Phoon Kok Hwa


Phoon Kok Hwa is the first Professional Action Learning Coach, outside of US, with the World Institute for Action Learning (WIAL). He was awarded the WIAL International Coach Excellence Award in 2015 and his client was also awarded the WIAL Best Application Award in 2018. He currently sits on WIAL Board of Directors.

Driven by his higher purpose of bringing out the best potential in others, he wears the hat of a trainer, coach and facilitator when working with organizations in the past 18 years. Kok Hwa has trained and coached Action Learning teams in many organizations in both the public and private sectors across a wide range of industries to help them solve complex and strategic business challenges, while at the same time developing the individual, team and organization. He has led and participated in Action Learning Programs in Singapore and in the Asia Pacific region. He has conducted Action Learning programs to support Microsoft talent and leadership development programs for MBA hires, High Potentials, and Senior Leaders in both Singapore and Greater China Region.

Kok Hwa has trained organizations in countries such as Singapore, China, Taiwan, and Thailand. Organizations he has trained or coached include Singapore Institute of Management (SIM), Central Provident Fund Board (CPFB), Cambridge Associates, Dimension Data, Schneider Electric, Thermo Fisher Scientific, AbbVie, Rohde & Schwarz, Ministry of Health Holdings (MOHH), Attorney General’s Chambers, Singapore Police Force, JTB Corporation, etc.

Kok Hwa is also a Certified Consultant for the Workplace Big Five Personality Profiling Tool.