See Luan Foo
See Luan has worked for more than 35 years in the business world, giving him the insight to know that clients everywhere are searching for meaning, purpose, fulfillment and well-being. Leaders and Managers are being asked more often to lead and perform in an incredibly complex interdependent global economy. Rather than attempting to be all things to all people, they are challenged to focus on the vital few and doing them well—providing leadership, viewing old landscapes with new eyes, with special emphasis on behavioral indicators such as bringing out the best in people, seeing the big picture, building relationships, learning how to learn, and resolving disputes and conflicts.
His career has included assignments as Human Resources Director of BOC Gases, (Hong Kong based) where he had human capital responsibilities for 7000 employees in the Asia Pacific Region (10 Countries). He also held Leadership and Managerial (Human Resources Manager and Marketing Manager respectively) and consulting positions with Esso/Exxon/ExxonMobil in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and the United States. He was Market Research Manager of Nestles in Malaysia. His career gave him the opportunity to interact with all levels of Management in the Asia Pacific Region, including with joint-venture partners. This has enabled him to think holistically and to act strategically.
Executive Coaching Experience
See Luan was one of the earliest coaches in Singapore to gain the International Coach Federation’s accredited designation of Professional Certified Coach.
He has built up a network of international clients and specializes in coaching global leaders/managers. He has coached Leaders and Managers from 32 different countries, including those from Fortune 100, Financial Times Global 500 Companies and the World’s 50 Most Admired Companies. (Fortune Magazine, March 21, 2011 Issue)
As an executive coach, See Luan works with demanding executives (CEOs, Board Members and Department Managers), in both the private and public sectors, who want to make dramatic improvements in their personal, professional, and organizational lives while maintaining a robust balance between work and family. His ability to build trust and a successful international practice is based on his customizing his cross-cultural experience and expertise, his use of Socratic questioning and empathic listening, and his deep familiarity with Asia-based joint ventures. See Luan's focus is on leadership development, management of change, performance and personal effectiveness enhancement, career and life/ financial planning skills, and cross-cultural communications.
See Luan's clients include Alstom, ExxonMobil, Saloman Smith & Barney, American Eagle Tankers, American Express, Barclays Capital, Borland, DBS, Deutsche Bank , F&N, K E Swan, NTUC Income, Sino-Land, Sino Hotels, Fullerton Hotel, F&N, Equatorial Hill Resort, Givaudan, Google, Group M, General Electric, GSK, J&J, Lufthansa Cargo, Microsoft, Munich Re, NIKE, Swagelok, NYSE Euronext, Ogilvy & Mathers, Parexel, Petronas, Pioneer Investments, Puratos, Tetra-Pak, Star TV, S.W.I.F.T., Tenaga National, Total Oil, TransOcean, the Asian Association of Career Management, University of Malaya, Dell, Dexia, Insead, LVMH, Roche, Singapore Civil Service College, Singapore Prisons Services, Sanofi-Aventis, Solvay Pharma, and UBS.
See Luan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Economics from the University of Malaya and a Diploma in Communications, Advertising and Marketing from CAM Foundation, UK. He also qualified as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Financial Consultant (Ch Fc) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), US.
English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay (partial)