Who We Are

SoL (Singapore) Founding Members

Sue Carol Adams, Ben Chan, Tara Kimbrell Cole, Sheila Damadoran, Francis Fernandez, Lauren Houghton, Lalit Jagtiani, Ayin Jambulingam, Leng Lim, H. Mary Moore, Douglas O’Loughlin, Gavin Tan.

SoL (Singapore) Current Board Members & Office Bearers

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Tara Kimbrell Cole | Founding President and Board Chair


An expert in the field of leadership development whose organizational learning and business expertise assists clients in Asia, Europe, and the United States. She is recognized for co-creating targeted programs with clients to solve organizational development challenges with systemic solutions. Ms. Cole is a strategic thinker and executive coach who facilitates the development of leaders and senior management teams. She has an in-depth understanding of organizational learning, diversity, cross-cultural communication and customer centric culture. Her business leadership and direct experience in multiple Asian countries enhances her navigation of culturally sensitive and fluid environments. Following a successful career as a Chief Executive, financial services innovator, patent grantee and international entrepreneur Ms. Cole broadened that expertise with extensive education in leadership, organizational learning, and cultural studies.





Ayin Jambulingam | Treasurer







Lauren Houghton | Secretary, Board Member


An experienced business performance, leadership development and organizational effectiveness professional. 20+ years extensive deep and broad industry wide experience designing and implementing innovative people and performance enhancement strategies with senior leader and their team globally.

Her solutions, working in partnership and in role of trusted partner and advisor, with senior leaders, incorporate a blend of the critical people and business drivers needed for organizational effectiveness and corporate performance and sustainability.



  Ben Chan | Board Member

Dr. Ben Chan is Director of Education Academy at United in Diversity Forum (UID), Indonesia. He is the local faculty in the MIT-IDEAS Indonesia Program. Prior to his present position in UID, he was lecturing on Entrepreneurship and Business Creation at the Singapore Management University. Ben is also the Executive Director of Singapore’s Young Entrepreneurship Center – a human-capital center where young entrepreneurs come to learn the software of commercial and social entrepreneurship.






Lalit Jagtiani | Board Member


A Business Transformation Specialist with focus IT enabled transformation. A thought leader in Business Transformation for SAP, has led and managed organization transformations for customers across South East Asia, India, and Sri Lanka.





  Poorani Thanusha | Board Member

I am committed to co-creating people living their legacy now. I engage an awareness-based, action learning approach to coach individuals and consult groups to uncover and act on key leverage points to move forward on complex issues they are dealing with either themselves and/or in their corporations, communities, and families. .



  Lori Figueiredo | Board Member

I partner with organisations and teams to imagine, create & celebrate their PURPOSE by providing a PROCESS to learn, adapt & improve every day.