Prof Sattar Bawany

Prof. Sattar Bawany

Professor Sattar BawanyProfessor Sattar Bawany is the Regional Head of International Professional Managers Association (IPMA) and Managing Director as well as Master Executive Coach with Executive Development Associates (EDA) Asia Pacific. He is also a member IPMA Board of Trustees and Governing Council. He is also the Co-Chair of the Human Capital Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore),

He has over 25 years’ international business management experience, including 15 years in executive coaching, group facilitation, and leadership development and training with global management consulting firms. In addition to his business and consulting career, Prof Bawany has over 10 years of concurrent academic experience as an Adjunct Professor teaching senior executives international business strategies and human resource courses at various leading universities including Paris Graduate School of Management.

Prof Bawany has assumed various senior management roles including Managing Director/Country Head and Talent Development/Coaching Practice Leader for DBM Asia Pacific as well as Business Leader, Organisational Effectiveness/Leadership Development Consultant and Executive Coach with Mercer HR Consulting, The Hay Group, The Forum Corporation and Mercuri International.

Prof Bawany is an astute advisor to executives who need to know how they are perceived and want to focus on what is most important in their professional and personal lives. He has coached a range of leaders, from CEOs, to senior vice presidents, and high potential managers. His current work in organisations focuses on encouraging individual initiative and leadership from a systemic perspective in order to achieve clearly defined business results. His specialty is effectively linking people processes to business outcomes.

He is especially skilled at helping executives work through leadership transition issues, whether individually or systemically. As a seasoned coach, he truly cares about others, listens with an open mind, and adds value in unexpected ways. His approach to executive coaching encourages new insights into the key capabilities and unique strengths needed to sustain practical behavioural change over time, resulting in the executive’s enhanced self-awareness, better decision making, and continuous performance improvement.

He is a Graduate of Corporate Coach U and a Licensed Coaching Clinic Facilitator. He is certified in the administration and application of various psychometric instruments including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator™ (MBTI), Bar-On EQ 360™ and EQ-i™. He is also certified in the administration and application of the MRG’s suite of instruments including “Leadership Effectiveness Analysis™” (LEA 360 Assessment tool) and “Strategic Leadership Development”. He is also accredited in the administration and application of the Benchmarks®  and Skillscope®  Profiling Instruments.

He holds an Executive MBA and a Bachelor in Business Administration (Marketing). He is currently pursuing his PhD in Business Administration and his Doctoral Research is on ‘The Impact of Executive Coaching on the Personal & Professional Development of Leaders”.

Prof Bawany is a Fellow of International Professional Managers Association (IPMA) and The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). He is a Professional Member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). He is also a Practicing Member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and International Association of Coaching (IAC).

Prof Sattar, who is well versed in English & Bahasa, is highly effective facilitator and coach and has been very well regarded by his clients for his practical “how to” approach, and for his ability to communicate with his audiences and to make workplace learning fun and a pleasurable experience.