Meet the team

Antonio Codinach

Regional Sales Director

Antonio Codinach

Antonio joined the Cegos Asia Pacific family last October 2016 to lead the prospect and customer engagement strategy for the Group from new sales and existing business development perspectives. A former Founder and CEO of Las Lilas School, the first privately owned Spanish Language Institution in South East Asia and Associated Center to the Instituto Cervantes, he brings a wide experience in working with major regional higher education organizations and business schools as well as high profile companies to drive businesses through leading by example.

Antonio is a client focused commercial professional responsible for managing and developing large existing customers and building new, large project business pipeline across face to face, digital and blended learning solutions which aligns with Cegos Asia Pacific strategy.

A results oriented leader with strong focus on team development and facilitating methodology. Passionate about customer development, clients relations, curriculum design, publishing and multicultural environments as key channels for any professional relationship. He has had an extensive Asia Pacific regional sales experience working with key markets as China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and ANZ.

Outside work, he enjoys mindfulness and endurance sports, and as a father of two he adores spending quality (over quantity) time with his kids. In the past during his spare time he collaborated with several regional TV cable operators analysing and commenting Spanish Football (La Liga) through various Live! Shows, something he considered and considers his “hidden” hobby.

Antonio Codinach

Antonio joined the Cegos Asia Pacific family last October 2016 to lead the prospect and customer engagement strategy for the Group from new sales and existing business development perspectives. A former Founder and CEO of Las Lilas School, the first privately owned Spanish Language Institution in South East Asia and Associated Center to the Instituto Cervantes, he brings a wide experience in working with major regional higher education organizations and business schools as well as high profile companies to drive businesses through leading by example.
Antonio is a client focused commercial professional responsible for managing and developing large existing customers and building new, large project business pipeline across face to face, digital and blended learning solutions which aligns with Cegos Asia Pacific strategy.

Belinda Ng

Business Development Director

Belinda Ng

Belinda joined Cegos Asia Pacific in 2015 with the single passion to share Cegos’ high quality and multi-faceted suite of learning solutions designed for the 2020s workplaces to HR decision-makers in Asia.

She was previously with another global training company and has extensive experience in supporting learning and development needs at a regional level. Her key ability is in developing bespoke learning journeys to meet the ever-changing business needs, by understanding and supporting her clients to the fullest.

Her passion for the Learning and Development industry is further demonstrated with her degree in Adult Learning from the University of Melbourne. Complemented with a 13 year background in entrepreneurial and business development, she is able to partner HR decision-makers to design and build their Learning and Development requirements.

Belinda Ng

Belinda joined Cegos Asia Pacific in 2015 with the single passion to share Cegos’ high quality and multi-faceted suite of learning solutions designed for the 2020s workplaces to HR decision-makers in Asia.

She was previously with another global training company and has extensive experience in supporting learning and development needs at a regional level. Her key ability is in developing bespoke learning journeys to meet the ever-changing business needs, by understanding and supporting her clients to the fullest.

Parima (Pam) Jasina

Client Services Manager

Parima (Pam) Jasina

Parima joined Cegos APAC at the beginning of 2015 as the Administration Executive responsible for the overall training coordination and logistics for all training delivery in Asia Pacific. After her first year with Cegos APAC, her role has developed into a more comprehensive role and she is now taking on a new role as Client Services Manager.

She has previously come from a Human Resources – Compensation & Benefits background, but has a wide range of experiences from the Corporate fields at A.P. Moller-Maersk and Sealite Group to the international schools’ education industry in Asia. Pam has a Masters Degree in Labour Economics and Human Resource Management from Chulalongkorn University.

She strives to create a smooth, streamlined process in the operations of Cegos APAC and create good rapport with colleagues, associates, partners and clients.

“Extremely detailed and efficient are words that come to mind when I think about Parima. I was impressed with Parima’s ability to pick up new knowledge quickly and complete tasks assigned to her. She was also very supportive and would always take time out to help out members of the team.”

Natthapat Lodkaew, HR & Admin Manager at SDV Logistics

Parima (Pam) Jasina

Parima joined Cegos APAC at the beginning of 2015 as the Administration Executive responsible for the overall training coordination and logistics for all training delivery in Asia Pacific. After her first year with Cegos APAC, her role has developed into a more comprehensive role and she is now taking on a new role as Client Services Manager.

She has previously come from a Human Resources – Compensation & Benefits background, but has a wide range of experiences from the Corporate fields at A.P. Moller-Maersk and Sealite Group to the international schools’ education industry in Asia. Pam has a Masters Degree in Labour Economics and Human Resource Management from Chulalongkorn University.

Stephen Jenner

Digital Services Consultant

Stephen Jenner

Stephen joined Cegos in 2015, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise from a twenty year career in teaching, training and organizational development. He worked for fourteen years with the British Council in Europe, Egypt, India and Singapore. In India he lead a specialized consultancy for the BPO sector which built capacity and skills in the hiring and training of call centre agents for some of the biggest operations in the country. His final post with British Council was in Singapore where he directed its flagship corporate training centre and lead the operation to record business results. From there he moved to head up SingPost’s regional sales training and recruitment to support its growing business strategy in regional e-Commerce solutions.

Stephen has a wide range of capabilities including trainer training, curriculum development, soft skills training, intercultural working, team and leadership development. His passion is in digital innovation; he completed a Masters Degree in Online Education with Distinction in 2011 and has gone on to develop a range of digital solutions for clients and for his own organisations.

Stephen’s other passion is to try and make a difference to our world as a volunteer Business Development Manager with a Singapore based NGO which sends volunteers to teach young people in poor communities in South East Asian developing nations.

“Stephen has been hugely supportive during the development of this piece. He has been absolutely solution focused and wherever we have run into complications (in either design or logistics) he has been flexible and incredibly supportive of our aspirations. He has looked for opportunities to tailor the activities to our strategy and he has been instrumental in helping us achieve our timescale objectives. Even when that timescale was changing frequently.On a personal level, his knowledge and can do attitude has been inspiring. As a relationship stakeholder I have found him approachable, knowledgeable and happy to involve himself in my business. I have appreciated his support and his efforts”.

Mark Armario Operations Performance Manager, Barclays, India

Stephen Jenner

Stephen joined Cegos in 2015, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise from a twenty year career in teaching, training and organizational development. He worked for fourteen years with the British Council in Europe, Egypt, India and Singapore. In India he lead a specialized consultancy for the BPO sector which built capacity and skills in the hiring and training of call centre agents for some of the biggest operations in the country. His final post with British Council was in Singapore where he directed its flagship corporate training centre and lead the operation to record business results. From there he moved to head up SingPost’s regional sales training and recruitment to support its growing business strategy in regional e-Commerce solutions.

Khalid Maideen

Marketing and Design Consultant

Khalid Maideen

Khalid joined Cegos Asia Pacific from July 2016, with a strong passion to support Cegos APAC marketing activities with his creativity and technical skills. He is taking responsibilities on various areas such as artwork, design, web / technical support, and LMS administration.  He also supports Cegos UK on their creative design needs.

Khalid has previously worked for a Singapore based training and development organisation, having more than three years of experience in creative artwork, web design and eLearning course development. He has a bachelor degree in Information Technology from Anna University, Chennai.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Graphic design – Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Gimp, MS PowerPoint.

Web design – HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap

eLearning development – Articulate Storyline 2

LMS Administration – Moodle, NetDimentions

Khalid Maideen

Khalid joined Cegos Asia Pacific from July 2016, with a strong passion to support Cegos APAC marketing activities with his creativity and technical skills. He is taking responsibilities on various areas such as artwork, design, web / technical support, and LMS administration.  He also supports Cegos UK on their creative design needs.

Khalid has previously worked for a Singapore based training and development organisation, having more than three years of experience in creative artwork, web design and eLearning course development. He has a bachelor degree in Information Technology from Anna University, Chennai.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Graphic design – Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Gimp, MS PowerPoint.

Web design – HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap

eLearning development – Articulate Storyline 2

LMS Administration – Moodle, NetDimentions

Professor Sattar Bawany

Senior Associate Consultant

Professor Sattar Bawany

CEGOS EXECUTIVE COACH & MASTER FACILITATOR’S PROFILE

Professor Sattar Bawany is the Senior Advisor & Adjunct Practice Head for Talent Management & Executive Coaching as well as the Master Facilitator for Leadership Development for Cegos Asia Pacific since January 2012.

He is also concurrently the Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Executive Education (CEE) which is a Strategic Partner of Cegos Asia Pacific.

He is currently the Adjunct Professor with Curtin Graduate School of Business (CGSB) and member of the International Advisory Board of Curtin University, Western Australia.

He has over 30 years’ international business management experience, including 15 years in executive coaching, group facilitation, and leadership development and training with global management consulting firms. Prof Bawany is an astute advisor and executive coach to executives who need to know how they are perceived and want to focus on what is most important in their professional and personal lives. He has coached a range of leaders, from CEOs, to senior vice presidents, and high potential managers..

He is especially skilled at helping executives work through managerial leadership challenges resulting from a multigenerational workplace. He is the author of the internationally published Research Paper on “Inspiring Your Future Workforce: How to Lead and Engage Gen Y and Z Effectively” which was published in January 2015.

“There is no doubt in my mind that this leadership development program would not have been as successful without the benefit of your excellent facilitation and delivery skills. Our leadership team discovered that you did not tell us what to do, rather they led our Senior Leadership Team and me through a process of learning and analysis, helping us to discover a sense of self-awareness in each of us.
I would highly recommend yourself to any company who is serious about strengthening their leadership bench strength who is willing to be introspective, honest and open-minded about it in the process” – Managing Director, Menlo Worldwide Logistics

“You have been instrumental in providing me with a sounding board for strategic decision making during a time when significant changes were occurring that affected our entire organization. Your experience provided me the benefit of being able to work through important decisions and plans in advance of exposing them to our Board and the executive management team.
During these times of radical change within our business, your coaching was very valuable to me as we moved the company in the right direction. I would recommend you as an Executive Coach to any CEO or C-Suite leaders.” – CEO, Taurus Wealth Advisors

Professor Sattar Bawany

Professor Sattar Bawany is the Senior Advisor & Adjunct Practice Head for Talent Management & Executive Coaching as well as the Master Facilitator for Leadership Development for Cegos Asia Pacific since January 2012.

He is also concurrently the Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Executive Education (CEE) which is a Strategic Partner of Cegos Asia Pacific.

He is currently the Adjunct Professor with Curtin Graduate School of Business (CGSB) and member of the International Advisory Board of Curtin University, Western Australia.

He has over 30 years’ international business management experience, including 15 years in executive coaching, group facilitation, and leadership development and training with global management consulting firms. Prof Bawany is an astute advisor and executive coach to executives who need to know how they are perceived and want to focus on what is most important in their professional and personal lives. He has coached a range of leaders, from CEOs, to senior vice presidents, and high potential managers..

Ana Maria “Penny” Bongato

Senior Associate Consultant

Ana Maria “Penny” Bongato

Director, Facilitator & Business Change Consultant

Better known as Penny to friends and associates, she is the first Jack Canfield Certified Trainer in the Success Principles in the Philippines and first in Asia.  With 18 years of experience in the field of Human Resource and various MNCs in the Philippines, she was at the forefront of the boom off the BPO industry in the Philippines acting as Director of Human Resources for companies including Dell, Convergys and Teletech, and as Regional Director for the Asia Pacific Region of Headstrong.

Penny has extensive experience in Information Technology, Business Process Outsourcing, Consumer Goods Services, Insurance and Business Process Management.  She is an Executive Director of IBPAP (IT & Business Process Association of the Philippines), a 2016 Board of Trustee of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) and the PRO of the Career Development Association of the Philippines (CDAP).

Penny is often invited to represent the Philippines as a guest speaker for various industries and academic institutions, both within the Philippines and overseas such as in Singapore, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Colombia.  With her exceptional client relationships and strong communication skills, she can deliver trainings both in English or Filipino.

Penny went into training and coaching because she likes to help others grow  and reach their highest potentials. Through training and coaching, she has helped clients determine what they truly need and want, and work towards attaining them.

Testimonials:

“Every time I hear Penny speak, she always does it with passion, determination and an unwavering purpose to making a difference to all that are present.”
Caroline Rochon – International Speaker, Trainer and Author.

“Penny possesses a unique and rare gift as a speaker and trainer and has a special way of connecting with her audience. Her genuine desire to support others on their journey of growth and transformation is felt by all and she leaves her audiences wanting more.”
Cindy Ertman, Success Strategist, Founder & CEO, The Defining Difference.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Leadership, Change Management, Talent Acquisition & Development, Performance Management, Coaching, Induction

CERTIFICATION:

“Canfield* Certified Trainer in the Success Principles”
* Jack Canfield is the author of Chicken Soup for th Soul and the Success Principles.

Ana Maria “Penny” Bongato

Director, Facilitator & Business Change Consultant

Better known as Penny to friends and associates, she is the first Jack Canfield Certified Trainer in the Success Principles in the Philippines and first in Asia.  With 18 years of experience in the field of Human Resource and various MNCs in the Philippines, she was at the forefront of the boom off the BPO industry in the Philippines acting as Director of Human Resources for companies including Dell, Convergys and Teletech, and as Regional Director for the Asia Pacific Region of Headstrong.

Penny has extensive experience in Information Technology, Business Process Outsourcing, Consumer Goods Services, Insurance and Business Process Management.  She is an Executive Director of IBPAP (IT & Business Process Association of the Philippines), a 2016 Board of Trustee of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) and the PRO of the Career Development Association of the Philippines (CDAP).

Elaine Cercado

Senior Associate Consultant

Elaine Cercado

Elaine has 28 years of professional history, which includes working with diverse teams, from the fast growing small & medium-sized businesses to complex multi-national corporations, in varied emerging and mature industries in Asia-Pacific markets, such as IT, financial, government, industrial, document management, entertainment & healthcare. Throughout her corporate stints, she specialized in sales, business development, general management, people management, regional operations, customer service, learning & organizational development.

In 2008, Elaine embarked on a second career in management development training, consulting, mentoring and coaching, and focused on areas such as leadership/management, change management, organizational development, learning & development, people & performance management, B2B sales/customer service excellence, personal empowerment/personal effectiveness, strategic HR & operational excellence, business & market development.

Elaine holds a BS degree in Applied Economics, a Master in Business Administration, Advanced Certification in Training and Assessment (ACTA) by Singapore WDA/IAL, and is certified Practicing Management Consultant (PMC) of the Singapore Business Advisors and Consultants Council.  She is also currently going through coaching certification with Corporate CoachU/CoachU, USA.

She is a certified trainer of  Global Learning by CEGOS (GLC) for Managerial Intelligence Levels 1 & 2, GLC Creating and Delivering Powerful Presentations, GLO Managing Business Change, GLO Leading My Business, and GLO Stakeholder Management.

Testimonials:

Elaine was excellent using a mix of theories, practical examples, case studies and exercises to deliver an effective way to learn during the program. She provided clear explanations and excellent use of videos/visuals. She was totally professional. ~ Managing director of a Melbourne-based MNC client
Elaine had done a good job in developing and executing the training program. An in-depth stakeholder interview was done prior to training design. This allowed the course to be tailored to expectations and delivery made more relevant. Elaine also showed a high degree of empathy and sensitivity with the audience allowing her to adjust pace and content to optimize learning .~ Head of Marketing of a Sydney-based MNC client
Elaine was excellent using a mix of theories, practical examples, case studies and exercises to deliver an effective way to learn during the program. She provided clear explanations and excellent use of videos/visuals. She was totally professional. ~ Managing director of a Melbourne-based MNC client
Elaine had done a good job in developing and executing the training program. An in-depth stakeholder interview was done prior to training design. This allowed the course to be tailored to expectations and delivery made more relevant. Elaine also showed a high degree of empathy and sensitivity with the audience allowing her to adjust pace and content to optimize learning .~ Head of Marketing of a Sydney-based MNC client

Elaine Cercado

Elaine has 28 years of professional history, which includes working with diverse teams, from the fast growing small & medium-sized businesses to complex multi-national corporations, in varied emerging and mature industries in Asia-Pacific markets, such as IT, financial, government, industrial, document management, entertainment & healthcare. Throughout her corporate stints, she specialized in sales, business development, general management, people management, regional operations, customer service, learning & organizational development.

In 2008, Elaine embarked on a second career in management development training, consulting, mentoring and coaching, and focused on areas such as leadership/management, change management, organizational development, learning & development, people & performance management, B2B sales/customer service excellence, personal empowerment/personal effectiveness, strategic HR & operational excellence, business & market development.

Arnold Chan

Senior Associate Consultant

Arnold Chan

Career experience in Human Digital Technology IT Network B2B Solution Sales, over 20 years of teaching/facilitating experiences, coupled with over 25 years in the corporate world.

Industry practices and consulting with significant achievements in :  IT, Banking, Healthcare, Construction, Manufacturing and government sectors.

3 years working in various parts of USA on a multi-million dollar strategic project in partnership with fortune 100 companies as the appointed Quality Assurance & Project Manager.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Project Management, Organization design and development, Strategic Management, Innovation Quality, Managing Knowledge Workers, Negotiation, Leadership, Business Planning

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Professional Member of Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Certified Strengths Coach, Gallup
  • Trained in LDP, Centre for Creative Leadership (CCL)
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Leaders certified facilitator, Covey Leadership Centre
  • Certified Trainer for KepnerTregoe Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Six Sigma Black Belt certified
  • Accredited Conference Speaker, Asia Productivity Organization

Arnold Chan

Career experience in Human Digital Technology IT Network B2B Solution Sales, over 20 years of teaching/facilitating experiences, coupled with over 25 years in the corporate world.

Industry practices and consulting with significant achievements in :  IT, Banking, Healthcare, Construction, Manufacturing and government sectors.

3 years working in various parts of USA on a multi-million dollar strategic project in partnership with fortune 100 companies as the appointed Quality Assurance & Project Manager.

Carel Chan

Associate Consultant

Carel Chan

Carel has been in training, coaching and consulting profession for more than 10 years. She works with her clients to assess their strengths, authenticity, creates awareness around their business challenges and re-define their goals and business strategies.

She is instrumental in bringing insights to her clients in the realm of cultural diversity, working styles, genders and generations to lead them towards innovation and collaboration within their organization.

Prior to Carel’s training, coaching and consulting career, she has worked in the Human Resource Division of a Japanese Multinational organization. She has also years of Business Development and Client Servicing experience in corporate setups.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Leadership Development, Talent Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Stakeholder Relationships Management, Managerial Effectiveness, Coaching for Leadership and Personal Effectiveness

Carel Chan

Carel has been in training, coaching and consulting profession for more than 10 years. She works with her clients to assess their strengths, authenticity, creates awareness around their business challenges and re-define their goals and business strategies.

She is instrumental in bringing insights to her clients in the realm of cultural diversity, working styles, genders and generations to lead them towards innovation and collaboration within their organization.

Prior to Carel’s training, coaching and consulting career, she has worked in the Human Resource Division of a Japanese Multinational organization. She has also years of Business Development and Client Servicing experience in corporate setups.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Leadership Development, Talent Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Stakeholder Relationships Management, Managerial Effectiveness, Coaching for Leadership and Personal Effectiveness

Kannan Chettiar

Associate Consultant

Kannan Chettiar

20 years of hard-core Sales, Marketing and Leadership experience in Asia and North America across various industries especially in Technology and Professional Services.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Leadership, P&L Management, Startup business from ground zero, Entrepreneurialism, Thought Leadership,  Selling (“Challenge norms and Create a need” methodology) , Global Account Management, Marketing (Commercial + Digital Marketing), In-depth Asia experience across multiple market segments enabling a powerful and diverse approach incorporating best practices from various industries, Public Speaking in multiple seminars and events across Asia

Kannan Chettiar

20 years of hard-core Sales, Marketing and Leadership experience in Asia and North America across various industries especially in Technology and Professional Services.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Leadership, P&L Management, Startup business from ground zero, Entrepreneurialism, Thought Leadership,  Selling (“Challenge norms and Create a need” methodology) , Global Account Management, Marketing (Commercial + Digital Marketing), In-depth Asia experience across multiple market segments enabling a powerful and diverse approach incorporating best practices from various industries, Public Speaking in multiple seminars and events across Asia

Catherine Claudepierre

Associate Consultant

Catherine Claudepierre

Catherine, who joined Cegos in 2014, combines 15 years of professional managerial experience in the corporate world both in the private and public sectors in Europe with 15 years of professional experience in Apac as a trainer, facilitator and coach.

As a certified trainer, her specialist subjects include Intercultural Management and cross-cultural trainings, Leadership trainings and Soft skills trainings (Communication, Body Language, Conflict management, Presentation Skills, Negotiation Skills, Influencing Skills, Coaching skills, Interviewing skills, Train the Trainer). She has worked with clients from a broad range of industries, universities (NTU, SUTD, SIM), and Chambers of Commerce.

Catherine’s style of training is interactive, relaxed and yet highly focused and attuned to the needs and expectations of the audience to create an impactful and positive training experience. She can leverage on her professional experience both in the corporate world and training industry to illustrate the concepts with relevant examples and storytelling. She has experience in virtual training as well.

As a certified coach (ICF-PCC and IAC-CMC), Catherine has been coaching junior and senior executives for multinationals and the Singaporean Civil Services. Her strong training background combined with action-oriented coaching skills, intuition and empathy have helped more than 800 coachees in the APAC region to achieve their personal, professional and organizational goals. She has experience in individual, group an intact team coaching, both face to face and virtually. She can relate both to Western and Asian audiences and is an expert in coaching across cultures.
Catherine is MBTI step I and II, Emergenetics and EQi 2.0 and EQI 360 certified. She trains in English and French and speaks Spanish fluently.

Catherine Claudepierre

Catherine, who joined Cegos in 2014, combines 15 years of professional managerial experience in the corporate world both in the private and public sectors in Europe with 15 years of professional experience in Apac as a trainer, facilitator and coach.

As a certified trainer, her specialist subjects include Intercultural Management and cross-cultural trainings, Leadership trainings and Soft skills trainings (Communication, Body Language, Conflict management, Presentation Skills, Negotiation Skills, Influencing Skills, Coaching skills, Interviewing skills, Train the Trainer). She has worked with clients from a broad range of industries, universities (NTU, SUTD, SIM), and Chambers of Commerce.

Catherine’s style of training is interactive, relaxed and yet highly focused and attuned to the needs and expectations of the audience to create an impactful and positive training experience. She can leverage on her professional experience both in the corporate world and training industry to illustrate the concepts with relevant examples and storytelling. She has experience in virtual training as well.

As a certified coach (ICF-PCC and IAC-CMC), Catherine has been coaching junior and senior executives for multinationals and the Singaporean Civil Services. Her strong training background combined with action-oriented coaching skills, intuition and empathy have helped more than 800 coachees in the APAC region to achieve their personal, professional and organizational goals. She has experience in individual, group an intact team coaching, both face to face and virtually. She can relate both to Western and Asian audiences and is an expert in coaching across cultures.
Catherine is MBTI step I and II, Emergenetics and EQi 2.0 and EQI 360 certified. She trains in English and French and speaks Spanish fluently.

Kevin Cottam

Senior Associate Consultant

Kevin Cottam

Kevin joined Cegos in 2005, starting at the European Union and Institutions then onwards to working with Cegos APAC and Swiss.

His history in elite figure skating as a trainer/coach and choreographer for National, World and Olympic Champions and as a director of large scale productions such as the ‘88 Calgary Olympic Closing Ceremonies, has directly impacted his work as a global coach, trainer and motivational speaker in the corporate and public sectors.

His areas of specialty are values-based solutions coaching for managers and senior executives; leadership vitality; communication/presentations skills; meditation and a range of other soft skills. As a motivational speaker he speaks about excellence in performance through understanding the big picture (Sharpen your Edges). He uses tools and 360/365 assessments to further understanding individuals needs.

He has created the QC365 App for iPhone, an inspirational sustainability tool that is uses quotes for users to coach themselves. His primary focus is the performance of the whole human being – not just the mindset. Kevin is the author of self-development book Aha, Mother’s Pearls.

Kevin is an ACB Toastmaster, ICF – ACC and CCM coach mentor, member of the Global Speakers Federation and holds a BSc in Biology. An avid sportsman, yogi, meditator and traveller rounds out his Being.

‘Kevin possesses that unique, innate, and uncanny ability to help participants discover the spark in themselves; he merely spreads open the canvas of possibilities, and enables the uniqueness of each participant to paint a picture of endless possibilities.’ Collin Ong, Fragrance Sales Manager, PT. Givaudan, Indonesia

www.kevincottam.com
www.quotescoaching365.com

Kevin Cottam

Kevin joined Cegos in 2005, starting at the European Union and Institutions then onwards to working with Cegos APAC and Swiss.

His history in elite figure skating as a trainer/coach and choreographer for National, World and Olympic Champions and as a director of large scale productions such as the ‘88 Calgary Olympic Closing Ceremonies, has directly impacted his work as a global coach, trainer and motivational speaker in the corporate and public sectors.

His areas of specialty are values-based solutions coaching for managers and senior executives; leadership vitality; communication/presentations skills; meditation and a range of other soft skills. As a motivational speaker he speaks about excellence in performance through understanding the big picture (Sharpen your Edges). He uses tools and 360/365 assessments to further understanding individuals needs.

Edward Foong

Associate Consultant

Edward Foong

Edward is accredited as a Senior HR Professional (SHRP) and is currently founder and CEO of Treino Consulting, a HR company, specializing in executive search, compensation & benefits advisory services, training & development of human capital and also organization development. He is highly driven and results oriented. He is also currently helping out and contributing by being a Board of Director for 2 organizations in Singapore. He is an active contributor to the HR industry and also an active volunteer contributing to Singapore and the community. Edward is a speaker and is occasionally invited to speak at various seminars all over the world.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Recruitment, Compensation & Benefits, Organization Development, Talent Management, Succession Planning, Performance Management, Leadership, Sales, Communication, Customer Service, Business Writing

CERTIFICATIONS:Facet5

Edward Foong

Edward is accredited as a Senior HR Professional (SHRP) and is currently founder and CEO of Treino Consulting, a HR company, specializing in executive search, compensation & benefits advisory services, training & development of human capital and also organization development. He is highly driven and results oriented. He is also currently helping out and contributing by being a Board of Director for 2 organizations in Singapore. He is an active contributor to the HR industry and also an active volunteer contributing to Singapore and the community. Edward is a speaker and is occasionally invited to speak at various seminars all over the world.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Recruitment, Compensation & Benefits, Organization Development, Talent Management, Succession Planning, Performance Management, Leadership, Sales, Communication, Customer Service, Business Writing

CERTIFICATIONS:Facet5

Benjamin Deodato “Benjie” R. Garcia

Senior Associate Consultant

Benjamin Deodato “Benjie” R. Garcia

Benjie’s executive coaching stint started as he realized that previous direct reports preferred to work with him again because they learned a lot from him and because he does so well in encouraging and guiding them to find the answers for themselves.  Benjie  further honed his skills in coaching because he wanted to make a positive difference in the world by helping people and organizations succeed through better leadership.

Benjie is a Certified Executive Coach and his forte includes developing and executing business-driven human resource strategies, leadership and talent development, effective planning and execution of organization change, and formulating effective employee rewards programs.

Benjie is an HR expert who has worked with MNCs in the Philippines and in Thailand.  He has worked for companies such as Sterling Winthrop Philippines (now part of Glaxo SmithKline), Bristol-Myers Squibb Philippines and MeadJohnson Philippines and MeadJohnson Nutrition. His most recent stint was as Senior Vice President for Human Resources of Philex Mining Corporation, and he wants to continue helping those in Top Management to make effective and relevant decisions in their personal and work like through POWERinU’s training, consulting and executive coaching solutions.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

  • Developing and Executing Business-Driven Human Resource Strategy
  • Leadership and Talent Development
  • Effective Planning and Execution Organization Change
  • Formulating Effective Employee Rewards Programs

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Coach, Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching (MGSCC)
  • Certified User of Global Leader of the Future 360 Assessment (MGSCC)

Benjamin Deodato “Benjie” R. Garcia

Benjie’s executive coaching stint started as he realized that previous direct reports preferred to work with him again because they learned a lot from him and because he does so well in encouraging and guiding them to find the answers for themselves.  Benjie  further honed his skills in coaching because he wanted to make a positive difference in the world by helping people and organizations succeed through better leadership.

Mette Johansson

Associate Consultant

Mette Johansson

Author – Mentor – Trainer – Facilitator – Speaker – Investor – Entrepreneur

Learning programmes: Using her long-standing corporate expertise, Mette has developed courses based on proprietary methods in the followig areas: Leading with Authenticity, Communicating with Impact, Sell your Ideas Assertively, Presentation and Listening Skills

She has experience in the financial, shipping, chemical, life science and advertisement industry. She is a regular contributor to a leading blog for small business owners in Australia: Smallville.com.au and Chair (facilitator) of a leading business network’s CEO group.

Author of the book “How to Make Yourself Promotable – 7 Skills to Help You Climb the Career Ladder”, Communications and ”human” leadership expert, more than 15 years of leadership experience in large multinational corporations, worked and lived in 11 different countries,

Mette is adaptable to train and facilitate diverse groups and employees at all levels, interactive, positive, energized, hands-on and sustained approach to learning and development

Mette Johansson

Author – Mentor – Trainer – Facilitator – Speaker – Investor – Entrepreneur

Learning programmes: Using her long-standing corporate expertise, Mette has developed courses based on proprietary methods in the followig areas: Leading with Authenticity, Communicating with Impact, Sell your Ideas Assertively, Presentation and Listening Skills

She has experience in the financial, shipping, chemical, life science and advertisement industry. She is a regular contributor to a leading blog for small business owners in Australia: Smallville.com.au and Chair (facilitator) of a leading business network’s CEO group.

Author of the book “How to Make Yourself Promotable – 7 Skills to Help You Climb the Career Ladder”, Communications and ”human” leadership expert, more than 15 years of leadership experience in large multinational corporations, worked and lived in 11 different countries,

Mette is adaptable to train and facilitate diverse groups and employees at all levels, interactive, positive, energized, hands-on and sustained approach to learning and development

Caslin Liu

Senior Associate Consultant

Caslin Liu

EVOL Consulting
Business Owner, Corporate Coach & Trainer

 

Business Experience:

Caslin has more than 19 years of experience in sales and business management. Throughout her sales career, Caslin has worked with some of the world’s top research/academic institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Her work also includes business relationship management across hierarchical, multicultural and international level.

Caslin’s flair in business made her a business partner in the one of the leading scientific research equipment companies in SEA, in charge of sales & marketing operation in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. With the rich experience in sales, business management and leadership, Caslin was approached to head the department of Learning & Development for Steelcase for AP region with the main responsibility to build the L&D team, design and implement new On-Boarding, Leadership and Sales program.

Caslin is currently managing her own consulting firm, working extensively with global organisations to provide training and coaching on Leadership and Selling Skills. She is among the panel of facilitators for Harvard Business Publishing (a wholly owned subsidiary of Harvard Business School) for their Leadership Program.

 

Areas of Expertise:

With more than 19 years of experience in sales and business management, Caslin is able train and coach sales and leadership team with strong credibility. She is also highly skilled in performance consulting work to help identify performance gaps and help individual and organization achieve their goals.

 

Education & Professional Cerfication:

– Master of Management and Master of Business Administration (Macquarie Graduate School of Management)

– Birkman Personality Profiling, Occupational Interests Assessment Method

– Harvard Business Publishing New Leadership Program

– SPIN Selling Skills

– DDI Leadership Program

– Classic and New Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Code

 

Language Capability:

English and Mandarin

Client Successes:

Some of her key work engagements include clients such as Goodyear, DBS, Adobe, Fluor, Alcatel Lucent, BAE System, MetLife, Menarini and BNP Paribas.

Nature of engagement:

  • Goodyear (Ongoing since August 2015): Training and coaching for senior leaders on International Skills, Strategy Thinking & Execution and Leading Change.
  • DBS: International Skills training for Management Associates (January 2015). Leadership Essentials for VPs (Starting in January 2016).
  • Adobe (June – September 2015): Leadership Essentials
  • Fluor (Ongoing since March 2015): Leadership Essentials
  • Menarini (December 2014): 2 days workshop “Influencing Others Without Direct Authority”
  • BAE System (Ongoing since September 2015): Leadership Essentials
  • MetLife (Ongoing since October 2015): Leadership Essentials
  • BNP Paribas (November 2015): Career Management Workshop

Caslin Liu

EVOL Consulting
Business Owner, Corporate Coach & Trainer

Business Experience:

Caslin has more than 19 years of experience in sales and business management. Throughout her sales career, Caslin has worked with some of the world’s top research/academic institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Her work also includes business relationship management across hierarchical, multicultural and international level.

Caslin’s flair in business made her a business partner in the one of the leading scientific research equipment companies in SEA, in charge of sales & marketing operation in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. With the rich experience in sales, business management and leadership, Caslin was approached to head the department of Learning & Development for Steelcase for AP region with the main responsibility to build the L&D team, design and implement new On-Boarding, Leadership and Sales program.

Caslin is currently managing her own consulting firm, working extensively with global organisations to provide training and coaching on Leadership and Selling Skills. She is among the panel of facilitators for Harvard Business Publishing (a wholly owned subsidiary of Harvard Business School) for their Leadership Program.

Benjamin Loh

Associate Consultant

Benjamin Loh

Benjamin joined CEGOS in 2015 after being a corporate trainer, speaker and coach in the areas of public speaking and Millennial matters in Asia for the past 5 years.

As the Founder and Principal Trainer of Flare Communications Coaching, Benjamin Loh partners his executive clients from companies like AIA, ANZ Bank, Singtel, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Manulife, Lend Lease to enhance their performance on stage and communicate effectively across generations.

He is also one of the youngest Associate Certified Coach (ACC) in Singapore and Asia Pacific, credentialed by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and also, a Certified Extended DISC® Professional and Reiss Profile® Master too. His work in entrepreneurship and activism has also been covered on over 50 occasions on over 10 media platforms like Channel News Asia (CNA), Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), Vietnam’s QK TV and Straits Times (ST).

He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy and will complete his Master of Training & Development (MTD) Program in 2016.

“It was a pleasure to have you speak at our recent Town Hall in order to break up what could otherwise for staff be a monotonous session. Your talk on the different generations was very engaging with the appropriate use of visuals and in particular sounds from the past. (…) Look forward to engaging you in the future.”

Karl Hamann, Chief Executive Officer at QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Benjamin Loh

Benjamin joined CEGOS in 2015 after being a corporate trainer, speaker and coach in the areas of public speaking and Millennial matters in Asia for the past 5 years.

As the Founder and Principal Trainer of Flare Communications Coaching, Benjamin Loh partners his executive clients from companies like AIA, ANZ Bank, Singtel, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Manulife, Lend Lease to enhance their performance on stage and communicate effectively across generations.

He is also one of the youngest Associate Certified Coach (ACC) in Singapore and Asia Pacific, credentialed by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and also, a Certified Extended DISC® Professional and Reiss Profile® Master too. His work in entrepreneurship and activism has also been covered on over 50 occasions on over 10 media platforms like Channel News Asia (CNA), Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), Vietnam’s QK TV and Straits Times (ST).

He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy and will complete his Master of Training & Development (MTD) Program in 2016.

Marco Low

Associate Consultant

Marco Low

Citibank Consumer Bank Training Director, Championed Citibank in 2009 & 2010 towards achieving the Singapore Human Resource Awards – Leading HR Practices Award in Learning & Human Capital Development, UOB Regional Training Lead for Asian Countries, Multi-award recipient for Wealth Management Advisory, successfully lead sales teams towards over achieving their business goals

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Leadership Suite: First Day Readiness for New Managers, Leading With Impact, Adaptive Leadership Styles, Performance Management & Talent Developmental Career Map, Sales Leadership Management

Personal Mastery: Influencing2Win, Assertive Communication, Present Like a Pro, Conflict Management

Compliance: Know Your Client, Customer Due Diligence Towards Financial Crime Risks,

Sales: Consultative Advisory Skills, Emotional Questioning Techniques, Financial Planning, Wealth Management Advisory, Retirement & Legacy Planning, Engaging to Perform, Prospecting 2 Win

CERTIFICATIONS:

Associate Financial Planner (AFP), DISC Certified & DOPE Theory Certified.

Marco Low

Citibank Consumer Bank Training Director, Championed Citibank in 2009 & 2010 towards achieving the Singapore Human Resource Awards – Leading HR Practices Award in Learning & Human Capital Development, UOB Regional Training Lead for Asian Countries, Multi-award recipient for Wealth Management Advisory, successfully lead sales teams towards over achieving their business goals

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Leadership Suite: First Day Readiness for New Managers, Leading With Impact, Adaptive Leadership Styles, Performance Management & Talent Developmental Career Map, Sales Leadership Management

Personal Mastery: Influencing2Win, Assertive Communication, Present Like a Pro, Conflict Management

Compliance: Know Your Client, Customer Due Diligence Towards Financial Crime Risks,

Sales: Consultative Advisory Skills, Emotional Questioning Techniques, Financial Planning, Wealth Management Advisory, Retirement & Legacy Planning, Engaging to Perform, Prospecting 2 Win

CERTIFICATIONS:

Associate Financial Planner (AFP), DISC Certified & DOPE Theory Certified.

Matthieu Mielet

Senior Associate Consultant

Matthieu Mielet

Matthieu has extensive expertise in Retail, Sales & Marketing and has been a consultant for Cegos L&D training company since 2008 with training delivery throughout Asia (China, Japan, ASEAN, Australia), Middle East (Dubai) and Europe.  He has also been Managing Director of the French Couture house “Maison Matthieu AIME” (premium clothing) since 2011, Entrepreneur & Investor in SME business (retail, design), and SAMSARA Worldwide Hotel: brands portfolio manager (Asia).

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Luxury Retail Sales: Art of Selling, NLP Sales, Consultative selling, in-store sales coaching, brand ceremony & signatures, cross culture sales, luxury senses

Luxury Retail Management: Store management, team management & leadership, retail coaching, managing KPI to actions

Luxury Sales and Retail Content Development: Multi-format (classroom training, in-store sales coaching, micro courses, role plays database, train the trainer, digital content, assessment)

Store Management Excellence: Design and facilitation of a 9 days program for store managers (Luxury Industry Insights, From Store KPI to Actions, Managing my team and daily store operations)

Matthieu Mielet

Matthieu has extensive expertise in Retail, Sales & Marketing and has been a consultant for Cegos L&D training company since 2008 with training delivery throughout Asia (China, Japan, ASEAN, Australia), Middle East (Dubai) and Europe.  He has also been Managing Director of the French Couture house “Maison Matthieu AIME” (premium clothing) since 2011, Entrepreneur & Investor in SME business (retail, design), and SAMSARA Worldwide Hotel: brands portfolio manager (Asia).

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Luxury Retail Sales: Art of Selling, NLP Sales, Consultative selling, in-store sales coaching, brand ceremony & signatures, cross culture sales, luxury senses

Luxury Retail Management: Store management, team management & leadership, retail coaching, managing KPI to actions

Luxury Sales and Retail Content Development: Multi-format (classroom training, in-store sales coaching, micro courses, role plays database, train the trainer, digital content, assessment)

Store Management Excellence: Design and facilitation of a 9 days program for store managers (Luxury Industry Insights, From Store KPI to Actions, Managing my team and daily store operations)

Paul Marks

Senior Associate Consultant

Paul Marks

Paul is the Founder and Managing Director of Change Works Ltd. Paul has been living and working in Asia for over 18 years. He has trained, coached and work with leaders and teams from over 35 countries ranging from MNCs, Universities, Government bodies, local SMEs as well as individuals.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Commercial excellence: Sales, Marketing, interpersonal Communications, Negotiations, Leadership & Manager Development (Across functional areas – including Commercial), Cross Cultural Business Relationships, Corporate Cross Cultural Team Building, Negotiations,Assertiveness and Business Networking

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Professional Coach and Mentor (CCMP)
  • Advanced Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring
  • Certificate in Performance Coaching (accredited and recognised by ICF)
  • Certified Practitioner and Trainer in MBTI assessment
  • Certified Brain-based Coach from Institute of Neuro-Leadership
  • Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Positive Psychology
  • Personally trained and certified by Dr Jack Cranfield as world-class trainer for The Success
  • Principles and Personal Excellence Program

Paul Marks

Paul is the Founder and Managing Director of Change Works Ltd. Paul has been living and working in Asia for over 18 years. He has trained, coached and work with leaders and teams from over 35 countries ranging from MNCs, Universities, Government bodies, local SMEs as well as individuals.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Commercial excellence: Sales, Marketing, interpersonal Communications, Negotiations, Leadership & Manager Development (Across functional areas – including Commercial), Cross Cultural Business Relationships, Corporate Cross Cultural Team Building, Negotiations,Assertiveness and Business Networking

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Professional Coach and Mentor (CCMP)
  • Advanced Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring
  • Certificate in Performance Coaching (accredited and recognised by ICF)
  • Certified Practitioner and Trainer in MBTI assessment
  • Certified Brain-based Coach from Institute of Neuro-Leadership
  • Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Positive Psychology
  • Personally trained and certified by Dr Jack Cranfield as world-class trainer for The Success
  • Principles and Personal Excellence Program

Byron Nifakis

Associate Consultant

Byron Nifakis

Byron has 20 years experience in Information Technology, as a trainer, project manager, pre-sales support, solution architect and operations manager.

Byron taught business application usage (8 years) in French and English (Canada), and has taught project management and related content (4 years) in English (South-East Asia)

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Project Management, Business Analysis, Health and Wellness, Network Marketing, Leadership

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) – PMI
  • Agile Project Management Practitioner – APMG
  • Scrum Master Certified – SCRUMstudy
  • Certified 5-PATH Hypnotherapist – Calvin Banyan
  • Certified NLP Practitioner – Adam Khoo LTG

 

Byron Nifakis

Byron has 20 years experience in Information Technology, as a trainer, project manager, pre-sales support, solution architect and operations manager.

Byron taught business application usage (8 years) in French and English (Canada), and has taught project management and related content (4 years) in English (South-East Asia)

John Ong

Senior Associate Consultant

John Ong

John has 20 years of corporate experience starting from sales to key account management and business development, before transferring to channels training and development in Southeast Asia. Just one stint as a channels training and development manager for Southeast Asia was all it took to trigger his passion to totally devote the next 20 years of his career to corporate training and coaching. In 2009 John joined Cegos Asia Pacific.

The synergy of strategic thinking and behavioural models of self-leadership has enabled his clients to achieve the desired performance, even in tough times. This makes topics such as ‘Self-Leadership for Service and Sales Success’, ‘Self-leadership during Organisational Change’ and ‘Self-leadership to Delight the Difficult Customers’, among his favourite. John holds a Diploma in Marketing (CIMUK), BSc. In Psychology(Australia), MBA, Strategic Management & Human Resource Development (UK) and various certifications in behavioural sciences as in Neuro Linguistic Programming(NLP) Master Practitioner (USA).

Most recent comments: “everything is good, very useful, packed yet very enjoyable and fun.”

John Ong

John has 20 years of corporate experience starting from sales to key account management and business development, before transferring to channels training and development in Southeast Asia. Just one stint as a channels training and development manager for Southeast Asia was all it took to trigger his passion to totally devote the next 20 years of his career to corporate training and coaching. In 2009 John joined Cegos Asia Pacific.

The synergy of strategic thinking and behavioural models of self-leadership has enabled his clients to achieve the desired performance, even in tough times. This makes topics such as ‘Self-Leadership for Service and Sales Success’, ‘Self-leadership during Organisational Change’ and ‘Self-leadership to Delight the Difficult Customers’, among his favourite. John holds a Diploma in Marketing (CIMUK), BSc. In Psychology(Australia), MBA, Strategic Management & Human Resource Development (UK) and various certifications in behavioural sciences as in Neuro Linguistic Programming(NLP) Master Practitioner (USA).

Most recent comments: “everything is good, very useful, packed yet very enjoyable and fun.”

Don Rapley

Senior Associate Consultant

Don Rapley

Don joined Cegos in 2015 with a broad experience of training and coaching in multicultural and international environments.

He specializes in creating powerful learning experience that help leaders to build trustful relationships and deliver outstanding team performance. He has worked extensively in Europe, Asia, USA and the Middle East and having lived for most of his career in France, is now based in Singapore.

Don is a also Certified Coach from Transformance in Paris, a member of ICF (International Coach Federation) and an accredited practitioner for MBTI and DiSC.

” What I appreciate about Don is his energy and ability to deliver consistently outstanding programs that people remember for a long time. He gets people working together, learning from each other and wanting to change “

Don Rapley

Don joined Cegos in 2015 with a broad experience of training and coaching in multicultural and international environments.

He specializes in creating powerful learning experience that help leaders to build trustful relationships and deliver outstanding team performance. He has worked extensively in Europe, Asia, USA and the Middle East and having lived for most of his career in France, is now based in Singapore.

Don is a also Certified Coach from Transformance in Paris, a member of ICF (International Coach Federation) and an accredited practitioner for MBTI and DiSC.

” What I appreciate about Don is his energy and ability to deliver consistently outstanding programs that people remember for a long time. He gets people working together, learning from each other and wanting to change “

Eduardo Teodoro G. Reyes

Senior Associate Consultant

Eduardo Teodoro G. Reyes

Eduardo has over 26 years of experience in MNCs on Business, Project and People Management, Sales, and Business Development.  He covered the Philippines, and subsequently, ASEAN and Korea markets.

Eduardo’s strong leadership skills and keen sense of knowing how to best approach specific markets was honed during the 20 years he was with Kodak Philippines, Ltd. as he handled their Document Imaging and Service Bureau as Sales, Marketing and Country Business Manager (1994-2004) before becoming the ASEAN CLUSTER General Manager for Entertainment Imaging (2004-2011) then as Country Manager for the Graphics Communication Group (2011-2013) handling Offset-Digital Plate Setters/Digital Printers-Electrophotography & Inkjet/Unified Enterprise Workflow SW).

He served as Country General Manager for Kodak Philippines, Ltd from 2007 to 2013. He then moved as the Executive Vice President and General Manager for UBIX Corporation, an exclusive distributor of Konica Minolta of Japan, until 2014.

Eduardo’s sincere desire to help others grow their potential is evidenced by the relationships he has built and sustained, and by his love for continuous learning.

 

Eduardo Teodoro G. Reyes

Eduardo has over 26 years of experience in MNCs on Business, Project and People Management, Sales, and Business Development.  He covered the Philippines, and subsequently, ASEAN and Korea markets.

Eduardo’s strong leadership skills and keen sense of knowing how to best approach specific markets was honed during the 20 years he was with Kodak Philippines, Ltd. as he handled their Document Imaging and Service Bureau as Sales, Marketing and Country Business Manager (1994-2004) before becoming the ASEAN CLUSTER General Manager for Entertainment Imaging (2004-2011) then as Country Manager for the Graphics Communication Group (2011-2013) handling Offset-Digital Plate Setters/Digital Printers-Electrophotography & Inkjet/Unified Enterprise Workflow SW).

He served as Country General Manager for Kodak Philippines, Ltd from 2007 to 2013. He then moved as the Executive Vice President and General Manager for UBIX Corporation, an exclusive distributor of Konica Minolta of Japan, until 2014.

Eduardo’s sincere desire to help others grow their potential is evidenced by the relationships he has built and sustained, and by his love for continuous learning.

Neil Stoneham

Associate Consultant

Neil Stoneham

Neil helps people and businesses communicate in a clear, focused and engaging way. He does this through a mix of consultancy, training, and copywriting.

Neil’s company, Voxtree– started in the UK and has now expanded to Asia, where they work with anybody who needs to boost their communications so that they engage and connect more successfully.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Cross-cultural communication in business using International English, Copywriting, General Business Writing – emails, reports, social media, etc., Presentation Skills

Neil Stoneham

Neil helps people and businesses communicate in a clear, focused and engaging way. He does this through a mix of consultancy, training, and copywriting.

Neil’s company, Voxtree– started in the UK and has now expanded to Asia, where they work with anybody who needs to boost their communications so that they engage and connect more successfully.

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Cross-cultural communication in business using International English, Copywriting, General Business Writing – emails, reports, social media, etc., Presentation Skills

Swee Heng Tan

Associate Consultant

Swee Heng Tan

Swee Heng joined Cegos in 2014, after an exciting career in management and Human Resource in both the public and private sectors.

He specialises in solution-focused coaching, thinking skills, management development, high performance teams and transforming organisational culture.

He is a certified coach in Solution-Focus, Enneagram, Action-Reflection-Learning and Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder-centred coaching. Swee Heng is also accredited with the Lifestyle Inventory, Leadership Impact and Social Style systems.

Swee Heng is an experienced executive coach, facilitator and trainer in Asia Pacific. He contributes to his clients’ success in 3 ways:

  • Help leaders and organisations to think better for more effective behaviours and outcomes
  • Coach leaders and teams to be effective in managing work and relationships
  • Help leaders to develop a positive team and organisational culture of solution-focused mindsets and behaviours

Clients include Monetary Authority of Singapore, Ernst & Young, Singtel, DBS Bank, Reed Exhibitions, Jebsen & Jessen Group, Damen Shipyards, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre among others.

“Never before have I received so many positive feedback from a regional leadership programme that we have invested. This is one training initiative that makes the impact and delivers the returns” Mr. Paul Beh, Regional President, Reed Exhibitions Asia Pacific

Swee Heng Tan

Swee Heng joined Cegos in 2014, after an exciting career in management and Human Resource in both the public and private sectors.

He specialises in solution-focused coaching, thinking skills, management development, high performance teams and transforming organisational culture.

He is a certified coach in Solution-Focus, Enneagram, Action-Reflection-Learning and Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder-centred coaching. Swee Heng is also accredited with the Lifestyle Inventory, Leadership Impact and Social Style systems.

Swee Heng is an experienced executive coach, facilitator and trainer in Asia Pacific. He contributes to his clients’ success in 3 ways:

  • Help leaders and organisations to think better for more effective behaviours and outcomes
  • Coach leaders and teams to be effective in managing work and relationships
  • Help leaders to develop a positive team and organisational culture of solution-focused mindsets and behaviours

Doreen Teo

Associate Consultant

Doreen Teo

Doreen joined Cegos in 2015 to deliver behavioural training for one of its key customer.   An engaging facilitator and accredited coach, Doreen is experienced in facilitating multi-cultural groups, having done so in 12 different countries over 20 years.

Doreen has a special interest in career development, change and transition issues; having coached individuals to achieve career breakthroughs and in career/role transitions for the past 12 years.  With a counselling and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) background, she also enjoys training on a variety of intra-interpersonal topics such as anger and anxiety management, career development, change and transition, coaching and facilitation, communication and influence, counselling skills, diversity and inclusion, feedback skills, leadership skills and stress management etc.

Doreen has a master degree in Training and Development and is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and International Association of Facilitators (IAF).

Doreen Teo

Doreen joined Cegos in 2015 to deliver behavioural training for one of its key customer.   An engaging facilitator and accredited coach, Doreen is experienced in facilitating multi-cultural groups, having done so in 12 different countries over 20 years.

Doreen has a special interest in career development, change and transition issues; having coached individuals to achieve career breakthroughs and in career/role transitions for the past 12 years.  With a counselling and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) background, she also enjoys training on a variety of intra-interpersonal topics such as anger and anxiety management, career development, change and transition, coaching and facilitation, communication and influence, counselling skills, diversity and inclusion, feedback skills, leadership skills and stress management etc.

Doreen has a master degree in Training and Development and is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and International Association of Facilitators (IAF).

Stephen Yong

Associate Consultant

Stephen Yong

Stephen has provided consultancy, facilitation and coaching services to wide spectrum of multinationals including international banks in Asia over the past 14 years. Prior to this, Stephen was the country learning manager at JPMorgan later with ABN AMRO as a regional learning advisor for their private bank in Asia and their retail network in Singapore.

He currently provides performance enrichment services specializing in delivering high-quality Leadership Programs, and HR Programs. For example he was part of BP global faculty supporting their leadership programs in Asia. He is also part of the global faculty for Bayer in delivering effective performance conversations. He travels regularly for assignments to Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, China, the Philippines, Australia, Vietnam, Japan, and Thailand.

Stephen has a Masters in HRD from GWU and is certified in a variety of assessment tools such as the MBTI (Step I, II), Firo-B, Team Management Systems, Belbin Team Roles, Linkage LAI 360, Emergenetics, Team Management System, the Inventory of Leadership Styles (ILS), Hogan Assessments, Strong Interest Inventory, Benchmarks (360), Skillscope (360) and DiSC profiling tools. He is also familiar with the HHG, TKI, Herman Brain Dominance Instrument, Strengths-Finder 2.0, the Change Style Inventory (CSI), Kolb Learning Styles, Global Executive Leadership Inventory (GELI) and Social Styles. Stephen uses these instruments in assessing talent in leadership development interventions such as programs and coaching. Stephen has trained behavioral interviewing skills for selection/interviewing managers for organizations such as JPMorgan and ABN AMRO.

As a coach, Stephen believes that everyone’s potential to grow and excel is a self-directed choice away. Each coaching session is structured to provide an opportunity to seek effective solutions in a safe, positive and consultative relationship with the coach. Stephen believes that each person must find his/her way and as a coach, he acts as an authentic guide in a challenging part of the person’s life journey. Stephen’s role is to ensure that he is out of a job as a coach so that the person can build the necessary resilience – mental and emotional strength – to face challenges in the workplace.

A sample of his clients include BNP Paribas, M1, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan, UBS, Mastercard, BP, ABN AMRO, Shell, Barclays, Visa, Jones Lang LaSalle, RBS, Singtel, Sumitomo Bank, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, Kimberly-Clarke, Economic Development Board (EDB), BASF, RBC, EDS, IDC, Linde Gas, The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Credit Suisse, American Express, Coutts (RBS), HSBC, AXA, ING, Reed Elsevier, US Aid (Indonesia), Cisco Systems, JF Pearson

Stephen Yong

Stephen has provided consultancy, facilitation and coaching services to wide spectrum of multinationals including international banks in Asia over the past 14 years. Prior to this, Stephen was the country learning manager at JPMorgan later with ABN AMRO as a regional learning advisor for their private bank in Asia and their retail network in Singapore.

He currently provides performance enrichment services specializing in delivering high-quality Leadership Programs, and HR Programs. For example he was part of BP global faculty supporting their leadership programs in Asia. He is also part of the global faculty for Bayer in delivering effective performance conversations. He travels regularly for assignments to Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, China, the Philippines, Australia, Vietnam, Japan, and Thailand.

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This means we’ll listen to you. We’ll be flexible. We’ll help you achieve your goals. And we’ll be passionate – about your work, about ours, and about our partnership.

We’re as committed to your business as we are to our own – because it's our business to help you succeed.

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