I work as an intercultural executive coach and consultant to leaders and their teams with a focus on leadership transformation. My approach is characterized by my own extensive leadership experience with over 20 years in multinational organizations, a Masters in coaching and other grounded psychological training, and my strong intercultural upbringing and background.
My leadership experience helps me to understand a client’s context and generate insights, and I am business and results focused to make sustained change happen. Clients say that I have an interacting style which leads to relationships that are open and trusting right from the start, allowing for challenge as well as support. I strive to understand the underlying patterns of beliefs that impact the leader, their relationships and the wider system, in order to feedback observations and feedback that bring about change.
With individuals, my work includes intercultural adaptation, transition and onboarding, developing an authentic style and leadership profiling and capability. With regards to teams, I help with team health assessment, facilitation of strategy and vision, high performing team development and coaching. I also work with bespoke training, facilitation and development programmes tailored to organisational needs such as intercultural awareness, leadership capability, coaching skills development.
My extensive corporate background with over 20 years’ experience in senior leadership positions in HR, Marketing and Innovation for companies such as Mars, L’Oreal and Diageo influences my coaching work.
I hold a degree in Marketing and Modern Languages, a postgraduate Coaching Diploma and a Masters in Organisational Development and Coaching accredited by the EMCC. In addition I am a certified psychometrician working with MBTI and Insights. My sector experience includes pharmaceuticals, food, management consultancy, drinks, personal care, charity and education.
I am a member of the Association of Coaching (AC) and the International Coaching Federation (ICF). I am accredited with the ICF as both a business coach at PCC level, and a Mentor Coach to other coaches. I am also an Intercultural Business Trainer and Moderator Accreditation by the German DGIKT.
Being an English national, my work is in Germany and the UK. I am based in Munich, married to an Austrian and have three children who are growing up bilingually.