Executive Coach & Consultant
ASIA PACIFIC | SINGAPORE
Lucas helps late-stage startup founders, family business owners, and senior executives to take their personal and business growth to the next level. With first-hand experience building a tech unicorn, Lucas offers a unique perspective on growth, adaptability, and transformation to his work with clients. Lucas's approach is both supportive and challenging, empowering clients to examine their limiting beliefs, explore unconventional alternatives, and adopt new ways of being and doing. He encourages clients to experiment with pragmatic and creative micro-actions that form new habits, unleashing the hidden potential of both clients and their businesses.
Lucas is an experienced business and people leader from the tech industry. His career spans SE Asia and China in a variety of sectors, government agencies, management consulting, and a tech unicorn. Lucas was an early member and a senior executive at Sea Group (NYSE: SE), playing a significant role in growing the company from a thirty-member start-up into the largest tech company from SE Asia with 30,000 employees in ten years. As the VP of the Group CEO’s office, Lucas worked directly with the founder on strategic initiatives, including capital raising, strategic planning, and critical partnerships. In the capacity of Singapore and Malaysia’s CEO, he improved the profit margin by 16% while growing the top line of the business. Lucas also founded the company’s management associate programme, and groomed more than one hundred young talents, some of which have since taken on key leadership roles such as country heads. At the game business unit, he revamped the management and people processes by aligning the leadership team, aggressive hiring and restructuring, and strengthening the core values. This led to a record one-billion-dollar EBITDA in one year.
Lucas holds a Global Executive MBA from INSEAD, an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford, and a B.A. in Computer Science from Cambridge. He is trained as an executive coach with the ICF accredited Neuro-Leadership Institute and Bailey-Balfour, and is certified to deliver Hogan assessment. Lucas is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. In addition to Executive Coaching, Lucas is an accomplished facilitator at the National University of Singapore Business School.
Lucas coaches in English and Mandarin.