Ms Claire Keow

Professional Associations & Qualifications

 Certified Professional Coach, Corporate Coach Academy

 Vice President of Malaysian Association of Certified Coaches (MACC)

 Certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner, USA

Certified Trainer,  Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia

Commerce Degree in Marketing & Economics, Curtin University of Technology Australia (Recipient of Outstanding Scholastic Achievement and Excellence Award)

Masters in Business Administration, University of Royal Roads, Canada

Professional Experience:

CLAIRE is a dynamic speaker and trainer. Acclaimed as a Strategist and Marketer, she had her secondary and tertiary education in Singapore, Australia and Malaysia. She founded Smart Trends eleven years ago and the Company has spread its wings Internationally.

Formerly working with the largest local conglomerate in Malaysia, she was selected to be part of a Management Trainee Scheme that groomed Future Leaders. Here, she was exposed to great training such as INSEAD Executive Education Programs, held responsible and key roles in Internal Audit, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and Operations Department for 6 years.

In addition, she was also sent to Sri Lanka with Top Malaysian Delegates for Negotiation, to South Africa for Internal Audit, to Vienna in Austria for transfer of technology, to London in UK and Frankfurt in Germany for benchmarking purposes, and also to Portugal for Joint 45-Nation bilateral discussions. This Corporate Grooming and International Exposure has given Claire a competitive edge by molding her outlook of businesses, being able to see things clearly from a ‘big picture’ perspective, the key quality of any Visionary Leader.

As a Professional Coach, Claire implements the Coaching element into the programs to ensure that participants can measure the results they want to achieve.  Claire Keow has done extensive research and her experience as a corporate trainer has given her the edge to design programmes that are innovative and effective like “Walk, Run, Fly”, a Team Empowerment programme where she utilizes the NLP approach to bringing out the best in TEAMS.  She has appeared on TV2 in a motivational series of programmes entitled “Live, Love, Laugh” where she facilitated four motivational topics: “Habits”, “Self-Image”, “Self-Transformation”, and “Strengths And Vulnerabilities”. She has also been featured on BFM Radio Station, sharing about the POWER OF TEAMWORK. She has also been featured on Radio Televisyen Brunei for a series on Motivational topics.

Her clients include the Government sectors of both Malaysia and Brunei, SMIs, SMEs, Multinational Companies, and Industries ranging from Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Finance, FMCG, Oil and Gas, IT and many, many more.  Thousands of people have gained from her varied practical experiences and lives have been changed because of her commitment and enthusiasm to “Modeling and Inspiring a SHARED Vision towards TEAMWORK that makes the DREAM WORK.

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