PsyAsia International is a well established, multi-award-winning Asian Leader in Psychometric Testing, Human Resource Training & Business Psychology Consulting, as well as Clinical Neuropsychology.
About PsyAsia International
The “idea” of PsyAsia International was conceived by our principal director during his time working in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In his three years there, he was teaching MBA Human Resource Management for the UK’s University of Leicester and also set up and managed a psychometric assessment consultancy. His work spanned the UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon and Kuwait. At the end of this 3 year period, the consultancy was handed over to an interest party and still run by them today. PsyAsia International then took shape in Singapore and Hong Kong – our first clients were government, including MINDEF in Singapore and HKIVE in Hong Kong. Over the years, this presence has grown remarkably and PsyAsia International has spurned into separate business entities in these two territories. PsyAsia International is the official name of the Hong Kong business and in Singapore we are PsyAsia International Pte. Ltd. Furthermore, we have an entirely online business offshoot at psychometricassessment.com which brings our incredible talents in psychometrics to a more global client base.
The PsyAsia Difference
Our Geographical Reach
PsyAsia International has clients throughout the world. Clients from anywhere in the world are welcome on our public courses. Additionally, most of our in-house courses can be delivered anywhere in the world, although our major focus and area of greatest experience and expertise is Asia (especially China, Hong Kong SAR of China, Singapore and Malaysia), the Middle East, Australia and the UK. Even so, our ethical approach, professionalism and passion for excellence have seen us running courses and carrying out consultancy for clients outside of these areas in, for example, Africa or the USA.
Research & Validation
PsyAsia International continues to collect local validation information and research data for the tests that we and our clients use. We also rigourously keep up-to-date with the research literature in our domain to ensure that we are always providing our clients with first-class and world-class solutions. You may wish to view some of our publications here:
PsyAsia’s directors, based in Hong Kong and Singapore, have incredible levels of professional education, alongside zeal and passion for the Asia Pacific workforce. Our executive director is a published, UK and Australia trained Chartered Psychologist (Organisational Psychology & Clinical Neuropsychology), Chartered Scientist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Hong Kong Psychological Society, and a full member of both the BPS Division of Neuropsychology and Division of Occupational Psychology. He is the recipient of an award for Scientific Contribution to Occupational Psychology from the BPS. He has people management experience in addition to experience of teaching cross-culturally on MBA & MSc in HRM programs to multi-national CEOs for the University of Leicester (UK), the University of Sheffield (UK) and Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Furthermore, he developed and managed an organisational consultancy and training organisation in the Middle East before relocating to both Australia and Asia. A fully Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, he spent his PhD years (University of Queensland, Australia) studying links between personality and performance and psychometric assessment, primarily in Asia. He also holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Neuropsychology (Macquarie University, Australia) a Master of Science in Occupational Psychology (Nottingham, UK), a BSc (Hons) (London, UK) in Psychology, and a Diploma in Stress Management Training. He is a member of the British Psychological Society’s Register of Qualifications in Test Use at Levels 1 & 2 and holder of the Euro Test User Certificate issued by the European Federation of Psychological Associations. He has worked in both teaching and Organisational Psychology/HRM consulting roles for local, government and multinational organisations worldwide, including Nigeria, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, PRC, Macao SAR, Hong Kong SAR, Australia, UK, Saudi Arabia and Oman. He also works in Clinical Neuropsychology for PsyAsia International in Singapore and Hong Kong, following his board approved supervised experience in leading Australian teaching hospitals. At the current time, he is a resident of both Singapore and Hong Kong and commutes between these two cities and travels around Asia and the world to deliver his sought-after training and consulting solutions. As a practitioner, he applies his skills on a daily basis in many of Asia’s most well known companies and for government bodies. He balances this practical slant with academic teaching and publications in international peer-reviewed journals. With a passion for charitable works and giving back to society, he was nominated for the Wesley Hospital “Ideals in Action” award in 2005 and has been recognised for voluntary services with an honorary life membership from the British Red Cross Society. In 2011 he established PsyAsia’s Foundation, Bui Doi Philippines.
PsyAsia’s non-executive director is based in Singapore. Whilst empowered to act on behalf of the company, he spends the majority of his time running a corporate services company.
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