Val is an International Coach Federation (ICF) certified coach and a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. He was part of the pioneering batch of the strengths coaching course in the Philippines. He finished his Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology at the Ateneo de Manila University.
Coach Val has over 9 years and more than 500 hours of one-on-one coaching with leaders, managers, and executives from the top organizations in the country, across various industries He regularly conducts talks, workshops, team coaching sessions and consulting work around strategic leadership development and the use of coaching to make more meaningful, developmental conversations in the workplace setting. Part of his mission is to help people get career clarity through his signature program Clarity for Career Seekers. He has also helped people get clear on their life's mission, and purpose that helped them find a career that aligns to their true self.
In 2014, at the start of his strengths journey, Val founded the Clifton Strengths Philippines Network, a community that hosts monthly strengths-related meetups for the public. Since then, he has helped many other coaches to start their meetup groups all over the country. He continues to host meetups virtually during the pandemic
Val Baguios III