If you want to get more clarity in your life and business, understand and fine-tune your decision-making approach, be more impactful in your leadership and focus on the things that matter – let’s work together!
I connect deeply with people, helping them create visions that inspire, engage and energize and go through the process of making those visions a reality.
I am a professional certified coach and facilitator living in South Africa and working internationally. I work with executives, emerging leaders and entrepreneurs who want to be more impactful in their leadership, focus on the things that matter and to act on the change they want to bring.
A senior executive coach with over three decades of experience in the Corporate Sector and having worked across three different continents. Have coached over hundreds of senior executives across India, US, Singapore and China with regard to “doing business in India”.
I help people make career decisions so that they can find fulfillment at work. If you’re just embarking on your career, or making a career transition, I’ll be happy to help you overcome the fear and anxiety that usually accompany those stages in life, and give you direction on how to equip yourself for the exciting career journey ahead of you. 🙂
If you already know what you want to do, I’m happy to help with job searches, resume and cover letter writing, and interview preparation. As an L&D professional, I can also assist in the development of specific skills you’ll need to succeed in the career path of your choice.
You can learn a little about me and what I’m passionate about from my TEDx talk.
An Organisation Development and HR Director bridging Life Sciences, Financial and Professional Services, Industry and Manufacturing, as well as Non-Profit. Supporting and working with new business owners and experienced leaders to; set strategy and direction, design and develop organisations from start-up to scale-up, build skills and capability, enable high-performing teams and deliver projects during major transformation and change. I’m inspired by exchanging experience as a mentor and motivated by knowing that I’ve been able to benefit others and help them to succeed in work and life!
I am a CEO/ Management Consultant/ CFO/ General Manager/ Vice President/ Project Manager/ Strategist. A quick learner, understand circumstances in a very short time, transform with clarity, make wise decisions, work with frameworks.
Groom numerous CEOs and top managers, executives, professional (lawyers, engineers, accountants, programmers).
I’m born and bred in The Netherlands and came in 2005 to Australia where I still live together with my wife and two daughters. I have about 30 years of experience in business, I’m multilingual with an international focus. Since 1997 I have been operating on Board level (COO and CEO) in Europe (Netherlands, Belgium and Germany), US (Boston, Massachusetts) and in Australia (WA, QLD, NSW, VIC and SA). I consider myself as an experienced manager, leader and strategist.
My passion is to build and grow companies. Whether it is a start-up or a mature company, the challenges to become or stay relevant are pivotal to any business. I have been involved as CEO of Technology Parks and incubators in many companies in a variety of industries, and I became sector agnostic. Since the last 7 years I became more and more involved with not for profit or for benefit organisations, which I find very inspiring and give me the opportunity to give back to society.
I have been mentoring businesses and individuals over the years, which I enjoy very much. I have met so many interesting people and some I can call friend now. I’m a big believer in innovation, collaboration and diversity and mentoring is an excellent way to support this.
I am a Christ- follower Business Woman
My moral in running the business is integrity, transparency, passionate, eager to help and thrive!
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I provide individualized support to assist leaders, managers, and individuals to develop their leadership skills, grow relationships, overcome challenges, and gain clarity to achieve their goals.
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Executive with more than 20 years of experience in strategic management of IT services for high tech and international manufacturing corporations. Strong background in business alignment of information systems as well as service management with business strategy. Various experiences in merger and acquisitions (M&A).
• Change Management
• Project management & strategic planning
• Business analysis
• Enterprise applications and data management, systems integration management
• IT infrastructure planning and management
Dear Potential Mentee,
I would love the opportunity to mentor you.
I am a full-time business owner and a mother of 2 school age children.
I can assist you in all areas of business ownership, franchises, personal goal setting/organisation in business, life and wellness, just to name a few.
Our lives can be so fast paced, so finding a healthy work/life balance that works for you, can be hard to achieve but with me as your mentor that haze that has been blurring your path for so long will be a thing of the past.
With goal setting as key and an open mind – we will look at what has been holding you back, what you want to achieve and steps you can take to being the best version of yourself.
I do not have all the answers; I work to help clients find their own answers.
Whether you are at an early career stage looking for job search advice and support, mid-career looking to reflect on, or broaden, your technical or leadership skills, or focusing on implementing or coping with organisational downsizing, I can support you on your journey.
My areas of expertise and interest include:
Organisational development, culture change and change management
Human resources development and people strategies
Leadership and management development and learning
Workforce analytics, organisational research and workforce planning
Emotionally intelligent organisational transformation and downsizing
Mentoring and coaching organisational leaders and employees
I also provide advice on building resumes, job search and application processes
Feel free to contact me to see if I am the right fit for your coaching needs.
I have several years of experience in finance, accounting and audit. I had started my career at Ottoman Bank as Bank Inspector. After several years of experience in banking as inspector, branch internal controller and finally as Treasury Back Office sub -manager.
In 1994 I suddenly made a career switch to real sector with an early stage startup company in Istanbul, which is Turkish subsidiary of TRANE, an American listed public company, where I headed finance, accounting and administration for 11 years , at the beginning as Accountant and in the last 6 years as Country Financial Controller with a successful track record. At Trane Turkey. I acted as Deputy Country Leader as well as Finance Leader in liaison with expat country manager in the last 7 years. I am proud to say that I have established an institution there. Although major part of my Professional life was spent in Istanbul, after 2006, a couple of months I worked in Adana Turkey and Bucharest on project basis.
I recently worked as CFO and FCIB Compliance Responsible at a Factoring Company from June 2010 until April 2016 . I was also commissioned to oversee finance, accounting and financial control of 4 local and 2 USA Located companies in the group. I was directly reporting to Chairman of the Board in liaison with Group CEO.
I also hold CIA certification since 2009 and CRMA certification since 2012. Currently, I am Management Consultant on Freelance. In 2016 , with RSM Turkey, I successfully completed ICR projects of two foreign banks in Turkey.