Tim Hamons

Tim Hamons is a recognized leader in the field of visual facilitation, who speaks and teaches about the power of drawing to ignite creativity, connection, and collaboration.

Need to reconnect with your sense of purpose?
He recently delivered an interactive keynote “A Clearer Picture of Your Purpose” to 400 insurance professionals as part of their “meaning & Purpose employee engagement pillar.

This interactive keynote has been presented to a number of groups including the IAF Global conference, for a group of international facilitators who engage teams and leaders in dialogues of strategic visioning.

Need to spark creative thinking?
A leading research university in South East Asia hired Tim to facilitate and train their team on the skills of visual facilitation to enable them to better articulate the changing dynamics of policy, purpose and engagement with multiple stakeholders.

Strate School of Design engaged Tim to deliver a module of Visual facilitation to their Masters in Design Thinking Students, to help them synthesize and articulate diverse communication objectives across a multiple stakeholder landscape.

Need to engage your teams around a specific objective?
Microsoft Hong Kong recently engaged Tim to facilitate a lead an internal team event on “articulating our brand values”. In this 2 day workshop, leaders from commercial and communication teams learned the process of listening and shaping an engaging narrative using visual tools. On day 2 they put this to application and created a large mural in their main office lobby.

Julius Baer Investment Bank engaged Tim to deliver a keynote on “Visualizing Change” as part of an integration event between the European and Asian leaders.

Several global consulting firms have hired Tim to train their consultants on the power of visual storytelling. Using simple visual models, leaders can support their clients through the process of imagining and articulating the narrative of strategic visioning.

A global pharmaceutical company engaged Tim to empower their HR leaders with tools of “Visual Coaching” to support employee engagement and career growth.

Tim has delivered the following keynotes:
• A Clearer Picture of your Purpose
• Whats Your Change Story: Choosing Meaningful Metaphors in times of transition
• I cant Draw, can I?
• Visual Goal Setting
• Visual Coaching
• Visualise Your Sustainability Story
• Creativity & Sustainability
• Visualising the Future

He regularly speaks & teaches on these topics:
• Visual Facilitation
• Visual Storytelling
• Visual Innovation
• Creativity Mindset
• Visual Sketchnoting

He has spoken to and trained groups all over South East Asia including Japan, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Australia, and Singapore.

As a visual facilitator and coach, he helps teams to articulate and visualise strategy, map solutions, and create, connect and collaborate better with a marker in their hands. He has worked with a wide range of organisations and industries to create narratives and metaphors for change, articulate branding strategy, and catalyze teams. Tim believes that creating the right environment, with the right tools, is half the battle won towards effecting positive change. Visual tools and models create environments that encourage collaborative problem-solving, bigger-picture thinking, and collective ownership of the results.

As a speaker and trainer, he uses live sketching in his presentations to frame key messages, build interactive storytelling, and boost curiosity, engagement, and take-away value through the roof.

An American Citizen, Tim has lived and worked in Singapore since 1991. Together with his wife Irene, they set up Art of Awakening in 2011 to transform meetings and conversations through interactive visual storytelling.

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