Marcel's Executive Coaching in Singapore

Recipient of the 2012 Global HR Excellence Award in Leadership as well as the 2016 Global Coaching Leadership Award, Marcel Daane is a thought leader who believes we need to constantly challenge the paradigm of normal business practice by daring to explore the unknown without the loss of enthusiasm.

A Pioneer and Practitioner of Executive Coaching in Singapore, Marcel is considered one of the world’s authorities in mind-body leadership, a combination of mindfulness and body-awareness to inspire authenticity, openness, and trust in leadership, strategy, teamwork, change management, and communication.

He is the author of his critically acclaimed leadership book and App called: “Headstrong Performance” and is a renowned neuroscience and leadership researcher exploring the link between physical and mental wellness and their impact on leadership and performance capacity in individuals, teams, and organizations.

Marcel is a life-long practitioner of Martial Arts and is the son of a celebrated Political Activist who taught him early on that life has greater meaning when we are of service to others rather than merely to ourselves. This value shines through in everything Marcel has done in his 30-year professional evolution ranging from serving in the military to developing elite athletes, coaching chronically ill patients, conducting ground-breaking Neuro-Leadership research, and in his work executive coaching in Singapore transforming today’s top managers into tomorrow’s top leaders.

In his free time, Marcel volunteers as a Mental Health & Wellness advocate supporting professionals struggling with mental wellness challenges and loves to spend quality family time traveling with his wife, Ursula, and Daughter, Kilani.

Marcel holds a postgraduate degree in the Neurosci­ence of Leadership from Middlesex University an Undergraduate Degree in Complementary Medicine from Charles Sturt University coupled with advanced certifications in fitness, sports performance, and executive coaching.

  • MSc Neuroscience of Leadership
  • BSc Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Certified Executive Coach
  • International Coaching Federation
  • Certified Belbin Team Roles Coach
  • Certified Medical Exercise Specialist
  • Life-Long Martial Artist


Headstrong Performance

Improve Your Mental Performance With Nutrition, Exercise, and Neuroscience

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