Specialization: Developing Teams

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Coaching Skills
MA Asia-Pacific Policy Studies
  • 12 years | Training
  • 12 years | Business
  • Organizational Development
  • Cross-Cultural Coach
  • Negotiation Skills

Business Background (12 years)

Based in Calgary, Canada, but having managed his own corporate training firm in China previously and can speak intermediate Mandarin, he is a an experienced sales professional, workshop facilitator and coach. In 2005, he joined KPMG accounting firm, working at their Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai offices. As a manager in KPMG China’s Professional Development Department, he designed and delivered communication skills, presentation skills, and cross-cultural skills training programs to over 2,000 staff in the audit, tax and advisory functions across the firm’s China offices; and oversaw new and experienced hires orientation programs. He also delivered communication skills training for KPMG staff in the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam offices. As a coach, he coaches senior management professionals from various industries and has coached professors at Fudan University Law School, Tongji University Business School, and Shanghai Jiaotong University. As a lecturer at International Fashion Academy (IFA) in Shanghai, Matthew delivers courses on Dimensions of Emerging Markets, and Cross-cultural Perspectives for IFA’s Luxury Management and Fashion Management MBA programs.

Training Experience (12 years)

Having worked with over 3000 professionals and students in exploring their personal motivators, competencies and understanding of cultural differences towards empowering them on their path to success.As an Associate Certified Coach ACC, with deep cross-cultural experience His sensitivity to individual learning styles and cultural differences stems from his professional and academic experiences. In 2004, after completing his M.A. in Asia-Pacific Policy Studies, he moved to Beijing where he commenced his career in the training field. With a fervent passion for empowering others to achieve greater effectiveness in their professional and personal lives, he delivers tailor made training solutions on presentation skills, communication (face-to-face & written), cross cultural communication, customer service and managing professional meetings. He is currently working on his professional coach certification. The focus of Matthew’s training is primarily on Presenting Yourself with Clarity and Impact, Communicating in Cross cultural environments, Achieving More with your Time, and Excelling in Interviews.

Industry knowledge

Consulting Sales HR
Learning and Development Education Training
Career Development Luxury IT
Pharmaceutical Startup Coaching

Sample Clients

Accenture Cisco Roche
Bayer KPMG Moet Hennessy Diageo
WuxiAppTec Sony Unilever
Calvin Klein Starbucks Daktronics

This trainer's favourite trainings:

Global 50 Training Case Studies

Multi-Country Training Programs
- delivered by multi-lingual facilitators
NewSkilz GLobal Training Case Studies in 14 countries!