Laurence is the co-author of Leading High-Performance Team: Coaching in the Asian Culture. Well recognized as a “Difference Maker”, Laurence currently dedicates his time to help professionals and businesses excel in their goals through his Coaching and Training services. He has more than 25 years of industry experience. These include roles in General Management and Sales/ Technical Management with US Multi-National Companies (MNCs) in the High-tech industry (IT/Engineering), as well as an Entrepreneur in the Retail/Distribution and Management Consulting/ Coaching industries.
He graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from National University of Singapore and an “Asia International Executive Program” graduate from INSEAD Business School. Laurence is a Certified SkillsFuture Mentor, with Enterprise Singapore and an International Coach Federation, ICF Certified Coach. He is also a certified Culture Change and Leadership consultant.
In his role as SkillsFuture Mentor, Laurence help local SMEs develop future ready employees to meet their business goals. He works with the Owners/HR/Leaders to perform analysis, design and development of the organizational learning and development systems and processes. Leveraging on his leadership coaching skills, he has coached and mentored SMEs leaders in various industries including Finance (Fintech), Information Technology, Engineering, Chemical Distribution, FMCG and Manufacturing sectors.
During his time working in Corporate and SMEs, Laurence was very much involved in Capability Development, Talent & Performance Management, and Learning & Development of his team. His ability to understand Business & Performance Needs, and building the Team’s Competency to drive business goals has been the key to his success and winning multiple top Asia Pacific Business and Life Achievement Awards.