Joanne Tan

Joanne Tan


Joanne is a certified Career Coach with a background in Talent Development and Corporate Communications, adept at strategic communication and coaching learners into action.


A certified Career Coach and e2i Executive Workshop trainer, Joanne successfully trained and coached more than 1,000 jobseekers on basic career development skills and over 250 PMEs on career transitions and advancing their careers.

Joanne's passion for career coaching stems from prior work with educational institutions and her involvement with students and professionals. At A*Star—Science & Engineering Institutes (Shared Services), Institute of High Performance Computing—Joanne championed High Performance Computing (HPC) and Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) among students in Singapore.

At the International Trading Institute, Singapore Management University (SMU), Joanne led talent attraction, management, and development, working with International Enterprise (IE Singapore) and industry players to create a critical pipeline of undergraduate and mid-career change professional in the trading and commodities sector in Singapore.

In the admissions and scholarship process, Joanne managed the selection process, identifying top talent and potential—a skill that has been honed and served her well in Career Coaching.

With almost two decades in Corporate Communications, Joanne is adept at persuasive communication which drives action. As a SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace (SFDW) trainer, Joanne effectively applies this ability to challenge and motivate, building learning agility and digital confidence amongst learners.

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Outside of work you’ll find this mother-of-two busy with her diverse hobbies— bread-baking, comedy watching, flower arrangements and jewellery design.

Accreditations & Qualifications

  • Specialist Adult Educator (Facilitation), Institute of Adult Learning, Singapore (2017)
  • Advance Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) Workforce Singapore (Formerly Workforce Development Agency), Singapore (2013)
  • Certified as a Job and Career Development/Transition Coach in 2014


  • Learning Agility & Digital Confidence