Buzan Instructor's Network - Singapore
Henry Toi [Master-Trainer (Asia) - BLI and Think Buzan Licensed Instructor]
Managing Director of Buzan Centre Asia, Henry Toi holds a Master of
Education from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from the National University of Singapore. He is currently pursuing his doctoral
studies with Leicester University.
Prior to establishing Buzan Centre Asia, Henry worked for premier
organisations such as The Monetary Authority of Singapore, Shell
Petroleum, Standard Chartered Bank and OCBC Asset Management.
Among some of Henry's clients are J Walter Thompson Asia-Pacific, Cerebos
Pacific, Schroeders Asia, BP Asia, IBM Southeast Asia, Singapore General
Hospital, The National Council of Social Services, Oracle Corporation and
the Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation.
Eric Cheong [Master iMindMap™ Trainer and Think Buzan]
Eric Cheong is the Sales and Marketing Director of Buzan Centre Asia Ltd and a certified Master Trainer for the Buzan’s iMindMap™ software. He is also responsible for the regional development of Buzan Centres located in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Philippines, India and Korea.
Prior to his current role, he has been in the IT industry – mainly, the Internet and Telecommunications sectors for more than 13 years. He has undertaken the sales, marketing and channel sales functions in CyberWay, SingTel and Pacific Internet, and has achieved proven sales results and pioneering projects since Internet began its infancy in Singapore.
In order to understand the needs of his clients better, Eric makes it a point to find time to conduct Buzan trainings regularly. Some of the clients trained by him include Singapore National Heritage Board, Oracle Hong Kong, Intel Malaysia and UniSIM Singapore. Eric graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with honours at the National University of Singapore.
Tan Kwan Liang [Advanced BLI and Think Buzan Licensed Instructor]
Associate Trainer at the Singapore Civil Service College since the year
2000, Kwan Liang holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the
National University of Singapore.
Prior to becoming a Buzan Instructor, Kwan Liang spent more then 15 years
in management as well as business development.
Some of Kwan Liang's clients include MacDonald's Restaurants Singapore,
The National Council of Social Services & the Union Bank of Switzerland,
just to name a few.
Wong Peng Wai [BLI and Think Buzan Licensed Instructor]
Holder of an MBA from Sheffield University in the United Kingdom, Wong Peng Wai is the first person in Asia to be certified as a Buzan Instructor in 1993 and has conducted more than 1,000 Mind Mapping workshops since then.
His clients include organisations such as Singapore Airlines, DBS Bank,
Texas Instruments, Keppel Insurance, American International Assurance,
Asia Matsushita, The Port of Singapore Authority, The Monetary Authority
of Singapore, The Ministry of Defence & PWD Consultants just to name a few.
Prior to entering the field of training and consulting, Peng Wai was Head
of Information Technology at Citibank Investment Banking and Consulting
Manager at the Union Bank of Switzerland.
Betty Kan [BLI and Think Buzan Licensed Instructor]
Ms Betty Kan graduated with honors from San Francisco State University. She is a Certified Professional Trainer (IPMA, UK), a Certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner (NFNLP, USA) and an Associate Lecturer at the Singapore Institute of Management University. Betty had attained an Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment under the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification framework. She is also a Buzan Licensed Instructor teaching Tony Buzan’s Mind Mapping® techniques as well as a Certified Instructor for Dr Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats® Method, Lateral Thinking™ in Action and Cognitive Research Trust® program. She is a sub-committee member of the Singapore Training & Development Association and a member of the Adult Educators’ Network Special Interest Group of Facilitation at the Institute of Adult Learning.
Betty was appointed as Director of Client Services at the Law Offices of Meisel & Associates in San Francisco, USA for over a decade to manage the Asian clientele market from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mainland China, Vietnam as well as local Americans due to her unique trilingual capability. Her passionate customer centric attitude led her to a prestigious Bronze Medal award for outstanding achievement in Service Excellence by the World Journal, a top Chinese newspaper agency in the United States. Her corporate experiences span across major industries in the international airlines, financial & legal sectors. Betty also conducts public workshops in Singapore.
Some of Betty’s workshop participants were from Drydocks World Southeast Asia (Government of Dubai), National Heritage Board, Singapore Discovery Centre, Singapore Police Force, Singapore Prison Service, Changi Airport Services, Jurong Town Corporation, Singapore Tourism Board, Health Promotion Board, Ministry of Home Affairs, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Reed Exhibitions, United Overseas Bank, Metropolitan YMCA, Xcellink Pte Ltd, Kodak Singapore, Energy Market Company Pte Ltd & KPMG LLP, to name a few.
Betty enjoys a diverse cultural background having lived in the US and Japan for 16 years. She is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. Her outstanding professionalism and rich working experiences have helped her to develop valuable life skills in Business Communication, Leadership & Management, Innovation & Creativity, Client Services & Personal Effectiveness. She believes in the power of maximizing one’s potential by improving and changing oneself from the inside out. Her passion is in helping individuals be the best they can be.
Lim Choon Boo [Mentor]
Choon Boo is currently a Principal Lecturer at the Multidiscipline
Engineering Division of the school of Engineering, Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
A Mind Mapper since 1996, Choon Boo became a Buzan Instructor in 1999.
He has been teaching Mind Mapping since then for the Engineering, Human Resource and Learning Centre of Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
With more than 25 years of industrial, educational and managerial
experience, Choon Boo has taught Mind Mapping® at companies such
as SingTel, the CAAS, the Ministry of Education, the National Library Board, SembCorp Industries, Singapore Quality Institute and ST Microelectronics.
Ian Patrick Dyason [Senior]
Holder of an MBA from Leicester University, Ian has conducted Mind Mapping® workshops for organisations such as Channel News Asia, the Housing & Development Board, the Ministry of Defence, Dell, UOB Group, Novartis, BP Singapore, the National University of Singapore, the Building & Construction Authority and Brunei Shell Petroleum Company.
Prior to entering the field of training and consulting, Ian spent many years at The Ministry of Defence, specialising in Strategic Planning.
Ian earned his first degree in Engineering at the National University of Singapore through a government scholarship.