We Cannot Become What We Need To Be by Remaining What We Are

5th & 6th December 2016Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
16th & 17th January 2017Penang, Malaysia


The New Generation Executive Secretaries and Personal Assistants Event returns to Malaysia for a second successive year, featuring 7 of Asia Pacific’s top trainers, handpicked for their exceptional content and delivery, exclusively crafted for you.

You’re not just a Personal Assistant. You’re the Pepper Potts to Tony Stark, and one day the world will be working for you so we want to help you reach your potential and showcase it.


ADD TO MY CALENDAR 2016-12-05 12:00:00 2016-12-06 16:00:00 Asia/Kuala_Lumpur NEWGEN PERSONAL ASSISTANTS AND EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE The New Generation Executive Secretaries and Personal Assistants Event returns to Malaysia for a second successive year, featuring 7 of Asia Pacific’s top trainers, handpicked for their exceptional content and delivery, exclusively crafted for you. Kuala Lumpur NewGen Executive Secretaties And Personal Assistants Conference - KW Group


Special Address

FARAH ANN ABDUL HADI National Gymnast (Captain), Gold Medalist, SEA Games 2015 MALAYSIA Profile coming soon

Meet Our Asia Pacific’s Top Trainers

ELENI SARANTINOU Certified Trainer, Corporate Consultant, Public Speaker LIFE-SPHERES, MALAYSIA Eleni Sarantinou is all about inspiring people to take action and take control over their lives. She is passionate about personal growth and her mission is for everybody to reach their full potential. For over 25 years, Eleni has gathered a wealth of knowledge and experience in corporate IT, customer service and personal development in four different continents. Eleni was born in Greece where she received her Bachelor degree as an economist. She upgraded her education with Coaching, NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), Time Line Therapy™, Emotion Code, Family Constellation, Values Systems and Hypnosis. She has a passion for assisting in creating societies and cultures in organizations that promote contribution, accountability and personal and financial growth hand in hand. Her love for different mindsets takes her all over the world training individuals and consulting companies. As a Master NLP Coach, Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Certified Coach, Life Coach and Internationally Certified NLP Trainer, Eleni’s focus is on her clients making that important next step in the direction they desire. Her work focuses on creating practical and supportive strategies that will make the unconscious mind realize our goals. Her style can be best described as up-close-and-personal, supportive and result oriented.
EVELYN LEONG Founder COLOURZWORK, MALAYSIA Evelyn is a certified colour therapist from The School of Natural Health Sciences, UK, and a book author of ‘YOUR SUCCESS LIFE COLOUR & ATTRACTING WHAT YOU WANT IN LIFE USING COLOUR VISUALISATION’. She obtained a Master of Business Administration from the University of Nottingham Trent, United Kingdom. Evelyn Leong established Colourzwork in 2011 through the inspirational work together with an intensive studies of colour personality, colour psychology and therapy. Discovering the natural skill and intuition to associate feelings and surrounding phenomena with colours, Evelyn is passionate about working with people and help them into discovering their colour personalities. She is a corporate trainer specialises in stress management and does her colour therapy consultation in The Wellness Place located in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. Her previous works appeared in numerous local and international medias: NTV7, TV3, ASTRO, MALAYSIA HARI INI, THE STAR, NEWS STRAITS TIMES, SIN CHEW DAILY, CITTABELLA, ORANGE DAILY, NEW LIFE POST, UTUSAN MALAYSIA, BERITA HARIAN, CNN, HERALD SUN, HER WORLD.
JOSEPH TAN Gallup’ Certified Strength Coach, CEO LEADERONOMICS GOOD MONDAY (LGM), MALAYSIA Joseph Tan is the CEO of Good Monday Leaderonomics, the consulting division of Leaderonomics Sdn Bhd – a company focusing on principle-centered leadership training, coaching and consulting which positively impact an organization's key results. This is achieved through developing character, discovering strengths and driving accountability. By leveraging on his formal certification with tested and proven solutions from market leaders like Gallup and Partners in Leadership, Joseph is able to come alongside the client’s leadership team to build motivational and alignment depth which would then result in sustainable, high performance.
DR KAMAL KENNY HDRF Certified Trainer and Consultant, Founder K&J CONSULTANCY, MALAYSIA A consultant and social psychologist, Dr Kamal brings with him 10 over years of experience in the field of training and consultancy. He obtained his degree in University Science Malaysia and later continued with his Masters in Public Health from Wales, UK and then went on to complete is PhD in University Putra Malaysia in Social Psychology. He is the founder of K&J Consultancy, K&J Ventures and K&J Solutions and is an Associate Consultant of HC Consultants Group, Malaysia. Dr Kamal is not a new face to the training fraternity as he has carried out extensive training programs for companies like Petronas, Maybank, Westports and Volvo. He is known for his approach in delivering his training with current methodologies especially catering to the change in climate of corporate culture. He has a keen interest in young people and Reproductive Health and has presented in 3 International Conferences in this field. Dr Kamal has also 6 International publications to his credit as well as authored a module on Leadership for a local academic institution. He also has been invited by the media like Bernama, TV3 and TV2 for interviews on his expertise in professional development and consultancy work.
LORETTA CHIN Certified Master Performance Coach, Managing Director TALENEXCEL, MALAYSIA Loretta Chin is an international speaker, trainer, consultant and coach, facilitating empowered change within organisations and increasing employee engagement, productivity and retention by transferring skills to help them to reach their next level of performance. She has conducted numerous trainings & workshops in Malaysia, Singapore, Bangkok, Vietnam, Taipei, Tokyo and New York, lending her a global and cross cultural perspective that enables her to advise corporates on real life solutions. Her clients describe her as a skilled motivator who is passionate about inspiring lives and empowering people. She utilizes Experiential Learning and Accelerated Learning in all her training programmes to help clients achieve their desired results. Loretta is a founding member of Surya Women, a non-profit organisation that empower corporate women to rise to their fullest potential.
OMAR STIRLING Chartered Master Trainer LAWRENCE WALTER SEMINARS, MALAYSIA Omar Stirling, winner of the AUM award is a Chartered Master Trainer in Lawrence Walter Seminars and his energetic style has won the hearts and mind of participants. When you meet him, you can feel his tremendous passion and strong belief that training is the best intervention method to change people and their organisation to a quantum level. Being of mix-blood parentage gives him the unique experience of thinking global and acting locally. His belief in adding value to others to be more successful in life led him to help many people realise their true potential to succeed. Omar Stirling has more than 6 years of experience and provides numerous seminars to corporate leaders, managers, salespeople, executives and even students from different backgrounds. He has trained many companies across all industries including Petronas, AirAsia, Sime Darby, Proton Edar Sdn Bhd, Blackmores, Pfizer, Bank Islam, BSN, SME Bank, Kuwait Finance House, OCBC, Media Prima, PNB, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UDA Holdings, DRB Group, SSM, KPJ Tawakkal, Touch N Go and many more.


BENJAMIN LOH Founder, Principal Coach FLARE COMMUNICATION COACHING, SINGAPORE As the Founder and Principal Trainer of Flare Communications Coaching, Benjamin Loh partners his executive clients from companies like AIA, ANZ Bank, Singtel, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Lend Lease to enhance their performance on stage and communicate effectively across generations. He is also one of the youngest Associate Certified Coach (ACC) in Singapore and Asia Pacific, credentialed by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and also, a Certified Extended DISC® Professional and Reiss Profile® Master too. His work has also been covered on over 50 occasions on over 10 media platforms like Channel News Asia (CNA), Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), Straits Times (ST).
IAN LAI Founder, Corporate & Personal Branding Consultant BRANDTALKSASIA, MALAYSIA Ian Lai has the solution for you. He has 18 years of working experience in branding, advertising & design in Singapore & Malaysia, since graduating from an art college in 1998. In 2003, he co-founded a branding consultancy with network that spans across Singapore, Kuala Lumpur & Penang. Ian was involved in collaborations with Nestlé, Nescafé, Maggi, Milo, Old Chang Kee, as well as Edwin Jeans. In 2009, Ian founded Brandtalks™. Within a short period of time, our clientele has expanded to Penang, Langkawi, Indonesia, Singapore as well as Taiwan. Now, as a passionate branding practitioner as well as trainer, Ian & Jane has developed a Personal Branding Programme that aims to bring the best out of individuals, by improving 3 aspect – How people SEES you; How people HEARS you; How people FEELS about you.
JANE LEE Director, Personal Branding Consultant BRANDTALKSASIA, MALAYSIA Jane Lee is the consultant to talk to. With her signature programme ‘You Can Be Branded Personal Branding Mastery’, you can unlock your own personal charisma and take your life to the next level. Jane was in the accounting line for 7 years, before she underwent an image makeover herself and that has a dramatic impact on her career as well as her personal life. With the dedication to succeed, Jane has obtained several certificates from image gurus domestically as well as top international image gurus. She is also a certified yoga instructor. Now, she has conducted Personal Branding and Image trainings, talks and workshops for corporate clients in retail industry, multi-level marketing, financial planning, health & beauty industry, property, engineering; as well as universities, colleges, gym, country club and many more.
MARK STUART Co-Founder, Training Director ANAGRAM GROUP, SINGAPORE Mark is a Corporate Trainer, Executive Coach, and behavioral consultant, with over 15 years of international investment banking experience in the UK, Australia and Asia for Morgan Stanley, Schroders, Goldman Sachs, Abbey National and Salomon Brothers. Mark coaches business leaders, entrepreneurs, and senior managers. His methods are highly interactive and focus on strategies and personal goals that can be implemented in the workplace immediately, delivering instant return on investment. Mark has trained government agencies across Singapore, including the Prime Minister’s Office (Singapore), the Ministry of Manpower (Singapore), Ministry of Education (Singapore) and large MNCs in Asia, such as banks, finance companies, and companies in energy, and construction, advertising and more. Mark’s thought leadership articles are regularly published in Asian Banking & Finance and Singapore Business Review.
MICHAEL TEOH Founding Director, Lead Consultant THRIVING TALENTS, MALAYSIA Passionate about Growing People to their Fullest Potential, and a global speaker whose ideas have been featured on CNN, BBC World News, the United Nations and many more, Michael Teoh Su Lim is regarded as a strategist and thought-leader in grooming talents in companies internationally. He serves Fortune 500 Clients and GLCs like Microsoft, Intel, AIA, Allianz, Sony, Felda Global Ventures, CIMB Bank and many more across 39 countries in company-wide training and consultancies. A sought-after keynote speaker, Michael’s biggest event saw him speaking to 8,000 Gen-Y sales executives of major companies in Malaysia. He has shared the stage speaking globally with icons like Virgin’s Sir Richard Branson, AirAsia’s Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and had even received a special visit by President Barack Obama during his workshop. He is recognized as a National Youth Icon by the Prime Minister and a Malaysia Book of Records Holder. He is also a radio deejay and the youngest board member & advisor to several public organizations and government agencies in Malaysia.
PETER LAM Author, Founder & CEO PELICAN CONCEPTS Results are Peter Lam’s passion, and he is an expert at teaching business leaders and their teams make the leap and apply what they’ve learned to the real work they do. Peter puts his heart and soul into his clients so you will have someone focused on YOU. For more than 3 decades, Peter has empowered people to achieve better results and top performance in business, sales, marketing, team, money and life. He is the author of More Business, More Success that helps entrepreneurs, and organisations increase sales, improve profitability and build solid, high-performance teams. A dynamic high- impact presenter and public speaker, Peter applies his real world experience and has designed and implemented executive education and coaching programs with Petronas, Maxis, UMCCed, CPA Australia, and the Ministry of Higher Education.
SUE CHAN Branding, Marketing Consultant and Trainer OUTFLUENTIAL, MALAYSIA Having lived in the United States, Hong Kong and Singapore, Sue knows first-hand the tools needed to adapt to new situations and the rapidly changing marketplace. Sue’s work repertoire includes 7 years in the education sector as well as branding and marketing in the retail industry for over a decade. Since 2009, her retail consultancy expertise has been sought by clients from Asia and the U.S. Armed with a degree in psychology from Skidmore College in New York and St.Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, Sue’s ingenuity lies in thinking outside the box and a responsive approach to problem that results in effective positive change. As a trainer and coach. Sue puts her years of experience and knowledge of human psychology into helping people be the best they can be.
THOMAS CLAY Executive Coach, Training Consultant BME SERVICES, SINGAPORE Thomas is a coach who specializes in developing an organization’s top talent by coming alongside executives, helping them develop their behaviour, skills, attitude and management style for maximum impact both as a leader and for their organization. Thomas is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation (ICF). He has extensive cross-cultural leadership experience having lived and worked in North America, the Middle East and Asia. His primary coaching clients are senior leaders in multinational companies operating across Southeast Asia. With this unique cross cultural leadership experience, Thomas is able to coach and inspire global leaders to change and adapt. Prior to working as a coach, Thomas had a career in banking with Merrill Lynch.
XANDRIA OOI Writer, TV Host, Trainer & Co-Founder OUTFLUENTIAL, MALAYSIA Xandria Ooi has conquered evert corner of the Malaysian media landscape. She is front row and centre of with her weapons of mass communication: camera, mic and pen. Her business degree from the University of Melbourne in Finance and Manegement complements her work in the entertainment industry. Launching her journalistic journey with The Star Publications in 2001. Xandria authored her column ‘Sights & Sounds’ in the Star Metro for 10 years. Her work on TV and Radio for the past decade has seen her not only hosting, but producing programs and selling them internationally. Combining her stellar work ethics, engaging personality and keen communication skills, Xandria has the perfect skils sets as a motivational speaker and trainer who inspires people into action and helps them achieve their goals through tried-and-tested tools.
DR YVONNE SUM Certified Speaking Professional, Author, Executive Director 5ECHO, MALAYSIA Dr Yvonne Sum CSP, ACMC, NLPTT, BDS (Hons) has a gift. She is the co-founder of 5Echo, a global leadership consultancy focusing on C-level executives. She draws executives into their deep inner essence to make timely changes in their outer world. She transforms leaders’ on-the-go through just-in-time mission critical objectives in VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous). She was awarded BlessingWhite Asia Pacific’s 2009 Consummate Facilitator and Client Development Award for her work with multinational clients in the region. As one of only 267 female CSPs (Certified Speaking Professionals) in the world, she has presented alongside Edward de Bono, Tony Buzan, Tun Dr Mahathir, Howard Gardner, Ram Charan and Jack Canfield.


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Registration & Welcome Networking Reception
Success Life Colour: Match Your Strength with Tasks and Lead the Route to Accomplishment at Work
  • Escalate efficiency through effective team communication using the language of colour
  • Tactically manage workplace conflicts by understanding the colour personality of people you work with

Certified Colour Therapist, the School of Natural Health Sciences, UK
Author of 'Your Success Life Colour' and 'Colour Visualisation'

Face your Fear: Overcoming Life Challenges by being Strong both Physically and Mentally

FARAH ANN ABDUL HADI, National Gymnast (Captain), Gold Medalist, SEA Games 2015, MALAYSIA

Morning Refreshments & Networking
Fix Your Focus: How to Get More Done in Less Time by Maximising Your Productivity at Work
  • Grasping the spot-on techniques for generating more time to manage your growing assignments
  • Be more dynamic and banish procrastination by staying organised and planning ahead

LORETTA CHIN, Certified Master Performance Coach, Managing Director, TALENXCEL, MALAYSIA

Networking Lunch
Unleash the Power of Your Unconscious Mind: Develop Behavioural Flexibility
  • Secrets to explore your unconscious mind and how to set its mechanisms in full action using Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Installing new internal strategies to make things happen in life and at work

ELENI SARANTINOU, Certified Trainer, Corporate Consultant, Public Speaker, LIFE-SPHERES, MALAYSIA
Author of Perception Projection

Afternoon Refreshments & Networking – End of Day 1
Registration & Welcome Networking Reception
Communicate with Influence: Motivating Others to Action by Focusing on your Strengths
  • Mastering the motivation to communicate well by discovering the strength-based approach
  • Winning over your audiences by being assertive while managing your weaknesses


Morning Refreshments & Networking
Thinking Beyond the Immediate Situation: Absorb the Tactics of Exceptional Strategic Management
  • Building your capability to question and evaluate information critically
  • Detecting and preventing potential glitches by thinking analytically
  • Heightening your strategic decision making skills during predicaments

DR KAMAL KENNY, HDRF Certified Trainer and Consultant, Founder, K&J Consultancy, MALAYSIA

Networking Lunch
World-Class Executive PA: Applying the Right Attitude for Successful Partnership
  • Learning to conquer the skills profile of a world-class Executive PA
  • Discover how to stay ahead of your manager’s shifting priorities and strategies
  • Applying forward thinking in your strategic partnership with bosses


Afternoon Refreshments & Networking – End of Conference

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