and before that he was the Chief Learning Officer for AT&T from 1994 to 2002.
Before joining AT&T in 1994, Dr. Siu spent sixteen years with Hewlett-Packard, serving in a variety of business unit and corporate human resources leadership roles; including eight years as an expatriate residing in China and Hong Kong managing the human resources function for Hewlett-Packard’s China operations.
Dr. Siu earned a BS degree from the University of Wisconsin and a doctorate from Purdue University, both in counseling psychology. He was a member of the board of directors at Thrivent Financial (1998 to 2012) and was a director at Wittenberg University (2012-2104). He was a director (2009-2012) at the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) and had served on ASTD’s Public Policy Council and the Awards Strategy Committee. In 2013, Dr. Siu was awarded the “Distinguished Alumni Award” from Purdue University.
Between 1998 to 2000, Dr. Siu was a member of the “21st Century Skills Commission,” commissioned by the U.S. Vice President Al Gore. The output of this Commission was the “Workforce Development Act” of 2000, which has been re-authorized in successive years up to the present time. In 2015, Dr. Siu was named as one of the Most Inspiring People in PharmaVoice. He is currently residing with his family in the Boston area.