Jonathan Boudville, the founder and CEO of The Adventure Learning Series, a leader by nature and good with people. He has always upheld these values and a continuous and never ending learning mindset.
Combining all his experience gained in the corporate world especially in negotiation and coaching skills along with his certifications as a Certified NLP Coach and Practitioner by the American Board of Neuro Linguistic Programming and Train The Trainer Certification by Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad, he embarked on his journey to develop people to be dynamic leaders and to assist them in tapping their innermost potential so that they are always prepared to deal with circumstances to achieve their outcome strategically.
He kicked off his career as an external auditor with KPMG. During his tenure there, he successfully lead audit engagements of multiple public listed companies with market capitalisations of over RM60 billion. His experience in leading audit teams for these large clients has taught him the importance of effective time management, multi- tasking, and teamwork; at the same time refining his analytical skills.
As time passed, he decided to pursue his career in the insurance industry with Allianz Insurance Malaysia and climbed the ranks to a Business Development Manager, he broke numerous sales records within the company and the insurance industry. He was presented with many awards from the company along with his team for their achievements.
He was invited to Affin Hwang Capital (formerly known as HwangDBS Investment Bank) as a Personal Assistant to the Dealing Director. He was entrusted to manage their personal investments and also manage a group of high net worth individuals.
He has also worked on a few private equity venture capital deals for a takeover of a palm oil refinery plant in Johor Bahru where he structured the terms sheet and negotiated with both the investors and sellers. Besides that, In April, he was also entrusted to manage funds on behalf of clients to invest mainly in equities. At present, he has successfully grown the fund by about 68%.
On the side
Concurrently, he was also the financial and accounting consultant for a young start-up company known as Paranormal Solutions which provides social media advertising and consulting. He was tasked to manage their financial operations – cash flow projections, capital restructuring, and capital budgeting, to ensure the company’s business runs smoothly. During his engagement, he witnessed the company’s revenue grew from RM4 million to a whopping RM12 million in a year.
Finally, as an accountant by profession, besides being fundamentally equipped with technical knowledge, the soft skills acquired has enabled him to convey his technical skills to whom he serve and also to the team around him so that these organisations and people can grow to achieve their objectives.
Combining all his experience gain in the corporate world along with his certifications as a Certified NLP Coach and Practitioner by the American Board of Neuro Linguistic Programming and Train The Trainer Certification by Pembagunan Sumber Manusia Berhad, he embarked on his journey to develop people to be dynamic leaders and to assist them in tapping their innermost potential so that they are always prepared to deal with circumstances and achieve their outcomes strategically. and also completed courses by the renowned Anthony Robbins which further has sharpened his counselling, motivation, negotiating and coaching skills.