Senior HR specialist joins The Preston Associates’ pan Asian team of Executive Coaches


Prior to becoming an executive coach, Edmund spent 20 years in the strategic people space, most recently as Vice President of Human Resources, Asia Pacific Japan, at Dell. A Certified Solutions Focused Coach with a degree in Psychology, Edmund has long been passionate about helping people to achieve their full potential. His active listening, influencing and strategic thinking skills, combined with a commitment to open feedback and challenge has benefitted global organisations from Ernst and Young to UPS and General Electric. He now coaches senior executives and leadership teams across Singapore and Asia.


Rainer B Schmitz, head of TPA Asia, comments: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Edmund to our team. His deep understanding of organisational development and cross-cultural dynamics will be hugely valued by me, my colleagues and our key clients. I am very inspired that we have now built a strong presence in all key markets in Asia with 2 Executive Coaches each in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore.”


Edmund comments, “I’m very excited to be joining my fellow executive coach Shu Khoo as TPA representatives within Singapore. I’ve been struck by the warm welcome from Shu, Rainer and the rest of the Asian team and look forward to nurturing strong relationships with both existing and potential clients across the region.”



 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 and Mandarin.


TPA has three key Executive Coaching offers:


  • Individual Executive Coaching
  • Board, Team and Group Coaching
  • Organisational Development


With specialisms in:


  • Board & Senior Executive Mentoring
  • Family Business Coaching
  • Elite Business Performance
  • Diversity & Inclusion Coaching
  • 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:


Ellie Rathbone at The Preston Associates:

[email protected] / 020 7373 5663


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