Ruma Biswas

Executive Coach & Facilitator

About this Coach

He is an experienced freelance executive coach, trainer, facilitator and business negotiator. He was chief representatives of a global and a regional training and leadership development companies for 12 years. Prior to L&D field, he held senior positions in telecom, IT, banking and finance sectors, in  technical operations and international business management capacity for 26 years.

This coach is passionate in helping business executives to improve their leadership skills and business competencies. Leveraged with his solid leadership and business exposure from past senior positions, he combines with both theory and real-world practice to inspire over 400 business leaders around China, Hong Kong and Asia. His client/audience ranges from c-suite to Managing Director, VP, GM, Director & Senior Level Manager, operational level managers and young talents & career seekers.

He also specializes in business negotiation and sales leadership, both in skill development and advisory arenas. He trained over 1,700 senior executives, managers and sales/procurement professionals, who effectively improved their negotiation skills and career advancements. He has strong track record in business, partnership and high performance team development in diverse business cultures, and has led in transforming corporate value and culture of 2 local and regional companies, to survive and grow in VUCA environment.

Credentials

  • Registered Corporate Coach™ (RCC™)WABC™
  • International Corporate Coaching (certified by Progress-U)
  • Advanced Professional Coaching (certified by Progress-U)
  • MBA in International business, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, York University, Canada
  • Higher Certificate in Electronic Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • MBA in International Business

Expertise / Services Provided

  • Leadership Competence Development
  • Negotiating & Strategic Selling Skills
  • Executive Coaching, 1-to-1 / Team / Group
  • Soft Skill Training & Facilitation
  • Performance-related Behavioral Assessments
  • Corporate Cultural Transformation

Assessments / Tools

  • Harrison Assessments
  • TrueProgress 360 Degree Assessment

Languages

  • English
  • Putonghua
  • Cantonese

Corporate Experience

  • 26 years of extensive business experience in IT, Telecom and Finance sectors both locally and internationally, including positions as Executive Director of International Business Development, Country Manager and Regional Sales & Marketing Director, in multicultural environments.

International Exposure

  • Living, working and studying in Toronto (6 years)
  • Senior role assignments to Tokyo, Seoul and Taipei (2 years)
  • Regional sales management in Asia (7 years)
  • International representative of a Chinese State-Owned Enterprise (3 years)
  • Based in Shanghai as Head of China (4 years)

Selection of Clients

Executive Coaching / Seminars / Workshops

  • Atlas Copco
  • Honeywell
  • Alibaba/TMall
  • Adidas
  • Swire Group
  • WPP Group
  • LVMV
  • Michelin
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Amazon
  • KPMG
  • Metro Group
  • Ametek
  • Auchan
  • Carrefour
  • Shanghai Fudan University
  • China Communication Construction

Contact
[email protected]