Corporate Training

Debra Teng

Executive Coach/Facilitator/Roleplayer, ICF Certified Coach

Education Background:
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London, UK (2001-2002, PG in Performance)
National University of Singapore, School of Architecture
– Bachelor of Arts 1992
– Bachelor of Architecture 1995
Raffles Junior College (1986-1987)
Raffles Girls’ Secondary School (1982-1985)
Cedar Girls’ Primary School (1976-1981)

Bachelor of Arts (Architectural Studies), National University of Singapore
Master of Architecture, National University of Singapore
Postgraduate Diploma in Performance (Acting), Mountview, London
Certified Behavioral Consultant (DISC)
Gallup Strengths Performance Coach
Gallup Partner Bootcamp in Shanghai 14th to 26th June 2009
Certificate in Human Resource Management for Non-HR Personnel
Certificate in Disney’s Approach to Quality Service for Healthcare
Professionals Certificate in “The Art Of Film Acting” by Jeremiah Comey
Certificate in WSQ Service Excellence
Provide GEMS Service Certificate in Alexandra Hospital’s “Ready To Serve” Workshop
Certificate of Attendance by FIT, The Centre for Innovation Management (State University of New York)
Education Success Coach (Mindchamps)

Full British Chevening (Raffles) Scholarship (2001)
Merit Award at New York TV Awards (2000)
Merit Award for Directing, KEVII, NUS (1995)
Queen of King Edward VII Hall, NUS (1994)
Excellent Performer Award, Toyama, Japan (1992)
1st Runner-up for Best Play, NUS Drama Competition (1988)

Debra Teng graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Architecture in 1995, and, several years later, received professional acting training at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts under the sponsorship of the British Chevening Scholarship. Debra has a broad range of experience as a business consultant, client manager, corporate trainer/facilitator/role-player across various industries including legal, wealth management, FMCG, healthcare, broadcasting, banking, IT, telco, oil & gas, and aviation. She was an Associate Partner with The Gallup Organisation, where she was responsible for the business development and client management for Singapore and the region. Prior to that, she worked as a Senior Consultant/Facilitator where she was involved with developing and facilitating training programs. She was also a part of the pioneering team that helped set up Singapore’s western healthcare cluster, Juronghealth which went on to attain the top 2nd spot in the Patient Satisfaction Survey the following year. Debra works extensively as an associate with international training and assessment companies from UK, USA and Australia, with clients including Bakers and McKenzie, KPMG, Peat Marwick, UBS, Merrill Lynch, Barclays, World Bank, BP, Shell, AT Kearney, Accenture, Rolls Royce, Changi Airport, Singapore General Hospital, Changi General Hospital, P&G, BP, Johnson&Johnson, Deutsch Bank, DBS Bank, Telstra, Petronas, British-American Tobacco, Symrise, Volvo, Phillips, GSK, Unilever, Fries-land Campina, BBC, and ING Bank. Some of the programmes that she has been involved with include Culture Diversity and Inclusivity, Difficult Conversations, Talent Management, Coaching, Management & Leadership, Mission Vision Values, Team-building, Mapping of Customer Experience, Excellent Service and Change Management programmes, using traditional as well as bespoke delivery methods, forum theatre, and adult experiential learning techniques.

As an actress, she has won numerous awards and accolades for her work over the years, and she can be seen regularly on television, film and the theatre. In 2015, she was invited to present an Award at AIFFA (ASEAN International Film Festival Awards) in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Debra is also an avid diver and marine conservationist and is an ambassador for Shark Guardian, a UK-registered charity. She is currently working on a Sexual Harassment project.

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