I am a certified executive coach (PCC), Senior Team Coach, facilitator and a senior advisor in organizational and talent leadership with 20+ years of experience in strategy implementation, international human resources management, business development and consulting. I am specialized in helping organizations to implement their strategy though leadership excellence and strategic human resource management. I have worked several years as a senior human resources executive and as a management team member in listed companies and have a good sense of the world and the mind of an executive in today’s business. I have also acted as a Business Director for Nordics and boosted sales and market presence with a profit and loss responsibility.I have worked in various industries (IT, telecommunications, sports equipment and soft goods, technical building systems, constructions and industrial services) in businesses characterized by complexity and rapid change. I have also vast experience in working with the public sector in Finland and in Africa. The scope my work has been international throughout my career and I have worked and lived in Finland, Germany and China.
I hold a Master’s degree in economics (M.Sc. econ.). I have completed my Diploma in Advanced Executive Coaching in London, UK. I am a Professionally Certified Coach (PCC) by International Coach Federation (ICF) and an assessor for ICF for PCC level certifications. I am a former board member and President for International Coach Federation (ICF) Finland and a former Board member at Board Professional, a network for promoting board work and diversity in top management positions. Currently I am the President and Chairman of the Board for European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) Finland. EMCC exists to develop, promote and set the expectation of best practice in mentoring and coaching across Europe and beyond, for the benefit of society. I am since 2008 an Executive Coach and Leadership Solutions associate at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). CCL is one of the world’s recognized leadership institutes in the world, ranked in the top 10 in Finanical Times ranking of Business Schools during the past 10 years . My working languages are English, Swedish and Finnish and I converse in French.
I am a certified practitioner or several validated psychometric tools such as Myers Briggs Type indicator (MBTI) , FIRO-B ,FIRO_Business, HOGAN Personality Inventory (HPI), HOGAN Development Survey (HDS),HOGAN The Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory (MVPI) , CPI-260 , WorkPlace Big Five , WOPI, Change Style Indicator as well as several 360 leadership inventories.
My clients often describe me as intuitive, challenging & encouraging.
During my free time I love to do different kinds of sports, such as down- hill and cross-country skiing, jogging, tennis & golf. I am also passionate about gardening.