First District Governor,
Toastmasters International, District-
51 (Pan-Southeast Asia)


Singapore Institute of Management
Human Resource Interest Group (HURIG)


Charterr Member;  Past President,
SIM I Toastmasters Club

Founder Member,
MENSA Singapore


Vice Secretary,
Parents for SST
(School for Science and Technology)


Certified Master Facilitator,
Bill Flexner Certification


WDA ACTA-Certified
 by RPL


WDA Accredited
WSQ Developer


Certified Practitioner,
DISC Classic
Extended DISC ®


Kelvin Ong, MSc, DTM is the First District Governor of the Pan-Southeast Asia Toastmasters District 51. He is the only member in Asia to be named to the President's Circle, Toastmasters International Hall of Fame for his efforts and contributions toward the Toastmasters organisation.
In 1991, Kelvin was awarded the Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) Award - the highest educational award that can be earned by a member of the Toastmasters organisation.In 2005, he was awarded the District Distinguished Service Award.
Kelvin holds a Master of Science degree in Training with the University of Leicester, UK; Diploma in Training Management with the Institute of Training and Development, UK and a Diploma in Training & Development Management with the Singapore Institute of Management.
He is a WDA-certified WSQ courses developer, DISC-Classic and Extended-DISC® practitioner, TetraMap® practitioner and Certified Master Facilitator under the Bill Flexner certification scheme. Kelvin was a facilitator for 7-Habits for Highly Effective People when he was the Training Manager of the National University Hospital before he established his own training consultancy firm KVO International Pte Ltd.
Kelvin has been in the training and development field for more than 20 years.  He is the first and only local trainer to be WDA ACTA-Certified by RPL (Recognition by Prior Learning). Some of his popular programs include Service Is A Habit, Making Training Fun and The Competent Series – The Competent Manager, Competent Supervisor, The Competent Coach, The Competent Trainer  and The Competent Speaker.
Known for his interactive and energetic training style, he is a regular workshop facilitator/ lecturer at the National University of Singapore, Singapore Institute of Management, UniSIM, Singapore Human Resources Institute and several other organisations.
Some of his workshop participants include staff of the Singapore Police Force, Ministry of Defense, Singapore Prison Services, SMRT Corp, National Environment Agency, DHL, Asian-Tigers KC-DAT, Sun Microsystems, Jurong Shipyard, Oriental Mandarin Hotel, Meritus Mandarin, Marina Mandarin, Richland Logistics, OCBC Bank, Singtel, Manpower, Creative Technology, TTI Electronics, YKK Singapore, Hong Leong Finance, Mitsu-Chemical, Sysmed, UE Square, Hitachi GST, Sime Darby, Civica, Verigy Singapore, Life Technologies, LONZA, NUS-Lilly and NTUC Club.


updated: February 2011

CV in pdf file



Kelvin Ong
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