Known to be curious, energetic and authentic, Elle has accumulated more than 200 hours of facilitation and coaching experience. She is International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited since 2017. Coming from a single parent family as well as living independently in a foreign country since 13 years old, Elle fully appreciates the struggles of the career challenges and societal pressure as a young woman firsthand.
Elle is committed to support youths from at risk family backgrounds and young female leaders to achieve their full potential, and has since volunteered with non-profit organizations like CARE (Children-At-Risk Empowerment Association), YWLC (Young Women Leadership’s Connection), SCWO Star Shelter.
With her extensive business background, Elle is also passionate to support startups and entrepreneurs to have clarity and courage for their business cause, especially in the B2B STEM and also social space. Her coaching clients range from entrepreneurs to corporate directors in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, India and China.
Elle worked with global MNCs from different industries such as Daimler, Hewlett Packard, StarHub in an array of business objectives such as market entry, market sizing, new product development, customer experience studies, brand, ad and website strategy development. As a market research manager, she was most fascinated with understanding customers’ latent needs and faciliating power conversations with groups and individuals.
She was a global strategic marketing manager in a $200m manufacturing company, overseeing marketing strategy in 8 manufacturing sites across Europe, Asia, North and South America. She also conducted leadership transformation workshops in the Asia region.
She is now a marketing manager in a Fortune 500 company looking after South Africa, South Asia, SEA and Australia/NZ. As a team lead for Employee Resource Group which promotes mental health awareness, she conducts mindfulness workshops regularly around the South Asia Pcific and Sub-Saharan Africa region.
Dian is a practising psychologist and Manager of Apex Harmony Lodge.
She focuses on serving senior citizens in Pasir Ris and manage the daily operations of Dementia Day Care at Apex Harmony Lodge.
She actively provides psychological services including assessments, behaviour management, and psychotherapy for residents & caregivers of Apex Harmony Lodge and people with young onset Dementia in the community.
Apart from that, Dian is piloting and implementing the pioneering community-based Therapy through Work program for people with young onset & early stage Dementia in the community, including providing personal and family care services.
Outside of her work, she serves as a psychology expert for Cottongrass Community since 2019