1.What is your career history?
I have practiced
across the whole spectrum of learning and organisational development for nearly
20 years, since the beginning of my career.
My experience covers the areas of leadership capability, change and
human behaviour, diversity and inclusion, employee engagement, talent
management, facilitation and training and design and development of
learning. I have multi-national
experience, having led learning functions across the Asia Pacific region and
built a learning function and team for a business in Europe, as well as held
Executive level HR roles. I gained my
experience working across range of industries – professional services, manufacturing,
IT, insurance, finance and banking, construction, FMCG, property and real
estate, health, mining, co-operatives as well as in the public sector. I have run my own consulting firm for the
past 7 years, specialising in learning and organisational development.
2.What was your motivation to become a coach?
I have a true passion for people – getting to know
them, building relationships, hearing people’s stories and finding out what
makes them tick. With my background in
learning and organisational development, it was a natural step for me to coach
people as part of my practice. I love
helping individuals develop themselves to achieve true personal growth and
3.Do you have any particular areas of coaching
My coaching specialties are in behavioural
and leadership growth and change, career coaching and health and wellbeing
coaching. I also specifically work with
women around managing and balancing family, work and personal goals.
4.What do you love most about coaching?
Seeing the satisfaction in someone when they try something new, implement a new idea, resolve a conflict, have a difficult conversation, and the pride they get from having the courage to try that new thing.
5.How do you define success?
Success in a coaching relationship is achieving self-awareness, motivation and sustained change. Personal success is having a vision, setting goals aligned to that vision, and then achieving those goals.
6.What is your vision for women in the
That the issue of gender becomes
a non-issue. That women aren’t called out on things in the workplace that are
specifically related to their gender.
That women can achieve what they
want from their workplace, and that these needs and the balance is specific to
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