Elemantra Training and Event Consultancy was born of Dr Elmi Zulkarnain’s desire to help high-performing individuals, and high-achieving teams.

Dr Elmi is known to use facilitation methodology to gather feedback and write well-researched strategies for organisation-wide change.

He has helped thousands of individuals in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia to strengthen their professional skills, including: writing, public speaking, networking, planning, and productivity.

Dr Elmi Zulkarnain is also an expert in clarifying complex ideas and solving problems through structured and semi-structured workshops and one-on-one sessions.

He is also highly capable in translating research and ideas into mass communication pieces.

Improving strategic thinking and analytical skill-sets are also Dr Elmi’s forte.

Dr Elmi Zulkarnain Osman creates unique and entertaining workshop experiences for teams using a structured and semi-structured workshop formats. He can design bespoke workshops to help your business brainstorm a particular problem, and can follow-up with high-level analysis of the issues and their potential solutions.

Dr Elmi also has a suite of ready-made (à-la-carte) skills workshops ready for groups from between 10 and 200+ people. Dr Elmi Zulkarnain is also highly sought-after English and Malay language coach for you if you desire to excel in either English or Malay language.

Dr Elmi Zulkarnain is also available for emcee and lecturing duties.


A highly experienced research educator and developer, lecturer, facilitator, event host, and author with a passion for research communication, research integrity and ethics. His work as a corporate trainer has seen him run hundreds of unique workshops for thousands of high-performing people in Singapore and internationally. He started his career in the government sectors, which saw him being awarded with various awards and recognitions.

He takes pride in his art — communication — no matter the medium or media: writing, speaking, teaching, and listening. The key for him is to get people to not just listen, but to understand.

Dr Elmi Zulkarnain loves solving challenging problems.

In his spare time, he wrangles two toddlers, tutor, write horror stories (buy Stillborn – The Legend of Pontianak and Other Supernatural Ghost Stories) read, and does volunteer and grassroots work – sometimes all at once.


Dr Elmi Zulkarnain Osman is the Vice-chairman Tampines West Citizens’ Consultative Committee (CCC)


Experienced facilitator and research education leader available for consulting duties with a demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Strong research professional skilled in public speaking, facilitation, graduate education, career coaching, team building strategy, non-profit organisations, intercultural communication, government, research design, and programme evaluation.

Dr Elmi Zulkarnain Osman, PhD, is an expert facilitator, motivational speaker, educator, and academic researcher with 20 years’ experience in the education, media, and corporate sectors.

Dr Elmi Zulkarnain is also an experienced Consultant Conference Interpreter (English, Malay & Bahasa Indonesia) based in Singapore. He is a linguist who has accredited expertise in professional areas of Simultaneous Interpretation & Consecutive Interpretation, Translation, Proofreading, Editing and Copy Writing.

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