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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Laura is a firm believer that HR vs Business – it’s not a fight. As the Finance & HR Leader at Leaderonomics, this role enables her to mash together the 3 things she finds endlessly interesting – people, organizational behavior and hard-core finance.
She previously held finance roles at BASF, General Electric and PwC across the region when she discovered that she truly enjoyed making the business world a little more human. She then pursued a graduate course in Social Psychology and Counselling which helped solidify her passion in talent management. Deep inside her, she’s still a financial analyst and so together with her love for numbers and for people, she endeavors to offer HR solutions based on genuine business insights.
What makes her truly happy is being able to help people discover and fulfill their potential, to grow and learn alongside them as well as to be able to contribute to the well-being of humanity on a personal level. Oh, she’s also a new mom to a cute lil’ boy who brings her more joy than he will ever know.
She loves making new professional acquaintances. Reach out to her at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to explore opportunities with us, chat about organizational development or hear about her highs (and lows) of motherhood!
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!”
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 email@example.com
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.
Wei Mae graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Hospitality Management. Prior to joining Leaderonomics, she has dedicated her life teaching teenagers in a high-need school in Sarawak for 2 years. The invaluable experience of teaching there has opened her eyes and has moulded her into who she is today; taking on challenges and getting out of her comfort zone. She believes that there is more to life than merely living, and therefore sets her heart to impact lives wherever she goes.
She is currently part of the BE Team as a Strategic Projects Partner, taking on interesting and challenging projects each day, indirectly contributing to the mission that Leaderonomics sets out to accomplish. No two projects are the same and it’s never a dull moment in BE.