Samantha Tan is a consultant and coach in leadership, culture and change. She is passionate about intergenerational and intercultural dialogue and helps leaders tap into emerging voices to inform and shape organizations of the future. In addition to her coaching practice, Samantha designs and facilitates local, national and international workshops and gatherings.
Samantha has worked with a broad range of clients including Nokia Corporation, McGraw Hill Financial, Visa Inc, Merck, the Federal Interagency Council on Homelessness, the Dalai Lama Peace Centre, the Kellogg Foundation, and the Harvard Business School Club. She has spoken at numerous events including the International Leadership Association gathering, the OD Learning Network conference, Pegasus Systems Thinking Conference and the Linkage Summits on Women and Leading Diversity.
Samantha is a Global Steward of the World Café and a chapter contributor to The World Cafe: Shaping the Future Through Conversations That Matter (Berrett-Koehler 2005) where she wrote about creating a culture of learning and care in her home country, Singapore. Her first career was in strategy and policy development with the Singapore government where she worked on national reform projects in the manpower, arts and education sectors.
Samantha has a BA in Philosophy from Bristol University in the UK, and a Masters in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Samantha currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts with her husband and son.