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Anil Das JTC Corp
Occupation : Senior Management
Industries : Consulting , Government , Healthcare , Logistics
General management senior executive with significant experience in strategic planning, workforce development and fostering innovation. Portfolio career in both private and public sectors:

Karen Tan Yu Xiu
Activity Assistant at Singapore Association for Mental Health

Kelvin Wee
Occupation : Senior Management
Professionally, I am the head of IT for Contract Logistics in a German MNC. Been here for over 22 years and lead a team of more than 150 IT professionals across APAC. Was in a Singapore GLC for 10 years prior and left as Head of IT for one of their SBAs. Both roles had mentoring as well as coaching responsibilities. I am currently mentor to 5 senior managers in the company.

I have also been involved in non-work coaching for a number of years and am accredited by International Coaching Federation (ACC) via NLI's Brain Based Coaching Certification. I was also a mentor with Boys' Town's Youth at Risk program and was Mentor of the Year in 2016.

I would be keen to assist if given the opportunity.

Kent Choi
Occupation : Professional
Kent is a finance professional in the wealth management space. After progressing through various roles in banking, he presently leads a team of diverse and high performing bankers. Trained as an engineer, he started his career in the semiconductor industry and is thankful for the exposure, experiences and perspectives that his professional journey has afforded him. He believes in the importance of gaining greater self-awareness and to have a growth mindset. He finds purpose to help others to have a more considered, purpose-led and fulfilled life.

Kent graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He also has Masters degrees in Applied Finance and Wealth Management from the Singapore Management University. Kent is also a trained coach. If he weren’t a banker he would have been a photographer with National Geographic.
Programs : UNACOV 3

Kit Lim
Occupation : Executive
I am a pro-active and commercially-driven business development professional who has spent the last decade consulting senior lawyers in AmLaw 100 law firms, developing strategies to achieve their business objectives.

Passionate about helping individuals channel their inner positive best, I enjoy coaching people to help them find solutions to their problem and leveraging the power of an inclusive culture to enhance capability, engagement and performance for the organisation.

I am also passionate about personal well-being and mindfulness at the workplace and have been actively involved in these causes.
Programs : UNACOV 2

Kristabel Quek
Occupation : Business owner / Director
Kristabel specializes in innovation management and entrepreneurship. She believes in creating value, virtuous communities and ecosystems. With background in materials engineering, Kristabel ventured into technology transfer, focusing on using technopreneurship, entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship to bring ideas to commercial market.

Laletha Nithiyanandan
Managing Director, Behavioural Consulting Group; Co-Founder, Made of Brilliance, Catalyst, Gastro-geography of Singapore; serial entrepreneur, a strong advocate for business with a heart; more than 30 years in talent solutions and HR consulting in Asia. She has held senior leadership roles within Kelly Services, Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Services in the Asia Pacific region and is the founder of Business Trends.
She is passionate about growing local edible plants, educating on the application of local produce.

Lee Jin Hwui
Senior business leader and change driver with proven track record in public service, higher education, packaging, supply chain and transport logistics across regional markets.

More than 20 years of deep cross-industry HR business partnering, talent/organisational development, talent acquisition, employee engagement, industrial relations, compensation and benefits expertise in leadership roles amplifying employer brands, supporting growth and building teams.

Collaborative team player, creative problem solver with high empathy skills. Possess breadth and depth of experience harnessing synergies in large and complex cross-cultural organisations and ecosystems.
Programs : UNACOV 1

Lee Junior
Occupation : Business owner / Director
A VC, Business Owner and Entrepreneur-in-Residence by profession, a mentor, teacher and loving father & husband by passion, who seeks to become a better man every day.

Leon Toh
Leon Toh is the Executive Director of Damson Capital, an impact investment and advisory firm, focused on developing companies in Asia. Damson backs early-stage entrepreneurs building world changing companies that can produce high financial returns and have scalable social impact to the world

Founded in 2015 and based in Singapore, Damson seeks to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through enterprise based solutions, with Asia as our primary focus.

Aliya Patel Life COACH
Occupation : Professional
Industries : Education , Healthcare , Learning & Development , Marketing , Non-Profit / Philanthropy , Other , Social Service
I am a blessed mom of two & yes I am a Millenial Coach & Mentor . I am determined towards my self development so that I can serve my service to the Millennials in a Compassionate & healthy manner .
I strongly believe with this statement ( Counselling is as effective as , if the counsellor lives his/her life effectively ) as this statement is not only for counsellor but for each person whether a mom , a professional, an executive,a doctor etc . If we take care of our mental, physical ,emotional & spiritual health then we are in a good position to serve humanity. Therefore self development is a continuous journey.
Programs : CPM , AIM CPM Practicum 2021 Jan , AIM-21 2

Darren Tan LifeWorks Associates
Occupation : Business owner / Director
"I have been involved in Coaching, Training and Conference Speaking for the last 30 years. I speak on overcoming challenges, transformational leadership, personal mastery, enriching relationships and innovative change. I am passionate about helping the individual achieve an integrated life, with their work and life in synergy, mutually reinforcing each other to achieve optimal fulfillment. My training is in Social Work, which also includes special programs in Quality in the Workplace and also Youth Work. In addition, I am also trained in counseling, family therapy and human resource management. I am a Master Practitioner of NLP and an Action Learning Coach. I am also certified in the Emergenetics and Extended DISC Profiling Tools.
I am a certified Family Coach with Focus on the Family, Singapore. I am a certified facilitator for the “Love Notes” Marriage Preparation Workshop and am a licensed marriage solemnizer with the Ministry of Social and Family Development. I have helped couples through marriage preparation and marriage counseling for 20 years. I am a Family Life Ambassador with the Ministry of Social and Family Development since 2006.
I am an active NSman, having served for the last 30 years. I hold the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and was the Commanding Officer of a NS Infantry Battalion of 800 men. I was awarded the SAF NSman of the Year in 2016 and the Pingat Perhargaan (Tentera) or the Commendation Medal on National Day 2017 by the President of Singapore. "
Programs : UNACOV 1 , CPM

Occupation : Business owner / Director
Industries : Consulting , Finance/Insurance , Human Resource , Learning & Development , Technology
I am a Mentor and Executive Coach, based out of Mumbai (India). I have done Business and Leadership roles for 25+ years in firms like L&T, GE, FIDELITY, CRISIL (S&P GLOBAL company).
I am a PCC credentialed Coach from ICF (USA). I have worked with nearly 150 coachees and mentees across 15 countries. I have close to 1800+ hrs of Coaching and Mentoring experience, including helping NGOs and Colleges. I am a Fellow of Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School affiliate. I have completed my Coach Training at CCL (Singapore). I am an Electrical Engineer and MBA in Finance from India's leading Business School.

Lim Yu Ting
Occupation : Executive
Yu Ting is an explorer and lover of life. Her journey started more than 20 years ago when she first contemplated long and hard over the question ‘Who Am I?’. This set her tumbling down the rabbit hole and led her on a journey of self-discovery and reconnecting with her authentic self. From 10-day silent retreats to week long juice-fasts and Shaolin Martial Arts training in the mountains, she has her fair share of stories to share. She believes everyone has the potential within them waiting to be unlocked and she hopes to be there to walk alongside them on the journey.

Today, Yu Ting is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation.

Loius Chan
Occupation : Entrepreneur
Hi, my name is Loius Chan. Why it is Loius but not Louis although it is the same pronunciation, I want to be unique in the way that I am different to other, at least in term of name. I am a 30 years old guy, fortunate enough to further study my master degree in the United Kingdom. It gives me the chance to travel to different countries around the world and expand my knowledge by meeting with different people, and most importantly, see life in a totally different way. However, unfortunately too, I was admitted to Tan Tock Seng Hospital for 2 weeks and stayed in ICU for more than 3 days. It was a terrible experience which I contracted dengue and virus infection from a business trip to Maldives. It put my life under risk because the virus was so rare to a level that even doctors cannot explain about it. Not even a single dengue patient before can be as severe as me. This experience again, gives me a brand new perspective of life.

In addition, after being discharged from hospital, my wish to restarting my normal life was again hammered by my previous employer who didn't pay me the salary for 1 year. In the end, many people questioned my loyalty however I still believe I made a correct decision because it made me into a better person.

All these experiences have given me a brand new perspective about life and fully understand the meaning of YOLO. I decided to venture into entrepreneurship and major in digital marketing, with mentor-ship guidance from a reputable mentor of mine. Since then, I have been giving coaching and advice to the people who needs direction. I believe the greatest satisfaction is not about the amount of money earned, but the number of people we have helped. Keep in touch.

Malathi C K
Software professional with 10 years of experience in web development. Proficient in gathering requirement, developing project plans, designing prototypes, user interface development. A travel lover who loves to learn interesting things.
Programs : UNACOV 1

Maniyadeth Narayanan
Occupation : Entrepreneur
Industries : Consulting , Learning & Development , Other , Technology
I am an experienced Executive Coach specializing in Career Coaching, Leadership Development and business skills training. I have successfully coached 600+ senior and mid-level executives in multiple industries. I also have held 200+ training and facilitation sessions. Prior to this, I have held senior leadership positions in Fortune 500 multinational companies.

Marcus Tan
Occupation : Business owner / Director
Business Builder and Leader with extensive experience in delivering strategically significant end to end solutions in industries relating to Digital Marketing Strategy and Partnerships, Advertising Programmatic Ad Ecosystems, Social Media and Social Network Platform strategy, Digital Analytic with Deep Machine Learning Methodology and Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence sectors. Diverse experience in international settings across Southeast Asia, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, USA, Europe including Germany, Britain, Spain & Russia.
Excellent Business and Commercial Acumen with an outstanding record in achieving or out-performing revenue targets and notable successes in Sales Management Systems, Business Development & Marketing Strategies. Proven ability to manage and work with large, cross-functional & multicultural teams in the delivery of multiple concurrent projects.
A persuasive communicator with excellent presentation skills and ability to build high-performance teams that have served as a growth catalyst and infuse productive energy into the working environment. Excellent ability in engaging clients, corporate partners, internal and external stakeholders at all levels to bring business growth and achieve organizational KPIs.
Programs : UNACOV 1

Md Hazril Rosle
Occupation : Professional
Industries : Consulting , Education , Government , Learning & Development
With more than 10 years of coaching and training advisory experience in both public and private sector. Mr Md Hazril is an experienced facilitator in empowering individuals to be aware of their own values, strengths and personalities so that they can maximise their potential. His experience in diverse engagements with participants of different profiles such as back to work mothers, students, NS men’s, seniors, in mates etc allows him to be able to understand and address the varying needs of his participants.

His professional certification as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GDCF), Advanced Certificate in Career Development Facilitation and Advanced Diploma in Psychology, further equips him to conduct various personality and skills profiling which gives him a competitive edge as a career facilitator. 

Sumit Jasoria Meero
Occupation : Senior Management
Industries : Consulting , Marketing , Media , Services , Technology , Telecom , Venture Capital / Private Equity
I head the India business of Meero, the AI photography company. Prior to this I was working with Rocket Internet in building an e-commerce platform in South East Asia which was acquired by Alibaba in 2018.
Programs : UNACOV 3

Occupation : Business owner / Director
Industries : Consulting , Manufacturing , Marketing
BakChai Tan grew up in Malaysia and has worked and live internationally - in the US, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, China and Malaysia - in industries such as building and air-conditioning services, equipment design and integration and electronic manufacturing services.

His experience ranges over a number of areas of operational leadership including training, application and coaching in the elements of inspirational leadership and skill development. He partners Senior Executives as they navigate the growing complexity of today's business environment and balance the paradoxical demands that affect leaders.

BakChai has many years of operational leadership experience at the executive level and the nature of his assignments have included turnaround for underperforming teams with coaching-style leadership, coaching and grooming senior individuals around business skills and preparing them to assume their next leadership roles, interpersonal skills and the full spectrum covered by leadership and management competency.

BakChai’s inter-cultural and wide-ranging background adds diversity and depth to his executive coaching practice. His approach is designed to support the growth of leaders in building and sustaining their organisation’s value creation capacity. BakChai focuses on developing executives to ensure their growth is aligned with the Vision, Values, and Strategy of the organisation in which they work. He helps executives leverage their strengths while developing new leadership behaviours that support the organisation. His work delivers long-term, positive results. He has helped his clients make better decisions, form stronger alliances, develop more coherent strategies, crystallise their intent, clarify their thinking, and motivated them to be their best.
BakChai’s management experience includes the position of Marketing Manager for the Asia Pacific region for a US-based multinational company and General Manager, managing multiple manufacturing sites in China.
Programs : UNACOV 4 , AIM-21 2 , AIM-21 3 , AIM-21 4

Pritam Kaur Metta School for special needs studentd
Occupation : Professional
Industries : Education
I am teaching students with special needs for the past 16 years. I had worked fews years at Mnistry of Defence and as a Teacher Aide at British International school (Tanglin Trust). I stayed in Canada for a few years.
Programs : UNACOV 4

Thy-Diep Ta Mindful Coaching Academy
Occupation : Business owner / Director
Industries : Consulting , Education , Finance/Insurance , Technology
Yip is entrepreneur, executive coach, certified mindfulness trainer and former Management Consultant in project lead role at McKinsey & Co. She holds an MBA from INSEAD business school and is the author of the book "Beautiful Brains change tomorrow... today". Her expertise is in supporting fellow humans become better listeners (to themselves, and to others) through mindful coaching.
Programs : UNACOV 5

Divya Nagarajan MINDGEN PTE LTD
Occupation : Business owner / Director
Industries : Advertising , Consulting , Food & Beverage , Marketing

I am a passionate, driven , entrepreneurial leader enabling agile innovation through real-time consumer insights. I have worked both in the B2B and B2C sectors leading teams with diversity in organisations like Givaudan, Starcom, Lotte confectionery and in Henkel. I have a wide range of experience in marketing, consumer insights, business development, impacting product design & business. I believe in empowering people to reach their aspirations & goals. My motto is "Carpe Diem - Seize the day".
Programs : UNACOV 3

Anupma Tiwary Ministry of Education
Occupation : Professional
Industries : Education , Government , Learning & Development , Other
I am committed to being in the helping profession and to develop the young. I see myself in multiple roles as a guide, a confidante, a de facto parent at times and a friend to my clients and stakeholders. I believe by doing so I can contribute to building the community. The way forward is to pay it forward and life is a cycle and an ecosystem.
Programs : AIM-21 1 , AIM-21 3

Matthew Soon Min Hian Ministry of Education
Occupation : Professional
Industries : Education
Matthew Soon has more than 2 decades of Human Resource Development experiences with both the private and public organisations in sectors such as maritime, land transport, social service and education. His expertise in HRD, both as a practitioner and in managerial roles covers the learning and development, organisational capability development, talent management and performance management. His passion is to be the enabler, one can rely upon on matters of personal development, professional growth or even to construct one’s personal meaning in life.

Areas that I could contribute in are:
i. leadership
ii. career resilience
iii. personal well-being
iv. mentees interested in human resource management (HRM) and development (HRD) related sectors/careers
v. mentees interested in training, education, counselling and coaching related careers
vi. career transition and charting career development
vii. career interests discovery & self awareness
Programs : CPM

MK Liew MK Consulting
Occupation : Business owner / Director
Over 40 years in HR in both local and MNCs throughout the Asia Pacific region in managing and setting up operations. Currently with TADM in providing advisory to employers and employees on employment matters

Monica Menon
Founder of RITE Preschool, Medan Indonesia, Founder of Words Worth T & L and Education and Adjunct Lecturer/Tutor and Practicum Supervisor with National Institute of Education, Pedagogy expert, Curriculum Designer and Regional Teacher Trainer for Cambridge Assessments and Hodder Education (UK).

Rajeev Krishnan NA
Occupation : Business owner / Director
Industries : Education , Engineering , Manufacturing , Other , Technology , Telecom
20+ years of Progressive Experience in India/SWA & MEA market working with Engineering, Scientific & Industrial Business providing solutions in the field of Test, Measurement, Simulation, Control & Automation. I have worked with a wide range of Industries from Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Manufacturing, R&D to Manufacturing. Responsible for Growing Revenues, Scaling Operations, Building Customers, People & Partners with a Complete understanding of the P/L

Natalia Tuson
Occupation : Senior Management
Industries : Finance/Insurance , Other
Have been living and working in Singapore for almost 10 years and prior to this lived and worked in London also for 10 years. Am Russian by origin, grew up in Algeria and Ukraine. Have international outlook. Am well travelled - visited 87 countries. Interested in culture, history, heritage. Would like to offer to be mentor and to help and inspire mentee to view the world and problems from different perspective and to help mentee to find solution to make the situation better.
Programs : UNACOV 5

Saravanan Naturopathic Therapies Clinic Pte Ltd
Occupation : Business owner / Director
Speaker Profile

Saravanan provides remedial solutions to illness, and disruptive emotions. He is a Professional Naturopathic physician trained in Sydney Australia. Montreal and India.
He is the founder of Accelerated Healing Methods (AHM). Accelerated healing methods are therapy methods that brings spontaneous or quick relieve at emotional, mental and physical level. BioFINity technology, Meridian Pulse therapy, Wave technique, are some of his techniques he created. CTC and Wealth Manifestation are other techniques that has been recognised as Accelerated Healing Methods.
He is also a psychotherapist and he uses Systemic Family Constellation Therapy, Creative Trauma Clearance (CTC), Body Talk, Solution Focus, Life Line Therapy and more. He is a board certified hypnotherapist.
He is an energy medicine scientist; he has used his engineering background to create energy tool which is now being used widely for wellness and therapy. He created the technology, which he has termed as BioFINity is revolutionising the energy medicine industry. He is also a Reiki Master of Tera Mai and Usui methods.
At his Naturopathic Therapies Clinic Pte Ltd, he helps to care for and support
Diabetes, Cholesterol, Hypertension (Metabolic Disorders)
Skin Challenges
Thank you

Saravanan ND, CH, DMD, D. Nutrition, TCTC
Naturopathic Physician

Christina Lu Maxwell Neste
Occupation : Senior Management
Industries : Engineering , Human Resource , Oil & Gas , Sustainability
Christina is a strategic HR leader with extensive experience in culture transformation & organisation development in start-ups, new businesses, merger & acquisition and joint ventures. She is respected for coaching senior leaders, spotting talents and delivering business results through successful human capital strategies.
Programs : UNACOV 4 , UNACOV 3 , AIM-21 3

Karen Tok none
Occupation : Business owner / Director
Industries : Consulting , Human Resource , Non-Profit / Philanthropy , Services , Venture Capital / Private Equity
Karen is an Inspirational Speaker, Thought Leader on A New Way to Win, and Founder of award-winning biotechnology recruitment firm, ScienTec Consulting Pte Ltd. A highly dynamic individual and forward-thinking business leader, Karen was nominated for the Great Woman of Our Times Award 2018 by Woman’s Weekly Magazine and a recipient of the merit award for Shell LiveWire Young Business Start-up Award 2005.

Karen is a visionary self-starter who attained outstanding entrepreneurial success despite being written off as an academic no-hoper with a learning disability. With a seed capital of S$10,000, she built a thriving business valued at S$10 million dollars at the time of trade sales some 12 years later. Under her helm, ScienTec won over 20 prestigious industry awards and expanded its Biotech and Pharmaceutical headhunting services to other verticals and related services.

A pioneer in the biotechnology recruitment industry, Karen quickly became a much sought-after opinion leader for the industry and was often quoted in Singapore’s mainstream media on the pulse of the industry. Her entrepreneurial success story was featured in many media outlets including The Straits Times, Her World, Forward – Shell LiveWire’s book on entrepreneurship, 938Live! Money FM 89.3, to name a few. Her thought leadership articles have also been extensively published in The Sunday Times, and industry publications such as Human Resource, HRM and BioSpectrum.

Karen is an avid lifelong learner and a firm-believer in personal transformation. She believes that with the right tools, anyone can achieve their life goals. Based on the many triumphs, challenges, peaks and troughs of her business and personal experiences, Karen developed a winning formula on A New Way to Win – one that is designed to help people overcome their setbacks and fear of failure, to reinvent a life they truly desire. She is passionate about sharing this formula to positively impact as many people as possible through speaking engagements, coaching and mentoring.
Programs : UNACOV 2

Ashish Thapar NTT
Occupation : Business owner / Director
Industries : Consulting , Technology
Ashish Thapar is the Vice President & Head for Security Consulting Services – Asia Pacific at NTT Ltd. Ashish brings nearly 2 decades of Information Security experience to his role at NTT Security. He has been leading and managing security consulting teams across APJ region; spanning across multiple security practices including: Security Strategy; Threat & Vulnerability management; Governance, Risk and Compliance; Payment Security; Incident Response; Digital Forensics; and Cyber Threat Intelligence.

Along with his vast leadership experience, he also accomplished a number of global domain certifications including CISSP, CISM, CISA, SANS GCFA, CCSK, ISO 27001 LI and CDCP. In addition, he has also been an accredited PCI QSA, PFI and PA QSA for several years.

He is an active speaker at numerous security industry events/seminars throughout Asia, including coverage on live TV programmes and radio/podcast interviews.

He is also a mentor for cybersecurity start-ups in ICE71/CSA Singapore supported programs and at Asia Institute of Mentoring.

Faith Hung NUSS
Occupation : Professional
Industries : Education
Faith Hung is an education specialist who has involved in moulding the future of the nation for close to 2 decades. She graduated with a master of education (curriculum & teaching) from renowned Nanyang Technological University-National Institute of Education. She customises lessons through differentiated teaching to cater to students' individual needs, while building on their character to better prepare them for the future. Her students include local and international adults and children, such as former Dean of the School of Arts, National Institute of Education, and children with special needs.

Ms Faith Hung had been interviewed and featured in a number of international magazines as inspiring figure. She had also been invited as speaker for a number of topics, including inter-faith harmony, fashion, leadership and pageant winning experience. She had involved in charity work locally and internationally.

Below are her various titles:
Goodwill Ambassador for Singapore - SUNFO Diplomat
Humanitarian Ambassador of the Year
Sustainable Development International Women Day Award Winner
Candidate for Women of the Year
Conference Head (Asia Continent - International Youth Day 2020)
M.S Charity
M.S Singapore International Beautiful Eyes, jointly conferred by pageant organisor and sponsor
4 times top winner for Best Dressed competition

Christopher Almazan OPPO Asia Pacific Region Headquarters
Occupation : Senior Management
Industries : Consulting , Manufacturing , Marketing , Retail , Technology
An accomplished and visionary leader with over 18 years of strong and diverse experience in consumer electronics and FMCG and a deep knowledge of the Southeast Asia & Oceania region (having been based in at least seven countries: Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and the Philippines).
Proven expertise in retail & consumer strategy development, retail marketing & brand store operations, sales & distribution management and training & sales development in both emerging and developed markets in APAC. Dedicated to delivering best-in-class customer experience through data-driven and results-oriented strategies.
Agile planner with an entrepreneurial mindset. Spirited coach & motivator, building and keeping teams that achieve superior performance.
Graduated from the Saïd Business School of the University of Oxford.

Francois Dubrulle Orient G
Occupation : Business owner / Director
Industries : Aviation / Space , Finance/Insurance , Venture Capital / Private Equity
Currently CEO at Orient G, an investment & strategy advisory firm, I help people and organizations to manage their innovations, grow their business as well as assisting them in crisis and transformation phases, along with turnaround operations when necessary.

My specialties are: general management, mentoring and governance, business turnaround, strategy, decision-making and business modeling, risk management, financial investment.