John is the Chief Passionary Officer of Meta Consulting, a leadership development and hospitality consultancy to top international corporations. He is the Founder of EMCC (Eagles Mediation & Counseling Centre). He received his Ph.D. in Interpersonal Communication from Northwestern University, USA.
An expert in mediation and conflict management, John is also EMCC’s Mediation Consultant and provides mediation training. He is an appointed mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre, as well as Ministry of Law.
Additionally, he is the Honorary Chair of Eagles Communications Board of Governance. John’s expertise includes leadership coaching, team effectiveness and change management. He has more than 25 years of management consultancy and training experience with corporations, academic institutions and non-profit organizations. A leader and trainer, John is well versed in the art of motivation and management, and he is highly sought after speaker.
John is the author of five popular books: Dim Sum Leadership – Tips for Busy Executives, Dim Sum Leadership Your 2nd Serving, Dim Sum for Great Marriage, Dim Sum for Great Parenting and Smiling Tiger, Hidden Dragon…Managing Conflict @ Home & Work.
John’s best-selling book is Smiling Tiger, Hidden Dragon, a timely and comprehensive book that gives a fresh approach to conflict management in the workplace and home from an Asian perspective. In the book, John discusses how conflict can become opportunities to grow and learn. Heart to Heart, John’s latest masterpiece on struggles of Asia’s top leaders is deeply insightful and a must read!
He was also the content provider and voice behind the highly popular radio programs, Positive Business Minutes, and Parenting Made East, which aired on MediaCorp 938 Live Station.