Matchy, is a Registered Industrial & Organizational Psychologist and a renowned Corporate Trainer and Coach. He has more than 20 years of considerable corporate and managerial experience working in MNCs. By
infusing research-based psychological principles and solution-based program design into his talent development work, Matchy has been successfully nurturing leaders, teams and employees of a diverse array of organizations, taking them from good to great, from surviving to flourishing. Through his client-centric consultancy services, interactive and value-creating workshops, engaging and enthusiastic facilitation, Matchy has a proven track record of success in helping organisations drive employee performance and engagement.
Matchy led a consultancy project on a large-scale change management program “Magical Transformation Program” which involved more than 7,000 staff in a global financial institution, resulting in a cost saving of over HK$4 million.
Other large-scale organizational development projects include:
Aon “6-month Leadership Development Journey”
China Light Power “One-Year Mentoring Program for Technical Trainees”
Shanghai Commercial Bank “Organizational Vision Mission Values Alignment Project”
Starbucks “One-Year Positive Coaches Development Project” for Senior Managerial Staff and 180+ Store Managers
The Peninsula Hotel “Change & Coaching Project”
He has designed and facilitated over 100 team development and strategic team offsite events with very positive client feedback received .
Matchy is an award-winning speaker. He won the HK Championship in the “Toastmaster International Speech”, “Humorous Speech Contest” and “Evaluation Speech Contest”.
Matchy has been awarded the following professional designations:
Master Degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences (major in Psychology) from the University of Hong Kong
Registered Psychologist (I/O), Hong Kong Psychological Society
Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM) from Toastmasters International
Certified Gallup CliftonStrengths Coach
Certified Dr John Maxwell Trainer, Speaker and Coach
Certified Coaching Clinic (v7) Coach & Facilitator
Certified Neuro-Semantic Trainer and Meta-Coach from The International Society of Neuro-Semantics
PDI Certified Assessment Centre Assessor & 360 Profilor Certified Facilitator
DDI Learning System Facilitator
Certified Practitioner in a variety of Psychometric Tools, DISC, MBTI, Workplace Big 5, Facet 5 Core-
Certified “Whatzyourpoint” program facilitator
Visiting Lecturer in HK Polytechnic University and HKU SPACE since 1997
Prior to establishing Talent Academy Limited, Matchy served as Senior Regional Training Manager at HSBC and HR Specialist at Wal-mart. He also worked in global HR consulting firms, including PDI and FranklinCovey as a Consultant.
Matchy was a Column Writer (工於心計) for the HKEJ (信報). He was interviewed by Ming Pao, HKET, RTHK on topics ranging from “personal management”, “career development” to“psychology”.
As a Christian, Matchy completed a part-time Master program “Marketplace Theology” in the China Graduate School of Theology.
As a Registered Psychologist, Matchy likes observing, talking and analyzing people. Be mindful when you meet Matchy in person.
As a Husband and a new Father, Matchy is now taking on a life long learning program in “Parenting”.
As a sportsman, Matchy had won many medals in track and field sports. Today he runs primarily for leisure.
" We would like to express our sincere appreciation to your facilitation of Whatzyourpoint. It was so well-received that we decided to run another class in the near future. Whatzyourpoint is unrivaled as business presentation training. Content is time-tested, field proven and practical. Learning methodologies are interactive, engaging and fun. Credits should also be given to Matchy. Matchy has done an excellent job in understanding our needs and expectations. Participants have spoken
highly of Matchy’s delivery and facilitation. We are delighted to partner with Talent Academy in presentation design training."
L&D Manager East Asia