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Dr. John Kenworthy, Head of CELSIM
Dr. John Kenworthy is the Head of CELSIM, the Leadership and Simulations arm of Corporate
Edge Group. John is a highly engaging trainer and executive coach, combining his strong
business acumen with a passion for understanding how people learn and develop their skills and
knowledge, to deliver real value in leadership development and transformation.
John’s cultural fluency stems from over twenty years of experience consulting at senior
management level extending across industries and across the globe (including Asia, Europe and
Middle East). Thus, he is well-placed to help business leaders achieve their full potential,
especially in the international environment.
Partnering with senior management, John directed the project life cycle for a series of leadership
development initiatives for cross-cultural account management teams, formed a new assessment
and development centre to facilitate the recruitment and training at a start-up Mobile Virtual
Network Operation, and spearheaded the creation of a corporate academy in Asia.
John has taught leadership and negotiation to Astro Networks, Maxis Communications and Nokia
Asia; coaching and influence to Temasek Holdings and Sunway Holdings; NLP and
communication to Bank Pertanian Malaysia; management development to Aviva Asia; and
developed the Graduate Recruitment Assessment Centre for Affin Bank.
John earned his Doctorate of Business Administration from Henley Management College
specialising in Management Learning and continues to research and lead in the field. A featured
speaker at numerous professional international conferences, he has also been recognised
professionally through publication of his writings. John has an MBA and is a Master NLP
Practitioner and Certified Coach.