Ruma Biswas

Senior Executive Coach & Facilitator

About this Coach

Our coach, a Korean, is a professional Senior Executive Coach, HR & OD Consultant and Leadership Facilitator who draws from a unique combination of experiences, expertise and insights in R&D, Sales & Marketing and Human Resources. His experiences encompass both serving as a leader in Korean conglomerates as well as foreign multi-national companies for Korea and the APAC region. He has a passion and personal mission in liberating people and organization’s potential to achieve breakthroughs.

His unique background enables him to build strong rapport, to better understand the issues, challenges and dilemmas faced by executives and leaders working in dynamic and complex contexts and to bring a unique combination of style, skills and structure to his coaching.

He calls upon approaches and techniques from various psychometric tools and most critical leadership competencies i.e. communication skills, situational leadership, conflict management, problem solving, leading & managing change to support and challenge leaders by deepening their self-awareness, creating own leadership backbone including their purpose, values and North Star, thus changing perspectives and viewpoints and building SMART action plans.

He has coached executives, senior leaders and high potential talents from a wide range of industries in Korea. He designs and facilitates various interventions at the individual, team and organizational level to impact the growth of people and their performance.


  • Korea Associate Coach (Korea Coach Association)
  • Certified CliftonStrengths Coach (Gallup)
  • LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Certified Facilitator
  • Master’s Degree in Agricultural Chemistry, Seoul National University (SNU)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Chemistry, SNU

Expertise / Services Provided

  • Executive Coaching & Group Coaching
  • Design and Delivery of Leadership Development Programs
  • StrengthsFinder Programs
  • Organizational Development Interventions

Assessments / Tools

  • Harrison Assessments
  • TrueProgress 360 Degree Assessment
  • PTC Team Coaching Assessment
  • POA Optimism Assessment
  • MBTI Step 1
  • DISC
  • Situational Leadership II
  • Clifton Strengths (Gallup)
  • Lego Serious Play


  • English
  • Korean

Corporate Experience

  • Over 30 years working experiences in Korean Conglomerates (OCI and CJ) & Multi-National Companies (Novartis and Syngenta)
  • Broad and unique combination of experiences and expertise in R&D, Sales & Marketing and Human Resources,
  • Various local, APAC Regional & Global Human Resources leadership roles over 15 years

International Exposure

  • Worked with multi-national companies
  • Worked in a regional HR leadership role based in Singapore (7 years)
  • Coaching expats in Korea

Selection of Clients

Executive Coaching / Seminars / Workshops

  • Audi Volkswagen Korea
  • Renault Samsung Motors
  • Boehringer-Ingelheim Korea
  • Merck Korea
  • Cigna Korea
  • AXA Direct Korea

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