Captain Dr. Shanmugam D. Moorthi (Retd.)

Shan is an International Trainer, Facilitator and an Executive Coach. Over the past 20 years, he has trained facilitated and coached participants across the Asian region on various aspects of Leadership, Team Development and Performance Coaching. His innovative, interactive and high impact approaches empower his participants to experience, reflect and act for self and organizational improvements.

He is the CEO & Founder of Teamcoach International, a Learning & Development solutions provider that has facilitated workshops and learning sessions in Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, Singapore, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Myanmar, Taiwan, China, Maldives, Vietnam and Switzerland

Shan believes in partnering with his clients to design customised solutions for their specific talent and competency development initiatives. His passionate about Leadership, Teams, Coaching and Facilitation. Shan is the author of Coaching with R.E.S.P.E.C.T’ which is available in English, Spanish and Burmese. Shan was the Global President for the International Association Coaching for the term 2020 – 2021

Academic Qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration)

Area of Research: Executive Coaching Benefits on Small & Medium Enterprise Entrepreneurs in Malaysia: A Case Study in Klang Valley

Master degree in Human Resource Management from University of Canberra, Australia 


Professional Certifications

  • Certified Masteries Coach (International Association of Coaching)
  • John C. Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker
  • Certified Professional Facilitator (International Association of Facilitators)
  • Certified Facilitator (FINEEC, Finland)
  • Certified Virtual Facilitator™ (International Institute for Facilitation)
  • Certified Solution Focused Coach – Canadian Council for Professional Certification
  • Certified Performance Coach (University of Ballarat, Australia)
  • Certified Executive Coach (UMCCed)
  • Senior LPI Licensed Consultant and LPI Licensed Life Coach
  • Certificate IV Training & Assessment (Australian Institute of Management)
  • Approved Trainer by the Malaysian Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF –PSMB)
  • Qualified Training and Development Officer (MAF)

Professional Associations

  • Member, International Association of Coaching (IAC)
  • Member, International Association of Facilitators (IAF)
  • Founding Member, European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) Asia Pacific Region
  • Affiliate member, Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate
  • Founding President/Advisor Malaysian Association of Facilitators (MAFA)
  • Member, Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM)
  • Life Member, Institute of Marketing Malaysia (IMM)
  • Member, Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM)