Sattar Bawany


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Prof Sattar Bawany is a Chief Learning Officer & Master Executive Coach.  He is also the Adjunct Professor of Strategy from the Paris Graduate School of Management.

Prof Bawany was the Managing Director/Country Head of Singapore and Head of Transition Coaching Practice for DBM Asia Pacific (a global human capital management consulting firm providing career transition and talent development solutions to organisations). He left DBM when the organisation was acquired by The Adecco Group.

Prof Bawany has over 25 years' international business management experience, including 15 years in executive coaching, group facilitation, and leadership development and training with global management consulting firms. Concurrently, he also has over 10 years of academic experience as an Adjunct Professor teaching senior executives international business strategies and HR courses at leading universities.

Prof Bawany has coached a range of leaders, from CEOs, to senior vice presidents, and high potential managers. His current work in organisations focuses on encouraging individual initiative and leadership from a systemic perspective in order to achieve clearly defined business results. His specialty is effectively linking people processes to business outcomes. A seasoned coach, Prof. Sattar truly cares about others, listens with an open mind, and adds value in unexpected ways.

A Graduate of Corporate Coach U and a Licensed Coaching Clinic Facilitator, Prof Bawany is certified in the administration and application of various psychometric instruments including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Bar-On EQ 360 and EQ-i. He is also certified in the administration and application of the MRG's suite of instruments including 'Leadership Effectiveness Analysis' (LEA 360 Assessment tool) and 'Strategic Leadership Development'. He is also accredited in the administration and application of the Apollo Profile Career Assessment Instruments.

Prof Bawany holds an Executive MBA from Golden Gate University, US and a Bachelor in Business Administration (Marketing) from Curtin University, Australia. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Business Administration with Asia e University (AeU), Malaysia. His Doctoral Research is on 'The Impact of Executive Coaching on the Personal & Professional Development of Leaders'.

Prof. Bawany is a Fellow of the International Professional Managers Association, UK; Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK and the Marketing Council of Asia.

Prof Bawany has been very well regarded by his clients for his practical "how to" approach, and for his ability to communicate with his audiences and to make workplace learning a fun and pleasurable experience. Married with 2 children, he believes strongly in work-life balance and is highly dedicated and committed to achieving his goals.

Keynote Presentations

Leading During Turbulent Times - How to Lead Your Team towards Achieving Results during Uncertain Times

Leading and Engaging a Multigenerational Workforce

Transforming Next Generation of Leaders

Leadership That Gets Results



Prof Bawany is a knowledgeable and delivered an informative and energetic presentation to our Senior Leadership Team on "Understanding a Multigenerational Workforce" has been a useful practical session for our leaders on how to engage and Harness the Multigenerational Employees of 3M to create value for 3M customers . He is also entertaining and dynamic speaker who is able to use humour effectively to hold the audience's attention to make learning fun and interactive.
- Head of HR, 3M Singapore

Thank you for the numerous engaging and enlightening sessions. Your recent session on "Leadership that Get Results" has been well received by our Members.
- Executive Director, American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham)

Prof Bawany delivered a Key Note Presentation on "Leading and Engaging a Multigenerational Workforce" at our Regional CCAS Symposium. His presentation was very well received and relevant to the current workplace. He engaged the audience and spoke with passion on the topic.
- Rowena Row, Chairperson, Contact Centre Association of Singapore (CCAS)

Thank you for delivering such an outstanding Key Note Presentation on "Leading and Managing a Multigenerational Workforce" at theTalent Management Asia Summit. IQPC always welcomes when you are able to share your knowledge at our events and one of the main reasons that we keep inviting you to participate is that your frank but humorous style of presentation is always highly appreciated by our diverse conference audiences.
- Divisional Director, IQPC

Thank you for the successful Key Note Presentation on "Attracting, Developing & Retaining your New Age Employee" at our Conference. The practical presentation of yours was captivating and very well received by the delegates and many of them found it useful and applicable. Prof Bawany, you have proven yourself to be a professional speaker who are knowledgeable and willing to share your expertise with others. Your presentation was dynamic and passionate that the delegates could appreciate.
- Business Director, Pacific Conferences

For over 10 years in Prof Sattar Bawany working relationship with us he has been one of our lead presenters for all our training and conference activities. For our recent International Professional Managers Conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this year, he was one of our Key Note Presenters for the topic "Maximising the Potential of Future Leaders: Transforming the Next Generation of Leaders". He has consistently been an excellent presenter and public speaker in all our management training activities and has drawn exceptionally favourable feedback from participants. This is due to his very thorough and meticulous preparation, an excellent delivery presence and is very articulate in emphasizing his arguments in all his presentations. He invokes interest and attention for all his presentations.
- Chairman & CEO, International Professional Managers Association, IPMA UK

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