The cofounder and Executive Chairman of K-MAS Management Sdn. Bhd. and Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology. Held number of senior positions in Banking and Finance and was the Deputy CEO of HSBC Bank in Brunei. He was appointed by His Majesty The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam as the Chief-Executive Officer(CEO) of the Sungai Liang Authority (SLA). He was the Head of Infrastructure Development, with special responsibility for the development of the Sungai Liang Industrial Park (SPARK), and the Assistant Chief Executive Officer of Brunei Economic Development Board.
Visionary organisational leader with over three decades of work experience in several Asian countries is the Co-founder and Group Managing Director of Cosmopolitan College Brunei and K-MAS group Brunei, Sri Lanka and Philippines. Chartered engineer with an MBA from University of Queensland is passionate about organisational and people development. Through his multi skilled work experience and exposure he has developed a unique model for organisational progress and also a tool box for managers to become leaders. These models stem from the works of various researchers but integrated into a unique, practical and easy to understand model. He advocates hands on coaching aimed at measurable outcomes and believes in SEE- FEEL- PROGRESS Concept. Stemming from his engineering background he seeks to re-engineer every concept, theory and process to achieve a better outcome.
His expertise ranges from Structural/geo technical engineering, project management, strategic management, marketing, process re-engineering, organisational development and leadership development. This is endorsed by his fellowships with the Institute of leadership and management and Chartered Management Institute.
A sharp mind who has over 25 years of working experience in a wide range of industries in India, Australia, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the ASEAN nations. His valuable experience covers finance and accounting, budgeting, cost control and quality assurance. Currently, leading business houses in Brunei are drawing from his experiences.
Dr. Ali Qassem - PhD, is an international leading motivational speaker, People and Organisational Progress Consultant and an author on management and personal development. He has developed and conducted seminars and courses and helped to develop thousands of people from 27 different countries from all levels from CEO's to school students.
Fluent in Arabic, English and Bahasa Melayu & a Certified Trainer by the Human Resources Ministry - Malaysia, Everything DiSC Profiling, & The Directive Communication Psychology - Acreditted by The American Institute of Business Psychology.
A member of The Global Speakers Federation, The Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers, The Society for Human Resource Management & The American Society for Training & Development.
Ranked as one of the Global Top 10 most influential Leadership Gurus by Gurus International. Has 21 years of experience specializing in psychological approaches to leadership and corporate culture transformation. A senior consultant, advisor and mentor within the areas of Change Leadership and Leadership Development, Organizational Development, and Corporate Culture Change. A renowned motivational leadership keynote speaker and trainer in the Asian Region and has advanced Corporate Training with innovative techniques and tools that have been acknowledged by some of the world’s greatest organizations. He is a bestselling author of books such as “The 6 Dimensions of Top Achievers”, “The Colored Brain Communication Field Manual”, “Identity Intelligence”, “Lessons from the Monkey King” and “The Psychology of Selecting the RIGHT Employee”.
A Fellow of CPA Australia and a practicing accountant and auditor, risk assessor and consultant. He has post graduate qualifications in accounting, finance and risk management from the University of Tasmania in Australia. He is the principal of his own consultancy and provides services to numerous Australian and international private and public sector organisations.
Mr. Sprenger, a Swiss National who speaks 6 languages, has over 40 years of experience in the Hotel Industry in which he progressively went from rank & file to managerial and senior management experience. He has worked in most operational departments especially in Food & Beverage where he graduated as a chef at the beginning of his career. He has worked in diverse environments with a diverse variety of cultural backgrounds such as the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and Europe. He has opened and planned many hotels of various types in the field of city and resort hotels and worked in Singapore & Hong Kong for Peninsula Group, Singapore and Malaysia for Holiday Inn International, Saudi Arabia & DRC Congo for ITT Sheraton, Indonesia and Kuala Lumpur for Sol-Meliá, and 4-year assignment as the Group General Manager for Nexus Resort & Spa in Malaysia and NagaWorld Hotel & Casino in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Peter was honored hotelier of the year (2005 / 2006) during his tenure in Kuala Lumpur where he also was the Chairman of the hotel association Kuala Lumpur chapter.
Holder of the "laurea honoris causa" in marketing and finance from Academic Senate of Miami International University, and the former CEO of many companies in Italy such as Lauda Air, Editoriale Domus, Francorosso, HOBBY&WORK, TRONY, Non Ci Sono Paragoni, All’era dell’ottimismo, and L’ottimismo, il profumo della vita.He is the founder and director of S.W.A.T., foundation dedicate to help under privilege children to improve their education status in life.
Paul is in the construction industries since 1980 and serves as Project Manager for more than 30 years. A self taught computer specialist in CADD and a PC assembler, since 1985, he coaches, trains computer aided drafting & design (CADD) and custom build & assemble PC to local Architects, Engineers, Surveyors and personnel related to the industry. He is also a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner, since 2001, and a Sub-conscious learning skills applicator. He also coaches life’s skills and creativity, a Mental Math trainer and practitioner of Vedic Maths (speed maths). Ame mber of Malaysian MENSA, in association with International MENSA, the high IQ society, a forum for intellectual exchange among its members, with members in more than 100 countries around the world.
Dr. Danish is a Neuropsychologist, focusing on cognition and its various forms of breakdown, in particular the organisation of language and memory in the brain. He uses a wide variety of methods, standard neuropsychological assessments, computerised experiments, EEG and eye-tracking to improve the functionality of the brain. He is currently working as Associate Dean at the Colombo Institute of Research and Psychology.
The Dean of the College of Information Technology Education of Systems Plus College Foundation, Angeles City, The Philippines. A result-driven person who has passion and dedication for empowering others. Under her administration, the College was chosen by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as one of the Centers of Development (COD) in Information Technology Education in the Philippines. Proven to be an innovative individual, she has the ability to lead and motivate project teams in areas of the academe, industries and several community projects. She has authored several researches and were published and presented to both national and international paper conferences in the U.S., Belgium, Singapore and Thailand.
A wealth of knowledge and experience working in the humanitarian and mental health sectors with vulnerable individuals and families, providing specialised psychological assistance in a range of settings as well as in project development, implementation and management. Currently, she is a Senior Lecturer and MSc Programme Coordinator at the Colombo Institute of Research and Psychology in Sri Lanka. She also provides expertise as a consultant to Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom.