Co Founder & Leading OD Doctor

Dr. Peter Cheng

Co Founder and Leading OD Doctor at PACE OD Consulting, Dr. Peter Cheng is the driving force behind PACE research and development efforts. He is also the founder of subsidiary, PACE OD International.

Since the inception of PACE in 1998, he has reached out to thousands of leaders and professionals, through his well-received and life-impacting workshops and coaching and consulting services. Peter helps senior leaders diagnose the real issues that hinder their goal achievements and passionately designs and delivers results-oriented interventions that advance his client-organisations toward achieving their desired strategic goals.

As an OD consultant, executive coach and a master facilitator, he helps people think together to achieve personal and unprecedented breakthroughs. A well-received thought leader in OD domain, he is also a certified master of The Leadership Challenge and presented his research thesis findings at The Leadership Challenge Forum 2015 in San Francisco. He lectured on leadership at Tsing Hua University’s International MBA program.

His clientele includes MNCs from diverse industries such as FujiXerox, Cycle & Carriage, Bridgestone, ComfortDelGro, Fraser & Neave, Amgen, Olympus, Sanmina, Ilumina, Thales, Bank of Singapore, Marshall Cavendish, MSIG Singapore, Shimadzu, and Singapore National Eye Centre. He travels to more than 10 countries to deliver workshops and consultancy assignments.

He authored and co-authored books that include: The Language of Organisation Development (2013), and Real Leaders (2013), Real Service (2014) and 8 Essentials Of Real Leadership (2018).

Peter also developed the PACE360° Feedback Assessment System after his extensive doctoral research on “Perceived Credibility Of 360° Feedback & Evaluation Of Outcome And Attitudes Toward Behavioural Change” to develop Real Leaders that engage, inspire and transform people.

He published a white paper on The Impact of Real Leaders on Constituents in 2017, further validating the Real Leaders 360° Feedback System and confirming 27 hypothesised positive outcomes of Real Leadership on their constituents.

Prior to his pioneering work at PACE, Peter accumulated 15 years of working experience as a General Manager and Sales and Marketing professional in industries including Healthcare, Sports, FMCG and Fashion.

Peter holds a degree in Business Administration, Masters in HRD from George Washington University and a Ph.D. in Education from Monash University.

Peter is the proud dad of three superb and musically-talented grownup children and a grandpa of two awesome grandchildren. He plays the drums, guitar, bass and sings too. He finds fishing therapeutic and relaxing, to keep sane in this fast paced world.


Ph.D. in Education - Monash University
M.A. in Education & Human Development - George Washington University
Certified Master for The Leadership Challenge®
Certified Master Coach with the Behavioral Coaching Institute (BCI)
Certified Consultant for the People Developer Standard
Certified Management Consultant
Certified Practising Management Consultant (PMC)
Member of the International Coaching Council (ICC)
Accredited Administrator for DiSC, FIRO-B, and SII
Certified Practitioner of MBTI® Step I™ and Step II™
Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA)
Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
Certified Motivation Factor™ Practitioner

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