Profile of Prof Sattar Bawany
Prof Bawany is concurrently the Strategic Advisor & Member of International Professional Managers Association (IPMA) Board of Trustees and Governing Council, the Managing Director and C-Suite Master Executive Coach with Executive Development Associates (EDA) and Master Facilitator with Action Management Associates, Inc. (AMAI).
He has over 30 years’ international business management experience, including 20 years in executive coaching, group facilitation, and leadership development and training with global management consulting firms. In addition to his business and consulting career, Prof Bawany has over 20 years of concurrent academic experience as an Adjunct Professor teaching senior executives international business strategies and human resource courses at various leading universities.
He is presently an Adjunct Professor of Leadership as well as a member of the Advisory Board of Curtin Graduate School of Business School (CGSB), Curtin Business School (CBS) of Curtin University, Western Australia. He is also concurrently an Adjunct Professor of Strategy with Paris Graduate School of Management (PGSM).
Prof Bawany has assumed various senior management roles including that of Managing Director and Talent Management & Executive Coaching Practice Leader for DBM Asia Pacific.
His extensive talent management consulting engagement experience includes global talent design and implementation for development High Potentials for organisations across various industries. In these projects, he worked closely with executive-level leaders in the development of Competency Frameworks leading to the Competency-based Performance Management, Talent Management and Succession Planning Strategy creating alignment, consistency and a common approach, across the global corporate functions.
He was also the Head & Business Unit Leader of Global Information Services (GIS) with Mercer HR Consulting. Prior to joining Mercer, he was the Head of Hay Learning Services and Senior Consultant of Organisational Effectiveness & Management Development (OEMD) with the Hay Group. He has also assumed senior leadership roles in business development and consulting with the Forum Corporation and Mercuri International with a focus on leadership development, customer service excellence and sales force effectiveness.
Prof Bawany’s passion for people and culture is about creating an environment where employees are valued and emotionally engaged in the business. He has successfully worked with an extensive number of public and private organisations regionally and internationally specialising in people and culture through transformational change, starting with the ‘end’ in mind! He is an experienced facilitator and has spent many years developing leadership capability through the delivery of structured talent management, leadership development programmes including executive coaching.
His latest book on “Transforming the Next Generation of Leaders: Developing Future Leaders for a Disruptive, Digital-Driven Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0)” published by Business Expert Press (BEP) LLC, New York in July 2019 and is now available in Paperback and Kindle version on Amazon and leading bookstores globally.
He has also been interviewed in leading international business publication such as International Business Review and Talent Management Excellence as well as regional HR publications such as HRM Asia. Prof Bawany appeared regularly on MediaCorp’s Radio’s 93.8FM Live and Channel NewsAsia as a studio guest.
Prof Bawany is a Fellow of International Professional Managers Association (IPMA) and The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). He is a Professional Member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). He is also a Practising Member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and International Association of Coaching (IAC).