Who is Benjamin Cheng?

Academic and Professional Development:

Benjamin Cheng holds a Masters of Education (MEd) (2007) from Monash University specialising in the areas of Leadership, Policy and Change. He received his basic degree Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (BEng) (2004) from NUS.

He was privileged to have studied English and Chinese as first language during his secondary school days which lays a strong foundation in his mastery of both languages.

His curious and inquisitive mind drives him on this Lifelong Journey of Learning which led him to study many different subjects and obtain certifications including:

  • Certified Coach in NLP (ICF equivalent, 2014 & 2022)
  • Certified DISC Practitioner (DISC Platinum Rule, 2016)
  • Certified Corporate Speaker (Gove-Siebold Group, 2011)
  • Advanced Certificate in Theology (School of Theology) (2007)
  • Certified Trainer in NLP (Neuro-linguistic Programming, 2011)
  • Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (WSQ, 2015)
  • Certified Communispond Trainer (Executive Presentation, 2018)
  • Certified John C. Maxwell Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker (John Maxwell Team, 2015)

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Currently, Ben is working to enhance his expertise as a curriculum developer. He has started the journey to complete his Diploma in Development and Design of Learning for Performance (DDDLP 2.0) offered by Institute of Adult Learning  (IAL) by end of 2024.

He has a dream that one day while he is alive to be called Doctor Cheng and hopes to complete a Doctorate journey before age of 65.

Professional and Business Journey:

Ben started his working career as an Electrical Project Engineer, followed by doing Engineering Sales in IT systems and General Management for a manufacturing company. In between, he started his first business and failed within 6 months of inception.

Over the last 25 years, he had invested in more than 10 different businesses and each one gave him valuable lessons in life.

Benjamin Cheng has been a Business Consultant, Speaker, Trainer and Coach since 1999. He has helped more than 100 organisations from 30 over countries in the areas of Leadership Framework Development, Leadership Development, Sales Development, eLearning and Business Development in Asia.

From 2008 to 2013, Ben held the position of Senior Vice President of Training & Development for a US based holding company, Executive Director of Human Resources for the Singapore subsidiary and holds Directorship in 5 other companies around the world.

Ben is currently the Managing Partner for Mind Inspirations LLP which he incorporated since 2011. He also helps a number of company in the areas of training curriculum design and development.

Concurrently, he is also the Learning & Development Specialist for a Japanese IT company in their Top Leadership Development, Leadership Training, Innovation programs, Sales Coaching and eLearning. They have used his services since 2013.


He authored and self-published a leadership book entitled “INSPIRE” in 2022.This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is 1621499368-1024x944.png

This book contains nuggets of Wisdom on Leadership shared through the lessons of stories and interviews:

  • Lesson 1: Identify, Integrity and Leadership
  • Lesson 2: Nature, Nurture and Leadership
  • Lesson 3: Situation, Survival and Leadership
  • Lesson 4: Politics, Power and Leadership
  • Lesson 5: Inspiration, Influence and Leadership
  • Lesson 6: Respect, Relationships and Leadership
  • Lesson 7: Expectations, Encouragements and Leadership

He had previously co-authored 3 books:

  1. 77 Essential for your Network Marketing Success
  2. 88 Essential Secrets: For Achieving Greater Success at Work
  3. Turning Ideas into Profit

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Associations and Volunteer Organisations:

Ben was the Founding Member, Professional Member and former President of Asia Professional Speakers – Singapore (APSS). He was also the Co-Chair person for organizing the 1st Global Speakers Summit 2005 held in Singapore. APSS is affiliated to the National Speakers Association (NSA) of USA through the Global Speakers Federation (GSF).

He was an active Toastmaster (ATM-S) and is the 1st speaker in District 80 to be the dual district level Champion in Humorous Speech Contest (2004) and Table Topics Contest (2006).

Ben was a director in a non-profit organisation City Care for 10 years.

He is now an active member in the Management Committee of Hainan Business Chamber, holding the portfolio of Vice Chairman in the Cultural Education and Business Training sub committee.



Alumni Networks

Monash Alumni Network

NUS Alumini network

Maris Stella High Alumni


2023 – now 理事 – 文化教育与商务训练副主席 Management Committee – Vice Chairman of Culture Education and Business Training


2003 – Founding Member / Professional Member

2004/2005 – Vice-Chairman, Global Speaker Summit

2005/2006 – President


Toastmasters International District 81

2004 – District 80 Humourous Speech Champion

2006 – District 80 Table Topics Speech Champion

2008-2009 – Club President, Braddell Heights Advanced


2015 – 理事

Privileged to have served:

Since 1999, Ben Cheng has provided training, speaking, coaching and consultancy services to more than 100 companies and organizations around the world:

A21    BEMER AG     SUEZ

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Asia Business Forum | BizAsia International | Kimberley Solitaire International (KSI) |

Max Impact Pte Ltd | Parenting Advisory Group for Internet (PAGi) |

Pinnacle Success Pte Ltd | San Yu Adventist School | Sensecurity-HL Pte Ltd  |

Success Forever.com (USA, China)  |  Success Frontiers Pte Ltd |

US Naval Supply  |  VintEdge Pte Ltd and many others



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