Linda is a human development specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in the fields of learning and development and strategic culture change and focuses on team dynamics to create alignment in organisations. She is Italian and has been living in the United Arab Emirates and working in the Middle East since 2004.
Linda is a Certified Team Coach (ORSC), (USA, www.CRRGlobal.com) and runs an international team coaching practice, coaching C suite leadership teams. She is a CRR Global faculty member and one of 40 worldwide international leaders, selected to train this material to other coaches, psychologists, corporate executives and leaders globally. She currently holds the position of Global Faculty and Leader Development Director responsible for the development of all International facilitators of the ORSC coach training program.
As a CRR Global partner she owns an ACTP ICF accredited coach training school, licensed to deliver the ORSC Core Curriculum programs across the GCC. As an ICF certified Coach, Linda is also a Co-Active executive coach (CTi) and focuses on coaching and developing executives and leadership teams to improve and maximize overall individual and organisational performance.
She is an experienced HR professional with international working experience – particularly in the GCC and Southern African region – Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa; she has held both operational and strategic learning and development roles. She spent 20 years working in the Retail and Luxury Goods Industry where she worked with prestigious brands such as Dior, Givenchy, and Clarins, and prior to coming to the Middle East formed her own consulting company, where the focus was on successfully delivering cultural awareness and change programs to mid to large size organisations.
Linda has been responsible for providing guidance and assistance to organisations during their culture transformation and strategic change management initiatives and her experience in working with multi-cultural teams and managing large scale culture and change projects brings skills which are well honed internationally.
She delivers tangible results quickly and effectively across a wide range of sectors including hospitality, retail, travel, advertising, training, distribution and banking. It is her vast experience in working with these multicultural teams in many different countries, and her absolute passion for working in this field, that has led her to become an accredited Inter Cultural Intelligence facilitator and coach.
Over the last 13 years, Linda has been coaching and consulting in the field of leadership and strategy and brings the wealth of her experience to her clients by working with companies, and in particular their leadership teams, to create alignment and focus on the teams dynamics and their goals so that companies may get on track and stay on track in fast-moving environments.