Kenneth Chai

Kenneth Chai0-5 Years Exp. - Advanced Coach

Petaling Jaya, MY
ICF PCC, Certified Master Coach, Certified Master Performance Coach
Executive Coaching, Career Growth & Transition, Business & Entrepreneurship
Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Transformation, Development, Growth
Spoken Languages
English, Malay

Full Bio

Kenneth has over twenty years of corporate management experience across various industries that span from Malaysia to other regional countries. He specialises in corporate planning and strategy, corporate finance, corporate affairs and branding, corporate communication and stakeholder engagement, corporate governance and compliance, and strategic marketing. As a multi-faceted leader passionate about sustainability and social impact, he focuses on emotional intelligence and leadership development aimed at cultivating leaders who champion sustainable practices and drive positive impact.


Leveraging on his years of extensive and hands-on leadership and management experience at BOD and C-Suite levels, and his passion for people development, he aspires to help executives and leaders develop and transform, and become better versions of themselves at their workplaces and in their personal lives. As he specialises in emotional intelligence and human behaviour, he hopes to inspire and shape emotionally intelligent future leaders, develop leaders to lead with emotional intelligence, and help people connect better with others and achieve their desired results. He also specialises in helping executives and leaders perform better by successfully navigating the intricacies of corporate life.


Key Highlights

1. Founder of a business/corporate management consultancy outfit focusing on helping organisations and their people perform better.

2. Experienced chairman and ListCo BOD. 

3. Led and managed the corporate strategic planning and KPI monitoring/reporting functions of a unit of a Fortune 500 company. 

4. Led and managed an O&G group’s successful listing on the AIM Market in London. It was only one of ten Asian based groups to be listed on the AIM Market then.

5. Led and managed the diverse businesses of a regional conglomerate in agriculture and natural resources industries, including compliance and stakeholder management/engagement.

6. Managed over 200 investment sales agents of collective investment schemes including rollout of incentive programmes etc.

7. Setup and managed new businesses including recruitment and building team from scratch, establishing SOP etc.

8. Currently one of only eight global Ambassadors of the International Coaching Federation Foundation. 

9. Coached over 1,000 hours. Notable coaching clients include leaders in an international non-profit organisation based in a few European countries, scholar of an American international foundation based in Chicago, management team of the Malaysian operation of a multinational fast casual chain, and executive secretarial team of a leading Malaysian secretarial, advisory and management services provider.

$240.00 USD / hour