Anna started her career as a translator and interpreter for Chinese, German, Russian and English. She had previously graduated from The Sprachen & Dolmetscher Institute Munich (SDI) (Germany) and was awarded 3 academic certifications simultaneously in Chinese, German & English. Having lived in Russia, China, Inner-Mongolia, Germany and Malaysia, Anna offers extensive cross-cultural, linguistic & communication skills, that have proven to be a great asset in her coaching and training practice. Her specialty is coaching focused on personal transition and self-mastery. She coaches people to overcome personal challenges, increase their self-esteem and become successful in personal and professional lives.
Carsten is one of Asia’s leading experts in the field of Neuro Linguistic Programming™ (NLP). He incorporates NLP into his work with organisations and creates transformational change not only in people but also in organisational structures. Carsten draws from his experiences training and coaching hundreds of people from various walks of life. Before setting up his own training and consultancy firm, NaviGo NLP Center in 2005 in Kuala Lumpur, he worked for Siemens in China and Malaysia as Regional Director APAC, overseeing and conducting an in-house MBA program in cooperation with Duke University and Babson College. Carsten is the first and only trainer in Malaysia who received the honour to be appointed by Dr. Richard Bandler (father and co-creator of NLP) as Licensed Master Trainer of NLP®.
Nigel has proven International Business and Commercial Leadership experience across various Industries including the Technology, Advanced Materials, Speciality Chemicals, Food Ingredients and Distribution Channel sectors in both B2B and B2C markets with companies including Huntsman, Ciba, Cabot, Johnson Matthey and ICI Dulux. He has experience of International Company Directorship roles (in UK and Asia). He has lived and worked in the Asia Pacific for 18 years successfully growing the business numbers and developing teams across the region. In addition to the UK and Europe, Nigel has successfully established, led and managed businesses across the Asia Pacific & Middle East regions. Nigel has been working with Corporate Battlefields for over 3 years where he brings his combined experience and passions of business and people leadership together with military history and strategy.
Dr Thomas Thornborrow
Dr Thomas Thornborrow enlisted in the Parachute Regiment in 1976 and served in Northern Ireland and the Falklands War. He has an MBA and PhD in Organisational Behaviour from Nottingham University Business School and has been teaching leadership and motivation 15 years. Thomas was Director of Postgraduate Programmes – MBA and MSc/MA Business degrees at Nottingham University Business School and former Dean of Postgraduate Business School at Taylors University, both in Malaysia where he has lived for 10 years. Thomas is also a PADI Scuba Instructor and Master Practitioner in NLP and combines his special knowledge as an academic with NLP to create bespoke leadership and corporate development programmes that seek to draw out and enhance the leader in you to become more efficient and effective in leading, inspiring and motivating others.