Dr Austin Aloysius Tay, Chartered Psychologist
Austin is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Omnipsi Consulting. He is the President of the Hong Kong Psychological Society (2019 - 2021) and the Chair of the Division of Industrial Organisational Psychology of the Hong Kong Psychological Society (2019 - 2021). He is a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and Hong Kong Psychological Society, an Associate with the American Psychological Association, and a Registered Psychologist with the Singapore Psychological Society. He is a member of the Division of Occupational Psychology of the British Psychological Society, the Society of Industrial Organisational Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He is a Chartered Scientist with the Science Council UK, a member of both the International Association on Workplace Bullying and Harassment and the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science. He is a founding member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) Asia Pac and a Professional Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resources Management.
He is an ACT practitioner and has an interest in workplace bullying. His PhD focused on helping bullied individuals to deal with residual psychological impacts by improving their psychological flexibility. He has contributed articles to both print and online media on issues related to psychometric assessments, talent retention and outplacement. He is a blogger and a podcaster.
Austin has 26 years of working experience across various specialisations including C-Level executive assessments, executive coaching, career management and outplacement, volume psychological assessment, training, project management, sales and marketing, business development and operations. Before becoming a Psychologist, Austin has held various senior sales and business development positions both in Singapore and Hong Kong in the Security, Construction and Food & Beverage industries.
Austin combines his knowledge of psychology and business understanding to help organisations identify and develop talents. He has worked with organisations and individual executives across Pharmaceutical, Oil and Gas, Insurance, Manufacturing, Retail, FMCG, Telecommunications, Finance, Legal and Media industries.
Austin has a Bachelors in Psychology with Socio-Legal Studies, a Masters in International and Commercial Law, a Postgraduate Diploma in Law and a Masters in Psychology of Work. He has a PhD in Organizational Psychology focusing on using Acceptance Commitment Therapy as a coping strategy for workplace bullying.
He holds both Level A & Level B Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing from the British Psychological Society, a European Test User Certificate (Level 2): Work and Organisational Assessment and a Registered Practitioner with the Psychological Testing Center of the British Psychological Society. He is also certified in SHL, Saville Wave, Talent Q, 15PF, Identity, Apollo, Hogan and Cubiks suite of psychometric tools. He is also trained in Acceptance Commitment Therapy.
Miwako Wakui, Clinical Psychologist
Miwako Wakui is a practising Clinical psychologist who specializes in mental health and workplace bullying. She is also a practising Labour and Security attorney, career counsellor and lecturer in Japan.
She is the Founder of Prism Ltd with offices in Tokyo, Fukuoka, and Singapore. She has worked with various Japanese government agencies, prefectural executive agencies and multinational organisations in the areas of employee training and counselling. She is an author of 21 books and a regular contributor of articles to HR magazines.