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William Tan

Executive Coach

    William has been engaged by clients for mindset and behavioral change, change management, negotiation as well as cross-cultural integration of expatriates coming into the Asia Pacific. With both HR and business backgrounds, William helps leaders in their roles for effectiveness including becoming better leaders of teams, large and small.

    He is at ease with senior management and high potential executives from both MNCs and SMEs. A person of many interest and very well-read, William is well-known for his many anecdotes that help many internalise concepts.

    Professional Experience

    Throughout his private sector track record both in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region, William has had opportunities and experience in union negotiations, marketing and sales, account management, and supplies and trading.

    He was general manager of a Malaysian company – part of an Indonesian conglomerate, where he also held the Marketing portfolio for a market that spans from Taiwan to the Maldives.

    Prior to that, he was in charge of automotive lubricants, oil operations and supply in one of the world’s leading energy companies. He had earlier been part of this company’s team that successfully negotiated a Collective Agreement.

    His work has taken him extensively across ASEAN, Australia, Korea, Taiwan, China and the Indian sub-continent to negotiate on deals with vendors, distributors and national oil companies.

    William’s passion in Coaching has seen him serving as Treasurer and separately, as Exco member with the Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches (APAC) (2014-2017). In 2006-2008, he was 2nd Vice-President of the International Coach Federation (Singapore Chapter) for 2 terms. A major achievement was the continual growth in membership strength as well a greater involved of coaches in the local scene. As the Peer Coaching Coordinator, he provided the avenue for professional coaches to hone their skills with each other on a group basis.

    As a certified coach, William employs reflection and powerful questioning to help participants draw insights and crystallize into learning principles that facilitate the breakthroughs in mindset and anchor the shift.

    Clients Coached

    • C-suite
    • Head of Department
    • Senior Manager

    Education

    National University of SingaporeBachelor of Science (2nd Upper)

    Certification

    Integrative Enneagram GlobalEnneagram Accreditation

    Marshall GoldsmithMarshall Goldsmith Stakeholders Coaching Certification

    Singapore Training & Development AssociationAdvanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (ACTA)/p>

    International Coaching Federation (ICF)Professional Certified Coach (PCC)

    Candian Council of Professional Certification (CCPC)Certified Solution-Focused Coach (CSFC)

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