Ruma Biswas

Executive Coach & Facilitator

About the Coach

This coach is known for her people-centred approach towards leadership and corporate transformation that help her clients develop integrated and sustainable success.  This was her personal style as a long-time Asia-Pacific leader in the financial industry and she uses this vast experience in the business to coach other leaders.

She is a pioneer in executive coaching in Asia-Pacific with the mission to make a positive difference in the corporate world and communities through coaching executives to lead themselves, their teams and their businesses effectively through awareness and engagement and thus achieve maximum results and profits.  In her coaching she uses her valuable insights into diverse cultures through having lived and worked for many years in several countries for long assignments.

She is passionate about continuous learning in leadership and corporate excellence, about community responsibility and inclusiveness and about transformation of self and society.


  • Graduate of CoachU and Corporate CoachU
  • Accredited by International Coach Federation
  • Founding board member of ICF in Singapore
  • Adjunct faculty of Centre for Creative Leadership
  • Postgraduate Degree in Education

Expertise / Services Provided

  • Executive Coaching for Senior Managers
  • High Potential Talent Development Seminars & Workshops
  • Coaching for Transitioning Roles and Cultures

Assessments / Tools

  • Various 360 Degree Assessments
  • EQi Baron and Hogan
  • Firo-B and Belbin
  • Disc and extDisc
  • WorkPlaceBig5


  • English

Corporate Experience

  • 30+ years including positions as Director and VP for global and regional Asia-Pacific business units

International Exposure

  • Work-related global travel to over 30 countries
  • Lived in Malaysia, England, Japan (based in Singapore since 1995)

Selection of Clients

  • BarclaysCapital
  • Intel
  • L’Oreal
  • UBS
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Government ministries and agencies
  • Pharmaceutical and oil companies

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