In this role, she is tasked to build and develop new verticals and revenue streams that will widen the Tickled audience to all women across the region (from a current base of 12 million mum users monthly). She will also be implementing internal efficiency measures to streamline business operations.

“These are pivotal times for both Asian women and digital media. Tickled’s role in connecting the two is so clear to us: by providing the right content, at the right time, in the right way, we help our online communities steer through the noise to get the information, inspiration, and support they need – at every life stage,” shares Ngai.

Roshni Mahtani, Tickled Media Founder and CEO adds: “Lesley is someone who’s seen and done it all. I have full confidence in her ability and will, to take our flagship and incubated media assets into their bright futures.”

Prior to Tickled Media, Ngai was Business Lead for various Mediacorp titles, which she grew from print platforms to integrated media brands. She also held the position of VP Business Operations. Her early career was spent practicing law and in people development, focusing on organizational change.

Ngai has an MBA (Finance) from the Manchester Business School, MA (Work-Based Learning) in Strategic Business Change from the Middlesex University, and had been admitted to the UK and Wales Bar as Barrister-in-Law, as well as the Malaysian Bar as Advocate and Solicitor.