One of the most awaited highlights at Training & Development Asia, the region’s only dedicated learning & development conference for HR leaders and L&D specialists, is its set of high profile speakers with outstanding accomplishments, experience, and leadership capabilities.

Among the names completing this year’s list are top HR executives from MasterCard, PwC and Schneider Electric.

Training & Development Asia 2016 is a two-day conference for senior HR leaders and L&D experts which will take place in Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in June.

"Leading the conversation on learning & professional development at the conference are highly regarded HR practitioners and corporate training gurus," said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine. "With its roster of speakers, Training & Development Asia is able to provide its delegates wide-ranging perspectives and grounds for critical analysis."

Training & Development Asia 2016 will explore the most critical challenges, trends and issues in corporate training and human capital development.

Among the speakers joining  Training & Development Asia 2016 are:

Described by his colleagues as a task master and an out-of-the-box thinker, Rajan Krishnakumar possesses a proven track record in HR, with international and multicultural working experience covering India, the US, the UK, South Korea and South East Asia over the last 13 years.

As the head of talent for APAC at MasterCard, Krishnakumar is in charge of talent acquisition, management & development. Before joining MasterCard, he worked as HR generalist and senior advisor at Dell, as HR relationship manager at Standard Chartered Bank, and as relationship manager at Scope International.

His areas of expertise are HR business partnering, talent management, employee engagement, expatriate management, performance management, and talent acquisition, among others.

Learning & development is most effective when it moves beyond the classroom and most transformative when it is designed into the work environment, activity and relationships, according to Ling Hsern-Wei, head of learning & development at PwC.

Prior to joining PwC, Ling spent his working career in consulting and leadership development in London. One of the highlights of his career was being selected as one of the 30 Under 30 Learning Leaders at Elliott Masie’s Learning 2011, a programme aimed at developing and spotlighting the next generation of learning leadership. Ling holds an MSc in Organisational & Occupational Psychology.

Juliana Chow boasts 20 years of experience working in the areas of learning & development, talent management, and organisation development & effectiveness.

Currently the vice president for learning solutions at Schneider Electric, Chow supervises a team of 20 learning solutions account managers who support the learning and development needs of employees in 19 countries in the Asia Pacific region. Before working with Schneider Electric, Chow held leadership positions in several global MNCs in the information technology, healthcare and automotive industries.

Among the top-notch companies represented in past Training & Development Asia conferences were AXA, KPMG, Sanofi, Seagate Technology, Shell, Singapore Telecommunications, Visa and many more.

All presenters & panellists, such as Elma Diala-Pangilinan, HR business partner and head for learning and organisational development of Nielsen Company, are director or vice president level HR professionals with regional responsibility.

Held in Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in June 2016, Training & Development Asia is the region’s biggest conference on learning & development strategy.

The two-day annual event is focused on best practice corporate learning strategy, features an agenda dominated by case studies and leading global thought leadership, and attracts a large audience of senior HR generalists and learning & development specialists as well as and CEOs, CFOs and COOs closely involved in their companies’ learning & development strategy.

To get a global and Pan-Asian regional view of learning & development and to increase your knowledge and skills across the corporate learning spectrum do not miss Training & Development Asia in June 2016.

To review the topics & agenda, check out the stellar speaker list and reserve your seat visit www.traininganddevelopment.asia before it’s sold out. For more information please contact:

- For HK: Angela Tong on +852 2861 1882 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- For SG & KL: Seraphine Neoh on +65 6423 0329 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.