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Marcel Daane

A recipient of multiple leadership coaching awards and voted 2020 Executive Coach of the Year by Singapore Prestige Brands, Marcel Daane is a thought leader who believes that if we want different results in life, we need to possess the capacity to do things differently.

A Mind-Body Leadership, Life- and Executive Coach, 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 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 executive coaching work 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 post graduate degree in the Neuroscience of Leadership from Middlesex University an Undergraduate Degree in Complementary Medicine from Charles Sturt University coupled with advanced certifications in Executive Coaching, Fitness, and Sports Performance.