Han Sam L.
TimezoneAsia/Singapore +08:00
Coaching / Mentoring Experience6-10 years
Current LocationSingapore
StyleBehavioural / GROW Existential Group Coaching Transformational Workshop/Programme Support
Development SituationsCareer Transitions Defining Purpose & Motivation Entrepreneurial Support Habit Change Impact Confidence Leadership Development Management Development Parental Transitions Productivity Enablement Relationship Development Stress Management Work/Life Balance Organisational Navigation
IndustryConsumer Education Government Life Sciences and Pharma Not-for-Profit Professional Services Financial Services Administration - Hospital, School, Prison etc

Member since : 28 Jan 2019


Han Sam, aka Sam, has been coaching professionally for more than 6 years with more than 180 clients and more than 600 hours under her belt. She specializes in mid-life and career transitions, working with corporate and private individuals in areas of self-awareness, personal brand, and leadership development. Her style of coaching is intuitively in the moment, with a creative flair and focused on pragmatic results. Clients love her strong yet supportive manner.


Sam has more than 20 years of experience navigating the corporate world with a NASDAQ listed company, leading high performing teams and coaching associates in sales, marketing, operations, support, and client management. These are valuable skills she brings to the coaching process. Sam’s last role as a Senior Sales Executive, was responsible for market direction and strategies related to the Singapore healthcare market, managing a pipeline worth SGD$140 million dollars.


Her clients include Founders, Entrepreneurs, Chief Executives and Mid-Level Managers in MNC’s, High Potential Leaders, Corporate Professionals with backgrounds hailing from Healthcare, Sustainability Management, Legal, Retail, Technology, Banking, Media, Marketing, Accountancy, Finance and Startups.


Sam holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from the National University of Singapore and is a Project Management Professional (PMP). Graduating from the Coach U Advanced Coaching Program, Sam is a Professional Certified Coach, a credential from International Coach Federation. She is also certified as an Extended DISC® Profiler.


Passionate about coaching and getting clients to level up in their lives, Sam served as the President of ICF Singapore Chapter in 2018 and remains very active in the coaching community.

Education and Qualifications 

Coach U Advanced Coach Program in 2018
Coach U Core Essentials Program in 2015
Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) from the National University of Singapore in 1995



ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
WBECS Narrative Coaching Enhanced Practitioner
Certified Extended DISC® Profiler
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Certified Consultant & Partner – Individual Profile / Groups, Teams, Organisations


Key Sectoral Experience 

Deep understanding of Healthcare, SME sector, Marketing operations and challenges
Experience in navigating the Singapore Healthcare sector
Experience with middle and senior leaders’ challenges and struggles


Key Areas of Expertise 

Board and senior executive engagement, consensus building and change leadership
Coaching for change and transitions to develop individuals, teams, and organisations
Coaching managers of teams and high potentials in managing complex organizational and cross functional relationships
Coaching and guiding senior leaders to develop their skills and ability to contribute to organisational success in high pressure environments 


Board Experience 

President, International Coach Federation, Singapore Chapter in 2018, serving in the Executive Committee since 2014 in various roles including Honorary Secretary, President Elect and Immediate Past President.

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