Some of the organisations we have worked with
What We Do
Catalyse Consulting is the corporate advisory and training arm of AWARE. Our mission is to build an inclusive world that embraces diversity, so that everyone can be the best version of themselves. We do this by designing and delivering workshops on Managing Workplace Harassment and Bullying, Diversity and Inclusion, Unconscious Bias and Inclusive Leadership. We also provide bespoke consultation on harassment and Diversity & Inclusion corporate policy.
Evaluation of Cultural Challenges in Organisations
Public Speaking & Panel Discussions
Promoting awareness in business communities
In-depth education for employees & managers.
Engaging Interactive workshops
A serial entrepreneur and a veteran innovation practitioner, Roslina Chai works with senior leadership teams on strategy, innovation and high-stakes communication as a coach, consultant and facilitator. A lawyer by training, Roslina has built and nurtured high performing teams several times over in 3 continents, in the corporate, SME and public sector in New Zealand, Malaysia, China and Singapore. Her industry expertise include private equity, Formula 1 technology, F&B, digital technology, and executive education.
As a consultant and workshop designer, Roslina’s signature is widely acknowledged as creating embodied learning experiences that facilitate deep mindset shifts.
Roslina holds three degrees in law, arts, and commerce from the University of Canterbury, and is currently completing a doctorate with École des Ponts, researching the intersection of innovation, authenticity, and conversations.
Robin Rheaume has 20 years of experience in commercial and investment banking. She has worked in Canada, UK, Hong Kong and Singapore and has held regional responsibilities managing teams of individuals from across South Asia, South East Asia and Australia.
A self-taught programmer, in 2010 she left banking to pursue passions in forensic computing, application development and NGO work. She has assisted a wide range of NGOs, including AWARE, TWC2 and SPCA with direct volunteer support as well as development of cloud based system for management of volunteers, events and members. Robin is also a trained helpliner with the AWARE Women’s Helpline.
Originally from Montreal, Robin has lived in Singapore since 1992. She is well known in the Singapore community as the creator of The People of Singapore street photography project – a collection of images and stories similar to Humans of New York. Through this project, she humanised differences, broke down stereotypes and showcased the rich diversity that exists at all levels in Singapore society.
She is an engaging and experienced facilitator and Catalyse Consulting’s lead curriculum developer.
Penelope is a leading specialist in communications strategy and performance. As a managing director at Citigroup and then General Electric, Penny Shone led executive communications, public affairs strategy, crisis/issues management, culture change, corporate citizenship, brand and marketing communications across international teams for 20 years. Prior to this, she consulted for the world’s largest communications agencies with public sector, national and multinational clients.
She is a dynamic and engaging trainer who brings her love of engaging with people to Catalyse Consulting. Penelope is based in Singapore and has in depth knowledge of Asia and global markets; a strong track record in team leadership and international talent development.
Penelope holds a Master’s degree in public management from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore, a Master’s degree in public relations from the University of Stirling, Scotland, UK, and a Bachelor of Arts in history from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Corinna Lim is Catalyse Consulting’s Director and AWARE’s Executive Director. Corinna is a respected leader in the non-profit world having transformed AWARE Singapore from a volunteer-led organisation to a professionally staffed organisation that substantially increased in size and impact under her leadership. She also founded and ran a successful technology start up, Bizibody Technology, and practised law in Allen & Gledhill, Khattar Wong and Koh Ong & Partners.
Corinna draws from her entrepreneurial, management and leadership experience, her expertise in law, gender equality and diversity inclusion and her Organisation Development lens, to provide training and consultancy in workplace harassment, diversity and inclusion and developing high performing teams. She is an engaging speaker and trainer, and is passionate about supporting and empowering individuals and teams to achieve their full
potential, in her dual capacity as a business leader and a trainer/consultant.
Corinna has a Masters in Public Administration (with focus on social entrepreneurship) from Columbia University and is a Fulbright Scholar. She graduated with an LLB from the National University of Singapore and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1988. Corinna is also trained in Organisational Development (OD) and received her OD certification from NTL Institute for Applied Behavioural Science.
Very good initiative. It has given more insight on Diversity and Inclusion in our organisation.
International Shipping Company
Great course – Very applicable and very important for management.
Multinational Manufacturing Company
The course was generally informative and a lot of the sensitive information was delicately put. The workshop was enriching and trainer was fun and engaging.
Appreciated the calm tone of the trainer, made me feel comfortable and the space open for sharing.
International School Administrator
The training was fun, engaging and informative. Highly recommended.
Are you ready to bring diversity to your workplace?
30th September 2019by Roslina Chai, Managing Director, Catalyse Consulting and Ranjana Sabu, Content Creator It is the right thing to do. It is the smart thing to do. Bringing diversity of thought, shaped by dissimilar ...
Challenging Business-As-Usual With Cognitive Diversity
22nd August 2019By Laurindo Garcia, Content Lead – Catalyse Consulting It’s a typical day in the office for Melissa – a senior executive of a family-owned manufacturing business in the health sector grappling w...
Celebrate Diversity Through Your Employees
7th August 2019By Laurindo Garcia, Content Lead – Catalyse Consulting Celebrating diversity in the workplace is nothing new in Singapore and other parts of Asia. An example lies in a tradition that many Singapore co...
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