Poh Chean Long
Senior Consultant / Malaysia
Poh Chean Long
Leadership, Management, Organizational Development
Although an accountant by professional qualification, PC’s experience over the last twenty years has primarily been in the area of leadership, management, organizational development, human resource training and development. The shift from accountancy to OD and HR consulting came as a result of his then employer going through significant structural and process changes. PC understands change, having gone through it as well as consulted with clients on it.
A special focus of his is the integration of leadership and talent development with the business planning and organization development strategies for a high performing and highly engaged enterprise. PC believes strongly in the experiential learning approach involving the “learn, practice and apply” methodology.
Clients consult PC for design of customized consulting as well as off-the-shelf learning and development solutions. He draws on his vast experience working with leaders, executives and teams from a diverse range of organizations and industries. His auditing and accountancy training developed his keen eye for details and discipline whilst his consulting experience has developed his leadership, communication and coaching skills. His facilitation skills are highly regarded as he is able to bridge theory and reality and likewise for learning and application. Aside from consulting, coaching and training, PC also speaks at company meetings and conferences. He was also a contributing co-author of a book titled “Malaysia – The Next Chapter.”
PC started his career with Coopers & Lybrand, presently known as PwC. His working experience ranged from auditing, insolvency, business turnaround, financial management to organizational change and performance coaching and management, learning and development. PC knows he needs to stay current and relevant in a constantly changing and challenging business environment. As such he invests a significant amount of time and money in learning and acquiring new skills and tools from around the world.
PC has been involved in numerous consulting, coaching, training, conference and blended digital learning projects on a global basis. Some of his recent past clients include ARM, AXA, BioMarin, BMS, Cargill, Canon, Certis CISCO, COHU, CGI, DHL, Ernst & Young, FMC Agro, Fujitsu, GRAB, Honeywell, Huawei, IBM, IDC, KPMG, LVMH Group, Manulife, Marina Bay Sands, Mercedes Benz Financial Services, PR Newswire, Ralph Lauren, RELX, Rockwell, Rolls Royce, SanDisk, Securities Commission, SOMPO, StanChart, Shell, Texas Instruments, Thales, UOB, Ubisoft.
Clients seek PC’s expertise in areas such as Leadership Development and Executive Coaching, Team Development, Career/Talent and High Potential Development, Client Relationship Management and Customer Centricity, New Recruits Onboarding, Conference Large Audience Engagement Activities, Virtual Instruction and Facilitation in a Blended Digital Learning Platform.