Biography

Benny obtained a GOLD MEDAL for his Master of Arts (Education Management) Degree from NTU/NIE in 2015. He also has an MBA from the University of Leicester, an honours management degree from the London School of Economics and a Diploma in Electronics from Ngee Ann Polytechnic. In addition, Benny also has a Diploma in Training, a full Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (ACTA) and a Certificate in Practical Counselling. He is also a certified Project Manager (PMP) and a certified Project Risk Manager (PMI-RMP). Benny is currently pursuing a Doctor in Education programme in NTU/NIE under a scholarship.

In his professional endeavors Benny has experience working in government ministries, MNCs and Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs). One of the interesting endeavors for Benny was to set up and head a new wireless communication division; forging strategic partnership with overseas vendors and channel partners for new (product) market penetration. He also has more than 20 years of experience in project management, sales & marketing, training, mentoring and coaching. He has trained and/or provided consultancy to companies like Singapore Land Transport Authority, Singapore Police Force, Singapore Tourism Board, ACRA Singapore, Murata, Keppel Land, Comfort Delgro, Nanyang Polytechnic, Hwa Chong Junior College, SingTel, StarHub, Mobile One, Globe, Maxis, Telkomsel, AIS, Nortel and Nokia etc.

Benny currently holds a management position in a local vocational institution, responsible for forging strategic partnerships with local/overseas institutions, companies and government agencies, conducting curriculum review and design, formulating/implementing policies, and engendering/championing change and driving the adoption of educational technology among the institutes of higher learning in Singapore.

Benny is also a martial arts enthusiast who holds a black belt in Taekwondo (TKD) and Karate. He is also trained in Muay Thai, Shaolin and Wing Chun martial arts. Because of his deep passion in martial arts, Benny developed two kid programmes, The Art of Excellence and Dr. TKD (incorporating Drama with TKD) to build character and impart life-skills to the children. He was featured on a Singapore local radio station, Capital 958, about The Art of Excellence.