Andal Krishnan

Exco Member

Andal Krishnan holds a Masters in Training and Development from University of Leicester. In addition, she is a licensed trainer in Public Speaking from Guildhall-Trinity College of Music and Drama,London. She firmly believes that everyone can master the art of speaking and writing as a result of her extensive experience in conducting courses in Business and Technical English for the corporate sector. Andal incorporates Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) in her methodology besides Accelerated Learning and Multiple Intelligences. As part of her writing repertoire, she copy edits, proof reads and does script writing for video productions. She has edited and authored several books.

To keep abreast with the latest techniques in training skills, Andal is a member of the South-Central Institute of NLP, USA and International Association of Facilitators, USA, Besides that she is a certified trainer with Human Resource Development Berhad (PSMB) and has an Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment from Singapore. Other affiliations include her membership of the Society of Copy Editors and Proof Readers UK.

Andal collaborates with government agencies in Malaysia in the field of education and skills development. For not for profit organisations, she is often invited to be a rapporteur for their summits and workshops. As part of community engagement, she is also a Toastmaster and is currently a Mentor for new Clubs. In NAWEM she heads the Sub-Committee for Public Relations. She has participated on women entrepreneurship forums including APEC summits in Bali and Vietnam on the topic of skills development for women empowerment.

Her passion for education led her to develop a literacy programme for children from marginalized communities. Her philosophy is “No child should fall through the cracks” and her mission is “Every child should read”.

Andal is currently doing her PhD in learning abilities of women in skills development.