• Certified Instructor and Master Trainer for ITD Mega Guru Signature Program The 360° Leader(John Maxwell) & Developing The Leader Within You (John Maxwell)
  • Expert in Business Writing, Communication, Presentation Skills and related disciplines
  • Highly passionate international trainer and facilitator with vast experience across the Asia Pacific Region
  • Retired Army Officer of 28 years of service, commissioned in 1962 into the Malaysian Ordinance Corps, an integral branch of the Armed Forces Logistics Services
  • Accumulated wide experience in the field of logistics as well as in 
    leadership, training, service writing and resource management
areas of expertise
  • Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
  • Leadership and Supervisory Competencies
  • Developing Assertive Communication Skills
  • Business Letter & Report Writing

LT COL (R) EDWIN GODFREY JOHNSON is a Certified Coaching and Mentoring Professional (CCMP) with specialization in the area of Leadership and Personal Development. He holds an Advanced Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring and a Certificate in Performance Coaching which is recognized and accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF), the world’s most recognized professional coaching body. He is a Master Trainer for leadership development programs with ITD World (Institute of Training and Development) which was developed in collaboration with Dr. John C. Maxwell who has been recognized as the world’s #1 leadership guru. He is also a certified trainer for Essential Coaching and Mentoring Skills program offered under the Certified Coaching and Mentoring Professional program by ITD World.

He was commissioned in 1962 into the Malaysian Ordnance Corps, an integral branch of Armed Forces Logistics Service and has accumulated 30 years of leadership experience. He has been professionally trained (both locally and overseas) in Inventory Management, Planning and Work Study, Personal Management, Warehousing Operations Supply & Materials Management, Leadership and Training Methodology. He graduated from the Armed Forces Staff College in 1980.

After military service, he had a very successful career in the life insurance industry for 10 years. He began his career as a corporate trainer with Speech Dynamics (established by Gerald Green, Toastmaster Accredited Speaker), training in courses on Public Speaking Skills, Conversational English for the Hospitality Industry, Telephone Communication Skills and Articulation Skills for Toastmasters. He was also a professional trainer for the Malaysian Institute of Management (Penang Branch) from 1995-2005, conducting courses in Leadership, Supervisory Skills and Business Communication. Since then, he has been with ITD World as a Senior Consultant and Trainer.

He has expanded his range of courses to cover Leading Without Title, Developing the Leader In You, Essential Coaching and Mentoring Skills, Developing Leadership and Communication Skills for Supervisors, Telephone Skills for Customer Service, Business Writing Skills for Managers and Secretaries, Power Speaking and Presentation skills.

Based on his wide experience in Speaking and Presenting, he recently co-authored a book “Power Speaking, Communicating at Head and Heart Level for Maximum Success” with Dr. Peter Chee, CEO of ITD World.

Lt Col (R) Johnson has a passion for training, seen in his interaction with course participants, and his humorous, relaxed style in order to promote ‘Learning in moments of enjoyment.’ He has been delivering training and development programs from many leading organizations since 1995 and has continuously received excellent feedback from participants and clients.

He has conducted training programs in:


Penang Mutiara Beach Resort, Golden Sands Resort, Equatorial Hotel, City Bayview, Rebak Marina ( Langkawi ), Aesculap Malaysia, Agilent Technology, B.Braun, Bank Negara, Brady Technology, CIMB,Citigroup Trade Services, Hwang DBS Securities, Iomega, IJM, Johnson & Johnson, Pensonic, Robert Bosch, Read-Rite, Schott Glass Malaysia, Invest Penang, BKE Sdn Bhd, Titan Petrochemicals, IOI ( JB ), VS Industries, Intel (Penang & Kulim ), Cameron’s International (JB ), JTI Financial Services, SP Setia , Malaysia Airports Bhd, Nottingham University(Malaysia campus), Philips Lumileds Lighting Company, First Solar, Petronas Dagangan, Proton Malaysia, Infineon Malaysia, SanDisk (Western Digital)


VID Public Bank (Vietnam), SACOMBANK (Vietnam), Nestle (Vietnam), Lion Insurance (Vietnam), Siloam Hospitals (Jakarta), Citibank (Jakarta), ACS International (Singapore), National University of Singapore, Nanyang Tech University (Singapore), Central Bank Philippines, Amadeus (Bangkok), AES-VCM Power Supply, Vietnam. This list extends to the several other leading organizations which also subscribe to public courses he has facilitated in – John Maxwell’s Leadership Programs and ITD World’s Certified Coaching & Mentoring Professional (CCMP) Course and many leading multinational organizations subscribing to public courses on John Maxwell’s Leadership Programs and Coaching/Mentoring Courses offered by ITD World.