Ernest Balasingam, Founder, Back2Basics Consultants, Malaysia

Ernest Balasingam, Founder, Back2Basics Consultants, Malaysia

Ernest Balasingam, Founder, Back2Basics Consultants, Malaysia

As the Senior Partner at Messrs. Gibb & Co Advocates & Solicitors in Ipoh, he has 22 years in Industrial relations litigation and has identified shortcomings in organizational management and facilitated its remedying.

Podcast

Overview

Today on The Brand Called You, Ashutosh is in conversation with a very accomplished leader from Malaysia, Ernest Balasingam. Ernest is the Founder of Back2Basics Consultants. He is the Senior Partner of Messrs. Gibb & Co Advocates & Solicitors in Ipoh. He manages one of the largest cycle charities in South East Asia. And Earnest is also a triathlete!

Ernest engages in a very interesting conversation and shares his professional journey with the viewers. He shares the scope of work at Back2Basics Consultants and explains how he became a certified trainer for HR development. He also throws light on the significance of the name Back2Basics. He describes the Human Resources Development Fund of Malaysia and how it helps upskill and train staff in Malaysian companies. Ernest started out as a hotelier and has a lot of experience in managerial responsibilities. He holds his experiences at Hyatt as the most important and life altering! 

Later into the conversation, Ernest opines about strong business cultures in SMEs and the common mistakes SME entrepreneurs make. He also talks about working with the newer generations like the Gen Z and the trends they are bringing about in business.

As an avid social contributor, Ernest shares the heart warming story of his cycling charity. He explains how his social venture has helped raise money to cater to the educational needs of underprivileged children. 

Concluding, Ernest gives some extremely vital advice to budding managers and aspiring entrepreneurs. His work relies on the core values of helping other people grow!

Tune in to know more about Ernest and the  incredible work he is doing in the business as well as social sectors

Profile

As the Senior Partner at Messrs. Gibb & Co Advocates & Solicitors in Ipoh, he has 22 years in Industrial relations litigation and has identified shortcomings in organizational management and facilitated its remedying. Additionally, he has been initiating right sizing options for companies with effective separation schemes. His early employment as Senior Management in the Hyatt & Parkroyal Hotels Group and exposure to Compliance and Risk Management forms part of his training dossier in HR, Industrial Relations and Legal related matters.He is a Certified Trainer and Back2Basics Consultants Sdn. Bhd(Co.No1291594-H) is fully registered Training Provider with the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) Malaysia. He believes in the adage that “Commitment does not need and alarm clock!” hence at the core of any organisational transformation depends on committed leadership who are willing to create systems which ultimately creates the desire behaviour. He manages one of the largest cycling charities in South East Asia which provides sustainable education for the underprivileged and marginalized children. As a triathlete, he was the pioneer for the start of the triathlon movement in Malaysia in the 80’s through participation and the setting up of National and State bodies.

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