Asia based Executive Coach Diana Gan joins The Preston Associates



January 2024


The Preston Associates (TPA) are delighted to welcome Diana Gan to the team. Diana’s coaching approach is rooted in thought processes that leverage the authentic strengths of her clients. She helps executives identify the essential qualities of a growth mindset and together with her clients creates strategies that enhance their personal capabilities.


Diana brings to the table a unique blend of entrepreneurship and building a global business. Diana was Chief Legal Officer and Group Executive Board member of Education in Motion, an international education group. She also launched the Corporate VC Fund – EiM Ventures during this time. Prior to that, Diana was a practising lawyer servicing Asian and MNC clients. Having built business footprints across different continents over 20 years, Diana acutely understands the strategic thinking needed to deliver new market entry and scaling up multinational corporations.


Currently an Independent Director of a listed manufacturing company, Diana encourages growth with a balanced risk approach. She applies this mindset not only to the core business but also in exploring corporate innovation and diversification.


In her role as Entrepreneur in Residence at INSEAD, she mentors and coaches startup founders on finding the north star, market positioning and fund-raising. As a Lecturer, Diana guides executives in leveraging digital transformation to create new growth opportunities.


Tom Preston, CEO and founder of TPA, comments: “I am delighted to welcome Diana to the TPA team in Asia. Her career and character are equally unique and compelling so she brings an amazing breadth of experience and coaching skill to our clients along with an abundance of enthusiasm and realistic optimism. She will be a great addition to a wonderful team.”


Diana comments: “I am honoured to join The Preston Associates. I look forward to working alongside such a diverse team of thoughtful coaches, and co-creating together with our clients a transformative journey in their personal and professional lives.” 


Note to Editors:


TPA is a leading Executive Coaching firm that develops senior leaders, teams and organisations internationally. Since 2003 the company has hand-picked its coaches based on their own senior business track records, their diverse backgrounds and a shared set of values. As a result they provide some of the most experienced and highly-qualified Executive Coaching consultants for clients in the UK and across the world.



The company has offices in London, Berlin, Paris, Dublin, New York, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing and Singapore. They offer coaching in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Cantonese, Mandarin and Russian.



TPA has four key Executive Coaching offers:
• Individual Executive Coaching
• Board, Team and Group Coaching
• Organisational Development
• Organisational Insights Reviews


With specialisms in:
• Board & Senior Executive Mentoring
• Dynamic Growth Hub
• Family Business Coaching
• Elite Business Performance
• Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Business
• Resilience & Crisis Coaching
• Transition Coaching Expertise


The TPA philosophy: To be great Thinking Partners with our clients.


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For further information, please contact:

Maya Cohen at The Preston Associates:

[email protected] / 020 7373 5663


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