The Coaching Promise
“I will support and challenge you in equal measure with the aim of bringing your best self to every relationship, discussion and situation thereby enabling an optimal experience. I will also be equally responsive to your needs”
Your Thinking Partners


Janaa Praana has a stellar line-up of coaching partners who are seasoned professionals, having extensive experience in leadership coaching. They have worked with different organisations across different countries and cultures. With proprietary and client centric approach model, they provide an ideal combination of individual and team based coaching solutions to organisations.

Dana Lefeuvre : Paris

Dana is a leadership and executive coach delivering transformational coaching to C-suite and other senior-level leaders. American and French, Dana is bilingual and has lived and worked in 6 countries including the U.S., France, Angola, Indonesia, Brunei and Malaysia.

Leadership Coach - Group Facilitator - Management Consultant
Professional Certified Coach – International Coach Federation (ICF)
Culture Mastery Certified Coach with the Global Coach Center
Expert Executive Coaching Group Discussion Leader for ICA
Certified Workplace Big Five Profile Consultant
Certified on CCL’s suite of 360-degree Feedback instruments
MBA International Business, BBA Marketing & Sales

She focuses her services on coaching and training executives in transition. Whether they are moving up the career ladder and managing a new set of responsibilities or navigating change and diversity in volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) environments, coach and coachee partner to co-create relevant development goals and efficient plans to achieving them. Her areas of expertise as a coach and facilitator are : Change Management, Time Management, Self Mastery, Relationship & Culture Mastery, Communications, and Coaching Skills for Leaders.

Dana has coached leaders in various sectors including VP’s and Directors of global financial and insurance institutions, Managing Directors of advertising firms and energy companies to CEO’s and GM’s in MNC’s in the ICT and medical fields, and Heads of Missions / GLC’s around the world.

  • Leadership coaching to senior managers in the European food & beverage sector
  • Coaching & Facilitation for WHO long-term European and Asian projects
  • Cultural coaching to SVP’s of Global French car manufacturer
  • Leadership coaching/training to top-tier leaders in the French global banking sector
  • Leadership coaching to SVP’s and GM’s in international and local energy companies
  • Executive Coaching senior leaders in Saudia Arabian, Singaporian, and Malaysian Government-Linked Companies.

Dana began her international business career working from the U.S. and Europe in 1988. Throughout the journey from Marketing Executive to Strategic Development Consultant to Leadership Coach, she has had the opportunity to evolve through professions such as Marketing Manager for Star International Corp., an export company to Latin America and Southeast Asia; Swaps Trader for Tullets of Tokyo Liberty France; Community Liaison Officer for the State Department in Angola; and Economic Expert with AETS, a Management Consultancy in France.


Marie : Singapore

Marie is a Certified Executive Coach committed to helping senior and emergent leaders navigate change and transitions, develop strategic leadership, attain their potential, and perform at their best.

Marie’s established coaching practice in Singapore provides high-quality blended coaching and training programs to help leaders to engage their team with a focus on developing leadership skills and attitudes.

As an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) from the International Coach Federation (ICF), her experience in corporate coaching ranges from coaching C-suite leaders to empowering new leaders to successfully navigate their first leadership role. She also designs and delivers group coaching for emergent leaders with a focus on leadership style, team building and effectiveness.

As a Human Resources manager with a Major IOC in the oil and gas industry (TOTAL) for seven years, Marie held positions in training development, HR management, and project management in the Congo, France, Singapore, and Malaysia.

Marie is certified with Hogan HPI / HDS / MVPI assessments to help her clients attain heightened self-awareness and to set the right goals. She is also certified with the 360 LEA tool from the Management Research Group. She has a Master’s Degree in Global Human Resources.


Luciano Pezzotta : Malaysia

Luciano Pezzotta is the Founder and Managing Partner of the Asian operations of the European Center for Strategic Innovation (ECSI), management research, advisory and executive education firm named as one of the 15 global leading firms in innovation management by Kennedy Research, the most authoritative analyst of the consulting industry (

He has over fifteen years of strategy and innovation consulting experience across Europe and the Asia Pacific. He has led tens of consulting engagements for multinational organizations in sectors such as ICT, FMCG, banking and life sciences.

Since 2006 he has completed the Blue Ocean Strategy qualification process under the supervision of Professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, co-creators of Blue Ocean Strategy and has over 10 years of experience globally as a Blue Ocean Strategy practitioner.

He is also Adjunct Faculty for Strategy and Innovation at ICLIF, an international, Asia-based centre of excellence focused on leadership development founded under the auspices of Bank Negara Malaysia ( and at SIM Professional Development, the executive education arm of the Singapore Institute of Management.

Luciano holds an MSc in International Management and is a regular speaker and blogger on matters of innovation, strategy and leadership.


Masa Takeshita : Tokyo

Masa is Japanese and is based in Tokyo. He has an MBA from the Copenhagen business school and is an internationally experienced coach, trainer and consultant who has a strong passion in supporting your success in a multinational business environment.

His objective is to refine your leadership skills in the current complex business environment in a VUCA world by:

  • Defining your core strengths
  • Identifying how you can effectively utilize your core strengths in different cultures and increasing your cultural sensitivities.
  • Stabilizing and increasing your ‘’ confidence and self-esteem’’ to be a globally successful and effective leader.

His international career started as a Managing Director of a Japanese electric material company in Denmark where more than 10 different nationalities were employed. Under the diversified environment, he strove to enhance employees’ competency levels in order to create a competitive manufacturing entity and be able to supply highly reliable products constantly and in a timely manner to the European market.

Leveraging on his international exposure and experience, he coaches global leaders to expand their horizons and maximize their potentials in a multi-national corporate environment.