An experienced manager himself, Alvin’s expertise is training Emerging Leaders and New Managers in Leadership Development. He has delivered contextualised training to over 10,000 ROHEI learners, over a breadth of industries—among them financial services, education, retail, engineering, and healthcare.
Having piloted a highly successful mentoring program for doctors, designed to be cascaded to new doctors entering the industry, Alvin's innovative approach and commitment to nurturing new talent are evident. Moreover, he has excelled in delivering programs tailored to clients' specific organisational needs, demonstrating his ability to provide practical and relevant solutions.
Alvin has 9 years experience as a people manager—in Changi International Airport Training and Development Department and subsequently in Training Vision Institute as a Manager of the Talent Management department.
His experience managing trainers, delivering consulting solutions to clients, and liaising with partners—balancing relationships with multiple stakeholders—allows Alvin to model what it means to be a people manager.
As an engineer, Alvin is deeply familiar with constraints and the realities faced by workers operating in complex operating environments.
Alvin’s background lends him the insight and empathy needed to relate to and train Emerging Leaders and New Managers to lead effectively.
Alvin has a proven track record of delivering impactful and transformative training solutions across various industries. He trains Emerging Leaders and Managers with a relational approach, identifying with their everyday challenges and “walking the talk” on effective people management.
Alvin volunteers at a non-profit organisation, teaching and developing children life skills to better prepare themselves for the future. He finds joy in coaching and training, both in and outside of work.
Alvin’s superpower is his deep, booming voice, which he uses to spread encouragement and laughter. A big guy with a humble heart, Alvin is deeply thankful for his wife of 16 years, and his 3 boisterous boys whom he says mold his character, as much as, he is moulding theirs.
Accreditations & Qualifications
Specialist Adult Educator (Facilitation), Institute for Adult Learning, Singapore (2017)
Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA). Workforce Singapore (Formerly Workforce Development Agency), Singapore
Certified DISC profiler, Singapore Institute of Management
COACH U, Institute of Motivational Living
Learning Agility & Digital Confidence