Terence Clarke


Senior Executive Coach

Shanghai, China

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Coaching Experience

  • Certified coach by IECL, ISTOK and ICF PCC (2019)
  • PQ Coach
  • IAC Masteries

Professional background

  • Head Sales & Marketing, BE Edu, Shanghai
  • Head of Operations, Melissa & Doug, Shenzhen
  • COO, Asian Sourcing Link, Shanghai


  • MBA, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Masters in Marketing, University of Central Lancashire, UK
  • Higher Education Teaching Certificate, Harvard University

Terence is an accomplished professional coach, trainer, and facilitator with over 20 years of industry experience in China. As a China Permanent Residence Card holder, Terence brings a unique perspective to his coaching practice, grounded in both evidence-based practice and business practicalities.

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Professional background

With an impressive background as a c-suite leader and business owner across multiple industries, Terence has a wealth of experience to draw from. He has held leadership roles such as head of operations in China for Melissa & Doug LLC, one of the world’s largest educational toy companies, and VP of sales, marketing, and business development for BE Education, one of China’s most successful study abroad agencies, during which Terence’s teams exceeded targets even during the COVID-19 Pandemic. He was also COO of two global sourcing agencies, Asian Sourcing Link and Horizon Group, servicing global FCMG and Big Box retailers, Associate Director at Knight Frank, the world’s largest private real estate agency and founder and Managing Director of a successful real estate consultancy, Pinnacle Realty.

Coaching expertise

Terence’s areas of expertise include; Strategic Executive Coaching, Executive Talent Development, Whole Systems Approach for Business Results, Interpersonal and cross-cultural communications Skills, Inspirational Leadership Development, Business English, and Executive Presence. With a natural talent for education and storytelling, Terence is the founder of the DailyCoach newsletter, and founder and content director for the motivational Wechat community GrowthHubLife. His engaging and thought-provoking content reaches thousands of followers, and he writes and speaks about mindset change, coaching, motivation, leadership, and soft skills.

What we say about Terence Clarke at Turningpoint

Terence is straightforward, realistic, and a strong enabler of his client’s development.

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