Faculties

Our highly competent trainers and professional consultants are industry practitioners who apply their expertise to the areas of strategic marketing and business development, business finance, business redesign and change management. RCJ works with a network of international consultants and facilitators to assure our clients of access to world-class resources, knowledge and experience. In addition to academic qualifications, our facilitators and trainers are certified by internationally renowned training organizations.

Richard Jacob

MBA [Cranfield, U.K], AMA Global Faculty Member

Richard Jacob is the founder and Principal Consultant of RCJ Consulting Sdn Bhd. He is an American Management Association (AMA) Global Faculty Member and has delivered training programs in Cairo, Dubai, Tokyo, Manila, Singapore, Jakarta, Lahore, Karachi, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong , Saigon and Hanoi. more details

He has an MBA from Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom, which is a leading European Business School. He is an Accountant by training and was an Auditor in an international firm of Accountants for nine years. His strategic experience comes from being a Financial Manager, Company Secretary and Business Development Manager in a leading Swedish pharmaceutical company by the name of Astra Pharmaceutical.

Since 1995, Richard has consulted and trained some 10,800 General Managers and executives in several companies in Asia in his core business competencies which are in Marketing, Leadership, Strategy and Change and Fundamentals of Finance. More recently Richard has designed and delivered a Business Essentials program for participants of the Philips China, Advanced Leadership Development Program (ALDP).

Richard’s impressive client list includes Philips units in Asia delivering Marketing modules as part of their Global Faculty for Revolutionary Change in Marketing. He has also designed and developed Marketing Development Programs for 3M Malaysia, Maxis, Astro and Tractors Malaysia. In the area of Finance his clients include Hilton International, Mearsk in Tokyo, Unilever Philippines and UNAXIS of Switzerland in Finance. In the areas of Leadership and Change and Strategic Management his clients include Matsushita Asia, Comptel, Total Sports Asia, Braun Malaysia, Schering AG Malaysia, Tenaga Nasional, NIAM, Great Eastern, Hong Leong Group, Securities Commission, the Air Force of Malaysia, Pfizer Malaysia, BDO Binder, Patimas Computers Berhad, and Maybank. Richard is a competent global trainer and facilitator with powerful abilities to get participants to relate concepts to practice.

Richard also does competency assessments for marketing personnel and high potentials and has recently gone into coaching.

Ronnie Y. H. Koh

Ronnie Koh is a Senior Consultant at RCJ Consulting Sdn. Bhd specializing in professional sales and management development. more details

Starting his career as a sales representative in an American MNC, Ronnie climbed every rung of the ladder and winning various local and regional awards along the way, to become a National Sales Manager (today’s equivalent of Sales Director) in a leading pharmaceutical giant. Under his leadership, Astra Malaysia (now AstraZeneca) was ranked No: 2 in the pharmaceutical industry and IMS surveys in 1992, 1993, 1994 states the following: “Astra’s strength lies in the well-trained representatives which confirm the earlier findings.”

When Fisher Scientific USA took over General Scientific Malaysia, Ronnie assumed the role of a General Sales Manager in the organization so as to bring the sales operations to international standards. Similarly when American Greetings Inc., the largest public listed greeting card company in the world took control of Memory Lane, Ronnie again assumed the position of General Manager – Sales to professionalize the sales operations. Thus, he has over 25 years of hands-on experience in recruiting, training, developing and managing professionals of leading multinational and Malaysian companies and has contributed towards the selection and development of award-winning representatives and managers in a few industries.

Ronnie is also a certified facilitator for Zenger-Miller Quest Quality Program. Deeply involved in social causes, he has spent 20 years conducting literacy and empowerment programs amongst the indigenous people in the jungles of Malaysia and villages of Cambodia. He is also the Training Consultant for the National Aids Authority, an agency within the government of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

He is an articulate trainer and has won many favourable comments for his training skills.

Terence Hockenhull

Mr. Hockenhull is a Senior Associate International Consultant of RCJ Consulting Sdn. Bhd. specializing in Sales & Negotiations skills training and consultancy. more details

He is based in the Philippines with extensive experience in both sales & negotiation skills training and consulting and training major players in the telecommunications industry. A brief overview of Mr. Hockenhull work experience and diversity of clients is listed below:

Terence is a British National by birth. However, he has spent all of his adult working life in South East Asia. During two years as a commissioned officer with the Royal Air Force he was exposed to Criterion Referenced Instruction (CRI). He joined the Royal Hong Kong Police Force Inspectorate in 1976 and gained extensive experience in training, presentation and media work. He speaks fluent conversational Cantonese.

Terence left Hong Kong in 1986 to manage a consultancy business in Manila Philippines. Adding to his cultural exposure to Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and Singapore, he was able to build a successful business working entirely with Filipinos. He was called upon by the business community and the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) to deliver seminars and lectures.

Exposed to Sales Training for a number of years and an accredited facilitator for a leading US and British skills based program (SPIN ®), he developed and designed a series of sales training programs based on well researched skills and his exposure to South East Asian cultures.

Terence spent a further 3 years in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong as General Manager-South East Asia Operations for Organizational Effectiveness Associates Pty Ltd. He was a Director of this company and its sister company in New Zealand, Alan Barker Associates. Both companies specialized in Management and Sales Training. Throughout this time, he designed and facilitated sales training programs for multinational clients including Ernst & Young Chartered Accountants, TNT Skypack, Comet Air Freight, Ansett Airlines, NSW Government Insurance Office and other service and financial institutions.

On return to the Philippines in 1991, he worked closely with a local consultancy Group, Training Institute for Managerial Excellence, Inc. (TIME, Inc.) as Managing Consultant. Mr. Hockenhull has successfully run the Sales Training Programs for a number of institutions, organizations throughout the region including major players in the telecommunications industry including Globe Telecomms (Philippines), OTC (Australia), Nokia (Philippines), Pocketbell (Philippines), Capwire (Philippines), PhilCom (Philippines) and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company. He has written articles on sales training for a number of Australian management and marketing publications. He currently writes a weekly column on sales for the Business World Newspaper.

Client List of Mr. Hockenhull:
Abomar Corporation – Aboitiz Group of Companies, Alfa Laval, Allied Botanical Corporation, Asia Pacific Life Insurance Congress, Bangko Silangan, Best Built Property Development, Blue Cross Medical Insurance Company, Bristol Myers Squibb, Caltex Philippines, Capwire Inc., China Bank, Danfoss Philippines Inc., Diamond Hotels, East Asiatic Corporation (EAC), EasyCall, Ernst & Young (Aust.) Pty, Ernst & Young (Punongbayan & Araullo), European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka, European Business Information Center of Sri Lanka, Far East Bank & Trust Company, Far East Moving Association, FPD Savills, Globe Telecoms, Groupe Schneider, Heritage Hotels, Holiday Inn (Pavilion) Hotel, Hongkong Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hyatt Hotels, Infratex, John Keells Group of Sri Lanka, Kodak, Lane Moving & Storage, Life Underwriters Association of the Philippines, Lintas, Manulife Financial, McCann Erickson, MediMedia, MegaWorld Properties, MESCO Philippines, Nokia Philippines, Open Systems Software, Petron Corporation, Philam Life Insurance Company, PhilCom, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, Philipine Systems Products Inc., Philippine Telegraph & Telephone, Philippine Trade Training Corporation, Philips Lighting, Pocketbell Paging Company, Population Services of Philippines Inc., Rever/Davids Hair Salons, Rural Bank of San Teodoro, Schneider Groupe, Seimens, SGS Sri Lanka, Shell, Sun Microsystems (PSPI), Unilever, United Laboratories, Yokogawa.

Elizabeth Matsui

Elizabeth Matsui, born and raised in Tokyo, has spent most of her working career in Japan. She has delivered programs to over 100,000 people in Japan and internationally, in both corporate and public arenas. more details

Her expertise as a facilitator of Leadership, Coaching, Performance Management, Mentoring, Motivation and Presentation lies in her ability to set context enabling people to distinguish and implement effective behaviors in order to achieve desired results.

For over twenty-six years, Ms. Matsui has been involved in training and development with global training organizations in Japan with a particular emphasis on how behavior modification impacts upon an organization’s effectiveness and bottom line results. Her career started with transformational personal leadership training at ARC. She expanded her repertoire into a broader range of business training working with the largest American training organization, the American Management Association.

Recognized as Master Trainer, Eli has trained professional and in-house facilitators to deliver a wide variety of business programs. Her coaching yields high impact trainers with unusual Prior to entering the field of organizational development, Ms. Matsui worked for seven years in trading companies, including two years at Mitsui & Co., Canada Ltd. as Assistant to Vice President and General Manager of the Steel Department. On her return to Japan, she joined Nippon Manpower, working in both sales and human resource development. These experiences allow her to connect with the day-to-day challenges of her participants.

Ms. Matsui is a certified NLP practitioner (International NLP Association, Washington D.C.) and has received coaching and training by specialists including: Dr. W. Schutz, Ph.D., Harvard University; Dr. John E. Jones, Ph.D., Organizational Universal Systems; and Dr. Ray Blanchard, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist.

She has worked with organizations throughout Asia, including Australia and New Zealand. In addition, Elizabeth has delivered learning solutions to Japanese domestic businesses, multi- national companies and global organizations, including over 300 Fortune 500 companies.

Danniel Lim

An Associate Trainer of RCJ Consulting is an author, a passionate coach, an experienced speaker and MC. He has trained & spoken in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam & Hong Kong. more details

He takes his clients & participants to another level with his veracity, authenticity and his personal knowledge because he has been out there “on the ground” listening to the people.

Danniel is the co-author of “The Art of Mastering Ceremonies” a beginners guide for MCs. He is also currently researching and writing the definitive book on the dynamics of personality profiling in human pair bonding & relationships. Danniel is currently studying for his MBA and at the same time conducting research & preparing to write his definitive doctoral thesis on the dynamics of personality in business as well as personal relationships.

He is Consulting Director at the HRD Gateway Management Development Centre (MDC) – the training and education arm of HRD Gateway. The mission of the MDC is to be in the forefront of R&D in the area of Management and Organizational Development.

Danniel is a HRDC Certified Training Consultant active in the area of Leadership; Inter-Personal Skills Development (Emotional Intelligence / Communication Skills); Marketing & Customer Service; HR & Training Development; Public Speaking & Presentation Skills; Personality Profiling; Behavioral & Mindset Development; Freedom of Expression and Stress Management.

He has 20 years of experience in a wide range of areas such as Education; Sales & Marketing; Certification; Consultancy; HR & Training and Organizational Development. Danniel’s career has been centered on SMEs & SMIs that deal with National & Multi-National Corporations – as such he is well experienced with the best & worst of both worlds. Therefore he is well equipped to help deal with any organization’s development needs precisely & effectively.

He is a proponent of the holistic Organizational Coaching approach as opposed to the surgical Training only approach when it comes to developing the people in an organization. In line with this approach, Danniel has developed – together with the faculty of the MDC – the Organizational Development Instrument (ODI) which is primarily a set of audit and measurement tools: Organizational Audit (OA) for assessing and measuring your organization’s culture and resilience; Team Audit (TA) for assessing the teamwork and group dynamics of a department, committee, project team, etc.; Personality Audit (PA) for assessing and analyzing the personality and thinking styles of employees.

His current & recent clients include (in alphabetical order) Ascott KL, Department of Civil Defense (JPA), DHL, Fire & Rescue (Bomba), GCEHC, INSPEN, Jabil, Marinetime Enforcement Agency (APMM), Maybank, Maxis, Merck, Ministry of Health, NST, Prudential, Public Bank, RB Land, Real Rewards, Royal Malaysian Air Force (TUDM), Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM), Shell, Solectron, Sime Darby, Tan Chong, Telekom Malaysia, Tyco, Xepa-Soul Pattinson, Zuellig Pharma, etc.

Danniel is an adjunct faculty member of Humantalents International (HtI), a professional development organization in Sri Lanka with ties to HRD Gateway. He has also lectured in Open University Malaysia (www.oum.edu.my) Institute of Professional Development (IPD).

Danniel is an experienced Master of Ceremonies (emcee) as well and has emceed in function such as weddings, dinners and conferences. Amongst the conferences that he has been called to chair and emcee are: Hong Kong Human Asset Empowerment 2008 Conference; HRM Indonesia 2008 Conference; Sales & Excellence World Singapore 2008 Conference; the 2nd Annual Employee Rewards & Recognition Conference Jakarta 2007.

Danniel is certified as a Competent Communicator in Toastmasters International (TI) and is currently a Vice President in his chapter. Currently he is working towards the Advance Communicator certification in TI. Danniel has also won various Impromptu Speaking & Evaluation competitions. He is a graduate of the Landmark Forum as well as the Landmark Advanced Forum and was part of the LEAP Leadership Team. In addition, Danniel is also a Silva Mind Method Graduate.

Nancy Ong

Nancy Ong is an Associate Consultant of RCJ Consulting Sdn Bhd and is a certified trainer with Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad (PSMB). She holds an MBA from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom, having initially qualified as a banker from the Chartered Institute of Bankers, United Kingdom. more details

She is also a qualified teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), awarded by Teach International, Australia.

She specializes in programmes on Foreign Currency Management in International Trade; Credit Management; Trade Financing; Developing Business Plans; Business Writing and Communication; Presentation Skills; and Complaint Management. Her expert knowledge and experience in finance and management are her assets in the development of these courses to meet the needs of the market. Her training has been well accepted and rated by her participants both in the public and in-house programmes that she conducts.

Prior to corporate training, Nancy was in the banking and financial industry. During her service in OCBC Bank and EON Bank, she has gathered extensive experience in International Trade Finance, Branch Operations, Treasury Management, Project and Risk Management.