Suman Balani

Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, Singapore

Top 5 Signature Talent Themes:
CONNECTEDNESS, EMPATHY, ADAPTABILITY, RESPONSIBILITY, INTELLECTION


Suman is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach and an experienced Executive Coach. She brings together a unique blend of coaching skills with a strong business-building background to help senior executives, managers, and teams uncover their natural talents to become the best at who they are — authentic leaders and high performing teams focused on exceptional organizational performance.

Suman is also a "Boss Whisperer", a coaching specialization designed to turnaround valuable, task-oriented senior executives/professionals who may be perceived as abrasive. She helps these individuals face their behavioral challenges and gain new competencies to balance their high performance with emotionally intelligent conduct, whilst recreating a sense of focus, productivity, and vibrancy in the people around them and their organization.

Suman has been coaching senior leaders and entrepreneurs embarking on new change initiatives and/or new roles, as well as teams and managers facing challenges yet wanting to deliver their very best. She also works with organizations interested in building systemic coaching or strengths-based culture, revitalizing team performance, and managing conflicts & interpersonal behavioral change in the workplace.

Prior to her coaching career, Suman has over 15 years of senior management experience spanning the Payment, Technology, and Healthcare sectors.

Suman holds a bachelor’s degree from NUS, an Executive MBA from Stanford-NUS, and is currently pursuing her Executive Masters in Coaching & Consulting for Change (Clinical Organizational Psychology) at INSEAD. She also serves as a Board Member at the Society for the Physically Disabled.