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Partners
 

Bamboo Being believes that connection is at the heart of how people learn and grow. We love partnering with others near and far to co-create experiences that move people.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. 

Helen Keller

Meet Our Partners

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Marina Illich Ph.D.

Executive Coach, Team Coach & Facilitator

  • Communication & Influencing Skills, Leading Innovation, Executive Presence, Women's Executive Development.

  • 10+ years coaching in high-tech, biotech, financial services and professional services. Passionate about supporting leaders to unlock greater impact in alignment with their values.

  • MA & Ph.D. from Columbia University, New York City. PCC credential from the International Coaching Federation. Certified as an integral coach through New Ventures West.

  • Raised in NYC, I currently live in Silicon Valley with my husband. I love to swim, hike and travel, and I enjoy a regular meditation practice.

 

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Anisha Kaul

Team and Leadership Coach and Facilitator

  • Leadership Teams, Senior Leaders and Emerging Leaders. 

  • Ex-consultant focused on change management, human performance and strategy consulting. 

  • MSc Organisational Psychology (City University, London), BSc (Hons) Psychology (University College London).

  • Lives in Singapore, enjoys traveling, cycling, baking and spending time with family.

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Jason Lai

Executive Coach & Leadership Coach

  • Experienced in Leadership Coaching through my Conducting Leadership workshop, also offering intergral alignment work in presence and presentation coaching. 

  • A conductor in leadership role for over 25 years, and now also a coach and facilitator helping others to connect to their inner strength.

  • A graduate of Oxford University and a New Ventures West coach. In the middle of a counselling degree with Monash university.

  • I am also a TV presenter working for CNA and BBC, and have been invited to give keynotes internationally on leadership through the lens of a conductor.

 

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B. Hersch

Narrative Doula and Communication Strategist

  • I develop powerful narratives so that you're backed with enthusiasm by the audiences that matter most.

  • 20+ years as a multi-disciplinary storytelling and reputational strategist. Specialising in high-impact humanizing narratives that master positioning and unearth and establish effective comms practices for individual leaders and organizations.

  • BA Art History & Semiotics Brown University, MSc. Media & Comms Policy The London School of Economics, Oxford’s Skoll Centre's 1st Startup Storytelling Fellow and an Integral Coach.

  • Passionate about the transformational power of story. Raised in Manhattan, grew up in London and worked in Bangladesh. Proud to call Singapore home.

 

  

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Chris Galea

Executive Coach & Leadership Development

  • Integral coaching for Executives, Leadership, Teams, and Individuals focused on deep, sustainable growth and development pathways to support the authentic ‘you’.

  • A business leader with a unique depth and breadth of experience covering over 35 years of senior management experience in major corporates across 75+ countries.

  • An honours degree in Psychology consolidated with extensive training and development work across key areas from neurobiology to cognitive development.

  • Living in Asia for 25 years, passionate about coaching, mentoring, and leadership across multiple categories including sports, education, and more.

 

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Jouliie Subotky Papadopoulos

Executive Coach, Leadership Development Facilitator, Entrepreneur

  • Specialities: Entrepreneurship, Transition and change, Psychology. 

  • Business experience: Entrepreneur / Business founder / CEO / Author / Speaker. 

  • Education: Master's in Psychology, Integral Coach,  Internal Family Systems,

  • Two boys, From New York, Living in Paris, Summers in Aspen; Enjoy yoga, skiing, outdoors.

 

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David Turberfield

Executive Coach, Safety Leadership Coach & Facilitator

  • Integral coaching for executives, team coaching, safety leadership coaching, and master facilitator based in Singapore.

  • 25 years' experience with multinational consultancy companies and currently Executive Director and advisor to a number of regional businesses involved in corporate wellness and mindfulness, training and facilitation and sustainability consulting.

  • BA (Hons), MSc (National University of Wales), Integral Coach and ICF Certified coach.

  • Deep understand of the corporate world, bringing an exceptional and uncommon combination of business proficiency and mindfulness into his Coaching. 

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Sumitra Pasupathy

Executive Coach, Philanthropy Advisor, Social Entrepreneur, Community Facilitator

  • Supporting the inner development with integral coaching for founders, executives, leaders by strengthening their awareness and understanding of self and others in order to create greater positive impact for all.

  • A C-suite leader with 30+ years global experience in both private and citizen sectors. Focused on innovation and societal system-change for the good of all. Passionate about supporting purpose-led journeys in philanthropy, family offices, corporations & civil society.

  • Chemical Engineer (Cambridge, MA, MEng), MBA (INSEAD), Coaching for Development (University of Cape Town, GSB), Business of Sustainability Certification (Institute of Sustainable Leadership).

  • Malaysian in Singapore/Netherlands, mom of 3 boys, spiritual learner, speaker, writer, Alumni Skoll Forum Fellow, patent holder. Passionate about nature, dance, and providing thought leadership in articles and podcasts.

 

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Cathy Johnson

Coach Training Faculty, Executive Coach

  • Using Integral coaching to support individuals and leaders in improved communication and role transitions. Working with senior leaders to C-Suite executives. 

  • Corporate leadership roles in New York, Chicago, and Singapore – most recently Head of Marketing of a NASDAQ-listed company (GSOL, now acquired by Blackstone.)

  • MBA (Kenan-Flagler Business School), BA (University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill), Professional Coach Certification (ICF - PCC, New Ventures West).

  • Lived in Singapore more than 24 years, and love challenging crossword puzzles, miniature dachshunds, riveting page-turners, and plants, trees and flowers.​

 

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Sue Braithwaite

Coach, Faculty, Facilitator

  • Coaching and development to support people to integrate their own longing and passion with organisational and wider social needs. 

  • 20 years management experience in global pharmaceutical outsourcing, 15 years strategic consulting coaching and integral development. 

  • BA in Theology, Oxford University; PCC Credential with ICF; Enneagram Professional with IEA.

  • Located in the UK and working to bring coaching and personal development opportunities to hitherto under-served communities.​

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Toby Ouvry

Mindfulness Coach & Facilitator

  • Specializes in empowering people and organizations to greater levels of potential, effectiveness, creativity and wellbeing through the applied practice of mindfulness and meditation.

  • Facilitates the mindfulness program at the INSEAD School of Business. Delivers high-performance mindfulness workshops & coaching for organizations.

  • An honours degree in Fine Art (Sculpture), Ex Buddhist Monk within the Tibetan tradition, Certified Ontological coach.

  • Living in Asia for the last 24 years. Passionate about meditation, entrepreneurship, creativity, movement & mindful approaches to learning & leading.

 

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Christina Wong

HR Consultant and Coach

  • HR consultant with a proven track record of designing and implementing successful HR solutions that align with business objectives and the people agility necessary in today’s climate. Subject matter expertise in HR straddles talent acquisition, performance management, compensation and benefits, employee relations, diversity and inclusion, and leadership development.

  • Over a decade of experience in the management of strategic and tactical Human Resources, for global cross-cultural businesses in the technology industry, including many years at Google.

  • Graduate of University of British Columbia in Immunology and Commerce, and an integral coach.

  • Currently based in Singapore, with extensive experience in Asia-Pacific including Australia, Japan, Korea, Greater China, Southeast Asia, and India. Outside of work, Christina enjoys scuba diving around the region and is a PADI Divemaster.

 

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