About Us and Our Coaches

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THE OKR Institute

The OKR Institute (OKRI) is considered as one of the global leading authorities on Objectives and Key Results coaching and research. OKRI provides comprehensive OKR certification programs for business owners, CEOs, HODs, managers, HR practitioners, individuals, and coaches. Our international OKR Coaches focus on the content (OKR implementation) as well as the context (performance culture) to help organizations to make the OKR implementation successful and sustainable. OKRI is a certified member of the “Association of Coaching” in the UK (ACUK) and the OKRI courses are endorsed & recognized by ACUK.

Meet Our International Performance & OKR Coaches

Our certified OKR Coaches are located around the globe.

Dirk Schmellenkamp

Dirk began his OKR strategy consulting career 7 years ago by applying the Objectives and Key Results framework in his organization with over 100 employees. The OKR framework system helped him to open 18 gyms in 5 different countries and to create high-performing teams. For more than 6 years, he has helped organizations in performance management, OKRs, Key Performance Indicators, strategy planning, and business development in Southeast Asia, Middle East, Europe, and the US.

Kevin Wong

Kevin is an award-winning coach who has more than 20 years of experience in leadership development. Kevin is a sought-after goal-setting trainer, and peak performance coach. He was named “The 100 Most Influential Entrepreneur by Matrade. Kevin helped many large companies to improve on their performance and goal setting implementation: Fuji Xerox, Bosch, Huawei, Ascott Group, SHELL, Nestle, 3M, Mattel, Prudential, ING, HSBC, UOB, Maybank, Public Bank, Hong Leong Bank, RHB Bank, Affin Bank, EON Bank, Bank Muamalat, Great Eastern Life, AXA Affin, Manulife, Zurich, Maxis, and etc.

Anita Bodnar

Anita is a former world champion athlete, OKR coach who helps people lead impactful lives powered by goals, Chief of Staff at the world’s most successful EdTech company (Mindvalley) for personal and company growth, a goal-setting enthusiast who works with start-ups and fast-growing organizations helping them bridge the gap between vision, mission, and strategy execution. Anita is a nutrition enthusiast who loves biohacking.

Andreas PRatanos

Andreas is a Leadership Development & OKR Coach, helps companies and global leaders to realize their full potential and sharpen their competitive edge towards their vision and mission. Andreas has over 30 years of practical experience in human capital development in international organizations in the Oil & Energy, Automotive, Banking, and FMCG industry in Europe and the Middle East. Andreas works closely with executives to achieve desired results and outcomes through a positive and measurable change in leadership behavior that is recognized, sustained, and acknowledged by their stakeholders.

Simon lee

Simon is a Master Executive Performance Coach. He is one of Asia’s pioneer executive performance coaches, specializing in Solution Focused Coaching and Leadership within the OKR framework. Simon trained more than 10,000 senior managers on strength-based approaches. Simon is the first “Accredited Master Executive Coach” by AC (Association of Coaching) in the Asian region. He is credentialed by the AC in the UK, the “Canadian Council of Professional Certification”, and the “International Coach Federation” in the US. He is a Certified Coach in Stakeholder Centered Coaching by Marshall Goldsmith and a Certified Higher Ground Leadership Coach.


Akmal is an OKR Enthusiast. He started his career at Intel, where he experienced the power of OKR implementation in big organizations. He then continued to work with the “World Health Organisation” (WHO) to develop its Employee Performance Management System. He is a tech founder (funded by Y-Combinator) with first-hand experience growing GovTech and EdTech startups with OKRs. His passion is to help tech startups in SEA to implement successfully OKRs in their companies.

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