Mahnaz started her career in technology in Investment Banking in 1993 as an applications developer and left in 2003 as the Global Head of Sales Technology, after also having worked on take over and merger change programs. While in her last role, she was offered executive coaching and took it, curious to know what it was all about. The results were significant. It gave her clarity and strategic focus and is the reason why she now offers this service to organisations. She works in collaboration with a company to design and deliver services, ranging from coaching programs, to a one off or a series of training/facilitated workshops. SInce then she have also worked for the National Health Service and Telecommunication company’s.
She is passionate about working with people who are in leadership positions or those who are in transition into leadership roles, supporting and challenging them in their performance to get to where the organisation and they want to be.
She would consider her main areas of expertise to be in Executive performance, Increased personal effectiveness in the workplace as a Manager, Communication skills, State Management with Emotional Intelligence while tuning into their creative mind so that new ideas can flow, through generative creativity.
Mike has a lifetime of experience in developing outstanding sales performers in field sales, telesales, sales management and sales executive roles. In corporate life he operated as a director of sales training for a major blue chip Fortune 500 sales organisation, designing and delivering training courses through a team of sales training professionals. He has worked throughout the world developing selling skills and improving sales performance. His impact on Sales Teams is truly outstanding!
Fern is an international business coach specialising in leadership and strategic issues, business networking and crisis management. She has an extensive business experience of more than 30 years in managing large diversified and intergenerational teams across different countries and has been responsible, among other projects, for the planning, coordination and development of the corporate strategic planning for Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) and was instrumental in the creation of both BCE Emergis and Sympatico. She has recently been invited as a speaker in Geneva on “leadership for the third millennium” and has trained groups of European and American business women on organic leadership (without formal power). She has also lectured at the University of Québec in Montréal (UQAM) on the art of negotiating leveraging the non-verbal communication.
Marielena is an experienced Executive coach and trainer whose primary focus is leadership development and interpersonal communication skills.
She has over 20 years experience of working in blue chip organisations, and then as a coach and trainer. Her finance career at Digital Equipment Corporation, Diageo, and MCI Worldcom, where she was a Commercial Finance Director.
She has held global and regional roles and worked in the USA, and Europe , and understands first-hand the cultural differences that global companies face today. She is a native Spanish speaker.
Marielena is a successful business professional who over the years has become passionate about helping people develop personally and professionally. She has an MBA, and an MSc in Organisation and Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and additionally holds qualifications in NLP and Executive Coaching.
Her professional memberships include the International Coaching Federation (ICF) , International Association of Coaching, ANLP, and the American Board of NLP