Our Global Associates: Asia-Pacific

Alex Park

Nationality: American
Cultural Sensitivity & Extensive Knowledge: USA, South Korea
Language(s): English, Korean
Location: Seoul, South Korea

Alex is a Professional Executive & Life Coach (PCC / ICF), Facilitator, and Business Consultant. Alex’s coaching approach is unique as he applies various methodologies including theatrical improvisation, music and dance in role plays, simulations and games to improve the participants’ awareness and create intrinsic motivation.

Burcu Çakın

Nationality: Turkish
Cultural Sensitivity & Extensive Knowledge: Azerbaijan, Egypt, Jordan, UAE, Pakistan
Language(s): Turkish, English
Location: İstanbul, Turkey

Burcu is a Master Certified Coach, Team Coach, facilitator, and professional coach trainer/mentor. She defines her passion as to help leaders and teams uncover their highest individual and collective purpose, unleash their potential, tap into their wholeness and create meaning at work.

Ezanne Swanepoel

Nationality: South African
Cultural Sensitivity & Extensive Knowledge: South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya, Tanzania, USA, Canada
Language(s): Afrikaans, English, Swati, Zulu, Xhosa (conversational French)
Location: Ottawa, Canada

Ezanne is an award-winning entrepreneur, keynote speaker, strategist, business advisor and transformational leadership mentor. Her passion for developing people and for building a significant globally connected business network, bridging business and people across the globe, is demonstrated by the prestigious “Mega Partnering Best Networker Award” she received in Los Angeles in 2013.

Irina Pshenichnikova

Nationality: Russian
Cultural Sensitivity & Extensive Knowledge: Finland, Denmark, Russia
Language(s): English, Russian
Location: St Petersburg, Russias

Irina is a Professional Coach with a Ph.D. in cultural linguistics. Irina possesses a blend of solid academic foundations in research and university lecturing with more than 15 years of practice in consultancy, training, executive coaching. This blended experience has allowed her to design, develop and deliver learning projects tailored to organizational development needs and to build effective human operating systems.

Karen Bummele

Nationality: Chinese American
Cultural Sensitivity & Extensive Knowledge: Germany, USA, China
Language(s): English, German, Cantonese h
Location: New York, USA

Karen is a Conversational Intelligence® (C-IQ) Coach and Professional Certified Coach (PCC). She enjoys working with teams and individuals to shift energy and conversations to create higher levels of trust, co-creation and innovation. Her coaching practice is rooted in Neuroscience, Energy Leadership, and embodied mindful practices.

Kingsley Llewellyn Weber

Nationality: British
Cultural Sensitivity & Extensive Knowledge: UK, UAE, China, Malaysia, India, Australia
Language(s): English, Malay
Location: Yorkshire, UK

Kingsley was born in Sri Lanka but has a diverse heritage representing both the German and the British cultures. Being the “other” in many of companies and teams Kingsley has worked with gives him a personal insight into the importance of inclusion. These insights help organisations benefit, through engagement and productivity to deliver exceptional performance.

Lum Phui Yuen

Nationality: Singaporean
Cultural Sensitivity & Extensive Knowledge: Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines, Vietnam, China, Thailand
Language(s): English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Location: Singapore

Lum is passionate about helping individuals and teams learn and co-create new possibilities. It gives him great satisfaction to know that his help plays a part in their growth and success. He believes that everyone is capable of learning and growing beyond the current state. Lum sees his role as one to create and hold the space for people to explore, discover, and internalise learning.

Nicola Shearer

Nationality: English
Cultural Sensitivity & Extensive Knowledge: UK, Sierra Leone, South Africa, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan
Language(s): English
Location: Newcastle, UK

Nicola is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and an International Facilitator and Consultant, specializing for the last 16 years in the area of Inclusive Leadership Development. Her combination of high IQ & EQ, and the fact that she experienced living in 8 countries over 20 years across Europe, Africa and APAC makes her stand out.