Garrett has played an instrumental role in my leadership development – with a core focus on greater connection and creating a high performing team.
Garrett struck a really natural balance between questioning, drilling in and challenging my thinking, providing positive reinforcement and also providing useful, practical suggestions and tools. He also helped to hold me accountable to what I set out to achieve at the beginning of our time together”
Garrett partners with clients to address their leadership challenges and opportunities, supporting new levels of consciousness and systemic leadership and ‘learning organisations’. His leadership work has developed over the past 15 years across Asia. He coaches executives and teams from mid-level rising stars to regional C-Suite leadership with large, multinational organisations across banking, technology, healthcare, and professional services as well as civil service and others.
Garrett’s systems-based approach helps clients understand and better work with the dynamic and non-linear qualities of their organisation but also themselves and their relationships. Further, Garrett’s work brings into the frame the broader and longer-term challenges organisations need to address to ensure their own sustainability. This systems-thinking approach is utilised in strategic and sustainability leadership, but also change, relationship, performance and team management. Garrett also utilises a number of methods for effective communication, aided by his work in dispute mediation.
Garrett is a board member of the Society for Organisational Learning (SoL), Singapore and continues to develop new approaches for coaci a speaker/facilitator for Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project and Climate Interactive. Garrett regularly speaks at different conferences and facilitates workshops for the public to bring greater levels of awareness and communicative action on matters of sustainability.
Prior to his work in developing more conscious leadership and learning organisations, Garrett consulted in law and corporate transactions with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Linklaters, as well as lectured on corporate law at the University of Navarra’s law school.
Garrett’s coaching draws primarily from the learning organisation work of Peter Senge (“The Fifth Discipline”) and Organisation and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC), with whom he is a registered practitioner. His coaching also draws upon basic understandings and findings of positive psychology and neuroscience as it relates to human behaviour.
Garrett earned his Masters Degree in Accounting from the University of Florida and his Juris Doctor and LL.M. from Duke University School of Law and is a member of the New York Bar of Attorneys and Ohio Society of CPA’s. Additional studies include a post-graduate certificate in Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cumbria, certificates in Sustainability Reporting (GRI), and Life Cycle Assessments with Nanyang Technical University. He is an ICF certified coach (ACC) with assessment certifications for The Leadership Circle, Hogan Assessments and Everything DiSC.
He is a Singapore Permanent Resident, where he has lived for the past 13 years. He is passionate about nature, people, well-being, consciousness and responsible action, as well as his four year-old daughter. In his free time, Garrett finds his zen moments running the jungle trails of Singapore and playing classical guitar.