Betty Kan-Sekine is a Certified Professional Trainer (IPMA, UK), a Certified NeuroLinguistic Programming Practitioner (NFNLP, USA) and an Associate Lecturer with SIM Global Education (recipient of the SIM 2015 Teaching Award). In 2009, Betty was certified by Nobel Prize nominee, Tony Buzan as a ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor and an iMindMap Advanced Instructor facilitating Tony Buzan’s Mind Mapping® technique. Betty is recognized as an Adult Education Professional by SkillsFutureSG. She is also a core-team member of the Institute of Adult Learning, Adult Education Network, Special Interest Group of Facilitation. She graduated with honors from San Francisco State University.
Prior to her current role, Betty was appointed as Director of Client Services at a renowned litigation law firm in San Francisco, USA for over a decade to manage the Asian clientele market due to her unique trilingual capability. Her passionate customer centric attitude led her to a prestigious Bronze Medal award for outstanding achievement in Service Excellence by the World Journal in the USA. She has appeared on multiple radio talk shows for AM1450 in San Francisco and FM938 Live! in Singapore. Her articles were published in the Singapore Straits Times as well as India’s Hindustan Times. Her corporate experiences span across major industries in the aviation, financial and legal sectors.
Some of her clients include Apple South Asia Pte Ltd, Astellas Pharma Singapore, MSD Korea Ltd, Bank of Singapore, Here Solutions APAC, Wharf T & T (Hong Kong), Drydocks World Southeast Asia (Government of Dubai), National University of Singapore, INSEAD SG Business School (Executive Coaching), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore University of Technology and Design, National Heritage Board, Housing and Development Board, Wildlife Reserve Singapore, Singapore Police Force, Singapore Prison Service, Changi Airport Group, Jurong Town Corporation, Singapore Tourism Board, Health Promotion Board, Ministry of Home Affairs, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Land Transport Authority, Reed Exhibitions, United Overseas Bank, OCBC Bank, Singapore Telecommunications Ltd, ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, ComfortDelGro Corporation Ltd & KPMG LLP, among many others.
Betty enjoys a diverse cultural background having lived in the US and Japan for 17 years. She is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. Her outstanding professionalism and rich working experiences have helped her develop valuable life skills in Business Communication, Leadership & Management, Innovation & Creativity, Client Services and Personal Effectiveness. She believes in the power of maximizing one’s potential by improving and changing oneself from the inside out. Her passion is in helping individuals be the best they can be.