This Is London, Dublin. Organisation Development.

John Chan

John is an Associate of This Is.  He is based in Singapore and is experienced in organisation development and change, leadership and talent development and consultant in HR areas.  He is also an executive coach.   He has worked with clients in Singapore and Asia.


John has over 37 years working experience in various leadership positions in Human Resources, Marketing, Manufacturing, Planning and Finance in Shell Companies in Singapore and in Shell International in the U.K. as a strategic change consultant.  In his previous roles, he has worked with and coached many business leadership teams in Shell in Asia.  He is currently a consultant to Shell and other organisations providing business/executive coaching to senior managers in Asia and HR/change management consultancy services in Asia.


He was HR Director of Shell in Singapore for 6 years and was also concurrently the Transformation Manager for Shell in the East where he worked with both local and regional leadership teams in business transformation and change initiatives.  He has undergone professional coaching training with a reputable coaching programme and is a member of the International Coaching Federation.


John is also well known in Singapore for his HR and Change expertise and for his contributions in the employee relations field.  He was recognised in May Day 2006 and was awarded the  prestigious "Friend of Labour" award by the Singapore National Trade Union Congress.


John was also appointed by the Work Development Agency, Ministry of Manpower, Singapore in 2006 as Co-Chairman of Manpower Skills Development Council to oversee the development and implementation of the national competency standards for Leadership and the HR profession in Singapore.


He graduated from the University of Singapore (the former name of the National University of Singapore) in 1968 with an Honours degree in Business Administration.


John has provided consulting and training/development services in leadership development, HR and Change Management and executive and team coaching to clients in Singapore and Asia.


Clients in 2006 - 2009 included:

Shell Eastern Peetroleium Pte Ltd. Singapore

Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd

Shell Hong Kong

Shell Company of Thailand

Shell Company of Philippines

Public Services Division: Singapore Civil Service

Masefield Asia

Prudential Asia

REACH, Hong Kong

Hutchinson Port Holdings, Hong Kong

Surbana Corporation

Central Retail Corporation, Thailand