Ruma Biswas

Executive Coach & Facilitator

About Our Coach

She is British/French and works as an executive coach and facilitator in Singapore and Thailand. She is passionate about coaching and supporting executives and leaders in maximizing their personal and professional performance to achieve greater success in the workplace and in life.

This coach has over 20 years of experience working across most continents, specializing in people development and behavioural change, as well as incorporating best practices from various cultures. She most recently worked for an international law firm, supporting the learning and development for the business across South East Asia.

Her corporate experiences covers a variety of industries, including professional services, hospitality, banking, and the service industry, and she has discovered that the most effective leaders are self-aware, committed to personal growth and behaviour change, and have enhanced their communication and relationship skills. She supports her clients in developing those skills, working through what’s holding them back and connecting their personal strengths and adaptability in the face of change. As a result, her clients gain self- confidence, resilience, effective working relationships, and improved leadership skills, as well as an overall sense of well-being.

Credentials

  • BSc in Business Management & Sociology
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC), ICF
  • Certificate in Neuroscience-based Coaching, Monarch Business School Switzerland
  • Certificate in Positive Psychology Coaching, Positive Acor
  • Certificate in Action Learning Set Facilitation, 3D Coaching
  • Accredited Time To Think Facilitator
  • Accredited Practitioner in Holding Space Coaching & Facilitation, Centre for Holding Space

Expertise / Services Provided

  • Executive Coaching
  • Developing Emotional Intelligence and Resilience
  • Building Strategic Influencing and Communication Skills
  • Assessing and Redefining Organizational Culture

Assessments / Tools

  • Harrison Assessments
  • TrueProgress 360 Degree Assessment
  • PTC Team Coaching Assessment
  • MSCEIT Assessment
  • 16 Personalities
  • Strength Profile
  • Enneagram

Languages

  • English (fluent)
  • French (native)

Corporate Experience

  • 20 years’ experience in Learning & Development with over 6 years heading the Asia L&D function for an international law firm
  • 5 years working as a Consultant in training & development
  • Working as Change Consultant
  • Coaching law firm partners & leaders in other industries

International Exposure

  • Born and raised in Paris by a Scottish mother and French father
  • Educated in an international school & studied in the UK
  • Lived and volunteered in Manila and N.Y.C. working as a Client Advocate / Social Worker
  • Lived and worked in Singapore and Thailand

Selection of Clients

Executive Coaching / Seminars / Workshops

  • Stephenson Harwood
  • Warner Media
  • PwC
  • BNP Paribas
  • Accor
  • Essilor

Contact
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