Madeline Ernest is a familiar name in the world of advertising and brand communications, chalking up 14 years of valuable experience working on prestigious international brands such as Samsung and Visa International. Madeline has a unique advantage of blending her experiences from the vibrant advertising industry that is underpinned with her training as a qualified educator. The ability to engage, influence and inspire comes easily to Madeline as it’s part of her DNA.In her previous leadership roles, including as Senior Account Director, when she was attached to multinational advertising agencies in Singapore, she has had the privilege of managing and leading the regional accounts of key blue-chip global clients. Madeline is a firm believer that ‘soft skills’ are not just important but are a pre-requisite for success in the workplace. This belief resulted in Madeline being consistently the natural choice to train and mentor the younger members of the account management team.