Dr. Lim Peng Soon

Dr. Lim Peng Soon is an Associate Consultant with Skills Explorer Training Singapore. He works in partnership with organizations in designing and implementing business solutions in his four areas of expertise – change management, leadership development, team development, and feedback coaching and career development, since 1997.

Before starting his consultancy, he was the senior consultant with the Singapore Training & Development Association (STADA). He brings with him about 25 years of human resource development experience. Prior to joining STADA, he was the Training & Development Manager of General Motors Singapore, the Associate Director (HRD) of Swiss Bank Corporation, and the Group Training Manager of the Hong Leong Finance Group. He started his career with the United Overseas Bank Group.

Dr. Lim has presented in many conferences including HRD Asia, HRM Asia, and the Asia-Pacific Conference & Exhibition on Experiential Learning. He is one of the local trainers to join the “alumni” of international trainers who have spoken at the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) International Conference & Exhibition when he presented a paper in the 1998 ASTD International Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco. In March 1999, the ASTD appointed Peng Soon as the Core Team Member & Zone Leader for Asia, for its publication on learning organizations.

Dr. Lim has worked with local and multinational corporations to add value to their training and development efforts. Some of these organizations include the Singapore Civil Service College, the Macau Civil Service, the Ghana Civil Service, the Lahore Civil Service, ST College, General Motors, Enterprise IG, Singapore Airlines, JP Morgan, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Philips Electronics, Sun icrosystems, Motorola, National Semiconductor, the Institute of High Performance Computing, the Institute of Materials Research & Engineering, Temasek Holdings, Institute of Bankers Malaysia, and the Singapore Institute of Management.

From 2001 to 2007, Dr. Lim designed and facilitated a series of workshops on change management in the Executive Management Development Program for the senior officers of the Macau Civil Service, under the auspices of the Singapore Civil Service College.

Dr. Lim is a certified Master Trainer of the Managing Organizational Transition workshops by William Bridges & Associates (www.wmbridges.com). He is also certified to administer the following psychometric instruments: the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Step I and Step II, DiSC, the Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior (FIRO-B), the California Psychological Inventory (CPI 260), the Change Style Indicator (CSI), and 360 By Design.

Dr. Lim has successfully completed The Skilled Facilitator Intensive Workshop by the Center for the Study of Work Teams at the University of North Texas, by Roger Schwarz & Associates. He has also successfully completed the Special Leadership Seminar at the Haggai Institute (at the Maui Mid-Pacific Centre) in July 2008. Dr. Lim has also successfully completed the Feedback Coach program, conducted by the Centre for Creative Leadership (CCL).

Dr. Lim is a member of the Academy of Management USA, and the Singapore Institute of Management. He was a project tutor in the Singapore Institute of Management Diploma in Human Resource Development program, and a lecturer in the University of Melbourne’s Bachelor in Training & Development program, and the RMIT Bachelor in Business Management program.

Dr. Lim is an adjunct faculty of the General Electric Crotonville Leadership programs and the Eagles’ Emerging Leadership Development Program. He is a Guest Lecturer at the NUS Business School executive programs, and an adjunct feedback coach with the Centre for Creative Leadership.

Dr. Lim holds a doctoral degree in education and human development (Ed. D.), specializing in organizational change, from The George Washington University (USA), a Masters degree in human resource development from the same university, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Singapore. He also holds the Diploma in Banking & Finance and the Diploma in Training & Development Management (Silver Medal Award Winner).

Dr. Lim is the recipient of the 2004 Ralph Upson Stone Award for the best doctoral student entering the dissertation phase of the doctoral studies “who possesses academic excellence, and who represents and actualizes the self-less development of others”.

Training workshops designed and facilitated by Dr. Lim Peng Soon

  • Managing organizational change and transitions
  • Developing high performing teams
  • The leadership challenge and experience
  • Business presentation and influencing skills
  • Train-the-trainer and facilitation skills
  • Training and development: From analysis to evaluation
  • Career planning and development for high potentials
  • Feedback and development coaching

Partial List of Clients

Service sector Multinational Corporations Public sector
DBS BankErnst & Young (Indonesia)

Enterprise IG

Institute of Bankers Malaysia

Institute of High Performance Computing

Institute of Materials Research

J P Morgan

MobileOne Asia


PSA Corporation

Singapore Airlines

Singapore Institute of Management

Singapore Press Holdings

Singapore Technologies College

Singapore Telecom

Sun Microsystems

UOB Group


3MAgilent Technologies



CP Thailand

Charoen Pokphand Indonesia


F&N Group

General Electric Asia Pacific

GE Healthcare

General Motors




Merial (Thailand) Ltd.


Motorola University

National Semiconductor


NSK (Japan)


Philips Electronics

PSA International

Accountant-General DivisionAttorney-General Division

Changi General Hospital

Civil Service College

Criminal Investigation Dept


Ministry of Education

Monetary Authority of Singapore

National University of Singapore

Nanyang Technological University

Public Service Commission

Singhealth Group

Singapore Civil Defense Force

Singapore Police Academy

The Commonwealth Third Countries Group

The Ghana Civil Service

The Lahore Civil Service

The Macau Civil Service

The Vietnam Civil Service