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Profile of Consultants

Mr. John Quek (Project Consultant / Trainer) PMC logo

John QuekJohn Quek is a certified Pro-family Consultant and a Work-Life Consultant accredited by the Singapore Productivity Association and Ministry of Manpower respectively. Over the years, he has worked closely with officers from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and various agencies to review company’s work-life proposals and collaborate on joint work-life seminars. In addition, John undertook the role of a work-life trained officer to assist MOM in the grading of the Work-Life Excellence Award applications back in February 2006.

He has conducted briefings on specific work-life strategy topics over at SNEF and has experience in the preparation of work-life training course materials. Throughout his tenure at SNEF, he has assisted more than 100 companies in their application of the work-life grants and other Government initiatives. These companies comprises of MNCs, private institutions and non-profit organizations. As a work-life project officer, he provides work-life consultation and advisory services to both members and non-members companies. As an ongoing Human Resource Practitioner and certified Practising Management Consultant (PMC), John is equipped with more than 5 years of Executive search, Talent management and Job Redesign experience.

John graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Master of Human Resources & Industrial relations and a Masters in Business Research. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Corporate Finance and Management) from the same campus and an invitation by the University to do honours for both of his majors was a testimony of his excellent academic results. He also has a Diploma of Business (with Merit), majoring in Finance and Human Resource and is an ACTA qualified trainer.

 

Dr. Amy Daniel (Personal Work-Life Effectiveness Trainer)

Dr Amy DanielDr. Amy Daniel has an extensive employment history covering a variety of appointments over a span of more than 20 years. She was trained overseas and has degrees in psychology and counselling from Australia, as well as a Ph.D. from Europe. She has also attended several training courses in the United States and Australia. 

Her training portfolio covers applied psychology for the corporate world, developmental psychology (for counsellors, parents and teachers), emotional intelligence, stress management, interpersonal effectiveness, basic counselling skills, parenting skills, motivation, enhancing self-esteem and self-confidence. She has a keen interest in the general area of self-management, maximising human potential and maintaining work-life balance. She has recently been called upon to spearhead courses on racial harmony and cross-cultural sensitivity. 

Dr. Daniel has designed and conducted customized training workshops for a variety of government agencies, statutory boards, corporate bodies, schools and junior colleges as well as voluntary organizations and welfare agencies. She was appointed in 2001 as Resource Speaker and Family Life Ambassador by MCYS to promote family life and parent education. In 2004 she was recruited by MCYS’ Personal Work-Life Effectiveness Unit to promote sound work-life strategies in the corporate world. 

She was also appointed by the President of Singapore to serve on the Panel of Advisors to the Juvenile Court for two years. Her previous appointments include a five-year stint as Student Counsellor at the National University of Singapore, and Student Counsellor and Staff Formator at a local independent school. 

Presently Dr. Daniel lectures in the Diploma in Organisational Counselling, the Certificate in Applied Psychology as well as the Work Skills Training Programmes at the Singapore Human Resources Institute. She also conducts training workshops on emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, interpersonal excellence and basic counselling skills for the Institute. At the Executive Counselling and Training Academy she lectures in developmental psychology and cross-cultural issues in counselling and also serves as clinical supervisor and personal therapist. She has also designed and conducts courses on cross-cultural sensitivity in customer service for the Central Singapore Joint Social Service Centre. She undertakes individual counselling by appointment.

 

Edward Whistler Goh (Job Redesign Project Consultant)  

Edward W GohEdward Whistler N M Goh (Eddie) is the CEO and founder of Edward Whistler International Group of companies, providing international business consulting and management training services. EWI has successfully developed and established three leading brand names – EWI Consulting, International Centre for Professional Development and Centre of International Business and Investment. EWI provides a holistic approach to international business for growth and expansion, and proven methodology for business excellence and increased profitability.

Being a Master Coach and Dynamic Facilitator, Eddie has worked closely with top executives and senior management of Multi National Companies, Statutory Boards and Local Companies on formulation and development of international and corporate business strategies. His multi-disciplinary skills include Strategic Internationalization Planning, Scenario Planning, Financial Analysis, Value Based Management, International Branding, Project Management, Productivity & Cost -Reduction programs, Business Process Re-engineering, Leadership and Teambuilding, and other personal excellence and professional development programs.

Prior to founding EWI, Eddie has the distinct honor of being the first Asian to be appointed as Chief of Operations for an international management consulting & training firm based in Punta Gorda, Florida, USA. He has successfully led and managed a regional team of over 100 highly skilled professionals in analyzing and implementing value management and business improvement projects in South East Asia. Currently, he has successfully completed many national initiatives such as Strategic Planning for Internationalization, Branding, Work & Job Redesign (People Partners Award by Spring Singapore 2002 and 2003), Business Continuity Planning, Enterprises Capability Development, Service Excellence, etc.  

Eddie holds a MBA in International Management from Royal Holloway College, University of London. His credentials include Accredited Corporate Trainer in BPR, Communication Strategies with IMPAC University, USA; Qualified ISO 9000 Assessor with Battalas Handley Walker; Masters in Productivity with the Association of Productivity Specialist (APS), New York, USA; Certified Trainer with the American Management Association (AMA); Accredited TEC Chair/Executive Coach; Council Member with the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMa). He is currently pursuing his Doctorate in International Business with the University of Western Australia.

 

Mary Anne Mckittrick (Health and Wellness Trainer)

Mary Anne McKittrick has worked in the Health and Wellness industry for 25 years.  Educated in the United States with Bachelor and Master Degrees, she has been a faculty of Oregon College and Wellness officer of one of the leading providers of Corporate Wellness services in the United States, Club One.  Club One out of San Francisco is the founding company of Planet Fitness in Singapore, and is known in the U.S. for it’s revolutionary approach to Wellness and Behavior Change. Club One maximizes human performance in the workplace, serving over 150 corporate clients including many well known multinational companies such as Motorola, General Electric, Chevron, Samsung, e Bay, and Applied Materials - to name a few.   Mary Anne is highly experienced in all aspects of Wellness and Behavior Change, and works with corporations throughout SE Asia.  She is also a lecturer at Nanyang Polytechnic.  

Mary Anne believes strongly in the mind-body connection for creating and maintaining optimum life balance.  She believes all stress is the result of imbalance between the mind and body, and brings her passion for working with the body to the field of Work-Life Balance.   Her Dynamic workshops teach body intelligence tools that can be used to achieve mental and emotional mastery of the self, creating inner balance from which job performance is then optimized.  Her personal passion for Work-life balance, combined with her experience in global leading-edge techniques for measuring and implementing behavior change has made her one of the leading trainer in her field of work.

 

Claire Tan (Senior HR Consultant)

Claire Tan is a consummate manager, change agent and entrepreneur all packaged in one. Among her peers, she is acknowledged widely for ground breaking efforts in driving large scale cultural change and an expert facilitator. Armed with over 15 years of experience in HR field covering full spectrum, Claire has worked in both MNCs and SMEs covering different industries.

Among the tasks that Claire has carried out, she has been considered a visionary in large scale system merger integrations, human capital management and corporate consulting. Her forte lies with payroll management, composition of salary structure, standardizing benefits & compensation portfolio, policy implementation, contract formulation and talent management. In addition, Claire has vast experience in local and overseas recruitment