Ruma Biswas

Senior Executive Coach & Facilitator

About

This coach has managed organizations for more than 20 years. He graduated in 1985 from the University of Massachusetts with Departmental and University Honors and in 1988 from the American University Washington College of Law. He clerked for two U.S. federal judges and served eight years as a Federal Prosecutor with the United States Department of Justice, receiving an Outstanding Trial Attorney Award from the U.S. Attorney General in 1993 and 1996.

He then moved to the Republic of Palau in 1998 and served as Special Prosecutor and later Minister of Justice for the country.  He taught law at the Palau Community College and served two years as the Palau Bar President.  He moved to China in 2005 to act as Asia Pacific CEO for Day Light Inc., USA, and subsequently worked in various industries including environmental, education, human resources, fashion, retail, health/beauty, and media.

This coach is a highly rated professional facilitator and executive business coach who has provided services to many Fortune 500 companies. As a coach, he leverages his diverse and global background to help his clients transform to more effective leaders.

He has also produced/directed various promotional videos and has been a host/emcee/panel facilitator/auctioneer for many events including the President’s Roundtable on Cancer, the Fur Free Fashion, SIAS, and AmCham Charity Galas, and the International Solid Waste Management Summit.  He also served for four years as Chairman of the AmCham Environmental Committee and on the AmCham Board of Governors in 2019.

Credentials

  • BS Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Departmental and University Honors
  • Juris Doctorate, American University Washington College of Law
  • Previously licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, Washington DC, Republic of Palau
  • Corporate Professional Trained Coach – ICF, Vistage

Expertise / Services Provided

  • Influencing, Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Leadership and Management Development
  • Executive Coaching

Assessments / Tools

  • Harrison Assessments
  • TrueProgress 360 Degree Assessment
  • POA Optimism Assessment
  • COI (Cultural Orientations Index)
  • DISC

Languages

  • English (native)
  • Chinese (basic)

Corporate Experience

  • 20 years’ experience managing organizations

International Exposure

  • Lived in US, China, Palau
  • Worked with clients from Europe, Asia, Australia and US

Selection of Clients

Executive Coaching / Seminars / Workshops

  • Baxter
  • Bayer
  • Shanghai GM
  • Johnson Controls
  • SAP
  • SAIC
  • Volvo
  • Prudential

Contact
[email protected]