CEO | Certified Master

Dr. Peter Cheng is the founder of PACE OD International as well as the driving force behind PACE OD research and development efforts.

As an OD consultant, executive coach and a master facilitator, he engages his learning partners in appreciative inquiry and helping people think together. Peter’s interpretive, process-driven approach facilitates the achievements in personal and organisational breakthroughs.

He often speaks at public forums and is a well received thought leader in OD domain. As a certified master of The Leadership Challenge, Peter presented at The Leadership Challenge Forum 2015 in San Francisco. He also lectured on leadership at Tsing Hua University’s International MBA program.

He co-authored books such as The Language of Organisation Development (2013), Real Leaders (2013). To help service professionals be equipped with cutting edge service skills, Peter authored Real Service (2014), a book which has been instructionally designed into four 1-day workshops.

Peter also conceptualised and developed the PACE360° Feedback Assessment System after extensive doctoral research into credible and meaningful feedback constructs that will improve the behaviours and competencies of people managers and organisation managers.


    • Ph.D. in Education - Monash University
    • M.A. in Education & Human Development - George Washington University
    • B.A. in Business Administration – RMIT 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, 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)

    Ph.D. Research

    Perceived Credibility Of 360-Degree Feedback & Evaluation of Outcome And Attitudes Toward Behavioural Change, 2013

    • Selected for presentation at the AODN Summit 2011, China.
    • Has received commendation from the examiner. “This is the story of one scholar starting with experience and reflections about his practice, going to research and theory, and then on to improved practice. This is what scholarship is about. This thesis is well written. The rationale for this study is well developed. The study does add a piece to the extensive literature and application of 360-degree feedback.”