Creating a Portfolio Career for Expats on the Move
With a passion for helping people to achieve their true potential, Jacinta Noonan’s long and successful career as a coach and trainer is more a divine calling than a job choice. Jacinta’s “calling” has seen her travel the globe over twenty years, offering coaching and training to some of the world’s largest companies as well as some of its most wonderful individuals. Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Jacinta has lived in the USA, the UK, Singapore and Netherlands. She has degrees in training and psychology and is a certified coach. After 15 years in the corporate world, in roles as diverse as logistics manager, Head of English, International Training Manager, Jacinta now runs her own coaching company helping others to find their passion.
Alka Chandiramani is a multi-lingual human resources (HR) practitioner with over 18 years of HR and legal experience. She is a HR generalist with experience covering the full spectrum of HR functions including regional roles. She has a proven track record of working as a business partner with leadership teams of diverse nationalities around the region. Her expertise includes training and development, employee communication and engagement, executive coaching, global mobility and expatriate management and relocation policies.
She has been the Manager of the Career Resource Center for Expats (CRCE) in Singapore since 2008. She has facilitated numerous career coaching and job search related workshops at CRCE, high schools and universities in Singapore & Hong Kong. She has also successfully coached individual clients in transition. Prior to this, she worked in the corporate world with multinational companies, legal firms and schools in Hong Kong.
She received the Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from the Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia; Diploma in Law from The University of Hong Kong in conjunction with the Institute of Legal Executives (U.K.); and Diploma in Education Studies and Child Psychology from the Linguistic Council in Singapore. She is an accredited user of psychometric tests; a certified coach and an accredited HR professional.