Consultants – Global

Krishan Sharma (Singapore, South-East Asia, Delhi India)

Krishan Sharma (Singapore, South-East Asia, Delhi India)

Managing Director of Comaea Consulting

Krishan is the Managing Director of Comaea Consulting. He has over 20 years of global experience in recruitment, talent management, leadership development, business coaching and human resources management.

He has worked extensively in the fields of industrial management, human resources and recruitment. He has worked with over 20 national level labour markets in Asia and Europe for over a decade.

In his last last assignment in executive search and talent management Krishan was heading international business and supporting about 50 international clients for their talent needs. Before moving to consulting, he held senior HR positions in Industry, with last two being as VP HR with companies listed in Oslo (IM Sakugen) and Singapore Stock Exchanges (Noble).

He was a visiting scholar at the University of Iowa working with Prof James L Price, a leading organizational turnover scholar, in 1997 and taught as Adjunct Professor at Singapore Management University in leadership, teambuilding, compensation and performance management courses in 2007 to 2008.

He is a Marine Engineer (1989) with hands-on engineering experience and earned his PhD in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (1998). Krishan has lived and worked in China, Singapore, Hong Kong, USA and Norway.


Per Palmér (Singapore, Stockholm Sweden)

Per Palmér (Singapore, Stockholm Sweden)

CEO of Comaea International

Per Palmér is the CEO of Comaea International and the Director and Founding Board Member of Comaea Consulting.

Building on foundational studies of management engineering, organization theory and psychology, Per went on to specialize in strategic HR and human capital management garnering more than 20 years of consulting experience in the field.

Per is a serial entrepreneur. In 1990, Per foresaw the changing role of HR and the need for new methods, processes and platforms. This became a guiding principle that led him to start three companies delivering solutions for strategic people management.

He developed the world’s first web-based competence assessment tool leading him to found Prohunt (Sweden) in 1991 to deliver Intellectual Capital Management solutions. By 1999, the company had grown to a size of 120 employees. Three years later in 2002, Per co-founded 3S (Sweden) – a company that specializes in web-based surveys for strategic employee and leadership research. In 2006, Per started Comaea International with the aim of developing the next generation of HR methods and tools. Today, Comaea’s cloud-based solutions for Human Capital Management offers organizations a complete and integrated set of tools to enable industries and companies to effectively manage the competence, capability and capacity of its people.

Per leads the Human Capital Management cloud solutions practice for Comaea Consulting. He has worked with over 150 client organizations in his career.

Per Palmér holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from LiTH University,Sweden. Per was a member of a Swedish team developing ISO-standard for Competence Management SS-624070. Since 2008, Per has been living in Singapore.



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