For more than a decade, Raymond has been involved in human capital development from youths to professionals. His passion is to uncover humans’ talents and aspirations and help people to improve their personal and professional lives.
At the beginning of his work, he coached youths at risk during their time-out programmes to develop confidence and certainty in their lives, as well as instilling empathy and other-centeredness in student leaders. Besides being involved in youth development, he has worked with numerous organisations from both public and private sectors and delivered many tailored evidence-based learning solutions for adult learners in the areas of leadership, creativity and innovation, personality profiling, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, and team building. With psychotherapy, he has successfully helped individuals to stop smoking, adopt a healthy lifestyle, build better relationships, increase self-esteem and discipline, etc.
He holds an Executive MSc in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Management of Human Resources from the City University of New York and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) from the National University of Singapore. He also earned a Diploma in Business Process & Systems Engineering (Gold Medal), Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (ACTA), Advanced Certificate in Clinical Hypnosis, and Basic Certificate in Quality & Safety (Healthcare). He is a Clinical Hypnotherapist, Certified EQ Practitioner, Change Management Practitioner, Certified Behavioural Consultant, HR Certified Professional, and The Student Leadership Challenge Certified Facilitator. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and a former member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.