Bob Feldman is a certified Consultant and Trainer with Stafford & Chan Pte Ltd. Born and raised in Chicago, he also has lived and worked for lengthy periods on two other continents, primarily in Germany and Singapore, which he has now made his home. He holds a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Movement, Psychology and Education and a Masters Degree (M.Ed.) in Adult and Continuing Education from the University of Illinois, USA, and is a member of Asia Professional Speakers, Singapore (APSS).
Bob’s expertise is in the area of interpersonal communication, creative expression, dynamic presentation, media training, body language, stress management, leading with a creative edge, management and supervisory skills, teambuilding, time and energy management, self-image and personal development. His workshops are highly participatory and motivating. For 15 years he was an actor, director, teacher and trainer with the United Mime Workers Theatre Company, an internationally acclaimed professional mime theatre group which toured throughout the United States as well as in Europe and Latin America at theatres, universities and public venues. He continued teaching acting skills at colleges and theatre schools in Germany and Singapore, including LaSalle-SIA College of the Arts, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and the National Institute of Education (NIE), and has led trainings in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. He is also a certified massage therapist as well as a certified professional practitioner of the Feldenkrais Method and has worked in conjunction with healthcare and medical professionals and in corporate wellness programs. In the U.S., he received numerous creative programming awards for communication skills workshops for groups ranging from business professionals and social service agencies to work on Indian reservations and at a federal prison.
Since coming to Southeast Asia, he has been training extensively with the Singapore Civil Service College’s Institute for Public Administration and Management (IPAM), and has also given talks for the Marketing Institute of Singapore (MIS), the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM), the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) and the Public Relations Academy (PRACAD), and has provided training for staff at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Bob has conducted seminars, talks and courses to numerous private companies including OCBC, DBS, Deutsche Bank, HSBC Insurance, Munich Reinsurance Company, Bentley Motors Limited, Elsevier Asia Pacific, Fonterra Brands (Asia), Club Med, Singapore Power, Jones Lang LaSalle, PropNex Realty, Proctor and Gamble, Fraser and Neave Limited, G2000 Apparel, Credit Suisse First Boston, Baker and Mackenzie, Toshiba, Trans-Link Logistics and Great Eastern Life.
Bob’s background in theatre, mime and acting gives him a wealth of experience and a special “spin” to his training and talks. He weaves creativity and leadership through all of his work. His teambuilding activities have been developed through years of experience with the bonding required of a cast and theatre ensemble, activating personal presence, believable communication, credibility and emotional intelligence. His experience with relaxation methods and body education, combined with his 8 years as a Managing Director in the business world, creates the stage for powerful work with stress, time and energy management for your corporate wellness programs. His travels around the world have created a high cross-cultural and global awareness and sensitivity which is evident in all of his courses. Bob can tailor and customise each course for your company’s specific needs.
Read Cultural differences Article on THE STRAITS TIMES by Bob.