Don Rapley

Managing Director, TYC Transform Your Conversations Leadership Development Facilitator and Executive Coach

Don brings a wide ranging experience of leadership, training and development roles in multicultural and international environments, having worked extensively across Europe, Asia, USA and the Middle East.

He focuses on creating powerful learning experiences that help leaders to align and engage their teams and transform the conversations that drive business performance. Don has facilitated missions in 30 countries, designing and delivering training programmes across very diverse business sectors such as Healthcare, Food & Drink, Retail, Travel and Hospitality, Energy, Oil and Gas, Engineering, IT Services, Banking and Insurance, Aeronautics and Space Engineering.

His previous leadership roles were with Marks & Spencer, where he was involved in growing and adapting the chain of retail stores for the Continental European market as Divisional Commercial Controller and Store Operations Manager for the French, Belgian, Spanish and Irish subsidiaries.

Don comes from an Anglo-Dutch family and after spending most of his early career in Paris and Brussels, he started his own training company in France. He has spent over 5 years in the USA and his widening international exposure first brought him to Asia in 2008. He now lives in Singapore.


Workshop: Transform your Networking Conversations
Date: Monday, 17 February 2020


Holly Ransom

AIME 2020 Content Weaver | CEO, Emergent

Professor Greg Clark

Global Advisor, Chairman, Author, NED

Jacquelyn Cowardin

Head of Audience Acquisition, George P. Johnson

Simon Doble

CEO, SolarBuddy

Claire Epps

Senior Marketing Manager Events & Executive Marketing Adobe, Australia & New Zealand

Megan Flamer

Founder, Mindful Under Fire

Gary Grimmer

Senior Partner, GainingEdge

Alana Hay

Milestones Creative

Christopher Kai

Founder and CEO, Mathem Group

Adeline Kang

Regional Account Management APAC American Express Meetings & Events

Geneviève Leclerc


Dave Lim

Founding Partner, IdeasWorthDoing

Tal Meretz

Event Strategist, Cvent Australia

Mary Orgill

General Manager, Marketing and Events - ANZIIF

John Peacock

CEO, Associations Forum

Dr Kate Raynes-Goldie

Igniter of Curiosity, Award-Winning Designer, Keynote Speaker and Certified Facilitator of LEGO® Serious Play®

Bim Ricketson

Executive Creative Director, George P. Johnson Australia

Monica Tonner

Event Manager for Boating Industry Association of Victoria (BIAV)

Sarah Rowan

Australia's Top Female Speed Painter

Didier Scaillet

CEO, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence

Gee Songpathara

Founder and Facilitator, MindDojo Thailand

Jennifer Trethewey

Director/Founder of JTG Global, Author Change or Choke

Mike Williams

Senior Partner, GainingEdge