Mr Zulhafni Zulkeflee

Mr Zulhafni Zulkeflee was a Deputy Public Prosecutor with the Crime Division of the Attorney-General’s Chambers from 2015 to 2019, after graduating from the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law. He has managed and argued criminal cases in both the State Courts and High Court in Singapore.

During his time in NUS Law, Mr Zulhafni participated in various local and international law mooting and negotiation competitions, emerging as part of the winning team for the Jean-Pictet International Humanitarian Law Competition in 2015. Mr Zulhafni was also a recipient of the Public Service Commission Singapore Government Scholarship (Open), awarded in 2011 for the study of Law.

As a champion speaker and experienced educator, Mr Zulhafni believes in the importance of developing valuable communication skills. Mr Zulhafni is passionate in the areas of confidence building, charismatic delivery of speakers and developing young students to be persuasive speakers and critical thinkers. Mr Zulhafni presently holds the position of Chief Operating Officer at the Public Speaking Academy.

Mr Zulhafni Zulkeflee

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Dr. Merrell Lim

Senior Trainer and Vice-Principal

Dr. Merrell Lim

Dr Merrell Lim is a professional speaker and holds a Doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD) from Midwestern University, USA. He is a certified clinical research professional and previously held the appointment of Affiliate Professor at Purdue University. As an international speaker who has spoken and trained in more than 10 different countries, Dr Lim has over a decade of speaking and training experience. He is a specialist and authority in the areas of delivering technical presentations (how to make them engaging and come alive) as well as interpersonal communication and interview skills. Dr Lim has been training alongside our Master Trainer and World Champion of Public Speaking, Darren Tay for many of Darren Tay’s signature programmes. Currently, Dr Lim holds the appointment as Senior Trainer and Vice-Principal (Academic development) at the Public Speaking Academy.

Constance Lim

Ms Constance Lim is a professional speaker and coach. With more than 20 years of private wealth management experience, Ms Constance Lim brings with her a wealth of experience in interpersonal communication and management of public relations. On top of being an ACTA-trained and qualified trainer, Ms Constance Lim is also Mrs Singapore 2015 and the author of “12 Axioms of Optimal Living”. Ms Constance Lim enjoys inspiring young minds in areas of financial literacy, effective communication, and personal motivation. She believes in inspiring her audience with impactful and powerful stories as well as engaging activities to help them learn better and more effectively. Currently, Ms Constance Lim holds the appointment as Head-of-Department (Training) and Senior Trainer at the Public Speaking Academy.

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Constance Lim

Mr Mugan S/O Tayalan

Mr Mugan is an expert educator with over 16 years of combined experience in the youth development and corporate facilitation and training sectors. As a passionate people developer, he takes great pride in developing individuals’ personal and professional skills.

Mr Mugan strongly believes that “Attitude reflects Leadership”. Leadership with the right values not only sets the foundation, but also creates more impact for the greater good. This has been his core principle in guiding his participants across all trainings that he has spearheaded.

Leaving his programmes with memorable, life changing experiences that will aid participants in their growth is paramount to him. Some key clients he has conducted programmes for include Fortune 500 companies and local ministries.

His energy, passion, drive and dedication towards learning and understanding the challenges of people make him a great trainer, facilitator and coach, who can easily engage with people from all walks of life.

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Mr Mugan S/O Tayalan

Mr Imran Tahir

Mr Imran Tahir

Imran graduated from RMIT with a Bachelors of Science in Economics and Finance, and has spent many years supporting various organisations as a trainer and a facilitator.

Having facilitated multiple conversations with numerous teams across different industries to help them achieve better clarity in moving towards their goals, Imran believes that the key ingredient to unlocking success in any endeavour is the ability to communicate and articulate ideas with passion and purpose!

His added experience in developing and leading programs for diverse groups of participants from various industries, local, and overseas provides him with the relevant exposure to different communicative tools and techniques.

As a contributing author of the publication, “Reluctant Networking- Bold Step to Connect”, Imran aspires to continue to educate and empower individuals and organisations to achieve high performance through confidence in speech and communication.

Veronica Chan

Graduated from Griffith University, Queensland, Australia (2012), specializing in theatre arts, speech & drama.

  • 10 years of private tuition and school teaching experience
  • Dynamic and Energetic Educator
  • Taught at multiple Primary Schools in Singapore

Ms Veronica Chan is a professional speaker, trainer and media personality with 10 years of private tuition and school teaching experience.
Ms Veronica has conducted numerous drama workshops, public speaking classes and speech & drama classes in government schools and private learning institutions. She has also trained students from drama clubs for the Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) drama competitions.
As a dynamic, energetic and experienced educator, Ms Veronica believes that students learn best when they enjoy the learning process. Hence, making learning fun for the students, while maintaining the academic rigour and quality of training.

Veronica Chan

Derrick Tay

Derrick Tay

Graduated from Singapore Management University (SMU) with a Bachelor of Business Management (Cum Laude).

  • 6 years of private tuition and school teaching experience
  • Dynamic and Energetic Educator
  • High Distinction in Academic & Research Writing
  • Published Essays for SMU Teaching References

Mr Derrick is a consummate presenter & trainer with 6 years of private tuition and school teaching experience.
Mr Derrick stands by methodical (step-by-step) approaches to teaching communication techniques/ skills, whilst adopting out-of-the-box approaches to build rapport, uplift and intellectually stimulate his students. He challenges students to think critically and systematically guide them towards achieving strong understanding of speech techniques.

As a dynamic, energetic and experienced educator, Mr Derrick believes that students learn best when they feel that they can relate to the trainer; and having been through the transformation from being introverted and diffident since young to being able to go for case competitions in SMU & take on >50 presentations at the tertiary level, Mr Derrick strives to make learning fun & encouraging for the students, while maintaining the academic rigour and quality of training.