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Lim Poh Guan
Managing Consultant
Founding Partner John Maxwell Team

Our Managing Consultant

For the past 20 years, Poh Guan has worked with companies across Asia-Pacific to implement leadership development, talent management and change acceleration programs. Some of the more memorable projects that he has led include:


  • A leadership development program for high potentials of one of Asia's largest paint companies

  • A leadership development program for all senior leaders in a government organisation

  • An executive coaching program for the senior management team of a global logistics company

  • A competency modelling project for the military

  • A 360 Feedback program for sales managers of a global pharmaceutical company

  • A leadership development centre for a regional bank

  • A change management program to support a bank following a merger


In addition to his consulting experience, Poh Guan has served as Senior Vice President of Talent & Organisation Development at the United Overseas Bank.


Poh Guan is certified to use a number of leadership assessment psychometric instruments including the Centre for Creative Leadership’s Benchmarks and Skillscope 360 Assessments, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), the Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO-B) assessment, the CEB-SHL suite of assessments, Gallup’s StrengthsFinder and the DiSC.  Poh Guan is also a founding partner of the John Maxwell Team as well as a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach.


Poh Guan graduated with a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree, both in Mechanical Engineering, from the National University of Singapore and Brown University respectively.  He also has an MBA from the Nanyang Business School. 

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