《中文版请往下刷》 Finesse Savvy debuted in 2002 based on the principles of disseminating
of Eastern and Western values in cultivating etiquette, image, communication and cultural intelligence. We customize our refinement training and coaching programs to help you be a better version of yourself.
The founder, Foo Lai Nee, is passionate about cultivating civility in society. She learned how good behavior is
universally appreciated regardless of people's origins. Through
volunteering in foreign countries
and her extensive solo globe-trotting experiences in more than seventy
six continents, she developed a fond interest in connecting with people
through fostering better inter-personal relationship.
Ms. Foo is dedicated in helping discerning individuals to level up inside out through enhancing
effective personal and professional developments. She coaches C suite executives, socialites, PR personalities, companies and organizations to achieve extraordinary impact in terms of civility, verbal
and non-verbal communication, self presentation and impression
Ms. Foo devotes great
enthusiasm in polishing people to exude poise, presence and power. She has since opened the door to C Suites, in-houses and individuals for private coaching and public training locally and overseas.
Ms. Foo is a retired Flight Attendant who has served twenty years with
an internationally-renowned airlines. Academically, she holds a Master's Degree in Business
Administration (MBA) from Paris Graduate School of Management, France.
Ms. Foo has multifarious exposure globally, thus she is perceptive in
addressing issues in cultural
diversities, etiquette, protocol, image, communication, customer
service, hospitality finesse, PR communications, spokesperson's media relations, and crisis communication. She is able to adopt a
training formula that is interactive and fun, with an emphasis on recognizing the
delicate nuances involved in meeting the challenges of global work and
Ms. Foo is
an accredited HRDF Trainer (Human Resource Development Fund) by
Ministry of Human Resources (Malaysia), also a multi-lingual
translator certified by ITBM (Malaysia Texts & Books Institution) -
she was employed as Chief Interpreter for a Fortune Global 500 Company
in China, and as Corporate Communications Manager for a property developer in Malaysia. She is an astute strategic communicator and a PR extraordinaire.
Ms. Foo is professionally trained and certified from various prominent
authorities, part of them are as follow:
Certification in Women Issues & Cultural Diversities (USA),
ii) Train-The-Trainer Certification in Protocol & Event Management for
United States Military & Government (USA),
iii) numerous Etiquette Consultant
Certification (USA and China), Image Consultant Certification (USA and South Africa),
iv) NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Practitioner Certification (USA and UK), and
v) Taiwanese Gourmet Culinary Skills Training in Shi Chien University (Taiwan).
In Malaysia, Ms. Foo received training in proper protocol and
the correct form of addresses. She had the chance to put it to use when
she served as Liaison Officer for the premier Perdana Global Peace Forum 2005,
an NGO (Non Governmental
Organization) event, where protocol issues were observed firsthand. Ms.
Foo constantly hones her skills through attending local and
international conferences and has written articles for magazines and
Interestingly, she is a certified matchmaker trained by
Matchmaking Institute in New York.
English Teaching Experiences:
Ms Foo was trained and certified by American TESOL Institute
to teach English to speakers of other languages. She was also given the
assignment to evaluate the TESOL teacher trainees in their classroom
practical assessment. Ms. Foo also further enhanced her skill through
attending the training and certification by University of Cambridge (UK)
CELTA, the world renowned credential for English Language Teaching to
Adults. She has had the opportunities to live and teach English in
Chile, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia.
Ms. Foo participated in the English Opens Doors Program (EODP) where
she spent 4 months teaching English while learning Spanish in Chile - a
collaboration between Chilean Ministry of Education and UNDP (United
Nations Development Program). She was appointed as the
pioneer EODP official Ambassador to help promote this initiative.
International Office Bearers:
In the formative years, Ms. Foo then held offices as advisors in
i) Professional Woman
Network (PWN) USA, and
ii) Women E-Commerce Association International (WECAI) USA.
early 2000s, she was a Member of Association of Image Consultants
International (AICI) and attended its Annual Conference in White Plains, New York
Ms. Foo is uniquely knowledgeable because of her affection
in immersing herself culturally. Her personal interest in seeking
commonality in human races has gained her valuable up-close and
personal insights in understanding cross-cultural nuances.
She has also
experimented the residential Vipassana Meditation to
understand Indian's most ancient techniques of meditation, as well as to
experience this non-religious reality of mind and matter within
Hailing from the State of Kelantan in Peninsula Malaysia where 97% of
its population are of Malay ethnicity, Ms. Foo speaks fluent Malay Language and Kelantanese dialect besides Chinese (Mandarin, Hainanese, Fujian,
Cantonese) and English; while Spanish has grown on her ever since she
started living and embracing the cultures in South America.
On a personal note...
Ms. Foo is passionate about exploring food from roadside to
fine dining worldwide. She also has a keen interest in attending
cooking classes as a way to explore the local food cultures.
Up Close & Personal:
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Contact: Foo Lai Nee
Email : email@example.com
Cellular: +6016 2144169 (Malaysia）
创始人符来妮热衷于陶冶社会文明。她理悟了各界人士无论背景来自何处，待人接物彬彬有礼的行为是举世赏识的。 走遍了天涯海角， 凭借她在国外当志工的生活并其广泛的独自环球旅游于六大洲七十多个国家的经验，她善爱以培养更好的人际关系来与人沟通。
符老师热爱文化沉浸感，她对于国际文化的细腻具有独到的见解。符老师嗜爱探索以寻求人类共同点 - 和和文化、求同存异、体谅包容，使之在理解跨文化的细微差别方面，取得宝贵的密切接触从而深入了解。
电邮 : firstname.lastname@example.org
手机号 : +6016 2144169 (马来西亚）