Lee Thong Tan | Coach Profile | Collective Change Institute

Associate Certified Coach (ACC, ICF) Treasurer, Singapore ICF Chapter (2018-2019) Regional Financials Lead, ASEAN & North Asia Associate Coach & Coach Supervisor, Collective Change Institute

Lee Thong Tan

Associate Certified Coach (ACC, ICF)
Treasurer, Singapore ICF Chapter (2018-2019)
Regional Financials Lead, ASEAN & North Asia
Associate Coach & Coach Supervisor, Collective Change Institute


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LANGUAGES
English, Mandarin

SPECIALTY
Finance, Executive

Overview


Lee Thong has been coaching since 2018 and attained certification by the ICF within the same year. He lands his corporate leadership experience and finance expertise to his coaching speciality in leadership, career, performance and financial empowerment.

As a manager who empowers his team to perform with him, he plays the coach/mentor role who motivates the team and guides them from the side. This approach has become an asset that Lee Thong leverages on as a coach to guide the client through a journey of realising his/her personal and professional potential.


Coaching Style

Inspiring, friendly, sincere, attentive, caring


Passionate About

Lee Thong believes that everyone has the potential to be better and greater, and to achieve what seems impossible. What stand in their way are self-doubt, expectation from others, “play safe” mentality, early childhood conditioning, just to name a few. Through coaching, Lee Thong helps his clients see things from different perspective and inspire them to take that first step out of their comfort zone in order to move forward.


Clients


C-Suite executives, junior to senior management executives, entrepreneurs and startup founders in industries such as Bio-medical, Telco, Financial Services, Manufacturer, Oil & gas, Consulting and Legal across Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Vietnam, France and the UK


Background


As a Finance Director, Lee Thong is equipped with over 24 years of finance and management experience under his belt, in companies of various industries including manufacturing, trading, consulting and services.

In his last role as the Group Finance Director of a US$1.2 billion MNC headquartered in Singapore, Lee Thong was running the operation of the Finance department at Corporate level, managing a team of 40 in the areas of financial controlling, treasury, tax and M&A. In the last 4 years, Lee Thong was the business owner who led a global Finance Transformation project including the implementation of a $20mil ERP project across Asia Pacific and a shared service centre, with a project team of up to 30 at one point. In this project, Lee Thong further developed his capabilities in leadership, project management, change management, and dealing with ambiguity.

Apart from the technical aspect, Lee Thong is known to be a good manager and mentor to his team, with proven track record of acquiring, retaining and developing finance professionals, realising their full potential during their tenor in his team.