Management consultant and professional certified executive coach, Deborah’s international experience spans 20+ yrs. in South Africa, UK, Europe and the USA.
Referred to as an agile Renaissance thought leader, Deborah’s interest in business optimization with behavioral science is rooted in management experience as start- up member of three technology consulting services companies (IPO NASDAQ), strategic management positions within the technology innovation and delivery divisions of Reuters plc UK & USA and directing the Information Systems division of 12 Medicor hospitals, South Africa.
As a competitive sailor, championship-winning crew-rowing coxswain and medalist springboard diver, Deborah’s participation in team and individual sport is an effective metaphor for coaching in pursuit of excellence and optimized collaboration. She is a natural global and cultural connector, has immersion in 8 languages and is certified in Hays Emotional IQ and NBI Whole Brian Preference Thinking instruments. Deborah’s publication research area is neuroscience and decision-making.
Deborah provides her senior executive clients with an insightful, challenging and results-driven coaching experience. The value proposition for her high-achieving clients is that she is able to draw on seasoned business experience to guide established and incoming executives into targeting and realizing goals as a whole person. Deborah’s coaching and consulting process is a designed alliance and co-active partnership with her clients.
Sector experience: Non-profit, healthcare, bio-tech, software, technology infrastructure, advertising, entertainment, mining, manufacturing, energy, insurance, banking and private equity. Companies: Microsoft, United Way, Leukemia Society, Roche, GlaxoSmithKline, Memorial Sloane Kettering, USAA, Clear Channel, Sony Pictures, Comcast, NYU Stern Business School, General Motors and Anglo American plc.