Executive Coach - Sydney, Australia
With more than 20 years’ experience working in corporate and consulting roles across three continents, Andrea works with senior leaders in areas such as change leadership, working with high-performing teams and enabling collaboration.
Andrea held several senior leadership roles in multi-national banks, with a focus on innovation and digital transformation. She worked with large-scale transformational change such as developing the first internet banking solution for South Africa. She implemented a range of transformation programmes aimed at driving innovating for growth across 14 global locations. One of her biggest achievements was heading up a successful start-up with global clients such as Deloitte, Ernst & Young and Barclays Absa aimed at addressing South Africa’s critical skills shortage. She grew this to a profit-making business in just 2.5 years.
Andrea’s experience of managing the ‘bottom line’ in complex regulatory environments allows her to focus on supporting her clients to operate more effectively by thinking in strategic, Systemic and sustainable ways. She works with senior leaders to develop their self-awareness, and awareness of organisational patterns. Given that communicative competence lies at the heart of leadership development, Andrea’s use of narrative coaching and dialogic methods helps leaders to build collaboration and to manage the interdependencies that lies at the heart of our complex organisational landscapes. Andrea has been trained in dialogic methods (Structural Dynamics), neuro-semantics (MetaCoach), psychoneuroimmunology (PNI), organisational and relational constellations (ORSC), and systems theory and complexity (Cynefin) amongst others. She uses these and other self-awareness frameworks to inform her coaching.
Andrea has over 19 year’s coaching experience in private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Her clients include Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Cadbury/Kraft Foods, Transurban, Australian Unity, icareNSW, Barclays Absa, Investec, Liberty Life, RSPCA NSW and Stop Aids Now!.
Professional Certified Coach (ICF)
Licensed Practitioner: PROSCI
Accredited in: Global Leadership Wellness Survey (GLWS), Kantor Baseline Behavioural Profile (in progress)
Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) – University of North West (SA)
Masters in Systems Thinking and Complexity (MPhil Future Studies) – Business School of Stellenbosch
“Over the past 6 months, I have had the pleasure of having Andrea as my coach. She has really challenged my thinking while assisting me in being able to articulate my goals and supporting my subsequent actions to achieve them. Most importantly, it’s Andrea’s kindness coupled with her commitment and investment as a coach that has benefited me the most. The learnings provided has given me the tools to use now and in the future.” – National Credit Manager, Logistics Industry