Karen Leong is a communications expert who helps people communicate with influence. Highly regarded for her transformational and results-oriented programs, Karen has worked with over 3,000 trainers, executives and senior management. Her strategies provide executives with skills in developing effective professional relationships, achieving personal and career results.
Karen is also a much sought-after keynote speaker, having inspired audiences at events such as the sanofiv-aventis patient-care communication seminar for oncologists and Job Central career fair; leading educational institutions the likes of S.P Jain Center of Management and Singapore Institute of Management and associations such as Asia Professional Speakers – Singapore and the Association of Professional Trainers (Singapore).
With her train-the-trainer expertise, Karen is a master trainer for the American Society of Training and Development’s (ASTD) Improving Human Performance certification programme (conferred in Chicago, USA). Karen also facilitates the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment, and has led over 800 trainers and human resource professionals in the areas of Adult Learning Principles and Facilitation Skills.
Karen is the director of The Leadership Company, which presents business leaders, globally renowned speakers and authors to share their insights and motivate companies and organisations to achieve peak performance in today’s volatile business environment. Clients include Fortune 500 corporations and Asian conglomerates including Citibank, American International Group, Travelex, Samsung, Maybank, and Fraser & Neave.
A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a successful career with KPMG and KPMG Consulting, Karen’s decade-long corporate career spans audit, consulting and corporate education. She sits on the audit committee of the Singapore Training and Development Association.
Karen also shares with audiences valuable insights gained through her 2 year journey as a successful fashion entrepreneur leading a team of local designers in Singapore. Mediacorp TV profiled Karen’s achievements as an innovative fashion entrepreneur, and her label’s designs were regularly featured in Singapore’s leading newspaper, The Straits and major international and local magazines.
Karen regularly contributes networking and career development articles to The Straits Times. She was interviewed on Mediacorp radio 938FM to share her insights on the art of networking.
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