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.
Diagnosis & Consulting
Evaluation of inclusion, harassment and cultural challenges
Policy & Procedure Writing
Review and writing and anti-harassment policies and procedures
Customised and off-the-shelf for employees, managers, leaders and first responders
For parties involved in harassment complaints
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.
Lead Trainer & Programme Development
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.
Senior Organisational Development Facilitator and Trainer
An Occupational Psychologist by training, Caroline specialises in identifying bespoke opportunities for growth and change covering a broad range of topics including organisational and people development, talent management, leadership selection and assessment. She is equipped to navigate complex environments and draws from her leadership and management experience across the APAC region, Seychelles and UK.
An active member of Singapore’s OD Network, Caroline is skilled in making quick connections with people. She is committed to building high performing and respectful systems in which people achieve their fullest potential thereby improving employee experience whilst driving sustainable organisational gains.
Caroline is certified in Trompenaars Hampden-Turner Culture for Business and holds a Masters degree from Birkbeck, University of London. Registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS), she holds a license in the BPS’ psychological and psychometric test user (Level A and B).
Choo Phaik Ai
Phaik Ai draws on more than 15 years of corporate leadership experience across the technology, art, tourism and media industry.
As the former APAC and Middle East GM for a leading US-based mobile technology company, Phaik Ai built and led a commercially successful global team that saw the revenue grow 5X during her tenure. Deeply rooted in the belief that ‘if you take care of your people, your people will take care of your business’, she developed her passion and love for organisational and human capital development, cementing her belief that it is possible to build a happy yet productive workforce upon the foundation of inclusive and empathetic leadership.
Other organisations she has worked for include Discovery Inc., National Arts Council of Singapore and the Greater London Authority.
Today, Phaik Ai advises clients on their diversity and inclusion agenda as well as helping them to create a psychologically safe workplace for everyone to thrive in.
After living in the UK, Spain and Malaysia, Phaik Ai now calls Singapore home. In her spare time, she enjoys practising her handwriting, playing the piano, reading Chinese classical poetry and learning about positive parenting with her son. Phaik Ai holds an MA in Media and Communications Management from Middlesex University, London.
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.
Business Operations Administrator
An author, entrepreneur and a productivity maven, Liyana Dhamirah helps busy professionals achieve their business goals in a simple and sustainable way.
With over fifteen years of experience in the technology business and retail industries, Liyana is naturally goal-orientated. Always committing 100 percent to her work, Liyana learned the hard way that working yourself to the bone is not viable. She went about finding new ways to achieve everything she wanted in life without the overwhelm, which included helping others to do the same.
Having juggled several key roles in her life, including being a mother of four beautiful children, Liyana has been central Liyana has been central to the ascends and drops of the roller coaster ride called life. As she has overcome obstacles in her own life, finding solutions is Liyana’s superpower.
“If life gives you lemons, you bake a lemon cheesecake, cut it into slices, package them well and sell them off.”
Her volunteer interests include working with the National Library Board of Singapore to help children find joy in reading, and befriending as well as distributing necessities to families in need.
Liyana is well known for her first book, Homeless: The Untold Story of a Mother’s Struggle in Crazy Rich Singapore.
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.
Questionnaire: Is your organisation prepared for bullying and harassment?
20th February 2020This questionnaire will help you determine if your workplace has implemented adequate measures to safeguard against harassment.
Questionnaire: Do you work in a hostile environment?
20th February 2020Is my job just stressful or has it crossed the line to harassment? This questionnaire will help you determine if you work in a hostile environment.
Workplace harassment: Building a safe and respectful workplace
21st November 2019Moderating and speaking at the Employers Connect event hosted by Workforce Singapore, Roslina unpacked the concept of harassment in the workplace.
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