See Luan Foo


Foo See Luan, PCCManaging Partner Executive Coach See Luan is a pioneering executive coach (ICF Professional Certified Coach ) operating from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur ; he has built up a network of international clients and specializes in coaching global leaders/managers. He has coached Leaders and Managers from 20 different countries, including those from Fortune 500 and Financial Times Global 500 Companies. Leaders and Managers are being asked to do ever more complex jobs in an incredibly complex interdependent global economy. Rather than attempting to be all things to all people, they are challenged to focus on the vital few and doing them well — providing leadership, viewing old landscapes with new eyes by “thinking outside the box”, with special emphasis on behavioral indicators such as bringing out the best in people, seeing the big picture, building relationships and coalitions, bringing joy and healing wounds, learning howto learn, resolving disputes and conflicts and doing what is right. See Luan has held a variety of roles with major corporations in Asia, Europe, and the United States. For Nestle, he served as head of market research in Malaysia. For Esso, he was a public affairs manager and human resources manager in Hong Kong. For Esso/Exxon, he was human resources manager and marketing manager in Singapore and human resources manager in Houston, Texas. And for BOC Gases, he served as human resources director for the North Pacific region with human resources responsibility for some 7,000 employees in ten nations. He was also Human Resources Consultant with Exxon Mobil. His international career enabled him to speak Cantonese, Mandarin, and Malay in addition to English. As an executive coach, See Luan works with demanding executives (CEOs, Board Members and Department Managers) who want to make dramatic improvements in their personal, professional, and organizational lives while maintaining a robust balance between work and family. See Luan’s ability to build trust and a successful international practice is based on his customizing his cross-cultural experience and expertise, his use of Socratic questioning and empathic listening, his deep familiarity with Asia-based joint ventures, his yin-yang blend of seriousness and light-heartedness, to meet the clients’ challenges, issues, and possibilities. See Luan’s focus is on leadership development, management of change, performance and personal effectiveness enhancement, career and life/ financial planning skills, and cross-cultural communications. See Luan has a personal philosophy that he calls “homespun”: life is a gift to be shared and treasured. It rests on three cornerstones: a) plenty to live for and live on. b) there is never a wrong time to do the right thing and c) the best is yet to be and if it is to be, it is up to me. See Luan’s clients include Alstom ,Civil Service College, Singapore, Dell, Dexia, ExxonMobil, Saloman Smith & Barney, American Eagle Tankers, American Express, Borland, Deutsche Bank , F&N, K E Swan, LVMH,NIKE, NTUC Income, Insead,, Sino-Land, Sino Hotels, Fullerton Hotel, F&N, Equatorial Hill Resort, Givaudan, GSK, J&J, Lufthansa Cargo, Microsoft, Munich Re, NIKE, Swagelok, NYSE Euronext, Ogilvy & Mathers, Petronas, Pioneer Investments, Puratos, Roche, Tetra-Pak, Star TV, S.W.I.F.T., Tenaga Nasional, the Asian Association of Career Management and University of Malaya. He is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resources Management and the past president of the Singapore Chapter of the International Coach Federation. He is the Founder President of the Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches with headquarters in Hong Kong. He has spoken at international and local conferences and published in the International Journal of Coaching in Organizations. See Luan is certified in the use of the following instruments : * High Impact Teaming * Hay Mcber Competency Applications * Big Five Personality Profile* Workforce DNA Administration * Cultural Orientations Model and Indicator * Coaching Facilitation *Bar-on EQ-i See Luan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Economics from the University of Malaya and a Diploma in Communications, Advertising and Marketing from CAM Foundation, UK. He also qualified as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Financial Consultant (Ch Fc) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) , US. See Luan loves what he does, finds that it counts and is also fun—this is what makes him tick. See Luan’s contact details are : Email : Tel . : 65 6463 1369 ; 65 9636 5007 Website :

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Professional Certified Coach (PCC)

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International Coach Federation; Global Community of Coaches

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Full Time