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Jean Yap

Senior Consultant

Jean is an Executive Coach to C-Suite executives, senior leaders, business owners, and executives in global MNCs, public accounting firms, banks, and health and educational institutions. Key clients include Maybank, Epson, FMC Technologies, Lumileds, Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG), Nippon Seikō Kabushiki-gaisha (NSK), and Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

Jean has a distinguished career in Banking and Finance, having held senior leadership positions in Union Bank of Switzerland (Singapore) and subsequently at Credit Suisse and RBS Coutts Bank Limited. Her areas of expertise include Strategy Planning, Business & Change Management, Finance, Talent Development and Communications.

An executive coach since 2015, Jean completed the Brief Coaching Training (PURE, PLUS, PRO), an Accredited Coach Training Program of the International Coach Federation, in 2018. She has been conferred the designation of Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF) in 2018. She became a Certified Solution Focused Coach (CSFC) under the Canadian Council of Professional Certification in May 2016.

Jean draws from her corporate experience as she journeys with her clients to clarify perspectives, identify core values, build confidence, and find the courage to move forward. Jean lends deep discernment to her client’s issues while challenging and supporting them, determined to see her clients consistently achieve coaching outcomes by following through on goals and commitments. Her clients have also benefited from a heightened self-awareness and empathy which are cornerstones of effective and inspiring leadership.

Drawing on two decades of experience in finance, business, and organisational development, Jean is an Executive Coach to C-Suite executives, senior leaders and business owners.

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Jean loves carrying deep and fulfilling (and at times intellectual) conversations with people, preferably over a cup of coffee and dessert. She has a soft spot for almond croissants and waffles with ice cream.

Jean has two kids who are currently in universities overseas. She and her husband look forward to spending time with them on annual holidays.

Accreditations & Qualifications

  • PCC, Professional Certified Coach 2018

  • CSFC, Certified Solutions Focused Coach, 2016

  • CPA, ISCA (Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants), 1991

  • CPA Australia, 1985


  • Leadership Development

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