I am a certified Master Practitioner accredited and PCC certified executive coach, Senior Team Coach, advisor in Strategy, People and Culture as we as an interim HR executive 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 am since a few years back working part-time as an Interim HR executive /Chief HR officer for one organization at a time. This keeps me one foot in-house all the time, whilst my other foot is with multiple organisations in a vast range of assignments, such as executive coaching, Sr. Team coaching, Organisational & culture development . I have worked in many industries such as 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 Master Practictioner accredited coach by European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) as well as Professionally Certified Coach (PCC) by International Coach Federation (ICF). I also act as an assessor for ICF for PCC level certifications. I am also a certified career coach and a certified Agile HR pratcitioner. My certification as a Foresight Practitioner I have completed at the Institute for the Future in the US.
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 , Influence 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, tennis & golf, yoga and classical ballet. I am also passionate about gardening.