Telemachus Lo

Discover the expertise of Telemachus Lo – inspiring trainer, speaker, and coach. With 20+ years of experience, he empowers individuals and organizations to achieve excellence.


  • Possesses a prestigious Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the United Kingdom and an MBA from Australia, showcasing a commitment to academic excellence and advanced business knowledge.
  • Boasts an impressive 20-year tenure in management, human resources, learning, and training, providing a wealth of expertise and industry insight.
  • Demonstrates a global reach as a trainer, having successfully imparted knowledge and skills to over 10,000 individuals across international settings in the past decade.
  • Commenced his professional journey with the esteemed Hong Leong Group, an influential Malaysian conglomerate, before transitioning to the academic sector, broadening his perspective and honing his strategic acumen.
  • Held pivotal roles as program coordinator, department head, deputy center manager, and director of administration and human resources, offering comprehensive experience in managing both operational efficiency and overarching organizational strategies.
  • Spearheaded a high-performing business unit catering to a diverse clientele, fostering relationships with over 1,000 clients and generating annual revenues exceeding RM 10 million, underscoring exceptional business acumen and a proven track record of driving growth.
  • Recognized as an outstanding professional in the field, Telemachus was honored with the prestigious 5 Star Trainer Award by the Leadership Institute of Sarawak Civil Service, affirming his exceptional training capabilities and impact on individuals and organizations.
  • Showcased remarkable communication and leadership skills by emerging as the champion of the 2012 Toastmasters International District 87 Speech Evaluation contest, a testament to his ability to deliver compelling speeches and provide valuable evaluations.
  • Demonstrated influential leadership as the chairman of the Toastmasters Leadership Institute for District 87, successfully orchestrating training sessions for over 5,000 members across East Malaysia, Brunei, and Indonesia, contributing to their personal and professional growth.
  • Possesses a diverse array of certifications, including Certified RPL Assessor, Visit Malaysia Year Trainer, Certified Trainer, Training Specialist, Accredited Training Professional, Certified Professional Manager, Advanced Communicator, Advanced Leader, and Certified NLP Practitioner – reflecting a commitment to continuous professional development and mastery of various disciplines.
  • Holds the esteemed titles of Certified Coaching and Mentoring Professional (CCMP), accompanied by an Advanced Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring (ACCM) and a Certificate in Performance Coaching (CPC), all approved by the International Coach Federation (ICF), the globally recognized authority in professional coaching.


  • Leadership Skills: Adept at guiding individuals and teams towards achieving their full potential, fostering a culture of effective leadership and inspiring others to excel.
  • Self Mastery and Personal Excellence: Empowers individuals to harness their strengths, develop self-awareness, and cultivate personal growth to achieve excellence in both professional and personal domains.
  • Stress Management: Equips individuals with strategies and techniques to effectively manage stress, promoting well-being, resilience, and optimal performance in demanding work environments.
  • Human Resources Management: Expertise in navigating the complexities of human resources, encompassing talent acquisition, employee engagement, performance management, and fostering a positive work culture.
  • Building Effective and Strong Teams (BEST): Proficient in constructing high-performing teams, optimizing collaboration, and leveraging diverse strengths to achieve collective goals and drive organizational success.
  • Talent Management: Specialization in identifying, nurturing, and retaining top talent within organizations, implementing strategies for talent development, succession planning, and employee engagement.
  • Emotional Intelligence at Work: Facilitates the development of emotional intelligence competencies, enabling individuals to navigate emotions, enhance interpersonal relationships, and drive positive outcomes in the workplace.
  • Organizational Development: Implements strategies to foster organizational growth and change, leveraging interventions that enhance effectiveness, efficiency, and adaptability.
  • Mastering Presentation Skills: Equips individuals with the skills and techniques to deliver impactful presentations, captivate audiences, and effectively convey messages with confidence and clarity.
  • Public Speaking Excellence: Provides guidance and techniques to elevate public speaking abilities, instilling poise, persuasive communication, and the ability to engage and inspire audiences.
  • High Performance Culture Lab: Designs initiatives and interventions to cultivate a high-performance culture, fostering employee motivation, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Training & HR Development: Designs and delivers comprehensive training programs and initiatives to enhance employee skills, knowledge, and performance, aligned with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Strategic Planning Lab: Facilitates strategic planning processes, enabling organizations to define clear goals, formulate actionable strategies, and achieve long-term success.
  • NLP at Work: Applies Neuro-Linguistic Programming techniques to enhance communication, influence, and personal effectiveness in the workplace.
  • Influencing Skills: Equips individuals with the tools and strategies to effectively influence and persuade others, fostering positive outcomes and collaborative relationships.
  • Facilitation Skills: Demonstrates proficiency in facilitating group processes and discussions, fostering productive dialogue, and guiding teams towards consensus and decision-making.
  • Effective Communication at Work: Provides guidance on enhancing communication skills, including active listening, clear articulation, and effective interpersonal communication, to build strong professional relationships.
  • Coaching & Mentoring Skills: Empowers individuals to become effective coaches and mentors, enabling the growth and development of others, fostering a culture of continuous learning and support.


Telemachus Lo is a dynamic and accomplished professional with a remarkable track record as a trainer, speaker, and coach. With over two decades of experience in management, human resources, learning, and training, Telemachus has made a significant impact both locally and overseas. Having successfully trained over 10,000 individuals internationally in the past decade alone, he has established himself as a leading authority in his field.

One of Telemachus’s key strengths lies in his ability to effortlessly connect with diverse audiences. His training approach is characterized by its engaging and enjoyable nature, ensuring that participants find the learning experience not only informative but also entertaining. He expertly weaves analogies, metaphors, and captivating stories into his sessions, captivating learners’ attention and facilitating practical application in real work scenarios. His training philosophy revolves around placing the learners at the center stage, creating a fun and interactive environment that maximizes their potential.

Before entering the academic sector, Telemachus’s remarkable journey began with his tenure at a subsidiary of the prestigious Hong Leong Group, one of Malaysia’s largest conglomerates. Through his dedication and proficiency, he quickly ascended the ranks, holding various pivotal positions, including program coordinator, department head, deputy center manager, and director of administration and human resources. This comprehensive exposure provided him with invaluable insights into both operational excellence and strategic challenges within organizations.

Telemachus Lo

As the leader of a business unit servicing over 1,000 clients, Telemachus Lo played a pivotal role in generating annual revenues exceeding RM 10 million for his organization. However, driven by his passion and a burning desire to fulfill his dreams, he made a bold decision in 2007 to embark on a full-time career as a trainer, speaker, and coach.

Telemachus’s impressive credentials speak volumes about his commitment to professional development. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the United Kingdom and an MBA from Australia. Additionally, he boasts an array of esteemed certifications, including being a Certified Coaching & Mentoring Professional, Certified RPL Assessor, Visit Malaysia Year Trainer, and a Certified NLP Practitioner, to name just a few. These qualifications, approved by renowned institutions such as the International Coach Federation and the American Board of Neuro Linguistic Programming, testify to his expertise and dedication to continuous learning.

Telemachus’s unwavering dedication to his craft is evident through his active involvement in numerous professional associations. He is a valued member of esteemed organizations such as the Malaysian Association of Certified Coaches, the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management, the Malaysian Institute of Management, and Toastmasters International. In recognition of his outstanding contributions, he was bestowed with the esteemed 5 Star Trainer Award by the Leadership Institute of Sarawak Civil Service in 2014. He also emerged as the champion of the 2012 Toastmasters International Speech Evaluation Contest for East Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brunei, further exemplifying his exceptional communication and leadership skills.

Ever committed to personal growth, Telemachus consistently seeks out opportunities for self-improvement. He actively participates in local and international workshops, leveraging these experiences to enhance his already impressive skill set. Presently, he is pursuing his second master’s degree, an MSc in Learning Sciences from a prestigious local university.

With Telemachus Lo at the helm, individuals and organizations can expect nothing short of transformative learning experiences. His engaging and professional approach, coupled with his vast expertise and contagious passion, sets him apart as a true leader in the field of training, speaking, and coaching.