Lin Tan | Faculty Profile | Collective Change Institute

Lin Tan | Faculty Profile | Collective Change Institute

Collective Change Institute is Asia's leading coach certification and professional coach development program.

Lin Tan

Master Certified Coach (MCC, ICF)
ICF Mentor Coach
Reiss Profile Master (IDS)
Snr. Consultant, Wentworth People
Managing Director, ForgeCareers
Principal Coach & Founder, Collective Change Institute

Meet Lin Tan



Lin Tan is an Executive Coach and a Mentor Coach with 13 years experience. She is 1 of 6 Master Certified Coaches (ICF) in Singapore bringing over 3,000 hours of coaching experience across 1,500 individuals into her work. A registered mentor coach with the ICF, Lin has trained hundreds of individuals in coaching skill sets, in areas of communication, motivation, leadership and team performance since 2005. She has personally mentored more than 25 coaches in attaining their international coach credentials. With over 10 years of designing coach training curriculum and training coach faculties, she now heads Collective Change Institute, a boutique school offering the ACSTH-credentialed (ICF) coach-training course.

Apart from executive/leadership coaching, corporate facilitation and coach mentoring engagements, Lin’s coaching expertise is sought after to aid talent development on projects that require professional coaching solutions. She is also the co-founder of www.coachinggowhere, Asia’s #1 online platform to find a coach.

Lin’s work has been recognised by local media such as Channel News Asia, Channel 8, 938 Live, Simply Her, LianHe ZaoBao and She has co-authored 2 books, 1 of which became a Kinokuniya Best-Seller.

Coaching Style

Highly relational, versatile, dynamic, fun, truthful and honest

Passionate About

Being a huge believer that a person’s abilities are unlimited, Lin is extremely passionate in empowering others to shine and beyond that – make a difference


Senior and C-suite executives, sales professionals, entrepreneurs, creatives and educators from Asia, Australia, China and Europe. She has served clients in finance and banking, travel, creative, communication and media, logistics and government sector, such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Scripps Networks Interactive, DHL, Navaplus, Dentsu Aegis Network, Lonza Group, BCD Travel, Sotheby’s and the Asian Women’s Welfare Association.


Lin came from a management background and has driven teams through several growth cycles, from startup stage to SME scale. An entrepreneur since 19, she believes coaching is a passion and not a full-time job. Today, she is involved in several projects all involving personal and professional development.

Meet Lin Tan