High Performance People for Coaching & Facilitation

WE walk the talk

We’re a tight-knit, collaborative and creative community united by our values, our ethics and our desire to bring the very best to our clients. As coaches, facilitators, learning designers and actors, we love what we do, and our experience and enjoyment shine through everything we deliver.

We’ve flourished since 2002 by providing executive coaching, leadership and team development powered by exciting experiential approaches, with real-world application.

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Our Team

The Dramatic Difference cast includes Asia’s most capable and energising executive coaches, facilitators, learning designers and theatre-makers. We’re certified, experienced and creative. We're diverse across gender, ethnicity, professional skills and personal lives. Multi-cultural and multi-lingual, we thrive on integrating ideas to design practical, impactful and sustainable experiential learning. The bedrock of our work is passion for understanding what makes people tick. We foster connection, curiosity, courage and clarity in all of our clients, equipping them to explore and embed the mindsets and skillsets of high performance people.

Sally Dellow

Managing Director, Hong Kong

Harry Marshall

Managing Director, Singapore

Katherine Sum

Director of Client Service, Hong Kong

Jason Yew

Design & Delivery Manager, Singapore

Our Vision

We make it our business to understand people, and to help them understand each other. We believe in our shared humanity, and we're committed to workplace diversity, inclusion and belonging.

After all, people do jobs. And it all connects: Work. Life. Personal. Professional. We help join the dots. Whether we're working with a star performer or the supporting cast, we’re endlessly curious about the human being and the human doing. We work with every individual creatively, honestly, and warmly, building trust and helping them connect their intellect, insight and intuition for greater success in work and life.

Our Process

We partner with our HR/L&D clients to shape concepts and challenges into experiential, impactful and enjoyable learning. As coaches and facilitators our C4 Dialogue Navigator® model is our touchstone: Connection – Curiosity – Courage – Clarity. We will always listen deeply to harness the wisdom of the individual and group. And we'll ask powerful questions to galvanise leadership and team performance.

We specialise in vertical development, building wisdom, reflection, gravitas, presence and mindfulness. Because these are crucial for leaders who need to optimise business-as-usual while also embracing change, disruption and innovation.

Our Clients

We’ve helped people experiment, grow, deliver and thrive at work across six continents, in multiple languages. Working with private clients, and partnering with the complex and ambiguous worlds of finance, FMCG, law, luxury goods, media, pharma, retail, technology and more, we’ve helped leaders and teams become more collaborative, agile, motivated and accountable.

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Sally Dellow - Hong Kong

Sally is an executive coach and facilitator (and an actor, playwright and published poet) with over 30 years global experience. A specialist in leadership coaching and team development, Sally is an active thought partner with thousands of hours of coaching up to C-suite/Board level. She coaches for London Business School and IMD and is a member of the global leadership and coaching faculties for Barclays, BP and Nestlé. A third-culture adult herself, she specialises in intercultural leadership and teams.

Harry Marshall - Singapore

As a facilitator and coach, Harry specialises in leadership transitions and career coaching. He works supporting leadership and functional teams across APAC, drawing on his operational and commercial background developing and servicing complex client accounts. Since 1995, he has lived & worked in Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines and has extensive commercial experience across the region. His passion is helping clients to to understand, leverage and refine their leadership style, develop skills in presentation, communication and dialogue, and build psychological safety in teams for high performance.

 

 

Katherine Sum - Hong Kong

Katherine is both a skilled facilitator and a specialist in L&D support and business operations. Formerly Director of Marketing and Communications for the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) Hong Kong, she specialises in Process Facilitation, Facilitation Training and Lego® Serious Play®. Whether facilitating a group or supporting clients behind the scenes with administration, logistics and account management, Kat brings a highly exploratory and engaging style to every encounter. She values her reputation for connecting deeply in the service of excellent client outcomes.

Jason Yew - Singapore

A proponent of lifelong learning for adults, Jason holds a WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) and is a certified Lego® Serious Play® and Bikablo® facilitator. He has brought these and other techniques to his insightful process design work on strategic management, team development, and personal effectiveness in China, India, Canada and Singapore. As a facilitator, Jason’s remarkable ability to connect with diverse groups and divergent thinkers is informed by his prior lives in engineering and banking. He is a creative and collaborative designer committed to partnering closely with clients to deliver their learning objectives.

Alex Park - Korea

Alex is an accredited executive coach, facilitator and business consultant based in Seoul. After working as a banker for more than 30 years in New York, Zurich, London and Seoul, he left the financial industry to pursue his dual passions: the development of his clients’ businesses/lives, and improvisational theatre. He works extensively on executive presence, presenting and communication skills. He is a familiar name in Korean media and theatre and was selected as one of the twenty-one individuals who will lead Korea in the 21st century.

Alistair Scott - UK

Alistair specialises in senior client relationship management, presentations, pitching, personal impact and public speaking. Clients benefit from his unique combination of professional training as a stage and screen actor, combined with the insights from a 25-year career as a senior investment banker in the UK, Europe and Asia. Working with executives (up to and including Chairman and CEO), Alistair helps to improve communication and relationship development skills with both clients and colleagues. He advises on personal brand and franchise building within the corporate world, and supports executives to maximise their impact in high-level presentations and pitches.

Babara Lee Draminsky - Singapore

Currently based in Singapore, Babara has over 25 years of working experiences in retail, hospitality, food & beverage, marketing and advertising, public relations, conferences and events management, coaching and training industries. She has worked and lived in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Denmark, Spain, and Los Angeles, and is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and conversational Danish and Spanish.

Edward Choy - Singapore

Edward graduated with a Master’s Degree in Theatre and lectures at the National University of Singapore in the fields of Acting Theory and Performance Studies. He is an experienced communication and management skills trainer, combining a strong grasp of management theory and a dynamic sense of enthusiasm with 17 years of experience in corporate training, as well as work experience in retail banking as a wealth manager. He also regularly conducts financial literacy talks and hosts public forums and panel discussions with renowned financial experts for The Singapore Exchange (SGX), in addition to a host of other financial institutions and organisations. 

Elizabeth Redfern - Australia

Now based in Melbourne Elizabeth previously spent more than twenty years in Hong Kong and APAC working with international law firms, corporations, media groups and consultancies. She is a specialist in marketing, communications and business development, and has wide experience with maternity/ parental coaching. As a coach, Elizabeth brings an understanding of demanding commercial environments, and a keen interest in high performance, personal brand building and fostering female talent. Elizabeth’scoaches both face-to-face and virtually, and her style fuses business acumen with empathy and creativity.

Eric Sampson - Hong Kong

Eric is a specialist in Leadership Development, Executive and Business Coaching, Cross Cultural Communication and Diversity & Inclusion. He has been working as a communications training consultant and executive coach since 2008 and regularly works with senior executives up to ‘C’ suite level, in both small groups and individually.

Jo Tan - Singapore

Jo is a multi-awarded actor and writer, as well as a qualified lawyer who was called to the Singapore bar in 2005 before electing to focus on writing and performing. As a journalist, her articles have been commissioned by Today newspaper, Time Out Singapore, the arts magazine The A-List, and The Singapore Airlines’ inflight magazine SilverKris. Her scripting and performance work been seen on stages and screens in various cities, including New York, Yeosu, London, Beijing, and Cannes for its famed film festival, as well as Singapore, where she won the Best Original Script category in the Life! Theatre Awards 2022, as well as the Best Actress title for the recent two editions in a row.

Matangi Gowrishankar - India

Matangi is a seasoned executive coach and facilitator with over three decades of global experience working in large organisations Indian by passport, Matangi has travelled extensively, and has global leadership experience in the UK and Singapore working on a broad geographic remit across APAC, India, Middle East, Turkey, Southern Africa, UK, and the USA. A specialist in organizational development, change management, leadership development and team dynamics, Matangi has a keen interest in international business and intercultural leadership. She works with clients worldwide, both virtually and face-to-face.

Natasha Jain - USA

Natasha is a British-born actor and facilitator, who recently relocated from Hong Kong to New York. Natasha began her career working for leading global law firms. Over the subsequent decade she extended her career into HR, Human Rights, and Marketing and Sustainability, working with leading financial institutions, several start-ups and boutique consultancies. Skilled in navigating the complexities of the corporate matrix, Natasha now brings her skills in stakeholder relations to bear in the leadership learning space. An impactful and influential communicator, she is a leader in Theatre-Led Learning design and delivery.

Piny Ly - Cambodia

Piny is transformation coach and business consultant who works with clients internationally. She helps executives, entrepreneurs and professionals break through the feeling stuck in their careers or business, gain clarity and confidence in their decision-making, and unlock their full potential. A lawyer by training, Pinyhad a successful career both in private practice and in-house in Sydney and Hong Kong, before moving to Cambodia in 2020 to reconnect with her Cambodian roots. Committed and creative, Piny has served as a non-profit board member, volunteered with a children’s education NGO, mentored young entrepreneurs, and launched a women’s talk show.

Tony Wang - Shanghai

Tony focuses on strengths-based leadership for senior management roles, plus team coaching and facilitation around high- performance team dynamics. On top of his solid 16 years’ corporate work experience, he has dedicated more than ten years to personal growth and team development work.

Yvonne Yam - Japan

For more than 20 years, Yvonne has been coaching MNC and NGO leaders. She is also a master facilitator known for her passionate, insightful and creative style. Yvonne has studied and worked in the USA, Hong Kong, and Japan. A constant learner, she is continually equipping herself with new skills and methodologies, including Integral Change theory, and she brings each new-found approach to her client practice. Yvonne engages and empowers her clients to develop holistic and sustainable habits to support their goals and aspirations. Now resident in Japan, Yvonne coaches in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English.