Over 15 years of experience working amongst youths in various capacities and setups in Malaysia and was previously with a youth organisation running youth camps, workshops and other youth related products.
Has worked with a welfare organisation for the protection of children and teenagers in pioneering an alternative hangout place for youths in Petaling Jaya.
Areas of expertise: counselling and mentoring, youth training and development, conflict resolution, contemporary and relevant teaching methods.
After graduation with a BSc. (Hons) in Biology, she realised her passion has always been in youth development through the numerous local community effort in teaching and developing youth she had previously been involved in. She has spent her time professionally engaging youths since.
She has experience in spearheading, organising and project managing youth development programmes. She is a young trainer with the ability to design activities and simulations to further enhance lesson plans.
Areas of expertise: Interactive learning for youths and children, engaging with youths, and community and social development.
As a firm believer that leaders are nurtured and not by nature, Nadia is playing the role of Chief of Happiness in the Leaderonomics office. She strives to curate employee experience where Leaderonomers play and perform, and aligning their values to the organisation’s goal. Having graduated with Genetics and Molecular Biology from University of Malaya, she takes up the challenge to build leaders internally, to impact the community that Leaderonomers touch. She has previously worked with multiple corporate clients, universities and foundations specifically designing talent programmes for their high potentials.
Presently the Managing Director of Join Us to Serve and Teach Children (JUST Children) Sdn Bhd, a company dedicated to help the less fortunate youths. He started a free tuition centre specifically for the youth in Desa Mentari with the help of volunteers.
Has experience in developing and executing teambuilding and managerial sessions for various companies. He has also worked at setting up the Local Area Network of the main Sabah Electrical Sdn Bhd building and the Wide Area Network connecting all SESB structure around Sabah.
Areas of expertise: Talent management, teambuilding, management systems, networking systems and youth development.
DINESH DORAI RAJ is a graduate with a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering, both from the University of Nottingham in Malaysia. He has simulated a new design of energy saving method being heat recovery from air conditioning system to empower water heaters hence significantly reducing energy charges as well as carbon emission and given a distinction upon the completion of his Master of Science research. Prior to obtaining a full time job, he has engaged himself in many part time jobs on the floor for the experience gain that include the fields of Human Resources, Finance, and Food &amp; Beverage in an international hotel line as well as obtained engineering training in a multi-national manufacturing company. Apart, he has been in the team of event organizing during university period and affiliated himself with several other club events.
Being said that, he also endured a great life challenge after getting involved in a tragic road accident that left him paraplegic. Against all medical odds, with continuous effort, faith, perseverance and optimism he has managed to get him on walking aids currently, and is striving towards his full health recovery. Upon achieving it, he will be among the first Malaysian to make it to get on his feet again post spinal injury. This describes his positive outlook towards life and his belief in never giving up even in the face of adversities. He also has confidence in his strong personality and leadership qualities with the ability to withstand any pressure to ensure a targeted goal is achieved under any circumstances.
EVA CHRISTODOULOU is a Masters of Arts and Masters of Research graduate in the Political Science field. After working in a public policy think tank and with much experience in academic research, she joined Leaderonomics where she was acting as assistant editor for the myStarjob career, personal and leadership development guide appearing in The Star newspaper every week.
Her exploration of a wide variety of topics in the areas of career, personal and leadership development, have led her to take on a role as a Learning and Development Specialist, in which she designs customised long term programme frameworks aimed to help individuals take their development to the next level. In this new role, she identifies key areas of groups of people that need to be addressed, and puts together creative solutions including formal classroom training, simulations, reading assignments, live projects, mentoring sessions, coaching, and many other ways of expanding the individuals’ growth.
Yi-Wen is part of the Corporate Services team in Leaderonomics, heading the Learning & Growth unit that manages Leaderonomics’ corporate simulations and experiential learning solutions. She is excited about developing people through impactful learning experiences.
In her tenure at Leaderonomics, Yi-Wen has managed a variety of roles covering business development, organisational diagnostics, solutions design, and simulations delivery. She has overseen employee learning solutions for a varied portfolio of organisations such as Citi Malaysia, Valiram Group, Iskandar Investment Bhd, Alliance Bank, Nestlé Malaysia, EcoWorld, The Star Group, Paramount Group, AmBank, UNDP Global Shared Services Centre, Sime Darby Global Service Centre, and ACCA. Yi-Wen has facilitated corporate simulations for clients in Malaysia and Singapore.
Prior to Leaderonomics, she was a client servicer in marketing, brand communications and public relations, managing clients from the FMCG, IT, F&B, healthcare, non-profit and bereavement care industries. Yi-Wen has over five years’ experience emceeing client events including award ceremonies, HR conferences, press conferences, brand & product launches, year-end reviews and learning forums. She graduated from the Manchester Business School with a BSc. (Hons) in Management (Marketing). Yi-Wen is currently studying towards a Masters in Managerial Psychology.
Ms. LINIA ANIRUDHAN is currently the Team Lead – Partnerships and Faculty Development at Leaderonomics. Linia had developed a sound understanding of the industry’s current state of play research &amp; development, events and information services. She has been in the Corporate Arena for the past 12 years. Specifically in the areas of Corporate Practices, Business Development arena and Client Experience Management. Linia obtained an Honours Degree in International Business (Finance &amp; Marketing) from the University of Northumbria, Newcastle. She has worked with Global Professional Organisation with International Clientele.
At The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Linia was actively liaising with corporations, top Universities and Colleges. At Marcus Evans, one of the UK based Global Powerhouse, Linia was instrumental in building and re-engineering of best-selling events at Marcus Evans throughout the span of 7 years in the field of business intelligence. Linia has liaised and worked with international clients from MNC’s and local companies across all continents including the USA, Canada, Europe, The Middle East, South Africa, East Africa, Middle East, India, China and the rest of South East Asia. She eventually was also seconded to Marcus Evans South Africa for a year to take up a corporate assignment.
One of Linia’s Quote
“Dream beyond human abilities, persevere relentlessly, walk resiliently and the destiny is yours!”
Rishen Philip is part of the Learning & Development team with Leaderonomics, working primarily as an account servicer for learning programmes for Corporate clients. Currently, he manages various clients from different industries such as plantation, industrial, motors, properties, banking and finance, to name a few. These organisations vary from MNC, GLC and SME accounts. One of the highlights of this role is designing and managing a 5-day core development programme for one of the biggest GLC’s in the country.
Prior to his role in the Learning and Development team, Rishen joined Leaderonomics as part of the Talent Acceleration team. Here his role were focused on designing, managing and executing long-term programmes for high potentials in client organisations. Highlights here include running a talent programme with the high potential executives in The Star Media Group.
His past roles before Leaderonomics were in various industries including banking, global tech MNC and event management where he developed key skills like client service management, event planning and execution and various other useful skills that has helped him in his current role. Rishen graduated from Nottingham Trent University with BA (Hons) in Business Management.
Hsien Piao started his work experience in the corporate world, with stints as an auditor, client service executive and sales model analyst before he took the leap into the media world as a Content Producer.
His past work experience in the corporate sector allows him to understand the needs of clients and how best to express their vision via video. When not dreaming up new concepts for short films he likes reading, long jogs and playing with his kids.
Hsuan graduated in computer science from University Malaysia Sabah but has not practised writing a computer language since completing her bachelor’s degree. Instead, she landed herself in the publishing industry. She aspires to write inspiring pieces, inclusive of write-ups, poems and songs. Maybe one day she can write a computer programme from scratch too.
She also helps “save” fellow Leaderonomers from scares caused by cockroaches and house lizards. She likes to pen down her random thoughts, make cards and bake in her available time. She finds herself “talking” to her laptop when working (as she reads, writes and sub-edits articles).
Ang Hui Ming began her career as an auditor in PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia after which she joined FMP i.e. GE’s elite leadership development. During her FMP tenure, she took on various Finance roles working in diverse locations and GE businesses including GE Engine Services Malaysia, GE Engine Services Strother (Kansas, USA), GE Capital Thailand in Bangkok and a cross functional role in Corporate Learning Services Asia, supporting leadership development programs and processes across Asia Pacific.
Upon graduation from the FMP program in early 2002, Hui Ming took on the challenge of starting up the Shared Services Operations in Malaysia in her new role as Shared Service Business Leader for GE’s Global Business Services Operations. Under her management, the business grew significantly, and the number of employees tripled and earning a number of awards in the process. In 2004, she took on a cross functional role as the Corporate Finance HR Leader for South East Asia. In this role, she designed and implemented training and development programs from entry level to senior levels of the organizations. One of the programs she developed, NFEO, became a global best practice which was adopted across Asia and Europe.
In early 2006, Hui Ming assumed the role of Asia HR Leader for Oil &amp; Gas and had responsibility for all Oil &amp; Gas entities across Asia Pacific, and was in charge of regional HR management and supporting people development for GE’s Oil &amp; Gas employees in Asia Pacific.
She graduated from Curtin University of Technology with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance. She is certified in a number of training programs including Myer-Briggs Type Indicator, Change Acceleration programs, including GE CAP, Facilitation Skills, WorkOut, Program Design and a number of other leadership development programs.
Hui Ming enjoys creative arts, music, reading and spending time with family &amp; friends.
Hanisah is a Finance and Training Executive at Leaderonomics. Her main role is to support the Finance Manager in handling Leaderonomics’ accounting related activities. She graduated with a degree in Actuarial Science from UiTM and joined Graduate Employability Management Programme Scheme (GEMS) after she graduated. GEMS is a government capacity building initiative to equip graduates with commercially useful skills and experiences that will enhance their employment opportunities.
Apart from her finance role, she also actively involved in training programmes in assisting Programme Managers through the training and facilitation support. She is a main facilitator for Business Simulation and Finance Simulation trainings, where she leverages her business accounting expertise.
Hanisah also provides facilitation support for Leaderonomics’ youth camps that are run as part of its social enterprise model. She spends her leisure time doing art and craft work especially handmade card using quilling technique. She has experience in teaching craft workshop for kids. She believes that through arts & crafts kids are able to develop their thinking, relating and coordinating skills.
Rahilah is part of the Finance and HR team in Leaderonomics. Her previous work experience includes various roles in industries such as the oil &amp;amp;amp;amp; gas sector and retail industry. She completed her studies in BA (Hons) Business Management from Anglia Ruskin University, UK and was actively involved in Entrepreneurial projects during her free time.
Since her childhood, Rahilah has been exposed to business as her family was in the retail industry. She has been actively involved in the daily running of the business since the age of 10 till she furthered her studies in tertiary education.
During her spare time, Rahilah enjoys doing various sports activities such as badminton &amp;amp;amp;amp; jungle trekking and looks forward to try out new sports whenever she has the opportunity to do so. She believes that aside it being fun and adventurous, sports provides a lot of opportunities and challenges for people to push themselves to the limits which will also help strengthen the mind.
Roshan Thiran is the Founder and CEO of Leaderonomics, a social enterprise dedicated to providing access to leadership development to everyone of all ages in developing nations across Asia Pacific. Leaderonomics has grown into one of the largest social enterprises and has built numerous impactful ‘social’ initiatives including DoGoodVolunteer.com, DIODE, Dropzone, Leaderonomics’ Club, LeaderonomicsTV and other social work.
Roshan began his career with Exxon-Mobil in an operational role. He later moved to General Electric (GE) and began his GE career at GE Investments in Stamford, CT, USA leading the start-up efforts of a mutual fund as an Investment Analyst. He was later drafted into GE Capital’s Financial Management Program (FMP) and had a number of Finance assignments with various GE Capital businesses, GE International in Shelton CT and also leading an integration effort at GE Global Compression Services in Dallas, TX.
Roshan then joined National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) at its Rockefeller Center, New York City hub as News &amp; Sports Analyst responsible for 6 news programs, The Today Show, Dateline, and Sunrise and lead the MSNBC cable network start-up efforts. He was part of numerous media initiatives at NBC Universal helping drive growth.
Roshan then moved to London, UK, to take on a cross-functional pan-Europe role for GE Capital Europe focusing on acquisition and integration of operations and processes across Europe and the US. Roshan returned to the US in 1998 to join GE Corporate Initiatives Group (CIG), GE’s think-tank, and later took on the role as project manager of global Y2K efforts.
In April 1999, Roshan moved to Malaysia as CFO &amp; Executive Director of GE Engines Services Malaysia (GEESM). Roshan helped grow GEESM 5 times in 2 years and helped in its successful turnaround, including enabling it to be “best-in the world” in a number of areas. In 2001 Roshan took on a leadership development role with GE Crotonville as a Learning Leader, spearheading the training and leadership development efforts in Asia Pacific and Australia.
In 2003, Roshan took over as Director of HR Asia Pacific, overseeing Finance organizations across Asia. In 2007. Roshan moved out of GE and took a role as the Director of Global Talent Management for Johnson & Johnson. He supported J &amp; J’s global emerging leader programme design and implementation and the Global Succession Planning and Performance Management projects. He was also instrumental in driving talent management processes across Asia.
He has won numerous awards in business, HR and leadership development, including a Global HR award and the Malaysia HR Leader Award. Roshan currently hosts his own TV show and also writes a few newspaper columns and has his own weekly radio segment. He is a key thought leader in the field of leadership and business and frequently speaks at global conferences.
Audrey is the Head of Leaderonomics Youth and has been involved in youth and community work over the last 10 years. She is an active volunteer and has served on social outreach teams in Canada, Albania, Ukraine, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia and Malaysia.
She is currently pursuing a Masters in Counselling and is certified in Choice Theory and Reality Therapy. Audrey is also a Certified Training Professional and has experience in designing and delivering programmes and camps for youth and young adults.
Key strengths: Experiential learning, group dynamics, counselling, youth curriculum design and delivery.
Sheena is part of the Learning & Growth team working with corporate clients from banking, insurance and oil & gas industries. She is the account servicer whereby she diagnose and understand the needs of the clients, design customizable interventions for them and deliver the development programs such as Talent Acceleration Programs.
Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (major in Psychology) from Monash Universtiy, Australia, Sheena she worked briefly with Accenture as a Project Analyst and moved on to Nielsen, a market research company. Over the 3 years in Nielsen, she worked with a variety of MNCs and FMCG clients as a client service executive in both Customer Research department and Retail Services department.
She is also a mother to an active 1 year old boy. On Sundays, she also teaches young kids at her church.
Jayson is currently a Learning and Growth Partner in Leaderonomics. Having joined Leaderonomics in December 2014, Jayson has multiple years of experience in organisational diagnostics and solutions design for numerous multinational corporations and government-linked companies. He is also involved in a number of assessment assignments for Leaderonomics, namely assessing the leadership competencies for TalentCorp’s JPA scholars for the purpose of job placement matching and assessing the leadership competencies of candidates of Astro’s Scholarship Awards. Jayson has an undergraduate degree in Psychology.
Kathleen Tan is the Talent Assessments Executive at Leaderonomics. As part of her role, she supports and leads the assessment services and processes offered to clients ranging from corporate organizations, universities, and other foundations. She is also actively involved in the business development and client servicing portions of projects. Upon graduating from Sunway University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Kathleen has since fulfilled a combined interest in Social Psychology and human behaviour by her involvement in the end-to-end process of talent assessments. She is adept in the areas of report writing, competency mapping, as well as the facilitation of Assessment Centers and Development Centers.
Throughout her career, Kathleen has built a repertoire of skills that enable her to drive self-awareness and growth in organizations, which feed into the overall Leaderonomics mission to build leaders by designing and implementing learning and talent solutions for people.
She has been actively involved in the process of coordinating and running Assessment centres, and has also helmed several projects that have required her to come up with new Assessment activities that cater to the specific needs of each organization. Kathleen also has the experience of running Assessment projects with large GLCs, as well as with MNCs and other organizations.
Aaron Tang is Campus Head at Leaderonomics.
Prior to this, he was Campus and Digital Marketing Advisor at Leaderonomics – focusing on graduate employability programs for Campus students and expanding Leaderonomics.com’s audience.
He has held a variety of operations and management roles in the Oil & Gas sector over the past decade. Aaron is also an established blogger with an international following. You can find his writings at publications like The Huffington Post, Business Insider, SAYS and iMoney.
Aaron began his career at PETRONAS, working in operations and logistics. Following that, he spent seven years at Weatherford Asia Pacific in the following roles: graduate trainee, support engineer, operations coordinator, and regional product line manager. In his last position, he headed a team of 21 people, generating yearly revenues of more than 10 million USD.
Aaron strongly believes in personal development and is passionate about helping young people grow. Outside of work, he loves reading, writing, sports and music. When he’s not at basketball/futsal/gym – you can normally find him at home with his guitars and blog: www.mr-stingy.com
Aaron was a PETRONAS scholar. He graduated with First Class honors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP).
Sara Kang is the current Diagnostic Lead for Talent Assessments in Leaderonomics. In her role, she is responsible for managing the operations and execution of all Talent Assessment solutions offered to clients. She is actively involved in the business development and client servicing portions of projects, as well as a key designer of processes and methodologies for clients. She is adept as understanding and completing competency mapping, writing and delivering talent assessment reports and delivering Competency Based Interviews. She has also been involved in various projects as an assessor, developed reports for assessments and for selection purposes.
Having graduated from Melbourne University, Sara started her career in PwC Consulting in the People and Change team. Her focus was on talent studies covering various government sectors in Malaysia. She has also change management work under her belt. She joined Leaderonomics as a Growth Partner, focusing on Training and Development as well as project managing various long term leadership programmes. She joined the Assessment Team due to her avid interest in human behaviour in the workplace and her vast experience in Project Managing.
A first-class honours Valedictorian graduate with Bachelor (Hons) in Communications, Justin is part of the dynamic Learning & Growth unit that manages Leaderonomics’ corporate simulations and experiential learning solutions.
As an aspiring trainer who is passionate about holistic leadership development, Justin manages the end-to-end process of providing unique and market-viable solutions to corporate clients, with a mission to develop people to become better leaders at their workplace.
Justin also possess valuable working experience as a Media Specialist in the PR industry, which spans across various cycles including media monitoring, development of PR strategies/campaigns, designing press kit materials, coordinating media drops & invitations, as well as building media relations.
Engaging, dynamic & responsible, Justin held multiple leadership roles during his years of studies in which he exhibited solid leadership & influencing capabilities. His excellent communication skills coupled with his outstanding academic performance has rightfully earned him the Valedictorian status in his University.
Outside of office, Justin is a musician-songwriter who actively serves in the music ministry of Acts Church. Together with his youth band, they spearheaded the entire creative production process of the Actsperiment 5.0, an EP which was launched in early June 2016.
In 2015, he founded Actsalted, a music collective with an aim to celebrate locally written Christian worship songs, expressed through the creative production of Music Video covers.
Justin is also the Lead Actor of the award-winning stage production ‘The Tailor Made Man’ back in 2013, and has appeared live on 8TV Quickie, NTV7 Breakfast Show, New Straits Times, and a number of local online media.
Sashe brings to the table over 16 years of work experience in various MNCs, predominantly in the technology field across multiple domains. Having graduated with a Masters in Engineering from Georgia Tech, he has continuously strove to focus his career on people as the enablers of business. Sashe is currently the Director of Corporate Services at Leaderonomics. where he looks into providing solutions to leadership growth by partnering with corporates in their journey of human capital development.
Sashe can be contacted vie email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Joyce is a dynamic and charismatic individual, a people person who loves journeying, encouraging & inspiring people from all walks of life. Graduated with a degree in Biomedical Sciences, University of Malaya, she soon discovered that her strength and passion was being with people instead of the back-ends of a laboratory.
Working with Leaderonomics for the past 1.5 years has allowed her to play to her strength and develop this passion to the fullest of capacity. She is able to dynamically command and engage the crowd through her charismatic presence during a training session.
She is also an avid hiker and diver, loves travelling and experience the different cultures and ethnicities has to offer.
Alvin is a part of the Leaderonomics Campus team as a Senior Analyst. Armed with a passion for young people on one hand and a cup of coffee on the other, he is on a mission to develop university students and young adults to stand out in the workplace and in the world; both in competency and character. In his time here, he has delivered programs including training, facilitation and assessment work for corporate companies such as Axiata, Talent Corp, Malaysia Airlines, Astro, Alliance Bank etc., as well as private and public universities in Malaysia.
Alvin came into Leaderonomics Campus with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s in Counseling. Since his teenage years, he finds interest in the complexities of human thinking, emotion and behavior. He is also curious about the workings of human relationships, especially in families. Thinking that the best way to understand people is through helping people, he set out on a path to be a licensed and registered counselor, which is currently in its final stages.
Alvin possesses valuable experience in training and developing young people. In his prior attachment to HELP Matriculation Center (HMC) at HELP University, he helped develop a Personal Development and Leadership syllabus for the HMC Foundation Program. On top of that, he was also part of the working team in the development and operations of the HMC Leadership Camps, including training and facilitation in the camps. He was also tasked to be the lecturer advisor to the HMC Student Facilitators, a student body formed for the purpose of teaching and training students in the art and science of group facilitation.
Prior to Leaderonomics and counseling, Alvin found joy in teaching. He first worked at Sri KDU Primary School as an English and Physical Education teacher to many bouncing balls of energy. Then he moved on to HMC at HELP University to teach Psychology and Personal Development and Leadership. He enjoys engaging the minds of young people and lead them to learn the theories from multiple perspectives so as to broaden their mindsets. He also enjoys injecting fun into his classes as he believes that fun is an essential element in the learning process.
In his spare time, Alvin enjoys exploring the world of coffee and latte art. He has coffee machines both at the workplace and at home. Together with his wife, he enjoys having people over to his place for a chat or a round of board games over cups of hot brew
Ee Ling is passionate about youths and has invested over 10 years of experience working amongst youths in Malaysia. She was previously in a youth organisation, running youth camps, workshops and other youth related programmes. There, she interacted with a wide range of students including international students and those from East Malaysia.
Seeing the need to share positive influence with young people, she became a student counselor and teacher in an international school. Working in a school allowed her more time to make a difference in the lives of her students.
Ee Ling has joined Leaderonomics Youth and hopes to impact even more young lives.
Qhairyl is the Senior Youth Programmes Lead for Schools. Currently he is overseeing all the Leaderonomics Clubs in Malaysia that is operating under the endorsement of Ministry of Education. He has started facilitating and assisting training from his early years of college life. He begin his apprentice journey when he was working closely with a consultant company in the area of oil and gas industry. Being an apprentice to a well known psychologist sparked his interested to explore more in Training & Development industry. He then entered the corporate world by being a Junior Trainer for a contact centre company where he specializes in call centre customer service mainly for telecommunication industry. He has collaborated with various international clients for training reports, training needs analysis, training needs initiatives and to maintain an excellent service level for all the campaigns that he was assigned to. He enjoys his current role as he gets to work closely with the youth in molding them into a great leader in the future.
He enjoys reading anything from Personal Development and Self-Help to keep growing into fluent educator in the industry. He also devours football and marathons to keep him competitive in his football league.