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Abhijit Bhattacharya

Abhijit has over 15 years of experience in the area of talent development and personal growth, especially leadership development and coaching with diverse global population across varied industries such as, information technology, digital entertainment, business services, banking, and financial services. His interest and role have been to develop leaders, mainly people managers, so that they can improve their skills and abilities to manage their teams better.

Abhijit has received his coach training from the Teachers College, Columbia University in New York and NeuroLeadership Institute. He is accredited by the ICF as a PCC and has coached 1100+ clients globally. He is also certified to administer various psychometric assessments, such as, Hogan, DiSC, StrengthsFinder to help people raise their self-awareness.

He is the Co-Lead of the Coaching Science Community of Practice and one of the first few members of the Hyderabad Chapter of the ICF.

Abhijit Bhattacharya

Abhijit has over 15 years of experience in the area of talent development and personal growth, especially leadership development and coaching with diverse global population across varied industries such as, information technology, digital entertainment, business services, banking, and financial services. His interest and role have been to develop leaders, mainly people managers, so that they can improve their skills and abilities to manage their teams better.

Abhijit has received his coach training from the Teachers College, Columbia University in New York and NeuroLeadership Institute. He is accredited by the ICF as a PCC and has coached 1100+ clients globally. He is also certified to administer various psychometric assessments, such as, Hogan, DiSC, StrengthsFinder to help people raise their self-awareness.

He is the Co-Lead of the Coaching Science Community of Practice and one of the first few members of the Hyderabad Chapter of the ICF.

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Ahmed El Ibyari

Ahmed El Ibyari, MSc., MCC is a coaching psychologist & executive coach, the founder of Intellect coaching school, the first school to introduce Arabic language ICF approved coach training program in the Middle East with the largest coaching community with over 2700 coaches.

He is also the founder of Intellect Executive, Based in Dubai, UAE, providing executive coaching services and leadership development programs to different organizations in the Middle East.

Ahmed is also the chief coaching officer CCO at coach you, one of the leading coaching platforms in the Middle East based in Amman, Jordan

Ahmed holds a master degree in applied positive psychology and coaching psychology from University of East London. Ahmed also is a master certified coach MCC from the International coach federation ICF and a senior practitioner from the European coaching and Mentoring council EMCC.

Ahmed El Ibyari

Ahmed El Ibyari, MSc., MCC is a coaching psychologist & executive coach, the founder of Intellect coaching school, the first school to introduce Arabic language ICF approved coach training program in the Middle East with the largest coaching community with over 2700 coaches.

He is also the founder of Intellect Executive, Based in Dubai, UAE, providing executive coaching services and leadership development programs to different organizations in the Middle East.

Ahmed is also the chief coaching officer CCO at coach you, one of the leading coaching platforms in the Middle East based in Amman, Jordan

Ahmed holds a master degree in applied positive psychology and coaching psychology from University of East London. Ahmed also is a master certified coach MCC from the International coach federation ICF and a senior practitioner from the European coaching and Mentoring council EMCC.

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Alex Jack

Alex Jack is a coach, consultant, speaker, mentor, and facilitator. He uses a combination of applied positive psychology, other science-based applications, and effective communication fundamentals to help shift behavioural patterns by focussing on mindsets and beliefs, rather than processes and systems.

With a primary focus on interpersonal communication and transformational leadership growth, he helps people of a quieter nature navigate their work environments without having to be loud or feel inauthentic, as well as help raise awareness within organizations on more effective ways to include their quiet and neurodivergent stakeholders and employees.

Certifications include DE&I in the Workplace (University of South Florida), Conflict Dynamics Profile (Eckerd College), and Systemic Coaching for Work Resilience (Working with Resilience [KHB1] consortium).
10+ years of coaching covering organizations in FinTech, tech, banking and legal industries in six continents.

Alex believes it’s possible to be visible, influential, and impactful without feeling like you’re faking it.

Alex Jack

Alex Jack is a coach, consultant, speaker, mentor, and facilitator. He uses a combination of applied positive psychology, other science-based applications, and effective communication fundamentals to help shift behavioural patterns by focussing on mindsets and beliefs, rather than processes and systems.

With a primary focus on interpersonal communication and transformational leadership growth, he helps people of a quieter nature navigate their work environments without having to be loud or feel inauthentic, as well as help raise awareness within organizations on more effective ways to include their quiet and neurodivergent stakeholders and employees.

Certifications include DE&I in the Workplace (University of South Florida), Conflict Dynamics Profile (Eckerd College), and Systemic Coaching for Work Resilience (Working with Resilience [KHB1] consortium).
10+ years of coaching covering organizations in FinTech, tech, banking and legal industries in six continents.

Alex believes it’s possible to be visible, influential, and impactful without feeling like you’re faking it.

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Alexandra J.S. Fouracres

Alexandra J.S. Fouracres works as a cybersecurity managing consultant, runs her own coaching and mentoring practice and is an academic at the University of East London.  She is author of Cybersecurity for Coaches and Therapists: A Practical Guide for Protecting Client Data, published by Routledge. Alexandra runs a newsletter on simple cybersecurity tips at www.cybersecurepractitioners.com for practitioners, individuals and small businesses.

Alexandra J.S. Fouracres

Alexandra J.S. Fouracres works as a cybersecurity managing consultant, runs her own coaching and mentoring practice and is an academic at the University of East London.  She is author of Cybersecurity for Coaches and Therapists: A Practical Guide for Protecting Client Data, published by Routledge. Alexandra runs a newsletter on simple cybersecurity tips at www.cybersecurepractitioners.com for practitioners, individuals and small businesses.

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Ashley Yousufzai

Dr. Ashley Yousufzai is the Director of Coach Ethics, Development and Partnerships at BetterUp, where she works to advance the science and practice of evidence-based coaching and behavior transformation in the workplace. Ashley is trained as an industrial-organizational psychologist, with deep expertise in coaching, organizational culture and transformation and has been the architect behind numerous change initiatives that align people and talent strategies to organizational priorities. Through her consulting and advising experience, Ashley discovered the transformative power of coaching and joined BetterUp shortly after completing her coach training. Ashley is passionate about ethical coaching and exploring ways to leverage the power of technology to enhance the coach experience.

Ashley Yousufzai

Dr. Ashley Yousufzai is the Director of Coach Ethics, Development and Partnerships at BetterUp, where she works to advance the science and practice of evidence-based coaching and behavior transformation in the workplace. Ashley is trained as an industrial-organizational psychologist, with deep expertise in coaching, organizational culture and transformation and has been the architect behind numerous change initiatives that align people and talent strategies to organizational priorities. Through her consulting and advising experience, Ashley discovered the transformative power of coaching and joined BetterUp shortly after completing her coach training. Ashley is passionate about ethical coaching and exploring ways to leverage the power of technology to enhance the coach experience.

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Carrie Arnold

Carrie Arnold, author of Silenced and Sidelined: How women leaders find their voices and break barriers, is the Principal for The Willow Group. Since 2011, she has owned and operated her own consulting business. Previously, she has 20 years of experience working in healthcare, human resources, training, and organizational development. She has worked for multi-hospital systems in leadership positions and teaches at the university level. As a coach, she has served within the federal government, all levels of education, healthcare, and private sectors working with over 500 individual and group clients. She works with a fall spectrum of leaders, from new and emerging to the C-suite level.

Carrie also serves as faculty for the Evidence-Based Coaching program at Fielding Graduate University.

Carrie Arnold

Carrie Arnold, author of Silenced and Sidelined: How women leaders find their voices and break barriers, is the Principal for The Willow Group. Since 2011, she has owned and operated her own consulting business. Previously, she has 20 years of experience working in healthcare, human resources, training, and organizational development. She has worked for multi-hospital systems in leadership positions and teaches at the university level. As a coach, she has served within the federal government, all levels of education, healthcare, and private sectors working with over 500 individual and group clients. She works with a fall spectrum of leaders, from new and emerging to the C-suite level.

Carrie also serves as faculty for the Evidence-Based Coaching program at Fielding Graduate University.

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Carrie Hopkins-Doubts

Carrie Hopkins-Doubts, PCC, is a Spiritual Resilience Coach working with men and women experiencing major life transitions, whether it be in relationships, career, health, or spirituality.

As the founder of Life’s Next Chapter Coaching, Carrie’s passion is helping men and women discover new dreams for themselves as they consciously and powerfully rebuild their lives after loss by guiding them to reconnect with their heart, reclaim their power, and realign with their purpose to create their life’s next chapter.

Carrie provides mentoring for practicing coaches and students who are seeking ICF credentialing. She joined the Ethics Independent Review Board for the ICF in 2019 and was appointed to the position of Chair in 2023. Carrie holds a Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology With an Emphasis in Consciousness, Health, and Healing as well as certifications in Grief Counseling, Mentor Coaching, Transformational Presence Coaching, and Relationship and Divorce Coaching.

Carrie Hopkins-Doubts

Carrie Hopkins-Doubts, PCC, is a Spiritual Resilience Coach working with men and women experiencing major life transitions, whether it be in relationships, career, health, or spirituality.

As the founder of Life’s Next Chapter Coaching, Carrie’s passion is helping men and women discover new dreams for themselves as they consciously and powerfully rebuild their lives after loss by guiding them to reconnect with their heart, reclaim their power, and realign with their purpose to create their life’s next chapter.

Carrie provides mentoring for practicing coaches and students who are seeking ICF credentialing. She joined the Ethics Independent Review Board for the ICF in 2019 and was appointed to the position of Chair in 2023. Carrie holds a Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology With an Emphasis in Consciousness, Health, and Healing as well as certifications in Grief Counseling, Mentor Coaching, Transformational Presence Coaching, and Relationship and Divorce Coaching.

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Cath Brown

Cath Brown founded Cath Brown Consultancy (CBC) in 2006 after a successful career within organisational development and human resources within the NHS. CBC has grown in response to demand and now operates an associate model built on our values and strong relationships. We choose to work in this way as it allows us to flex and scale to rapidly meet demands and to catalyse change most effectively within systems and organisations. We feel privileged to work with such a diverse client base and work with whole organisations, teams and individuals as coaches, supervisors and facilitators.
Cath is an engaging and relational coach and coach supervisor who believes in working alongside individuals and teams creatively to help them reach their full potential. She offers coaching and supervision space for people to think more effectively, to step out of issues or thoughts and feelings, to deeply explore goals and aspirations, and to enable individuals hold themselves to account for their aspirations.

Cath Brown

Cath Brown founded Cath Brown Consultancy (CBC) in 2006 after a successful career within organisational development and human resources within the NHS. CBC has grown in response to demand and now operates an associate model built on our values and strong relationships. We choose to work in this way as it allows us to flex and scale to rapidly meet demands and to catalyse change most effectively within systems and organisations. We feel privileged to work with such a diverse client base and work with whole organisations, teams and individuals as coaches, supervisors and facilitators.
Cath is an engaging and relational coach and coach supervisor who believes in working alongside individuals and teams creatively to help them reach their full potential. She offers coaching and supervision space for people to think more effectively, to step out of issues or thoughts and feelings, to deeply explore goals and aspirations, and to enable individuals hold themselves to account for their aspirations.

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Charline S. Russo

Dr. Charline S. Russo is a member of the University of Pennsylvania Organizational Dynamics Coaching and Consulting faculty. She was awarded the 2018 University Award for Distinguished Teaching in Professional Graduate Programs. She is VP and Board member of the Graduate School Alliance for Education in Coaching (GSAEC) that focuses on strengthening and promoting graduate-level coach education and research globally.
She has held executive positions in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies building Global Learning Centers of Excellence for R&D.
Charline founded CampoMarzio Group, a consulting firm that fosters trusted, collaborative relationships with organizations and leaders to create, drive, and sustain major transformations through tailored consulting and coaching services.
Charline received her BA in History and Psychology and MBA from Rutgers University and her MA and EdD in Organizational Leadership from Columbia University. Her publications include coaching case studies and Cohort Programming and Learning for Adults: Improving Educational Experiences for Adult Learners, co-authored with I.M. Saltiel.

Charline S. Russo

Dr. Charline S. Russo is a member of the University of Pennsylvania Organizational Dynamics Coaching and Consulting faculty. She was awarded the 2018 University Award for Distinguished Teaching in Professional Graduate Programs. She is VP and Board member of the Graduate School Alliance for Education in Coaching (GSAEC) that focuses on strengthening and promoting graduate-level coach education and research globally.
She has held executive positions in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies building Global Learning Centers of Excellence for R&D.
Charline founded CampoMarzio Group, a consulting firm that fosters trusted, collaborative relationships with organizations and leaders to create, drive, and sustain major transformations through tailored consulting and coaching services.
Charline received her BA in History and Psychology and MBA from Rutgers University and her MA and EdD in Organizational Leadership from Columbia University. Her publications include coaching case studies and Cohort Programming and Learning for Adults: Improving Educational Experiences for Adult Learners, co-authored with I.M. Saltiel.

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David Clutterbuck

David Clutterbuck is one of the earliest pioneers of coaching and mentoring. Visiting professor at four business schools and co-founder of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, he is author of more than 70 books. David was lead coach on the Ethical Coach project and has trained hundreds of ethical mentors in the UK health service and elsewhere.

David Clutterbuck

David Clutterbuck is one of the earliest pioneers of coaching and mentoring. Visiting professor at four business schools and co-founder of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, he is author of more than 70 books. David was lead coach on the Ethical Coach project and has trained hundreds of ethical mentors in the UK health service and elsewhere.

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David A Lane

David Lane is Director and co-founder of the Professional Development Foundation, which has for forty years pioneered work-based professional development. As well as contributing to research and the professional development of coaching Professor Lane has coached in a wide range of organisations including major consultancies, multinationals, and public sector and government bodies. He also pioneered the international development of work based masters and doctorate degrees for experienced coaches in South Africa, New York and London. He has published widely on coaching. He co-created the International Centre for the Study of Coaching at Middlesex. Publishing widely in coaching – education – counselling and management he has also developed the field of supervision within professional bodies.

David A Lane

David Lane is Director and co-founder of the Professional Development Foundation, which has for forty years pioneered work-based professional development. As well as contributing to research and the professional development of coaching Professor Lane has coached in a wide range of organisations including major consultancies, multinationals, and public sector and government bodies. He also pioneered the international development of work based masters and doctorate degrees for experienced coaches in South Africa, New York and London. He has published widely on coaching. He co-created the International Centre for the Study of Coaching at Middlesex. Publishing widely in coaching – education – counselling and management he has also developed the field of supervision within professional bodies.

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Dumi Magadlela

Dr Dumi Magadlela is an executive coach, team coach, coach trainer, leadership development facilitator, organizational ‘people whisperer’, and Ubuntu skills development practitioner. He is based Johannesburg, South Africa, and works globally. Dumi serves on the Board of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Foundation as a Trustee. He co-founded the Ubuntu Coaching Foundation (UCF) at The Coaching Centre (TCC) in South Africa. Dumi has been part of Senior Faculty at The Coaching Centre for over twelve (12) years, delivering a module on “Coaching in the African Context”. Dumi is part-time faculty at the University of Stellenbosch Business School’s MPhil in Management Coaching programme, where he teaches a module on “Ubuntu Team Coaching”. Dumi currently works as part of the international faculty at the WBECS’ Global Team Coaching Institute (GTCI), co-designing team coaching programmes and facilitating team-coaching labs. He is accredited by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) as a Senior Practitioner in Team Coaching. Dumi lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, and works globally. Dumi’s work is informed by systems thinking, gestalt, emotional intelligence, Ubuntu and integral approaches, among others. Dumi is a regularly featured speaker on coaching, leadership, and people development.

Dumi Magadlela

Dr Dumi Magadlela is an executive coach, team coach, coach trainer, leadership development facilitator, organizational ‘people whisperer’, and Ubuntu skills development practitioner. He is based Johannesburg, South Africa, and works globally. Dumi serves on the Board of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Foundation as a Trustee. He co-founded the Ubuntu Coaching Foundation (UCF) at The Coaching Centre (TCC) in South Africa. Dumi has been part of Senior Faculty at The Coaching Centre for over twelve (12) years, delivering a module on “Coaching in the African Context”. Dumi is part-time faculty at the University of Stellenbosch Business School’s MPhil in Management Coaching programme, where he teaches a module on “Ubuntu Team Coaching”. Dumi currently works as part of the international faculty at the WBECS’ Global Team Coaching Institute (GTCI), co-designing team coaching programmes and facilitating team-coaching labs. He is accredited by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) as a Senior Practitioner in Team Coaching. Dumi lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, and works globally. Dumi’s work is informed by systems thinking, gestalt, emotional intelligence, Ubuntu and integral approaches, among others. Dumi is a regularly featured speaker on coaching, leadership, and people development.

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Dr Elouise Leonard-Cross

Dr Elouise Leonard-Cross is an Occupational Psychologist, charter marketer, and Head of People Strategy & Experience for Northumbrian Water Limited. A ‘curious collaborator’, Elouise thrives on asking and exploring the questions to help organisations be happy and healthy places to work, creating solutions to enable high performance. A Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, she is passionate about the role that People Professionals and coaches play in making organisations human and creating the conditions for innovation and growth. An active volunteer she Chaired the North East CIPD Branch for 10 years, is Chair of the North East Common Purpose Advisory Group, Trustee Board Member for Beamish Museum, holds NED roles and is an Enterprise Advisor for the North East of England LEP.

Dr Elouise Leonard-Cross

Dr Elouise Leonard-Cross is an Occupational Psychologist, charter marketer, and Head of People Strategy & Experience for Northumbrian Water Limited. A ‘curious collaborator’, Elouise thrives on asking and exploring the questions to help organisations be happy and healthy places to work, creating solutions to enable high performance. A Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, she is passionate about the role that People Professionals and coaches play in making organisations human and creating the conditions for innovation and growth. An active volunteer she Chaired the North East CIPD Branch for 10 years, is Chair of the North East Common Purpose Advisory Group, Trustee Board Member for Beamish Museum, holds NED roles and is an Enterprise Advisor for the North East of England LEP.

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Eva Hirsch Pontes

Eva Hirsch Pontes is an Executive Coach, Trainer and Facilitator, Coach Mentor and Supervisor and Conflict Mediator. Eva currently alternates her residence between Berlin and her hometown, Rio de Janeiro. Eva holds a Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential from ICF – International Coaching Federation, as well as the ESIA Coach Supervisor Accreditation from the EMCC – European Mentoring and Coaching Council. Eva has been actively involved in volunteer activities for ICF: she integrated the first Board of ICF/Chapter Brazil, and currently holds a seat in the Advisory Board of that Chapter. Eva has also served as a member of the Ethics Committee of ICF/Chapter Brazil.

Eva Hirsch Pontes

Eva Hirsch Pontes is an Executive Coach, Trainer and Facilitator, Coach Mentor and Supervisor and Conflict Mediator. Eva currently alternates her residence between Berlin and her hometown, Rio de Janeiro. Eva holds a Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential from ICF – International Coaching Federation, as well as the ESIA Coach Supervisor Accreditation from the EMCC – European Mentoring and Coaching Council. Eva has been actively involved in volunteer activities for ICF: she integrated the first Board of ICF/Chapter Brazil, and currently holds a seat in the Advisory Board of that Chapter. Eva has also served as a member of the Ethics Committee of ICF/Chapter Brazil.

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Franda Graves

Franda is a Certified Executive Coach, Certified Recovery Coach and Certified Mentor Coach.  Prior to transitioning to a full-time coaching career, Franda spent 32 years serving as a Healthcare Professional – Cardiopulmonary Specialist.  She was raised in North Carolina, USA and relocated to the Middle East in 2007, first in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and she now resides in Dubai, UAE.  Franda has a true passion for ethics and has served on several Ethics boards during her career, both in healthcare and in coaching.  She considers herself an “ethics nerd”. Her goal is to provide educational opportunities focusing on DEIJ and ethics across cultures.

On a more personal note, Franda has two adult sons, five grandperfects and one great grandperfect.   She lives with her two furperfects, Zeus and Bella, both Chihauhaus. She enjoys reading, writing, and creating beautiful mandalas that she shares with her family and friends.

Franda Graves

Franda is a Certified Executive Coach, Certified Recovery Coach and Certified Mentor Coach.  Prior to transitioning to a full-time coaching career, Franda spent 32 years serving as a Healthcare Professional – Cardiopulmonary Specialist.  She was raised in North Carolina, USA and relocated to the Middle East in 2007, first in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and she now resides in Dubai, UAE.  Franda has a true passion for ethics and has served on several Ethics boards during her career, both in healthcare and in coaching.  She considers herself an “ethics nerd”. Her goal is to provide educational opportunities focusing on DEIJ and ethics across cultures.

On a more personal note, Franda has two adult sons, five grandperfects and one great grandperfect.   She lives with her two furperfects, Zeus and Bella, both Chihauhaus. She enjoys reading, writing, and creating beautiful mandalas that she shares with her family and friends.

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Haesun Moon

Haesun Moon, Ph.D., is a communication scientist, an educator, and author of Coaching A to Z: The Extraordinary Use of Ordinary Words and several collaborative books, including Thriving Women, Thriving World, and Foundations of Brief Coaching, a short handbook for professional coaches. Haesun received her Ph.D. in Adult Education and Community Development from University of Toronto. She believes that conversations can change the world, and she defines this process as hosting dialogic conditions in which people participate to imagineer and perform their preferred change. Her academic and professional research in coaching dialogues and pedagogy from the University of Toronto led to development of a simple coaching model, Dialogic Orientation Quadrant (DOQ). Haesun currently teaches Brief Coaching at the University of Toronto and serves as Executive Director at the Canadian Centre for Brief Coaching. You can visit her online at www.briefcoaching.ca and www.coachingatoz.com

Haesun Moon

Haesun Moon, Ph.D., is a communication scientist, an educator, and author of Coaching A to Z: The Extraordinary Use of Ordinary Words and several collaborative books, including Thriving Women, Thriving World, and Foundations of Brief Coaching, a short handbook for professional coaches. Haesun received her Ph.D. in Adult Education and Community Development from University of Toronto. She believes that conversations can change the world, and she defines this process as hosting dialogic conditions in which people participate to imagineer and perform their preferred change. Her academic and professional research in coaching dialogues and pedagogy from the University of Toronto led to development of a simple coaching model, Dialogic Orientation Quadrant (DOQ). Haesun currently teaches Brief Coaching at the University of Toronto and serves as Executive Director at the Canadian Centre for Brief Coaching. You can visit her online at www.briefcoaching.ca and www.coachingatoz.com

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Hetty Einzig

Hetty Einzig is a member of the Association for Coaching Global Leadership Team, as AC Director of Publications Strategy and Executive Editor of Coaching Perspectives, the AC global magazine. Hetty is an author, thought-leader and leadership coach working globally, also designing and delivering leadership and cultural change programmes for thirty years. She is on the associate faculty of the Irish Management Institute, teaching on the Diploma in Executive Coaching. Her roots lie in transpersonal psychology, a holistic and values-based ontology that works with the cognitive, emotional, physical, spiritual and contextual as an ecosystemic whole. She has a Masters from the Tavistock Centre in Consulting to Organisations, psychoanalytic and systemic approaches.

Hetty Einzig

Hetty Einzig is a member of the Association for Coaching Global Leadership Team, as AC Director of Publications Strategy and Executive Editor of Coaching Perspectives, the AC global magazine. Hetty is an author, thought-leader and leadership coach working globally, also designing and delivering leadership and cultural change programmes for thirty years. She is on the associate faculty of the Irish Management Institute, teaching on the Diploma in Executive Coaching. Her roots lie in transpersonal psychology, a holistic and values-based ontology that works with the cognitive, emotional, physical, spiritual and contextual as an ecosystemic whole. She has a Masters from the Tavistock Centre in Consulting to Organisations, psychoanalytic and systemic approaches.

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Hugh Breakey

Dr Hugh Breakey is Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow in moral philosophy at Griffith University’s Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law (Brisbane, Australia). Hugh’s work spans the philosophical sub-disciplines of political theory, normative ethics, applied philosophy, and legal theory. He has extensive experience in the application of ethical, legal, and political philosophy to a wide array of challenging practical fields, including institutional governance, integrity systems and corruption, climate change, sustainable tourism, peacekeeping, safety industries, property and intellectual property, professional ethics, human rights, and international law.

Hugh Breakey

Dr Hugh Breakey is Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow in moral philosophy at Griffith University’s Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law (Brisbane, Australia). Hugh’s work spans the philosophical sub-disciplines of political theory, normative ethics, applied philosophy, and legal theory. He has extensive experience in the application of ethical, legal, and political philosophy to a wide array of challenging practical fields, including institutional governance, integrity systems and corruption, climate change, sustainable tourism, peacekeeping, safety industries, property and intellectual property, professional ethics, human rights, and international law.

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Inga Bielinska

Inga Bielinska is a Master Certified Coach, team coach certified by both ICF (ACTC) and EMCC (ITCA), and a business trainer. In addition to that, she serves as an ICF mentor coach and ESIA EMCC coach supervisor. She specializes in supporting individuals and organizations globally, particularly those dealing with remote and culturally diverse teams or communication challenges. As a team coach, Inga helps teams overcome barriers, navigate processes, resolve conflicts, and develop a clear mission and vision. In addition to her coaching work, Inga regularly writes for US editions of Forbes and Newsweek. She has also published two books in Polish for leaders, one of which was shortlisted for a major Polish business magazine's book award.

Inga Bielinska

Inga Bielinska is a Master Certified Coach, team coach certified by both ICF (ACTC) and EMCC (ITCA), and a business trainer. In addition to that, she serves as an ICF mentor coach and ESIA EMCC coach supervisor. She specializes in supporting individuals and organizations globally, particularly those dealing with remote and culturally diverse teams or communication challenges. As a team coach, Inga helps teams overcome barriers, navigate processes, resolve conflicts, and develop a clear mission and vision. In addition to her coaching work, Inga regularly writes for US editions of Forbes and Newsweek. She has also published two books in Polish for leaders, one of which was shortlisted for a major Polish business magazine's book award.

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Jacinta Jiménez

Jacinta M. Jiménez, PsyD, BCC (also known as “Dr. J”) is an award-winning author, psychologist, and board-certified leadership Coach with a 20+ year career dedicated to the betterment of individuals, leaders, and organizations.

Her work is focused around synthesizing her deep knowledge of human behavior and applying it to the development of technology, innovative coaching programs, and leaders. From this work, Dr. Jiménez has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Women Leaders in San Francisco for 2022 List by Women We Admire. She has also been recognized by LA Weekly Magazine as a top coach to follow.

Her book, The Burnout Fix (McGraw Hill, 2021) has been recognized by Business Insider as a top book to read about burnout, was the winner in getAbstract’s prestigious 2021 International Book of the Year Reader’s Choice Award, and was named a Best Book on Burnout & Recovery for 2022 by Choosing Therapy.

As the Vice President of Coach Innovation at BetterUp, Dr. Jiménez drives the development of groundbreaking technology-enabled science-backed coaching approaches for helping today’s top organizations foster resilience and mental flourishing at work.

Along with being a Fellow at the American Institute of Stress, Dr. Jiménez holds a certificate in Diversity & Inclusion from Cornell University. She is also on the leadership team of WELL (Women Entrepreneurs & leaders laboratory) for digital health.

She earned a B.A. Psychology from Stanford University, an MS and PsyD in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium, all with top academic distinction.

Jacinta Jiménez

Jacinta M. Jiménez, PsyD, BCC (also known as “Dr. J”) is an award-winning author, psychologist, and board-certified leadership Coach with a 20+ year career dedicated to the betterment of individuals, leaders, and organizations.

Her work is focused around synthesizing her deep knowledge of human behavior and applying it to the development of technology, innovative coaching programs, and leaders. From this work, Dr. Jiménez has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Women Leaders in San Francisco for 2022 List by Women We Admire. She has also been recognized by LA Weekly Magazine as a top coach to follow.

Her book, The Burnout Fix (McGraw Hill, 2021) has been recognized by Business Insider as a top book to read about burnout, was the winner in getAbstract’s prestigious 2021 International Book of the Year Reader’s Choice Award, and was named a Best Book on Burnout & Recovery for 2022 by Choosing Therapy.

As the Vice President of Coach Innovation at BetterUp, Dr. Jiménez drives the development of groundbreaking technology-enabled science-backed coaching approaches for helping today’s top organizations foster resilience and mental flourishing at work.

Along with being a Fellow at the American Institute of Stress, Dr. Jiménez holds a certificate in Diversity & Inclusion from Cornell University. She is also on the leadership team of WELL (Women Entrepreneurs & leaders laboratory) for digital health.

She earned a B.A. Psychology from Stanford University, an MS and PsyD in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium, all with top academic distinction.

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Jennifer Lundman

Jennifer Lundman is the Director of Program Approval & Continuing Education at the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC). As a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC) with a 25-year background in behavioral and mental health, Jennifer blends experience as a Clinical Social Worker with work as an NBC-HWC and Lifestyle Medicine Professional to lead initiatives that advance health and wellness coaching through evidence-informed education standards and training. In addition to working with NBHWC, Jennifer has served as faculty at a university, launched a family-based wellness program at a healthcare organization, and currently provides coaching services to families making lifestyle changes. She is an active advocate for children with disabilities, a passionate runner, and holds the core belief that wellness and wellbeing are for all.

Jennifer Lundman

Jennifer Lundman is the Director of Program Approval & Continuing Education at the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC). As a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC) with a 25-year background in behavioral and mental health, Jennifer blends experience as a Clinical Social Worker with work as an NBC-HWC and Lifestyle Medicine Professional to lead initiatives that advance health and wellness coaching through evidence-informed education standards and training. In addition to working with NBHWC, Jennifer has served as faculty at a university, launched a family-based wellness program at a healthcare organization, and currently provides coaching services to families making lifestyle changes. She is an active advocate for children with disabilities, a passionate runner, and holds the core belief that wellness and wellbeing are for all.

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Jim Knight

Dr. Jim Knight, Founder and Senior Partner of Instructional Coaching Group (ICG) and a research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning, has dedicated over two decades to studying professional learning and instructional coaching. With a PhD in Education from the University of Kansas, Jim has earned recognition with various teaching, innovation, and service awards. His pioneering work, including seminal articles and books like "Instructional Coaching" (2007) and "Focus on Teaching" (2014), has significantly influenced professional development in schools. Jim has authored several impactful books and articles, exploring instructional coaching and professional learning in esteemed publications. He conducts coaching workshops worldwide through ICG, hosts the podcast "Coaching Conversations with Jim Knight," and offers consulting services for coaching programs globally.

Jim Knight

Dr. Jim Knight, Founder and Senior Partner of Instructional Coaching Group (ICG) and a research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning, has dedicated over two decades to studying professional learning and instructional coaching. With a PhD in Education from the University of Kansas, Jim has earned recognition with various teaching, innovation, and service awards. His pioneering work, including seminal articles and books like "Instructional Coaching" (2007) and "Focus on Teaching" (2014), has significantly influenced professional development in schools. Jim has authored several impactful books and articles, exploring instructional coaching and professional learning in esteemed publications. He conducts coaching workshops worldwide through ICG, hosts the podcast "Coaching Conversations with Jim Knight," and offers consulting services for coaching programs globally.

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José M Estrada

José ICF PCC, MBA, Dip. Sports & Mkt. Estrada Leadership Academy-Director ICF IRB Member since 2016- Past President @ICFArgentina Chapter- ICF Latam Forum Representative. In the years dedicated to consulting, training and professional coaching, with a focus on professional and personal development as an independent professional, I have contributed in various roles. Fundamentally I have accompanied as a Professional Coach to project leaders in different industries (Mining, Oil, Banking, Entertainment and Sports) in relation to their challenges with the management of interpersonal relationships (internal, external), teams and others, in the field of private, public, small, medium, local and multinational organizations. I have also been responsible as a trainer and Academic Director for training hundreds of professionals in the recognition and development of their soft skills.

José M Estrada

José ICF PCC, MBA, Dip. Sports & Mkt. Estrada Leadership Academy-Director ICF IRB Member since 2016- Past President @ICFArgentina Chapter- ICF Latam Forum Representative. In the years dedicated to consulting, training and professional coaching, with a focus on professional and personal development as an independent professional, I have contributed in various roles. Fundamentally I have accompanied as a Professional Coach to project leaders in different industries (Mining, Oil, Banking, Entertainment and Sports) in relation to their challenges with the management of interpersonal relationships (internal, external), teams and others, in the field of private, public, small, medium, local and multinational organizations. I have also been responsible as a trainer and Academic Director for training hundreds of professionals in the recognition and development of their soft skills.

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Jon Rosemberg

Jon is the Founder & CEO of Strongpoint Group, a global business advisory firm focused on creating sustainable strategies and enhancing operational efficiencies. His previous roles include Chief Operating Officer at GoBolt Logistics and Senior Vice-President of Operations at Indigo. Jon's leadership thrives on building and mentoring high-performing teams, leading to successes across multiple industries with companies like Walmart and Procter & Gamble. Jon holds an MBA from Cornell University, a Master's in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, a BA from McGill University, a degree in Manufacturing Management from the Fashion Institute of Technology, and a Leadership Coaching certificate from Georgetown University. He is also adept in complex negotiations, with training from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Jon Rosemberg

Jon is the Founder & CEO of Strongpoint Group, a global business advisory firm focused on creating sustainable strategies and enhancing operational efficiencies. His previous roles include Chief Operating Officer at GoBolt Logistics and Senior Vice-President of Operations at Indigo. Jon's leadership thrives on building and mentoring high-performing teams, leading to successes across multiple industries with companies like Walmart and Procter & Gamble. Jon holds an MBA from Cornell University, a Master's in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, a BA from McGill University, a degree in Manufacturing Management from the Fashion Institute of Technology, and a Leadership Coaching certificate from Georgetown University. He is also adept in complex negotiations, with training from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

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Karl Van Hoey

Karl has obtained the Master Certified Coach credential in 2019, and the Advanced Certification in Team Coaching in 2022. Both granted by the International Coaching Federation. He also obtained the Master Practitioner accreditation in 2022, as granted by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council. Both ICF and EMCC represent the highest standards in our profession, and their Master credentials reflect the highest mastery of our profession.

In 2014, he decided to become independent and in 2018 Karl joined www.otolith-consulting.com as their coaching practice leader. In 2020, he co-founded The Team Coaching Global Alliance (www.teamcoaching.global), providing top class training in the ICF Team Coaching Competencies, that he helped develop as a subject matter expert within ICF. He has been Guest Professor for many years at EMS Business School Brussels and 3 years Visiting Professor at BSN Algeria. Teaching on Leadership, HR, Change and Coaching.

Karl Van Hoey

Karl has obtained the Master Certified Coach credential in 2019, and the Advanced Certification in Team Coaching in 2022. Both granted by the International Coaching Federation. He also obtained the Master Practitioner accreditation in 2022, as granted by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council. Both ICF and EMCC represent the highest standards in our profession, and their Master credentials reflect the highest mastery of our profession.

In 2014, he decided to become independent and in 2018 Karl joined www.otolith-consulting.com as their coaching practice leader. In 2020, he co-founded The Team Coaching Global Alliance (www.teamcoaching.global), providing top class training in the ICF Team Coaching Competencies, that he helped develop as a subject matter expert within ICF. He has been Guest Professor for many years at EMS Business School Brussels and 3 years Visiting Professor at BSN Algeria. Teaching on Leadership, HR, Change and Coaching.

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Kristin Kelly

Kristin Kelly has served the International Coaching Federation (ICF) since 2007 in numerous capacities (including marketing, membership, and leadership development) before her current position as the Assistant Director of Ethics, Policy, and Compliance. The ICF is the world’s largest membership organization, accreditation, and credentialing body for professionally trained coaches.

She’s actively involved with ICF’s management company (Associations International), including the Recognizing Achievement and Happiness (RAH) Committee. She oversees ICF’s New Employee Onboarding Process, serves on the ICF Internal Communications Task Force, and has been a driver in the co-creation of ICF Culture and values for the staff.

Kristin Kelly

Kristin Kelly has served the International Coaching Federation (ICF) since 2007 in numerous capacities (including marketing, membership, and leadership development) before her current position as the Assistant Director of Ethics, Policy, and Compliance. The ICF is the world’s largest membership organization, accreditation, and credentialing body for professionally trained coaches.

She’s actively involved with ICF’s management company (Associations International), including the Recognizing Achievement and Happiness (RAH) Committee. She oversees ICF’s New Employee Onboarding Process, serves on the ICF Internal Communications Task Force, and has been a driver in the co-creation of ICF Culture and values for the staff.

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Kristina Henry

In the spirit of full disclosure, Kristina is not a qualified coach! However, with a body of practical and applied experience in a range of industries, a consistent theme has been Kristina’s commitment and associated efforts to advancing coaching in these organisations. This has not been without challenge and a lot of learning along the way which she’s been able to take to her subsequent organisations to build an enhanced coaching services offer.

Much of her effort as a senior learning and OD practitioner in the coaching field has been directed at engaging stakeholders and sponsors and creating and managing multi-layered coaching frameworks. Inevitably this has included the identification, recruitment, development and ongoing management and support (CPD/Supervision) of in-house coaches as well as making use of external coaching services where appropriate. Building coaching capability remains a core priority and Kristina is working with others to promote this at all levels of the organisation.

Kristina Henry

In the spirit of full disclosure, Kristina is not a qualified coach! However, with a body of practical and applied experience in a range of industries, a consistent theme has been Kristina’s commitment and associated efforts to advancing coaching in these organisations. This has not been without challenge and a lot of learning along the way which she’s been able to take to her subsequent organisations to build an enhanced coaching services offer.

Much of her effort as a senior learning and OD practitioner in the coaching field has been directed at engaging stakeholders and sponsors and creating and managing multi-layered coaching frameworks. Inevitably this has included the identification, recruitment, development and ongoing management and support (CPD/Supervision) of in-house coaches as well as making use of external coaching services where appropriate. Building coaching capability remains a core priority and Kristina is working with others to promote this at all levels of the organisation.

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Lorraine Webb

Lorraine Webb brings strategic insight and openness to her executive coaching practice. With more than 25 years of experience in the utility, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries, Lorraine has grown to be a trusted coach and advisor providing counsel to C-Suite executives and senior management. As a hallmark to her career, she built a robust coaching culture that resulted in her organization being recognized as an employer of choice. Lorraine is passionately committed to helping people identify those behaviors that will lead to their success.

Prior to launching her executive coaching practice, Lorraine served as the Vice President for the largest municipally owned gas utility in the nation. She spearheaded the effort to develop a strong talent bench which included creating leadership development programs, including coaching, for both emerging and senior leaders.

Lorraine’s focus is on guiding leaders to become more transparent and authentic so that they can get the best out of themselves and their respective their teams. She extends this guidance to her dynamic work on Boards and non-profits.

Taking from her broad experience, Lorraine bridges her internal coaching background with her skills as an executive coach to help her clients reach their full potential. Similar to her service as an internal coach, today Lorraine guides leaders and organizations to become more open, diverse and inclusive.

Lorraine Webb

Lorraine Webb brings strategic insight and openness to her executive coaching practice. With more than 25 years of experience in the utility, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries, Lorraine has grown to be a trusted coach and advisor providing counsel to C-Suite executives and senior management. As a hallmark to her career, she built a robust coaching culture that resulted in her organization being recognized as an employer of choice. Lorraine is passionately committed to helping people identify those behaviors that will lead to their success.

Prior to launching her executive coaching practice, Lorraine served as the Vice President for the largest municipally owned gas utility in the nation. She spearheaded the effort to develop a strong talent bench which included creating leadership development programs, including coaching, for both emerging and senior leaders.

Lorraine’s focus is on guiding leaders to become more transparent and authentic so that they can get the best out of themselves and their respective their teams. She extends this guidance to her dynamic work on Boards and non-profits.

Taking from her broad experience, Lorraine bridges her internal coaching background with her skills as an executive coach to help her clients reach their full potential. Similar to her service as an internal coach, today Lorraine guides leaders and organizations to become more open, diverse and inclusive.

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Lise Lewis

Lise Lewis D.Prof MBA CFCIPD EMCC accredited coach | mentor supervisor and master coach | mentor. Founder of Bluesky International providing accredited coach | mentor and coach supervisor training. Practising Executive Coach and Supervisor for independent and in-house practitioners. Immediate Past President of EMCC Global and currently Special Ambassador. Honorary Member of APECS and AOCS.

Lise’s immersion in a doctoral study of human behaviour culminated in authoring Relational Feedback: Why Feedback Fails and How to Make it More Meaningful 2020. Global keynote speaker and webinar contributor: AI, Cultural Diversity, Ethics, EQ/SQ, Trends in Coaching and Supervision, Leadership Tomorrow, Relational Feedback. Contributor to Coaching Supervision Advancing Practice, Changing Landscapes. Volunteer with EMCC Global 20+ years initiating and contributing to professional standards in coaching, mentoring and supervision.

Building on a human resources senior management career, Lise’s private| public sector work focuses on Relational Leadership. Assignments help leaders and teams to sharpen existing people skills that sustain a high level of interpersonal intelligence. Team relationships improve and consequently team effectiveness is responsive to the rapid pace and changing world of work. Training focuses on creating organisational coaching facilities.

Lise Lewis

Lise Lewis D.Prof MBA CFCIPD EMCC accredited coach | mentor supervisor and master coach | mentor. Founder of Bluesky International providing accredited coach | mentor and coach supervisor training. Practising Executive Coach and Supervisor for independent and in-house practitioners. Immediate Past President of EMCC Global and currently Special Ambassador. Honorary Member of APECS and AOCS.

Lise’s immersion in a doctoral study of human behaviour culminated in authoring Relational Feedback: Why Feedback Fails and How to Make it More Meaningful 2020. Global keynote speaker and webinar contributor: AI, Cultural Diversity, Ethics, EQ/SQ, Trends in Coaching and Supervision, Leadership Tomorrow, Relational Feedback. Contributor to Coaching Supervision Advancing Practice, Changing Landscapes. Volunteer with EMCC Global 20+ years initiating and contributing to professional standards in coaching, mentoring and supervision.

Building on a human resources senior management career, Lise’s private| public sector work focuses on Relational Leadership. Assignments help leaders and teams to sharpen existing people skills that sustain a high level of interpersonal intelligence. Team relationships improve and consequently team effectiveness is responsive to the rapid pace and changing world of work. Training focuses on creating organisational coaching facilities.

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Marcia Reynolds

Dr. Marcia Reynolds has coached leaders, delivered leadership and emotional intelligence programs, and spoken at conferences for clients in 43 countries. She is also on faculty of 4 coaching schools in the US, Asia and Europe.

Marcia is a pioneer in the coaching profession. She was the 5th global president of the International Coaching Federation and is recognized in the ICF Circle of Distinction for her contributions to coaching world-wide. In addition to teaching for coaching schools, she teaches leaders to use coaching skills in organizations and government agencies around the world and consults with many global organizations on how to build coaching cultures.

Excerpts from her 5 bestselling books and articles she has authored have appeared in many places including Fast Company, Forbes.com, Psychology Today, and The Wall Street.

Her education includes a doctorate in Organizational Psychology and two master’s degrees in Communication and Adult Learning/ Instructional Design.

Marcia Reynolds

Dr. Marcia Reynolds has coached leaders, delivered leadership and emotional intelligence programs, and spoken at conferences for clients in 43 countries. She is also on faculty of 4 coaching schools in the US, Asia and Europe.

Marcia is a pioneer in the coaching profession. She was the 5th global president of the International Coaching Federation and is recognized in the ICF Circle of Distinction for her contributions to coaching world-wide. In addition to teaching for coaching schools, she teaches leaders to use coaching skills in organizations and government agencies around the world and consults with many global organizations on how to build coaching cultures.

Excerpts from her 5 bestselling books and articles she has authored have appeared in many places including Fast Company, Forbes.com, Psychology Today, and The Wall Street.

Her education includes a doctorate in Organizational Psychology and two master’s degrees in Communication and Adult Learning/ Instructional Design.

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Magdalena Nowicka Mook

Magdalena Nowicka Mook brings experience in fundraising, coaching, consulting and association management. Currently, she offers her vision and strategic direction as the CEO of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), where she acts as a partner to the ICF's Global Board of Directors. Magda is a trained professional coach and systems’ facilitator.

Ms. Mook has also held positions with the Council of State Governments, where she was the Assistant Director of National Policy and Director of Development. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service has also utilized Magda's international business acumen, bringing her in for coordinating technical assistance programs and implementing special projects in four European countries.

Magda is a frequent speaker on subjects of trends in coaching and leadership development as well as regulation and ethics.

Ms. Mook received her M.S. in Economics and International Trade from the Warsaw School of Economics, Poland. She also graduated from the Copenhagen Business School’s Advanced Program in International Management and Consulting. She is a member of the Women's Foreign Policy Group, Forbes.com Council on Non-profits, ATD, ASAE International Section Council and the Advisory Board for Institute of Organizational Mindfulness.

Magdalena is fluent in Polish, Russian, and English, and has a working knowledge of French.

Magdalena Nowicka Mook

Magdalena Nowicka Mook brings experience in fundraising, coaching, consulting and association management. Currently, she offers her vision and strategic direction as the CEO of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), where she acts as a partner to the ICF's Global Board of Directors. Magda is a trained professional coach and systems’ facilitator.

Ms. Mook has also held positions with the Council of State Governments, where she was the Assistant Director of National Policy and Director of Development. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service has also utilized Magda's international business acumen, bringing her in for coordinating technical assistance programs and implementing special projects in four European countries.

Magda is a frequent speaker on subjects of trends in coaching and leadership development as well as regulation and ethics.

Ms. Mook received her M.S. in Economics and International Trade from the Warsaw School of Economics, Poland. She also graduated from the Copenhagen Business School’s Advanced Program in International Management and Consulting. She is a member of the Women's Foreign Policy Group, Forbes.com Council on Non-profits, ATD, ASAE International Section Council and the Advisory Board for Institute of Organizational Mindfulness.

Magdalena is fluent in Polish, Russian, and English, and has a working knowledge of French.

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Maria Biquet

Maria Biquet is a Business Consultant and Executive Coach specializing in Neurocoaching.

She works as a Consultant, Coach and Trainer on issues related to change and development of executives and teams. With long experience in multinational companies and banks, since 2010 she has been working as an Executive Coach & Consultant with individuals and teams.

She designs and implements executive and team development programs aimed at improving teamwork, climate and effectiveness of organizations. She holds an MBA-International Marketing (Sunderland University – UK), a BSc in Philology (University of Athens), a Diploma in Coaching (Coaching Institute – UK), a Specialization in Neurocoaching (NBG Boston – USA) and is a Certified Master Coach (Centre for Advanced Coaching – USA). Currently in the process of certification as Cognitive Neuropsychologist.

President of EMCC Greece, Researcher in the field of Ethics in Coaching at EMCC Global, EMCC Global Accredited Senior Practitioner Coach, certified in assessment tools, Trainer and Coach Supervisor.

Maria Biquet

Maria Biquet is a Business Consultant and Executive Coach specializing in Neurocoaching.

She works as a Consultant, Coach and Trainer on issues related to change and development of executives and teams. With long experience in multinational companies and banks, since 2010 she has been working as an Executive Coach & Consultant with individuals and teams.

She designs and implements executive and team development programs aimed at improving teamwork, climate and effectiveness of organizations. She holds an MBA-International Marketing (Sunderland University – UK), a BSc in Philology (University of Athens), a Diploma in Coaching (Coaching Institute – UK), a Specialization in Neurocoaching (NBG Boston – USA) and is a Certified Master Coach (Centre for Advanced Coaching – USA). Currently in the process of certification as Cognitive Neuropsychologist.

President of EMCC Greece, Researcher in the field of Ethics in Coaching at EMCC Global, EMCC Global Accredited Senior Practitioner Coach, certified in assessment tools, Trainer and Coach Supervisor.

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Michael Cavanagh

Michael is an internationally recognized academic, practitioner and consultant in the fields of leadership and coaching psychology. Michael’s work focuses on preparing leaders, teams and coaches to work effectively and sustainably in complex settings. In his academic work he is the Deputy Director of the Coaching Psychology Unit at the University of Sydney (Australia) and Visiting Professor at Middlesex University (UK). He has coached leaders and managers at all levels from a diverse range of public and private, national and multinational organizations, both in Australia and internationally. Along with numerous publications in the peer reviewed press, Michael is the principal author of the Standards Australia Handbook of Organisational Coaching.

Michael Cavanagh

Michael is an internationally recognized academic, practitioner and consultant in the fields of leadership and coaching psychology. Michael’s work focuses on preparing leaders, teams and coaches to work effectively and sustainably in complex settings. In his academic work he is the Deputy Director of the Coaching Psychology Unit at the University of Sydney (Australia) and Visiting Professor at Middlesex University (UK). He has coached leaders and managers at all levels from a diverse range of public and private, national and multinational organizations, both in Australia and internationally. Along with numerous publications in the peer reviewed press, Michael is the principal author of the Standards Australia Handbook of Organisational Coaching.

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Naysan Firoozmand

Naysan is inspired and intrigued by human behavior and the influencing factors around why people do things the way they do them within their specific context. Naysan is a Chartered Business Psychologist and has, since 2001, worked with clients around the world to design and deliver behavior change programs focused on leadership, management and organizational development. He utilizes his knowledge and experience of different sectors, including finance, engineering, pharmaceuticals, energy and technology, to highlight the similarities and differences between contexts that leaders find themselves in. ​

Naysan’s role for the past 8 years has been to head up global coaching teams who collectively support the implementation of individual and team coaching to clients all over the world. He works with leaders in a very practical way, using his background in coaching, facilitation, assessment and psychology to allow people he works with to try new techniques and gain in personal confidence to do things with greater skill. ​

Naysan Firoozmand

Naysan is inspired and intrigued by human behavior and the influencing factors around why people do things the way they do them within their specific context. Naysan is a Chartered Business Psychologist and has, since 2001, worked with clients around the world to design and deliver behavior change programs focused on leadership, management and organizational development. He utilizes his knowledge and experience of different sectors, including finance, engineering, pharmaceuticals, energy and technology, to highlight the similarities and differences between contexts that leaders find themselves in. ​

Naysan’s role for the past 8 years has been to head up global coaching teams who collectively support the implementation of individual and team coaching to clients all over the world. He works with leaders in a very practical way, using his background in coaching, facilitation, assessment and psychology to allow people he works with to try new techniques and gain in personal confidence to do things with greater skill. ​

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Pam McLean

Pamela McLean, PhD, Co-Founder of The Hudson Institute of Coaching, brings more than four decades of experience as a clinical psychologist, master coach, coach supervisor, and contributor in the field of leadership coaching.
McLean has authored several books in the field of coaching including The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching (2012), a comprehensive examination of the essential elements in coaching; Self as Coach, Self as Leader, (2019) exploring the dimensions of the internal landscape that support one’s conscious use of self in coaching and in leadership. She also authored LifeForward: Charting the Journey Ahead, focused on intentionally charting a course through the chapters and transitions in one’s life.

Pam McLean

Pamela McLean, PhD, Co-Founder of The Hudson Institute of Coaching, brings more than four decades of experience as a clinical psychologist, master coach, coach supervisor, and contributor in the field of leadership coaching.
McLean has authored several books in the field of coaching including The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching (2012), a comprehensive examination of the essential elements in coaching; Self as Coach, Self as Leader, (2019) exploring the dimensions of the internal landscape that support one’s conscious use of self in coaching and in leadership. She also authored LifeForward: Charting the Journey Ahead, focused on intentionally charting a course through the chapters and transitions in one’s life.

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Paul Stokes

I am currently an Associate Professor of Coaching & Mentoring and a Master Practitioner with the European Mentoring & Coaching Council. For the last 25 years, I have worked with many different organisations and their leadership teams on the development of their staff using a range of group and team based interventions including action learning, open space methodologies and appreciative inquiry. I am also an experienced researcher and, using action research methodologies, have developed impactful interventions within organisations on creating a coaching culture, organisational learning and organisational design.

Paul Stokes

I am currently an Associate Professor of Coaching & Mentoring and a Master Practitioner with the European Mentoring & Coaching Council. For the last 25 years, I have worked with many different organisations and their leadership teams on the development of their staff using a range of group and team based interventions including action learning, open space methodologies and appreciative inquiry. I am also an experienced researcher and, using action research methodologies, have developed impactful interventions within organisations on creating a coaching culture, organisational learning and organisational design.

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Pete Berridge

Pete Berridge, MAPP, PCC, CEO & Co-founder of Change Positive, LLC, is an accomplished coach, facilitator, and author who utilizes the sciences of Positive Psychology and executive coaching to help leaders, teams, and organizations be more engaged and effective. Pete became a certified coach through the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara and is faculty with the Center for Coaching Organizations. He holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) degree from the University of Pennsylvania. It is with this training that the Shift Positive 360® was born. Pete was determined to bring the benefits of Positive Psychology into the feedback process, which led him to co-create Change Positive, LLC. Pete has 25+ years of coaching, facilitation, and Human Resources leadership experience. He’s excited to bring the Shift Positive® Method to the world as co-author of the #1 New Release Feedback Reimagined, endorsed by Shawn Achor and Marshall Goldsmith.

Pete Berridge

Pete Berridge, MAPP, PCC, CEO & Co-founder of Change Positive, LLC, is an accomplished coach, facilitator, and author who utilizes the sciences of Positive Psychology and executive coaching to help leaders, teams, and organizations be more engaged and effective. Pete became a certified coach through the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara and is faculty with the Center for Coaching Organizations. He holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) degree from the University of Pennsylvania. It is with this training that the Shift Positive 360® was born. Pete was determined to bring the benefits of Positive Psychology into the feedback process, which led him to co-create Change Positive, LLC. Pete has 25+ years of coaching, facilitation, and Human Resources leadership experience. He’s excited to bring the Shift Positive® Method to the world as co-author of the #1 New Release Feedback Reimagined, endorsed by Shawn Achor and Marshall Goldsmith.

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Peter Hawkins

Professor Peter Hawkins is Emeritus Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School, Chairman of Renewal Associates, co-dean and founder of the Global Team Coaching Institute, Honorary President of the Academy of Executive Coaching and Senior Fellow and Advisor to the Singapore Government.

Peter is a leading consultant, coach, writer and researcher in organizational strategy, leadership, culture change, team and board development and coaching. He has worked with numerous leading organizations globally coaching executive teams and boards and facilitating major change and organizational transformation projects. He has coached over 100 boards and senior executive teams, enabling them to develop their purpose, vision, values, collective leadership and strategy for the future, in a wide range of international companies, government departments, UK health services organizations, the professional services sector and charities.

He is the author of many best-selling books and papers on leadership, board and team coaching, systemic coaching, supervision, and organizational transformation

Peter Hawkins

Professor Peter Hawkins is Emeritus Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School, Chairman of Renewal Associates, co-dean and founder of the Global Team Coaching Institute, Honorary President of the Academy of Executive Coaching and Senior Fellow and Advisor to the Singapore Government.

Peter is a leading consultant, coach, writer and researcher in organizational strategy, leadership, culture change, team and board development and coaching. He has worked with numerous leading organizations globally coaching executive teams and boards and facilitating major change and organizational transformation projects. He has coached over 100 boards and senior executive teams, enabling them to develop their purpose, vision, values, collective leadership and strategy for the future, in a wide range of international companies, government departments, UK health services organizations, the professional services sector and charities.

He is the author of many best-selling books and papers on leadership, board and team coaching, systemic coaching, supervision, and organizational transformation

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Rachel Hawley

Dr Rachel Hawley is a researcher, storyteller and relational coach who is passionate about cultivating collaborative relationships in healthcare. She was awarded Doctor in Professional Studies for a piece of research undertaken at Sheffield Hallam University (England) on ‘Relational Leadership in the NHS: how healthcare leaders identify with public engagement’ (2021).
With a professional background in nursing, she was humbled to be a Nursing Times 2022 Awards for Nurse of the Year finalist. She is co-author of the award winning guide to exploring values and ethics, 'Values and Ethics in Coaching', awarded ‘Coaching Book of the Year’ 2017. Her curiosity and commitment for coaching ethics has led her to write extensively including several book chapters and articles exploring aspects of coaching ethics through multiple lenses.

Rachel Hawley

Dr Rachel Hawley is a researcher, storyteller and relational coach who is passionate about cultivating collaborative relationships in healthcare. She was awarded Doctor in Professional Studies for a piece of research undertaken at Sheffield Hallam University (England) on ‘Relational Leadership in the NHS: how healthcare leaders identify with public engagement’ (2021).
With a professional background in nursing, she was humbled to be a Nursing Times 2022 Awards for Nurse of the Year finalist. She is co-author of the award winning guide to exploring values and ethics, 'Values and Ethics in Coaching', awarded ‘Coaching Book of the Year’ 2017. Her curiosity and commitment for coaching ethics has led her to write extensively including several book chapters and articles exploring aspects of coaching ethics through multiple lenses.

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Riza Kadilar

Dr Kadilar is the president of EMCC Global.
Alumni of Stanford University, HEC Paris, METU, and INSEAD, Dr. Riza Kadilar is a PhD in media economics. His professional career includes senior level bank management in France, UK, Netherlands and Turkey.
He is the author of five published books, and columnist at Bloomberg Businessweek Turkey.
He contributes to the democratization of learning and development with his online learning platform (RK Academy) and also with his EMCC Quality Award recipient online micro credential course (MOOC) on coaching and mentoring. Dr. Kadilar is a visiting professor in various universities, and has delivered numerous motivational speeches during the last twenty years in more than thirty countries, and recently on online platforms reaching more than ten thousand individuals.

Riza Kadilar

Dr Kadilar is the president of EMCC Global.
Alumni of Stanford University, HEC Paris, METU, and INSEAD, Dr. Riza Kadilar is a PhD in media economics. His professional career includes senior level bank management in France, UK, Netherlands and Turkey.
He is the author of five published books, and columnist at Bloomberg Businessweek Turkey.
He contributes to the democratization of learning and development with his online learning platform (RK Academy) and also with his EMCC Quality Award recipient online micro credential course (MOOC) on coaching and mentoring. Dr. Kadilar is a visiting professor in various universities, and has delivered numerous motivational speeches during the last twenty years in more than thirty countries, and recently on online platforms reaching more than ten thousand individuals.

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Rob Baker

Rob is a specialist in bringing positive psychology to life within organisations. He is the founder and Chief Positive Deviant of Tailored Thinking, a pioneering and award-winning, evidence-based positive psychology, wellbeing and HR consultancy.
Rob supports organisations to encourage and embed coaching behaviours and coaching conversations in their ways of working and as well as providing one-to-one and team coaching designs and delivers coaching programmes. Rob was named #8 Most Influential Thinker by HR Magazine in 2023, is a TEDX speaker, author of Personalization at Work.

Rob Baker

Rob is a specialist in bringing positive psychology to life within organisations. He is the founder and Chief Positive Deviant of Tailored Thinking, a pioneering and award-winning, evidence-based positive psychology, wellbeing and HR consultancy.
Rob supports organisations to encourage and embed coaching behaviours and coaching conversations in their ways of working and as well as providing one-to-one and team coaching designs and delivers coaching programmes. Rob was named #8 Most Influential Thinker by HR Magazine in 2023, is a TEDX speaker, author of Personalization at Work.

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Rosie Evans-Krimme

Rosie Evans-Krimme works as a coach and behavioural scientist, specialising in digital coaching. She first studied psychology and undertook her Masters in Mental Health at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London. Following an observation to improve proactive and preventative approaches to mental health and well-being, she certified as a mindfulness and coach practitioner, gaining experience in applying these approaches in organisations. It became clear that one way to increase the accessibility and impact of evidence-based approaches such as coaching was by leveraging recent technological advancements. As a result, Rosie joined the leading digital coaching provider, CoachHub, where she now leads the global Innovation Lab and Behavioural Science team. Her team consults enterprise organisations on how to effectively design, implement and evaluate digital coaching programmes and contributes towards product innovation. Rosie regularly writes and speaks about coaching ethics, mental health and well-being, and the evolution and future of the coaching industry.

Rosie Evans-Krimme

Rosie Evans-Krimme works as a coach and behavioural scientist, specialising in digital coaching. She first studied psychology and undertook her Masters in Mental Health at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London. Following an observation to improve proactive and preventative approaches to mental health and well-being, she certified as a mindfulness and coach practitioner, gaining experience in applying these approaches in organisations. It became clear that one way to increase the accessibility and impact of evidence-based approaches such as coaching was by leveraging recent technological advancements. As a result, Rosie joined the leading digital coaching provider, CoachHub, where she now leads the global Innovation Lab and Behavioural Science team. Her team consults enterprise organisations on how to effectively design, implement and evaluate digital coaching programmes and contributes towards product innovation. Rosie regularly writes and speaks about coaching ethics, mental health and well-being, and the evolution and future of the coaching industry.

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Sandy Lewis

Sandy is a trailblazer in the field of positive psychology and coaching, making a significant impact in the world of personal development and organizational excellence. She holds the distinction of being among the first 80 individuals worldwide to earn a Master of Applied Positive Psychology degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Leveraging the science of Positive Psychology and drawing from over two decades of experience in human resources and executive leadership, Sandy's coaching programs consistently foster increased engagement, effectiveness, and productivity. Sandy is PCC certified through the ICF and is a certified Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner through the David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry. 
 
Sandy has contributed to several books and taught undergraduate Psychology at several universities and Human Resources at Duke University near her home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina where she lives with her dog and husband.

Sandy Lewis

Sandy is a trailblazer in the field of positive psychology and coaching, making a significant impact in the world of personal development and organizational excellence. She holds the distinction of being among the first 80 individuals worldwide to earn a Master of Applied Positive Psychology degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Leveraging the science of Positive Psychology and drawing from over two decades of experience in human resources and executive leadership, Sandy's coaching programs consistently foster increased engagement, effectiveness, and productivity. Sandy is PCC certified through the ICF and is a certified Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner through the David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry. 
 
Sandy has contributed to several books and taught undergraduate Psychology at several universities and Human Resources at Duke University near her home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina where she lives with her dog and husband.

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Silvina Spiegel

Silvina Spiegel, is a Multi-Cultural Executive Coach, Supervisor-Mentor coach and Coach Trainer. Coaching experience in Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew and English.
Current representative from Latin America for the Regional Coordination Team NALAC - ICF Professional Coaches, working towards the DEIJ&B of the Region.
Brazilian representative since 2020 for the Latin America Forum, responsible for the inclusion of Portuguese translation in every event.
Former ICF Brazil Chapter Vice President. Founder, director and former VP of the Rio de Janeiro sub-unit.
Professional Certified Coach by International Coaching Federation since 2015.

Silvina Spiegel

Silvina Spiegel, is a Multi-Cultural Executive Coach, Supervisor-Mentor coach and Coach Trainer. Coaching experience in Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew and English.
Current representative from Latin America for the Regional Coordination Team NALAC - ICF Professional Coaches, working towards the DEIJ&B of the Region.
Brazilian representative since 2020 for the Latin America Forum, responsible for the inclusion of Portuguese translation in every event.
Former ICF Brazil Chapter Vice President. Founder, director and former VP of the Rio de Janeiro sub-unit.
Professional Certified Coach by International Coaching Federation since 2015.

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Suha Daou
Suha Daou
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Svea van der Horne

Svea van der Horne has been involved in ethics education in a variety of contexts, including coaching, executive leadership development, mental health, psychology, and volunteer community projects. She is a member of the ICF Global Independent Review Board (IRB) that undertakes the Ethical Conduct Review (ECR) process. She brings her expertise in activity-based learning and connecting the abstract map with the grounded territory of everyday practice to her work as an ethics educator, mentor and supervisor. Svea enjoys the opportunities to respond with creativity and ingenuity to the complexity of ethical conundrums and dilemmas. She draws on her background in living systems thinking and complexity theory when navigating ethical decision-making and action-taking. She is a published author, and contributed a chapter on ethics in a soon to be published book “Solution Focused Coaching Supervision” which offers a social constructionist perspective. She volunteers as a subject matter expert to ICF ethics events and research.  

Svea van der Horne

Svea van der Horne has been involved in ethics education in a variety of contexts, including coaching, executive leadership development, mental health, psychology, and volunteer community projects. She is a member of the ICF Global Independent Review Board (IRB) that undertakes the Ethical Conduct Review (ECR) process. She brings her expertise in activity-based learning and connecting the abstract map with the grounded territory of everyday practice to her work as an ethics educator, mentor and supervisor. Svea enjoys the opportunities to respond with creativity and ingenuity to the complexity of ethical conundrums and dilemmas. She draws on her background in living systems thinking and complexity theory when navigating ethical decision-making and action-taking. She is a published author, and contributed a chapter on ethics in a soon to be published book “Solution Focused Coaching Supervision” which offers a social constructionist perspective. She volunteers as a subject matter expert to ICF ethics events and research.  

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Tatiana Bachkirova

Tatiana Bachkirova is Professor of Coaching Psychology in the International Centre for Coaching and Mentoring Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK http://www.brookes.ac.uk/iccams/. As an academic her works involves supervising doctoral students, teaching coaching supervisors and academic writing. As a practitioner she supports coaches through individual and group supervision. In her over 70 research articles, book chapters and books and in her many speaking engagements she aims to explore most challenging issues of coaching as a service to individuals, organisations and wider societies.

Tatiana Bachkirova

Tatiana Bachkirova is Professor of Coaching Psychology in the International Centre for Coaching and Mentoring Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK http://www.brookes.ac.uk/iccams/. As an academic her works involves supervising doctoral students, teaching coaching supervisors and academic writing. As a practitioner she supports coaches through individual and group supervision. In her over 70 research articles, book chapters and books and in her many speaking engagements she aims to explore most challenging issues of coaching as a service to individuals, organisations and wider societies.

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Terrence Maltbia

Dr. Terrence E. Maltbia, Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Organization and Leadership, at Teachers College, Columbia. Scholarly interest includes strategic learning; leadership and organizational development; diversity and cultural intelligence; executive and organizational coaching. Terry came to Columbia after 30 years of diverse experience as an external and internal organizational effectiveness consultant, thought leader and educator—in positions ranging from field sales, sales management, sales training, to Vice President Organizational Effectiveness Center of Excellence for a major Fortune 200 Corporation—as well as two consulting firms. He is the recipient of The Academy of Human Resources Development’s Malcolm Knowles Dissertation of the Year Award for his pioneering diversity practitioner research; was recognized as #1 In Coach Education in the World by Thinkers50 | Marshall Goldsmith’s Top Global Coaches 2019, 2021; AIIR Consulting’s 2020 Coaching Leadership Award Winner in 2020; and Outstanding Contribution to Coaching Award – Henley Business School, University Reading, Fall 2021.

Terrence Maltbia

Dr. Terrence E. Maltbia, Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Organization and Leadership, at Teachers College, Columbia. Scholarly interest includes strategic learning; leadership and organizational development; diversity and cultural intelligence; executive and organizational coaching. Terry came to Columbia after 30 years of diverse experience as an external and internal organizational effectiveness consultant, thought leader and educator—in positions ranging from field sales, sales management, sales training, to Vice President Organizational Effectiveness Center of Excellence for a major Fortune 200 Corporation—as well as two consulting firms. He is the recipient of The Academy of Human Resources Development’s Malcolm Knowles Dissertation of the Year Award for his pioneering diversity practitioner research; was recognized as #1 In Coach Education in the World by Thinkers50 | Marshall Goldsmith’s Top Global Coaches 2019, 2021; AIIR Consulting’s 2020 Coaching Leadership Award Winner in 2020; and Outstanding Contribution to Coaching Award – Henley Business School, University Reading, Fall 2021.

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Tia Moin

Tia Moin CPsychol – is a Coaching Psychologist, BPS Division of Coaching Psychology Committee Member (EDI Lead) and PhD Researcher at the University of Reading. She builds on a 20+ year career in Organisational Psychology and is passionate about applying coaching and psychology to help people flourish and thrive in life.

Tia Moin

Tia Moin CPsychol – is a Coaching Psychologist, BPS Division of Coaching Psychology Committee Member (EDI Lead) and PhD Researcher at the University of Reading. She builds on a 20+ year career in Organisational Psychology and is passionate about applying coaching and psychology to help people flourish and thrive in life.

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Todd Hamilton

C Todd Hamilton serves as the COO for the International Coaching Federation (ICF), since joining the organization in 2011. In this role, Todd is involved with the Independent Review Board, Nominating Committee, and the Global Board of Directors. His responsibilities extend to overseeing day-to-day operations, ensuring the organization's smooth functioning and alignment with strategic goals.

Prior to ICF, Todd held leadership roles in various organizations. He was the CEO of the International Inbound Travel Association and served as the Assistant Executive Director/COO of the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Additionally, Todd held the role of Assistant Director of Industry, Government Affairs, and Governance at the National Tour Association.

Throughout his career, Todd has been a board director, in both for-profit and non-profit sectors, demonstrating dedication to achieving organizational excellence and mission fulfillment. He is committed to helping individuals and organizations realize their potential and achieve their objectives.

Todd Hamilton

C Todd Hamilton serves as the COO for the International Coaching Federation (ICF), since joining the organization in 2011. In this role, Todd is involved with the Independent Review Board, Nominating Committee, and the Global Board of Directors. His responsibilities extend to overseeing day-to-day operations, ensuring the organization's smooth functioning and alignment with strategic goals.

Prior to ICF, Todd held leadership roles in various organizations. He was the CEO of the International Inbound Travel Association and served as the Assistant Executive Director/COO of the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Additionally, Todd held the role of Assistant Director of Industry, Government Affairs, and Governance at the National Tour Association.

Throughout his career, Todd has been a board director, in both for-profit and non-profit sectors, demonstrating dedication to achieving organizational excellence and mission fulfillment. He is committed to helping individuals and organizations realize their potential and achieve their objectives.

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Travis Kemp

Travis is an independent Consulting and Coaching Psychologist and Adjunct Professor in the School of Business at the University of South Australia. He is a registered Psychologist with practice endorsement in Organisational, Exercise & Sport and Counselling Psychology, a registered Teacher, an accredited Coaching Psychologist, a Chartered Manager and Independent Company Director.

He has held a range of senior executive leadership roles including Managing Director of The Teleran Group Pty. Ltd. Leadership and Talent Director at Lee Hecht Harrison (Australia & New Zealand), MBA Director at the University of South Australia, Global Program Manager for Leadership Assessment at Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS) (now Hewlett Packard) and Manager, Human Resources (Asia Pacific) for Faulding Pharmaceuticals (now Hospira).

He has published widely in the research and professional literature on leadership, executive performance, education, and executive coaching and is co-editor of the international peer-reviewed journal, the International Coaching Psychology Review and Honorary Vice President of the International Society of Coaching Psychology where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow and Member of the ISCP Research Centre Advisory Board.

Travis Kemp

Travis is an independent Consulting and Coaching Psychologist and Adjunct Professor in the School of Business at the University of South Australia. He is a registered Psychologist with practice endorsement in Organisational, Exercise & Sport and Counselling Psychology, a registered Teacher, an accredited Coaching Psychologist, a Chartered Manager and Independent Company Director.

He has held a range of senior executive leadership roles including Managing Director of The Teleran Group Pty. Ltd. Leadership and Talent Director at Lee Hecht Harrison (Australia & New Zealand), MBA Director at the University of South Australia, Global Program Manager for Leadership Assessment at Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS) (now Hewlett Packard) and Manager, Human Resources (Asia Pacific) for Faulding Pharmaceuticals (now Hospira).

He has published widely in the research and professional literature on leadership, executive performance, education, and executive coaching and is co-editor of the international peer-reviewed journal, the International Coaching Psychology Review and Honorary Vice President of the International Society of Coaching Psychology where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow and Member of the ISCP Research Centre Advisory Board.

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Wendy-Ann Smith

Wendy-Ann is a coaching psychologist, researcher and educator. She is the Director at her coaching boutique Eclorev, co-founder of the Coaching Ethics Forum and Visiting Fellow, Centre for Positive Psychology, Buckinghamshire New University, UK and Ethics group discussion lead at the Institute of Coaching. Wendy-Ann was awarded as one of the top 15 coaches in Paris, France for 2023. Her recent research has looked at how coaches understand their development with a number of publications arising from this work. Her recent publications are: Positive Psychology Coaching in the Workplace (2021) and The Ethical Coaches' Handbook: A Guide to Developing Ethical Maturity in Practice (publication 2023), and Ethical Case Studies for coach development and practice: A Coach’s Companion (Forthcoming, late 2023) she has also authored chapters on various topics within coaching psychology and positive psychology. Wendy-Ann regularly coaches a small number of one-to-one clients. She designs and delivers lectures, trainings and workshops internationally in a variety of settings including universities. Her interest is supporting the development of coaches through coaching psychology, positive psychology, and increasing ethical awareness and practice.

Wendy-Ann Smith

Wendy-Ann is a coaching psychologist, researcher and educator. She is the Director at her coaching boutique Eclorev, co-founder of the Coaching Ethics Forum and Visiting Fellow, Centre for Positive Psychology, Buckinghamshire New University, UK and Ethics group discussion lead at the Institute of Coaching. Wendy-Ann was awarded as one of the top 15 coaches in Paris, France for 2023. Her recent research has looked at how coaches understand their development with a number of publications arising from this work. Her recent publications are: Positive Psychology Coaching in the Workplace (2021) and The Ethical Coaches' Handbook: A Guide to Developing Ethical Maturity in Practice (publication 2023), and Ethical Case Studies for coach development and practice: A Coach’s Companion (Forthcoming, late 2023) she has also authored chapters on various topics within coaching psychology and positive psychology. Wendy-Ann regularly coaches a small number of one-to-one clients. She designs and delivers lectures, trainings and workshops internationally in a variety of settings including universities. Her interest is supporting the development of coaches through coaching psychology, positive psychology, and increasing ethical awareness and practice.

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