Mr Tan Tek Seng
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Managing Director, Conspec Group of Companies
Marcus Tan is the Managing Director of Conspec Group of Companies, which specialises in landscape construction, architecture, manufacturing, and outdoor flooring products, while providing maintenance of commercial outdoor facilities. He is responsible for mentoring his Management Team in deal-making, negotiations and as intrapreneurs. To create sustainable business growth, he ensures robust financial management methods are utilised.
At 25, years of age, as Project Manager, Marcus completed the landscaping works of Rasa Sayang Hotel Penang valued at RM 8 million. Under his leadership, the revenue of Conspec Builders grew 5 times, from RM 6 million in 2009 to RM 30 million in 2016, while increasing revenue per staff from 2013 to 2015 by 75% under his strategic leadership.
Graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Melbourne, he is now applies Blue Ocean Leadership methods to shape the innovative and creative mindset of his people.
Marcus enjoys mentoring young directors/CEOs in small-medium enterprises and co-leads The CEO Couple Club with his wife, Charlene. The Club serves to transform CEO couples to build a better family, resulting in a better workplace, a better society and a better nation. In addition, Conspec is actively involved in building Rural Transformation Centres (RTCs) in Sarawak.
He is married to Charlene since 2006, and have 3 children – Estelle, Lukas and Jethro. He defeated cancer twice, in 2014 and 2016, and is now passionate in building Conspec Group to be the fittest and healthiest workforce in Malaysia.
Executive Mentor and Master Trainer
Mr Gordon Hoo joined the life insurance industry in 1989. He started as an agent and progressed to become a highly successful manager.
In 2005, after 16 years in the business, he started finexis, an independently owned Financial Advisory Company in Singapore. Since it’s inception, Gordon’s company has scored an Industry’s First by recruiting more than 100 Full-time consultants every single year till 2010.
Currently, the company has more than 500 Full-time consultants. Out of the 500 consultants, finexis has produced more than 100 MDRTs, 10 COTs and 1 TOT consistently every year without fail.
“On the production front, despite starting from scratch, finexis recorded an accumulated First Year Premium (FYP) production of more than SGD1 billion since we started the company! Similarly, for Asset under Advisory (AUA) we have also helped our clients invest more than a billion dollars! This is widely accepted in the market as a feat unheard of in the history of financial advisory industry.”
Gordon is now retired from his Singapore operation. He spends most of his time travelling around the region to train, coach and mentor managers on how to build mega agency and teach them how to build system to groom their agents to become top producers.
All in, Gordon has trained more than 200,000 agents and managers and spoken in more than 500 workshops, seminars, conventions and camps in China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore.
In 2009 Gordon branched out and started BenchmarQ Training and Management Consultancy company in Taiwan and in 2010 finexis Hong Kong was birthed. He flies to Taiwan monthly to mentor and coach leaders and managers. As for finexis Hong Kong, it is one of the Leading International Brokers serving mainly the High Net Worth clients in the region.
Gordon has been happily married to his sweetheart, Daisy for 26 years since 1991. They have 7 children: Persis (23), Jesse (22), Perrine (20), Pearl (18), Phoebe (14), Praise (13), and Jake (11). Daisy has always been the one holding the fort at the home while Gordon is out in the frontline of business and career development. Their cooperative teamwork has successfully produced 7 happy, well-adjusted, responsible and delightful children. They felt that the season of life to do more things together has come. 2017 marks the beginning of this season. Gordon and Daisy strongly believed that families and marriages should be intentionally protected and nourished. They hope to share and impart timeless values that build strong and better families and marriages to the next generations.
Strategic Life Coach
Dr Abby Ting serves as Strategic Life Coach, specializing in helping leaders and busy C-Level Executives to excel in their work and business without neglecting their health and family. She deploys her coaching with a holistic approach of integrating body, mind and spirit for optimum performance. She helps her clients to sharpen their life focus and live a purposeful life of their dreams, without compromising their ethics and integrity.
Dr Abby started her career in the banking sector before she pursued her life-long study of healthy living, in particular on the field of Holistic Nutrition. For the past 20 years, together with her husband, Dr Peter Ting, they have trained and coached thousands of Gen-X and Gen-Y on Better Couple in Business, Boy-Girl Relationship (BGR), and Next Gen Leadership with holistic success integration on finance and fitness.
In addition to her Bachelor in Economics (Australia), Dr Abby graduated with Highest Honors in Holistic Nutrition (USA) at PhD level. Her research areas are:
a) Obesity in Asia
b) Dangers of rapid childhood growth and early menarche in Asia, and
c) Integrative Mind and Body Medicine.
Dr Abby is married to Dr Peter Ting for more than 29 years with 3 grown up boys: Eleazar (28), Othniel (26) and Nehemiah (24). Together as a family, they are passionate about the importance of home as a crucial ground for nurturing the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs.
Exponential Growth Strategist
Dr. Peter Ting is the Business Mentor and Talent Growth Strategist of the Conspec Group of Companies (see www.conspecbuilders.com). Together with his wife, Dr Abby Ting, they are also the Business Couple Mentors to aspiring young entrepreneurs and CEO Couples since 2014.
Having worked as a Corporate Leadership Trainer, Personal Life-Coach as well as running business enterprises in Education and Training, ICT, F&B, Property Sales Management, Dr Peter and his team now focus on co-creating with their strategic partners and clients, sustainable breakthrough growth strategy at both personal and corporate level. Dr Peter takes a holistic mentoring approach by integrating the Science of Success (Life-Skill) of Napoleon Hill with the Blue Ocean Strategy. Together with his transformation team, they have developed the EQ framework and tools that are applicable in all walks of life, cutting across multiple industries.
Dr. Peter graduated in Computer Science & Statistics (Australia) and MBA (UK). He completed his PhD in Holistic Health Science (USA) with highest honors, on Holistic Healing in Finance with a special focus on ASIA, using the Blue Ocean Strategy as the method and framework of his dissertation. His current research interests are in the fields of leadership and entrepreneurship especially to do with integration of 3F, i.e. family, finance and fitness, to bring about Double Growth in business over a period of 1-3 years and ultimately becoming an Exponential Organization (ExO).
Together with his wife, Dr Abby, they are co-authors of Bouncing Back From Crisis (东山再起), Next Gen Leadership and Straight Talk About BGR (Boy-Girl Relationship).
Prior to joining Conspec Group (2015), Dr Peter served as the Regional Vice President( Strategic Market Innovation) of UCSI Blue Ocean Strategy Regional Centre, overseeing the operation in 10 countries, as well as heading the UCSI Leadership Development Centre.
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Chairman, Family First Malaysia
Mr Tan Tek Seng serves on a pro bono basis as the Chairman of Family First Malaysia, an NGO devoted to build better families throughout Malaysia. He also leads as the Deputy Chairman of Family First Asia, a regional network of like-minded leaders, who believe that to strengthen our world, we must first strengthen our families.
Mr Tan is also the Founding Chairman of 3P Group of Companies. 3P is a pioneer & leader of the AUTO-ID Industry in Malaysia and has served over 4,000 channel customers and partners in the local market since 1985. 3P continues to develop and produce finished products with eco-friendly raw materials.
Other than his entrepreneurial role in his business, since 2000, Mr Tan has played numerous leading roles in community transformation:
Mr Tan is passionate to build, encourage and inspire people with universal success living principles with his network of Community Leaders, Politicians and Business Entrepreneurs globally.
Together with his beloved wife, Tinkie, of more than 40 years, they are blessed with 3 married children and 4 grandchildren. They are devoted to building a household of faith as shining stars and offer hope in building better families, achieving things of lasting value.