Danny Toh

Danny has over 25 years of MNC experience in Strategic HR, Organisation Learning and Development, He believes in "Engaging Leaders in Thoughtful Sustainable Leadership Transitions and Transformation".


Areas of Expertise


  • Emerging Leaders/High Potentials
  • Leaders in "Transition"
  • Future "Ready" Leaders
  • Navigating Change and Transitions
  • Organisational and Leadership Coaching Skills




Danny believes in "Engaging Leaders in Thoughtful Sustainable Leadership Transitions and Transformation."


Danny's Organisational Leadership Coaching and Consulting practice draws on his more than 25 years of extensive MNC experience in Strategic HR, Organisation Learning and Development, People and Change Strategy before embarking on Leadership and Talent consulting.


As an Organisation and Leadership Coach, he works with senior executives who are Regional, Country Leaders including MDs, GMs, Enterprise and Functional Leaders.


Additionally, he facilitates team learning and development through team (and peer) coaching.


Business Background and Experience


Danny's professional career in HR and Leadership Development had taken him across several diverse MNC sectors, including investment banking and financial services, specialty chemicals, logistics, technology, and consulting.


Prior to current coaching and consulting practice, Danny was Director of Client Solutions for Korn Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting, and was Director of Client Solutions and Executive Consultant at PDI Ninth House.


Prior to consulting, he was Asia-Pacific Head of Human Resources for a global specialty chemical group, and had held similar senior leadership roles (including global task force) in financial services, technology and logistics sector.


He is committed to helping leaders, teams and organisations navigate through the complexity and ambiguity of today's borderless highly-connected environment, so that people can be motivated and supported to reach their full potential.




Danny believes in "Engaging Leaders in Thoughtful Sustainable Leadership Transitions and Transformation" through coaching conversations.


Danny adopts a "collaborative" adult learning approach to coaching - engaging clients on personal and people leadership styles, success factors, stakeholder's perspectives, strength-based principles, are used to work with clients on what it takes to be "future ready".


Clients appreciate his consultative style, in-depth diagnostics and pragmatic stakeholders and business-centered approach. He gains clients" confidence as "trusted advisor", taking time to understand their business, asking probing questions, drilling down to real issues, and clarifying expectations, goals and outcomes.


Qualifications and Memberships


  • Certified Organisational Coach, Level Three, IECL
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC), ICF
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Management Learning, Lancaster University, UK - awarded The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Scholarship
  • Diagnostics: WorkPlace Big 5, Hogan, ISI, CSI, PDI (360, Talentview), Lorminger (Leadership Architect, Choices), Learning Agility, Hay, Qualintra, Benchmarks


Recent Client Engagements


  • Regional Medical Directors " Pharmaceutical


Worked with medical directors who are specialist in their medical fields eg Oncology, Respiratory, on navigating in a highly matrix, complex organization model and to work collectively across APac countries and HQ in Germany.


  • Country Managing Directors " Luxury Goods


Worked with Country MDs in South East Asia countries and their leadership team on collective leadership whilst focusing on delivering results and improving performance across the enterprises and functions.


  • GM, Enterprise and Functions " FMCG


Worked with GMs on people leadership to enhance team culture, in a highly entrepreneurial and fast paced work culture.