Choo, Douglas

Douglas Choo

Douglas is Managing Partner at VIEW Advisors, a coaching, leadership, strategy and risk consulting boutique that works with CEO’s and their teams, Boards, investors and star athletes.  He is the co-author of “MYPRISM, override your autopilot, choose mindful leadership” (2023) as well as “The Real-Time Leadership Playbook” (Fall, 2023).

He has over 25 years of experience in advisory and consulting roles to senior executives on leadership, strategy, communication, governance, and organizational transformation including mergers and acquisitions and divestitures across industry sectors. He was also a practicing litigation attorney skilled in witness examination, negotiations and arbitration and is admitted to the bar of New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Douglas was previously the Head of Strategy for Group Insurance, a $20 Billion business at MetLife. Prior to MetLife he was an Associate Partner in strategy consulting at McKinsey in New York. Before that, Douglas was a part of the Deloitte Consulting’s M&A practice where he developed playbooks to guide organizational change. Douglas was an attorney with Herbert Smith (London and Hong Kong) and Drew & Napier (Singapore). His area of practice was conflicts of law and commercial litigation and arbitration.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Coaching (Harvard Medical School affiliate) and a member of IOC’s Strategy Council and Council on Race, Equity and Inclusion. He is on the panel of executive coaches of the American Association of Corporate Counsel. He is a qualified Executive and Organizational Coach from Columbia University as well as a certified administrator of Intercultural Development Inventory assessment. He has an MBA from Fordham University where he received the Goode Award for Excellence in Finance and holds an LLB (Law) from National University of Singapore (Upper Class Honors). Douglas was the recipient of the Montrose Book Prize for being the top graduate in Jurisprudence.

Douglas splits his time between New York, Miami and London having previously lived and worked in Hong Kong and Singapore. He speaks Mandarin as a second language and is re-learning the classical piano.