Chong Keat Lim
Ashvaani Ramanathan
Hui Yi-Wen
Linia Anirudhan
Rishen Philip
Khoo Hsien Piao
Lisanne Yeoh
Auntie Shanti
Azlan Amin
Michael Ogheneme
Sheena Soon
Jayson Chik
Kathleen Tan
Sara Kang
Justin Ooi
Sashe Kanapathi
Joyce Tan
Alvin Teoh
Qhairyl Iyzuan
Ong Cheng Yee
Woon Foong Thian
Nithiaroshan A Venkataramani
Caroline Ong
Giovanna Pasquetti
Farah Nadzirah

Chong Keat Lim

Coach

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.

Ashvaani Ramanathan

Senior Consulting Manager, LGM

Ashvaani is the Senior Consulting Manager in Leaderonomics Good Monday (LGM), the consulting division of Leaderonomics which focuses on transforming organisational culture as well as increasing employee engagement with an end result of achieving sustainable high performance. In this space, the LGM team specializes in forming close partnerships with CEOs and senior leadership who are keen to build a solid foundation of vision, mission and corporate values with an aim to align their people with the overall business strategy.

Prior to joining LGM, Ashvaani was involved as a Change Manager in a large-scale ERP implementation project for Lafarge Malaysia. She has also worked in Wolters Kluwer, a global information services organisation, managing a team in the areas of operations and special projects. Both these roles have provided her the versatility to manage a number of growth and change management projects, design knowledge transfer programmes, implement Lean methodologies as well as to oversee tasks and role migrations.

Ashvaani graduated from the University of East London with an honours degree in Accounting and Finance and also holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Lite certification. She is passionate about yoga and reading.

Hui Yi-Wen

Head of Learning and 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.

Linia Anirudhan

Faculty Integrator

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 & 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 & 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

Head, Learning and Growth

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.

Khoo Hsien Piao

Learning and Growth Partner

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.

Lisanne Yeoh

Head, Creative

Lisanne heads up the design sphere of Leaderonomics. She has more than 10 years’ working experience, both corporate and freelance basis. Prior to joining Leaderonomics, she was the Team Lead at IKEA’s Graphic Communications Division. She specializes in print designs covering logos and corporate identity, brochures, publications, packaging designs to banners, buntings, wall posters, etc. Her passion drives her to deliver top quality work without compromise. Her other interests are in personal development, travel, and food. She is also involved in voluntary work with the community.

Auntie Shanti

Administrator

Auntie Shanti’s full name is Vijayarani but everyone addresses her as Auntie Shanti or Auntie Kacang. This is because she is a tit bits supplier for past 20 years especially at Phileo Damansara 1 & 2. She supplies various types of chips, nuts and muruku to all of the offices here.
Originally Auntie Shanti is from Port Klang where she completed her STPM at STAR school Klang. Married with three kids, two boys age 27 and 25 respectively, and a daughter who is currently 19 doing her STPM at high school Kajang where she is living right now.
Auntie Shanti works as a receptionist at Leaderonomics Sdn Bhd since March 2013. Besides being a receptionist, she also helps the finance department to do all the staff’s claims, arranges interviews for new candidates, and buys groceries for the company. She also helps out to take care of the company’s maintenance matters and is part of the health and safety committee.
Besides all these, Auntie Shanti spends most of her time in helping out people in need. She spends her time in teaching and counselling those who are involved in various problems, especially the youngsters. It has become her passion and she enjoys doing it.
Auntie Shanti believes that she has to do some kind of good deeds as long as she lives in order to express her gratefulness for the life given by the Almighty God. So let us be a blessing to one another.

Azlan Amin

Administrator

Azlan was a former Vice President and Treasurer with United Voice Self Advocacy Society of people learning disability. He has various working experience in General Insurance for 10 years with Pacific Orient Insurance Berhad and he had been involved in Event Management and Entertainment Industry since then.

Michael Ogheneme

Sheena Soon

Learning and Growth Partner

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 Chik

Learning and Growth Partner

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

Talent Assessment Executive

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.

Sara Kang

Diagnostic Lead, Talent Assessment

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.

Justin Ooi

Learning and Growth Partner

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 Kanapathi

Director, Corporate Services

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 sashe.kanapathi@leaderonomics.com

Joyce Tan

Learning and Growth Partner

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 Teoh

Senior Analyst

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

Qhairyl Iyzuan

Senior Youth Programmes Lead

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.

Ong Cheng Yee

Learning and Growth Partner

Cheng Yee is part of the Corporate Service team in Leaderonomics, focusing in engaging clients to identify solutions in building leaders and in the development of corporate employees.

She has more than 6 years’ experience in Human Resource with in-depth experience in recruitment, compensation & benefits, HRMS (Human Resource Management System) and Competence Development. Started off her career as an intern in the Talent Acquisition at Deloitte Kassim Chan and as a HR International Management Trainee in Jotun, Cheng Yee has developed into an all-rounded HR. She is certified in Cut-e, using psychometric assessment and certified as a HAY Job Evaluator.  She has a wide international experience being in the South-East Asia & Pacific Regional HR team, as well as working in Dubai, overlooking a branch office in Qatar.

She has earned her degree in Psychology from University of Kent and her Masters in International Health & Management from University of Aberdeen. Cheng Yee is passionate in working with people and making an impact into people’s lives.

Woon Foong Thian

Products Leader, Learning & Growth

Woon-Foong is passionate about helping organisation to be excellence through integration, development and optimisation of the three building blocks of organisation – people, process and technology.

Woon-Foong has more than 23 years of working experience in both national and international corporate settings taking on many different roles and responsibilities. He brings with him interdisciplinary competences and work experiences in the area of: software development, project management, operations management, organization development, learning & development. His extensive professional experiences enabled him to fuse intellectual theories with practical approaches on how to improve individuals’, groups’ and organisations’ effectiveness with the goal of improving performance of the organisation. He is passionate in providing customised, high quality consultancy and training services to create impactful learning organisations. His vast experience in leading and managing in cross-cultural environment making him an ideal facilitator for local and international crowd.

Woon-Foong holds a Bachelor Degree of Science with a Major in Computer Science and Minor in Computer Information Systems from Arkansas State University.

Nithiaroshan A Venkataramani

Learning and Growth Partner

RJ has around 6 years of working experience, mainly in the HR industry. He started his working stint in 2011, at IBM where he was a HR Coordinator, handling onboarding sessions. After that, he moved to Manulife for 2 years as a HR Executive and thereafter, he took a break from HR to enter the travel industry for a year (family business thingy). He then went into the recruitment field with Ernst & Young (EY) where he hired consultants for their Advisory Practise.

Finally, in 2016, RJ joined Leaderonomics, where he strives to become a Learning & Growth Partner for clients. Previously, RJ began his stint with us in the Assessments team, and then he went into the Growth team, where he was involved in a few developmental projects. At last, RJ has settled into the Accounts team in Corporate Services, and has a range of Accounts to manage. He is passionate about doing the best and providing effective solutions to all his clients, where learning and development is concerned.

RJ graduated from The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA with a Bachelors of Science and Business Administration, majoring in Human Resources and minoring in Communications.

You may contact RJ @ nithiaroshan.v@leaderonomics.com.

Caroline Ong

Director, Client Engagement

Caroline has approximately 20 years of experience in people-related engagements, with her founding years spent in Sales and Marketing, mainly in electronics manufacturing and IT-related industries and her latter years in Management Consulting, specialising in Human Capital consulting. Caroline is currently the Director of Client Engagement at Leaderonomics, where she works closely with organisations to diagnose, design and facilitate leadership development interventions. She believes in maximising the potential of people and wants to continue to make a difference to others. Caroline has a Bachelor of Economics, majoring in International Trade & Business. She is a HRDF-certified trainer and also holds the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA) Level 1 ATU Certificate. Caroline can be contacted vie email at caroline.ong@leaderonomics.com

Giovanna Pasquetti

Learning and Growth Partner

Farah Nadzirah

Campus Analyst

Farah joined Leaderonomics with a strong passion in capacity building, focusing on youth empowerment. She was previously attached to Yayasan Sukarelawan Siswa (YSS), a volunteer foundation under the Higher Education Ministry, training and developing undergraduates to be global volunteer leaders. She has been volunteering and mobilising student volunteers domestically and internationally across the ASEAN region. She was also involved with national flood relief missions in Pahang back in 2015.

In her time here, she has delivered programmes including training and facilitation for corporate companies such as the Economic Planning Unit’s Skim Latihan 1Malaysia (or SL1M), Axiata, TalentCorp, Astro and Alliance Bank, as well as private and public universities in Malaysia.

Prior to Leaderonomics, Farah found joy in volunteering, and has been volunteering with YSS since 2014. She continues to serve the community whereby on the 1st and 3rd weekends of each month, you will find her at Kuala Kubu Baru, as Kalsom Harapan Head Facilitator conducting English fun learning for the underprivileged students. Outside of work, she loves to travel to new countries, discover some hidden gems and explore new cultures.

Farah holds a Bachelor of Education (Hons) (TESL) and a Master of Education in Educational Management and Leadership from Universiti Teknologi MARA.