Locals for Global Leadership



We help leaders to discover, develop and articulate their value proposition globally. Through our consulting, coaching and training facilitation, we enable them to inspire their stakeholders, build their leadership pipeline and craft their global presence.

Dr. Cynthia Ee
Founder and Managing Director
E: cynthia@clarus.my

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Dr. Cynthia Ee is Founder and Managing Director of Clarus Consulting, a consulting and training firm that specialises in culture transformation, strategic management and business innovation.

She has consulted on culture alignment, scenario planning, performance measurement and innovation breakthroughs. She has worked as a change management consultant for the United Nations World Food Programme based in Rome, Italy.

With over 20 years’ international work experience, Cynthia has held various global and regional leadership roles with organisations such as Flextronics and Hewlett-Packard. She has headed global employee engagement and communications function as well as led global employer branding and HR compliance. During her corporate career, she has supported senior executives in strategic alignment, culture transformation, corporate restructuring and change programmes globally.

A Senior Adjunct Lecturer with HELP University and Wawasan Open University, Cynthia holds a Doctor of Business Administration (South Australia), MBA with distinction (Strathclyde) and Bachelor of Communications (USM). She is a certified facilitator of the Global Innovation Management Institute and a Certified Coaching and Mentoring Professional (CCMP). She is also a certified trainer with PSMB and MIM, and an Appreciative Inquiry facilitator.

On the personal side, Cynthia enjoys adventures with the family, and together they have trekked on glacier in Argentina, hiked to flowing lava in Hawaii and snorkelled in underground caves in Mexico. Some of her travels are published in The Star.

Khor Chiew Chi
Programme Director
E: chiewchi@clarus.my
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Chiew Chi is the Programme Director of Clarus Consulting. She manages client relationships and customises programmes to meet their needs. She also facilitates and mentors teams.

Chiew Chi has over 15 years’s experience working with local, regional and global teams. She has held several roles with MNC companies such as Flextronics, Agilent and Hewlett-Packard.

She has led the Global Engagement Survey with regional teams in Americas, Asia and Europe, as well as supported Leadership in global projects such as employer branding, culture and engagement, recognition and change management. Chiew Chi has managed the company’s internal communication channels and tools, and supported the Human Resources leadership in facilitating communications with their respective business segments.

An adjunct lecturer with Wawasan Open University, Chiew Chi holds a Master of Instructional Multimedia and Bachelor of Communications from the Universiti Sains Malaysia. She is a certified trainer with PSMB.

On the personal side, Chiew Chi enjoys travelling, hiking, watching live orchestra concerts, and playing musical instruments.

Dr. Khairir Khalil

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Dr Khairir is the General Manager of SPAD Academy. He is responsible for driving improvement of the stakeholders’ competencies in public transport industry.

Prior to joining SPAD, Khairir has held several senior Human Resources positions in various organisations which include multi-national companies (American, Dutch and Japanese), local companies, government linked companies and a government statutory agency. Khairir first started his career as an Engineer and later as an Engineering Manager in an electronics manufacturing company.

Khairir earned a Doctor of Business Administration from the University of South Australia, Master of Business Administration from the National University of Malaysia and Degree in Electrical, Electronic and Communication Engineering from the University of Melbourne.

A certified Master NLP Coach, Khairir actively conducts training on self-excellence development and managing others through NLP. He also provides personal coaching and counselling, and lectures part-time in management subjects.

Khairir enjoys walking, travelling, playing table tennis and badminton. He is also currently into writing and is on his way to publish his first book on management.

Radin Ikram


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 Prior to founding his coaching business and entrepreneurship, Radin spent over 20 years in multinational companies and held senior positions in operations management. He first started his career as a production engineer in ophthalmic lens industry.

Driven by passion in coaching and helping the small business owners, Radin became the franchisee of a top business coaching franchise – providing business and executive coaching services to SMEs as well as MNCs. In year 2008, Radin was awarded top business coach in Malaysia.

As an entrepreneur, Radin started the Pearl Maternity Hospital (PMH) with his wife, Dr Rosita Ramli, a 100% bumiputra owned private maternity hospital in Penang. PMH has serviced the community for over 10 years and successfully built reputation in the local health community.

Radin earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Bath, and Degree in Science and Engineering from the University of Adelaide. He is a certified Business and Life Coach (Life Coaching Academy, Australia), certified trainer with PSMB and Kepner Tregoe. As a corporate and business management trainer, Radin is an associate member of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM).

On the personal side, Radin enjoys sports and travelling. He is gifted with an innate skill in bringing out the best of the individuals he works with.

Radin is the author of the upcoming book “ENTREPRENEURSHIFT!, The guide to Getting Started and Getting ahead in Business ” to be published by Black Card Books.

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