Yang Yen Thaw
Yang Yen Thaw is a common law qualified lawyer with extensive private practice and in-house counsel experience. Presently based out of Singapore, He has held senior positions in management and law in listed as well as private limited companies with businesses spanning Australia, China, France, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, UK, USA, and most South East Asian countries. He started and ran his own eponymous law firm for 12 years from 1999 which he exited in 2010 to move to Singapore.
He is an ACTA (Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment) certified trainer and a registered management consultant (RMC), a certification by the Institute of Management Consultants (Singapore) a qualification recognized by Enterprise Singapore. He presented Singapore Retail SkillsFuture Framework to DTI, PTTC, trade associations and companies in the Philippines in November 2019.
He owns and runs companies that engages in business consulting, adult education and training as well as helps companies in internationalization, M&As, scaling up and technology adoption. He has evolved his own critical thinking process called QUESTS©. He regularly delivers and conducts corporate training, masterclasses, workshops, keynote speeches, speaking assignments and panel moderation on internationalization, business, investment, technology and cross-border business.
He is currently associate trainer in NTUC LearningHub, Ascendo Academy, First Media Design Academy, among others. He is also a PA Trainer (People’s Association) and is MOE registered. His subjects include Design Thinking, PDPA, and service excellence.
To him, “Law is a persuasion, management consultancy – a profession, and training – a passion”.