Leng Lim

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Leng is an adviser, executive coach, Episcopal minister, armed forces veteran and mountaineer. He has spent his life making himself at home in different worlds – geographically, intellectually and spiritually. His accomplishments and life experiences prepared him to help businesses and individuals find the direction, strength and will to change.

Leng has designed and conducted worldwide leadership programs for companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, and has coached high-potentials and C-suite executives in Asia, the U.S. and Europe. As a founder of Pivotal Leadership Asia, he has been a trusted advisor to senior executives, serving as senior consultant and speech writer to the president of the National University of Singapore. Leng also supervises coaches-in-training at INSEAD Business School’s Executive Master in Coaching and Consulting for Change, and coaches in its Executive Education programs.

At ClearLake, his practice areas are strategic organizational development, leadership and coaching. As a keynote speaker, he addresses issues of global leadership. Leng was a consultant at Marakon Associates and a minister of the Episcopal Church in the U.S.

Born in Asia and educated in North America, Leng holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a master’s in divinity from Harvard Divinity School, and a BA, cum laude, from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy at Princeton University. He is certified in interpersonal dynamics at Stanford Business School, as a coach by the Coaches Training Institute, and in organization development through Columbia University. He is a member of the Executive Development Round Table at Boston University.

Leng is co-founder and trustee of the Southeast Asian Service Leadership Network (SEALNet), an international non-profit developing multi-generational leaders in Southeast Asia. He serves on the Board of the Reciprocity Foundation, which works with homeless youth. He resides in New York City and Singapore with his spouse.