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Karuna Ramanathan

Deputy Head Center for Leadership Development
Singapore Armed Forces


Senior Lieutenant Colonel Karuna Ramanathan is a Naval Officer who successfully commanded two warships before leaving the Navy to helm KM and Leadership Development projects. He has extensive experience and a substantive track record in KM processes and practices, including Designing Action Learning Processes, Leader-led Team Learning, KM within a lessons-learnt environment, Storytelling for Leaders, and Summarisation Skills for Leaders.

His passion for organisational storytelling includes the invention of the 251, STOP and COIL storytelling models. Karuna successfully submitted a PhD dissertation on Intuitive Tacit Knowledge Transfer. As adjunct faculty in the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) since 2010, Karuna has taught knowledge management at the postgraduate-level, and is currently involved in the 2012 Executive Knowledge Management Programme (EKMP). Karuna is also the editor of the annual publication “Knowledge Management: Singapore Perspectives”.

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