* Dato’ Lawrence Chan Kum Peng
* Founder of Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (MAPS)
* Advisor MAPS
Dato’ Lawrence Chan Kum Peng is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Personal Development Leadership Management Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd, a leading institution for training and consultancy for human resource development that was founded in 1974.
For over 36 years, Dato’ Lawrence has established himself as one of the world’s leading authorities on Leadership, Team-Building, Motivation, Peak Performance, Mind and Heart Powers, Sales, Management, Communication Skills, Customer Service, Corporate Culture, Studying Skills and Strategies.
As one of the most frequently-requested speakers and training consultants by local and international corporations, Dato’ Lawrence shares his powerful ideas and rich experience through keynote talks, workshops, courses and seminars that have already been personally heard by millions of people throughout the world.
Numerous articles about him, his training effectiveness and impressive world-class track records have often appeared in leading mass media. He has shared his work on various topics of human potential and leadership development on the national and foreign broadcasts of television networks and radio stations.
Many students and professionals including sales and corporate leaders have used his principles, ideas and strategies to reach the top and stayed there.
As the first Asia’s Certified Speaking Professional, he has been the keynote Speaker and Motivator for more than 10,500 times on the various local and international speaking engagements and influenced countless number of people to achieve their very best in life. As an Award-Winning Training Consultant, he has trained more than 1,000,000 people ranging from Federal Ministers, National and State Leaders, Corporate Leaders, Managers, Executives, Supervisors and Front-line Staff to University, College and School Students to be effective leaders and achievers in their various fields of endeavours.
As an Author, he wrote the following best-selling books - “The Route to Success”, “Personal Daily Motivators”, “You Can Make It Happen!”, “Leadership Strategists” (A Chapter Contributor) “An Achiever’s Guide for Students” and “The Route To Effective Public Speaking”. Besides that, he has presented numerous working papers at National and International Conferences, Conventions, Symposiums and Universities. As a Hall-of-Fame Leader and International Contributor, he has initiated and sponsored many Professional Institutions and Service Clubs, such as Institute of Marketing Malaysia; World Institute of Achievements, USA; Five (5) Toastmasters Clubs; Malaysian MENSA Society; Malaysian Society for Training & Development; and Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (M.A.P.S.) as its Founding President.
His many accolades are recorded in various International and National Publications, which include “Who’s Who In The World” - 6th Edition (1982/83); “International Book of Honour” - 1st World Edition by ABI, USA; “International Directory of Distinguished Leadership” - 1st Edition, USA; “International Leaders In Achievement”- (1988) IBC, Cambridge, England; “Asia’s Who’s Who of Men and Women of Achievement and Distinction” - 2nd Volume Reference Asia; and “Who’s Who in Malaysia/Singapore (1979), Malaysia Book of Records - 1st Edition (1998).