Hello – my name is Leigh. For over 20 years, I have built a track record for impact-driven strategic marketing communications leadership with a passion for “Building Influential Brands To Influence The World”.

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About Me

Hi, I’m Leigh! I have built a track record with over 20 years as an impact-focused global Communications and Public Affairs leader with a passion for building influential brands that influence the world.

This passion began early in college when I discovered the classical study of rhetoric. Since then, the study of how effective communications (whether a word, picture, idea or action) can persuade an audience (whether individuals, groups or even nations) towards a particular response continues to fascinate me to this day. It’s been my lifelong pursuit to study what I call, “the art and science of Influence” (in all its fair and foul forms!).

I am currently the Asia-Pacific Director of Communications at Stripe. As part of the regional leadership team, I am building and leading the Stripe communications function to shape the company’s narrative and reputation across Asia Pacific. My responsibilities include corporate, product, B2B, internal and policy communications across multiple countries and market maturity.

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Last Week Tonight: Sponsored Content

It’s been wryly observed that people are tuning in more to comedy shows for news. Well, John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight is a great example and this segment on “Sponsored Content” is especially pertinent for us communications and media professionals (Video NSFW – language). Let’s call Sponsored Content what it truly is: monetizing one’s integrity … Continue reading Last Week Tonight: Sponsored Content

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I’ve been fortunate to have worked with amazing people. Some of them have very kind things to say about me.


I can’t speak highly enough about Leigh. His worth ethic, his integrity and his vast capabilities are what make him a quality leader and teammate. I have truly enjoyed working together.

Tricia Frank – Head of Government Relations & Public Policy, Singapore

Leigh is a very meticulous and helpful PR head in cultivating my relationship with Microsoft Malaysia. A very level-headed person, he is quick to connect me with the needed information without too much problems. He is also a whiz is connecting the right people together, as I have discovered while working with him in projects and collaborations. Looking forward to be working with him again in the future.

Sharil Abdul Rahman – Editor, Stuff Magazine at Catcha Sdn Bhd

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