Designing Your Life Certified Coaches
Stella is an international career and executive coach, with over 17 years of global experience gained in the UK, Middle East, Asia, EU and the US. She has coached countless diverse candidates on their professional development goals from undergraduate to executive level and has helped many with international career transitions. In the past 5 years she had set up the Executive Career Development office at INSEAD and founded “Inspiration Ride”, an education and career consulting business.
Stella is a certified INSEAD Executive Coach and a Design Your Life Coach, while she also holds an MBA, an MSc in International Management and a BBA. She has continually brought her knowledge from global markets and employer recruitment practices into developing future leaders who achieve successful personal transitions. In her practice, she combines different coaching approaches and offers the tools needed by her clients to navigate their professional journeys, towards fulfilling their dreams. Stella advises ed-tech companies and serves as the Director of Communications at the MBACSWP Alliance. She was also the initiator and curator of a regional “think tank” in 2012, the Middle East Career Development Conference, that run for 4 consecutive years and was among the 50 top career thought leaders that were invited at the Career Summit organized by Google in 2013 at their HQs in Ireland.
Abhi is the founder and CEO of Alt-Lyf, a social enterprise in Singapore offering workshops, online training, coaching and experiences that help individuals of all ages to try their alternate life ideas. He is a silver haired entrepreneur, corporate executive, a coach and a mentor to start-ups. He also serves on the Board of NGOs in Singapore and India. Among his many indulgences are sailing, overland trips, writing and everything dog.
Sunanda is a Duke University Certified Integrated Health Coach. Her focus is Community Health and Prevention. She has helped clients at the Stanford Coordinated Care Centre at Stanford University. She has also worked with parents of International Schools in Singapore, mostly empty nesters, helping them reframe “loss” to “opportunity” and finding a renewed purpose in life. She travels between San Francisco, New York and Singapore.
Dane is an Executive Coach and Consultant, specialising in Life Design. With over 20 years of global leadership experience with Shell, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, Burger King & LVMH; Dane has been supporting individuals and teams all over the world to reach their full potential. Leveraging her corporate experience, Dane redesigned her life with ikigai and is now an International Coaching Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach whose mission is to empower people live a life of greater purpose, happiness and fulfilment. She believes the human minds are powerful and capable of achieving amazing things. She is passionate about helping people discover clarity and seeing talents they don’t even realise exist. Her insights come from first-hand experience working with executives and leaders over the years. She understands the challenges people face with changes and what it takes to achieve breakthrough. Her transformative coaching approach combines HAPPY™️ coaching system, positive psychology, with neurolinguistic programming (NLP) principles. Discover with Dane on how you can design your life.
Joanne Koo believes that every person’s life is an unwritten book, and each has to write his/her own. Her professional passion lies in working with people to help them discover their natural talents, strengths and aspirations to lead a more meaningful professional career and write a richer life story. Today, an ICF Professional Certified Coach, Joanne's career included being in Executive Search Korn/Ferry, heading MBA Career Services on INSEAD's Asia Campus, as well as working with various Institutions of Higher Learning, using positive psychology, NLP and other tools to help professionals position their strengths in the workplace.