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Our executive coaches

Accredited & Experienced

Barbara Fossi

After obtaining a degree in Economics in Milan, Barbara spent fifteen years in sales and marketing roles, initially working for companies in the financial sector, including Merrill Lynch, and then in the design

After obtaining a degree in Economics in Milan, Barbara spent fifteen years in sales and marketing roles, initially working for companies in the financial sector, including Merrill Lynch, and then in the design sector. She has lived in Italy and also New York and London. In 2006 – 2008 Barbara spent some time working for non-profit organisations, specialising in cross-cultural coaching with teams in Bosnia, Sri Lanka and Indonesia, focusing on building better communication channels between international teams. Since 2009 Barbara has worked as an Executive Coach for multinational companies in Italy and abroad (NHS, the British Health Service, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women) and as a Life Coach for individuals. She also continues her work in training and development for multi-national companies with a focus on change management.

Barbara was awarded the PCC certification with ICF in 2013 and continues the development of her skills by practicing in psychology, after her degree in 2018.

Areas of expertise

  • Executive and Corporate Coaching

  • Team and Group Coaching

  • Communications Training

  • Personal Development

Education and training

  • University Degree in Psychology and Neuroscience

  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) – International Coach Federation (ICF)

  • Trainers’ Training

  • Civil mediator

  • Master in Counselling AT, organisational approach

  • The European Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Coaching Certification

  • University degree in Economics

  • Diploma in English and French

Professional memberships

  • International Coach Federation

  • ICF PCC Level

Cathleen Behrends

Prior to establishing her own company as Alternative Practitioner in Psychotherapy, Coach and Organizational Consultant, Cathleen worked as a Senior Banker in various leadership positions in Hamburg,

Riga and Istanbul at one of the largest European banking groups. During her 17 years of banking experience, she worked in a wide range of areas, at the latest as Chief Operating Officer including the responsibility for Human Resources Management and Communications.

Cathleen works in partnership with the European School of Management & Technology in Berlin and JS-International among others. Typical clients are large multinational companies and their senior executives in several European countries. Since working with JS-International, Cathleen has worked as a coach as part of a development programme for Vodafone and Medtronic.

Areas of expertise

  • Executive Coaching

  • Team and Group Facilitation

  • Personal Development

  • Change Management

  • Human Resources Management and Communications

  • Fluent in German and English

Education and training

  • Industrial and Communications Psychology

  • Master Practitioner of NLP and Time Line Therapy

  • Business Coach

  • Wingwave® Coach

  • Non-violent Communication

  • Certified non-medical Practitioner (Psychotherapy)

  • Human Capital Auditor

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Advance Management

  • Trained Banker

Professional memberships

  • ICF

Federico O. Petrozzi Psy.D. PCC (ICF)

Federico is currently Solopreneur @ Neuro Coaching and with more than 4,000 coaching hours of experience, he is an ICF PCC Level Coach working towards MCC, trainer of the Basic and Advanced Master

Classes of the Professional Coaching School of Marina Osnaghi® ACTP, Senior Consultant Infoteam AG, Senior Partner Sales Genetics.

Within industry, Federico worked for about a decade as HR manager for International Companies in the Facility Management and Luxury businesses. As a consultant, he worked for both the public and the private sector in several industries, mainly at C level. He has been training and consulting for the past 23 years, 6 with consulting and training companies, 14 for his own company (Business Solutions Srl) and the last 3 as solopreneur, often working abroad on international projects (UK, Switzerland, Poland, Malta, Romania, USA, Kenya, South Africa, Qatar, Singapore, Japan). He currently works with clients such as Bristol Myer Squibb, Gucci, Italian Air Force, Leonardo Group, Merck Serono, Medtronic, Medici Senza Frontiere, Poste Italiane, Prada, Rogers Communication, Save the Children, Sprint, Telecom Italia, Velan ABV, Vodafone, MPS.

Areas of expertise

  • Individual Corporate Coaching (Executive, Business, Sales)

  • Team and group Coaching

  • Leadership & Generalship development

  • Top Team development and facilitation

  • Expert in Adult Learning processes

  • Expert in Neuroscience and Coaching


Education and training

  • University Degree in Clinical Psychology

  • Post graduate Master in Relational-Systemic Psychology and Family Psychotherapy

  • Certified Psychologist and Psychotherapist

  • Infoteam Consulting AG certified sales development consultant and trainer (B2B)

  • LifeLike certification for use of behavioral simulators

  • Accredited to use any personality inventories (class A, B, C)


Professional memberships

  • Italian Psychologists Association

  • Italian Psychotherapists Association

  • Post Doctorate Member of SINS (Italian Society of Neurosciences)

  • Post Doctorate Member of FENS (European Federation of Neuroscience Societies)

  • International Coach Federation

  • International Association of Coaches

Henriëtte van den Heuvel Ph.D.

Henriëtte started her career as a General Manager in a family owned business in Oil & Gas extraction. After a number of years she started her study in Organizational Psychology and obtained a Ph.D. Her

dissertation deals with the (crucial) role of management in Performance Management and pay for performance. During the later part of her study she undertook a consultancy role in one of the main Dutch Management Consultancy firms, where she stayed for just under a decade, focusing on the fields of Performance Management and leadership development.

After this she started working for Hay group, one of the largest international Management Consultancy firms in the world. She stayed with the firm for 10 years in various roles, senior consultant, managing consultant and business developer. In between, she left the company for a short time to work as a Manager of Management Development for a large international utility company, being responsible for the recruitment and development of the top 250.

In 2010 she started working together with JS-International as a trainer and coach. In recent years her work has gradually moved from development and implementation of HR instruments to training and (team- and individual) coaching executives in large international companies such as ING, DSM, Philips, Akzo, Cargill, Vodafone, SHV and Vopak.

Areas of expertise

  • Executive coaching

  • Top Team effectiveness

  • Performance Management

  • Leadership- and Talent development

  • Fluent in Dutch and English


Education and training

  • Ph.D. Organizational Psychology

  • Certified Coach

  • Qualified to use MBTI

  • Master Practitioner of NLP and Time Line Therapy™


Professional memberships

  • Human Resource Network

  • Coaches Supervision Network

Jane Upton

Jane Upton is an experienced coach who has over 20 years experience working with senior leaders and their teams. From her base in Spain she works with clients internationally. Her work spans a host of sectors including 

fmcg, media, professional services and engineering. She coaches in English and Spanish. Jane has also worked as a tutor on coaching courses at Henley Business School, Instituto de Empresa (Madrid) and Universidad de Francisco de Vitoria (Madrid) where she trains both professional coaches and coaching for leaders.

Prior to her work as a coach Jane had a successful career in HR in multinational companies, in a range of jobs that included managing the integration of acquired companies in Latin America and Europe. As HR Director she set up and subsequently dismantled an organisation in Spain. She was a member of the executive leadership team.

Clients include Arriva, Carmignac, Dentsu Aegis Network, Diageo, Freshfields, Harley-Davidson, LSE, Medtronic, Oracle, Orangina Schweppes, Telefónica, TUI Travel.

Areas of expertise

  • Executive coaching

  • Top team development and coaching

  • Coaching and development for senior women

  • Leadership through change

  • Cross-cultural working

  • Coach training, both for professional coaches and leaders as coaches


Education and training

  • BA Hons. Latin American Studies

  • Certified coach, Alexander Corporation 1992

  • Henley Certificate in Coaching 2007

  • NLP Master

  • Primary Certificate CBT

  • Various psychometric questionnaires

Professional memberships

  • Association for Coaching

  • Member of the leadership team in Spain with responsibility for Standards & Accreditation (AC)

Jeremy Lazarus

Jeremy is an Accredited Master Executive Coach (Association for Coaching), Professional Certified Coach (International Coaching Federation), ILM Approved Coach Trainer and a Certified NLP Master Trainer (ANLP International CIC).

Prior to becoming a business coach and trainer in 1999, he had 18 years’ experience as a senior finance professional and management consultant (he is a qualified accountant and qualified corporate treasurer). Jeremy’s clients include blue chips, SMEs, several NHS Trusts and organisations, charities and elite athletes. He is a guest lecturer at UK universities, and has written four best-selling books. As well as having several coaching qualifications (including an MA), Jeremy also assesses coaching applications on behalf of The Association for Coaching.

His previous positions between 1982 and 1999 include roles in The City, management consultant for Ernst & Young, senior finance roles for Unigate plc and finance director for YO! Sushi.

Areas of expertise

  • Executive coaching

  • Leadership

  • Team development

  • Coach training


Education and training

  • Accredited Master Executive Coach – The Association for Coaching

  • Certified to use The Leadership Circle 360-degree feedback tool, PRINT and iWAM psychometric assessment tools

  • Professional Certified Coach: International Coaching Federation

  • Certified NLP Coach (by John Grinder)

  • Certified NLP Master Trainer

  • Masters’ Degree (MA) in Coaching and NLP

  • BA (Hons) Business Studies


Professional memberships

  • ANLP

  • ICF and Association for Coaching

Judy Knight

Judy Knight has been training and coachingJudy Knight has been training and coaching executives, managers and teams in the U.S., Europe and Asia for over 15 years. Prior to her work as a consultant, coach and facilitator, Judy spent 12 years in leadership

roles, primarily in high-tech and telecommunication industries. She has worked with clients in numerous industries to develop and deliver successful programs in change management, behavioural interviewing, performance management, leadership, team building and personal development.

Some of her clients have included the Mars Corporation, Novartis, Adidas, Juniper Networks, Cisco, QuickLogic, Demandforce, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and Kaiser Permamente.

Judy coaches clients from C-level executives to managers to support their transitions into leadership roles and their continued growth in those roles.

Andrea Brandt
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Andrea is an Executive Coach and Trainer, lives in Berlin and collaborates with clients on national and international level. Next to 1:1 coaching, she designs and provides interactive workshops, trainings and speeches with a focus on Emotional

Intelligence, Emotion Management in the business context and Leadership Development. 

With over two decades of international professional experience, she has worked as a Coach, Trainer, and Management Consultant for medium-sized and large corporations such as Vattenfall, Telefoníca, Sky, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Unitymedia, Kabel Deutschland, Siemens, and Steinbeis University.


In 2014, she co-founded in parallel an E-Learning Boutique Agency in collaboration with her Spanish business partner. Their international team specializes in creating interactive and customized solutions for companies and organizations in the field of Personal Development and Leadership Enhancement.

Areas of expertise

  • Executive coaching

  • Leadership development

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Talent assessment and selection

  • Succession planning


Education and training

  • Qualified to use MBTI

  • Qualified to use Firo-B

  • Certified to use DISC and TriMetrix®

  • Qualified to use EQ-i 2.0

  • Stages of Growth Strategist


Professional memberships

  • International Coach Federation

  • ATD: (Association for Talent Development)

  • SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management)

Areas of expertise

  • Leadership Development and Coaching

  • Executive coaching

  • Trainings and speeches on topics as Emotional Intelligence, Emotion Management with business focus

  • Training and workshops (Female) Leadership Development


Education and training

  • MBA // SMI Berlin, Stern School of Business New York, SDA Bocconi Mailand

  • emTrace® Emotionscoach // Eilert Akademie

  • ICF Executive Coach & Mentor Coach – ACC Level // JS-International, Malaga 

  • NLP Master Practitioner & Master Coach // Performance Partnership, London

  • Master Practitioner Time Line Therapy TM // Performance Partnership, London

  • Master Hypnotist & Hypnose Trainer’s Training // Performance Partnership, London

  • International Systemic Team Coaching // AoEC – The Academy of Executive Coaching, London

  • Mimikresonanz 1.Level // Businessprofiling Karlsruhe

  • Diploma in Business and information technology (BA) // BA-Stuttgart


Professional memberships

  • International Coach Federation - ACC (Associate Certified Coach) Level

  • Eilert-Akademie - the science of emotions

Ludmila Egorova

Ludmila Egorova is a Professional Coach certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She runs her own consulting company, established in 2009, designing and conducting leadership development and 

and organisational transformation programs through coaching. Ludmila is also an associate of the BrainBooster network of professional coaches. After serving as Board member of the ICF in France, she has been elected to the Leadership team of the ICF EMEA Region.

Prior to her coaching career, for over 10 years Ludmila accompanied the implementation of strategic initiatives and change programs of private and public companies around the globe. Starting off her career as a Mergers & Acquisitions specialist at Gimar Finance, she moved to post-acquisition consulting and change management within PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has lived and worked in the Switzerland, France, Russia, UK and the United States.

She currently works with clients such as GDF Suez, Danone, Société Générale, Ipsen, Cargill, King Fisher Group, Landmark Group.

Areas of expertise

  • Executive coaching

  • Executive team development and coaching

  • Change management programs

  • Individual transformation

  • Workshop facilitation

Education and training

  • Master degree Finance & Economics, ScPo Paris

  • Diploma in Systemic Change Management

  • Qualified to use Team Management System

  • Qualified to use Firo-B

  • Cultural Transformation Tools, Barrett Values Centre

  • Trained and certified coach with the International Coaching Federation

  • Certificate in Brief Therapy, MRI Palo Alto

  • ICF PCC Level working towards MCC


Professional memberships

  • International Coach Federation

Cora Kreijkamp
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Cora, who launched her own coaching and marketing consultancy business in 2022, combines over 15 years of marketing and communication experience with broad business knowledge (MBA).

She’s a results-driven professional with an open and solution-oriented mindset. She is committed to develop meaningful conversations to enhance performance and teamwork. Known for her approachability, trustworthiness and clear communication, Cora, who completed JS-international’s “Personal Mastery in Coaching and Mentoring” programme in 2022, brings a structured and adaptive approach in coaching, in which clients feel challenged and yet safe, and are encouraged to reflect and find (pragmatic) solutions.

Within industry she worked in management (marketing and communications) positions for family-owned, mid-sized and corporate companies (a.o. We Fashion, Q-Park, APG). There she drove change; by introducing new way-of-workings, tools, and services to align with the evolving company visions, core values and commercial goals. She facilitated new partnerships and Go-to-Markets. Notably, she initiated a culture program in a high decentralized (international) organization, aiding low literate and educated staff to adapt amid essential transformation. As a coach she works with senior level staff and entrepreneurs. She was born in the Netherlands and lived in Spain and the UK. Currently she lives in the Randstad (Netherlands) with her husband and 3 sons.  

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership & Personal Development

  • Effective and Interpersonal Communication

  • (Personal) Branding

  • Project / Change management 

  • Go-to-Markets

  • Customer Journeys


Education and training

  • Master of Business Administration/ Science (Nyenrode Business University, 1997)

  • Bachelor of Business Administration and Entrepreneurship (Haarlem Business School, 1996)

  • Certificate: “Personal Mastery in Coaching and Mentoring”

  • Practitioner Neuro Linguistic Programming and Neuroscience

  • Practitioner Time Line Therapy Ò, Hypnosis

  • Certificate: “Cognitive modification” (Feuerstein, 2018)

  • Certificate: “Management” (Krauthammer International – 2004)


Professional membership

  • Member of ICF International and The Netherlands

Robert-Charles Kahn

Robert Kahn is owner and Managing Director of his own company which is a coaching and training business based in Geneva, Switzerland. He has been partnering with JS International since 2005.

Robert is a communications and training professional working primarily in presentation for impact and leadership through emotional intelligence.

For the past 22 years, Robert has worked across a variety of industries and countries which include finance, banking, manufacturing, the service industry, and Internet companies. His roles have ranged from management consultant, corporate communications, investor relations, media relations and marketing with companies such as Alusuisse-Lonza, Citibank, Givaudan, Jobline, Medtronic, Price Waterhouse, and West LB. He has been training for the past 10 years and has had his own company since 2002.

He currently works with clients such as Areva, BAT, Caterpillar, Castel-Cortine, Cognizant, Dell, GE, Global River Cruises, Huntsman, Lexmark, Management Centre Europe, Microsoft, AP Moller Mærsk, Nokia, Novartis, Steria, Stryker Medical, The United Nations, and Vodafone.

He has lived in North America, Latin America and Europe and is fluent in English, French, German and Spanish.

Areas of expertise

  • Executive coaching

  • Teambuilding

  • Presentation and impact

  • Leadership through emotional intelligence


Education and training

  • Master of International Management

  • NLP and Time Line Therapy™

  • Qualified to use MBTI


Professional memberships

  • ICF

Suzanne Gough

Suzanne Gough is an executive coach and organisational psychologist based in Dubai, UAE. She certified as a coach with the International Coach Academy and has been coaching leaders at a range of levels for the 

past 11 years. Suzanne holds degrees in Modern Languages, Marketing, and Psychology and is currently pursuing her PhD in Organizational Psychology, where her dissertation focus is on the development of executives to lead multinational teams. She is also a qualified market and social researcher, member of the British Psychological Society, and the American Psychological Association.

Prior to setting up her coaching business in 2007, Suzanne worked for 15 years in multinational fast moving consumer goods companies in the UK, including 10 years with Cadbury. She held senior roles in marketing, innovation and consumer research. She has lived in the UK, US, China, and the United Arab Emirates. She particularly enjoys working with executives in an international and multicultural environment.

She has worked with clients from companies such as PWC, BP, MMR, Cigna, Majid al Futtaim, ALEC, and with a host of small business leaders and entrepreneurs, as well as local expatriate organizations.

Areas of expertise

  • Executive coaching

  • Leadership and developing a leadership brand

  • Managing multinational teams

  • Developing cultural intelligence


Education and training

  • MA Modern Languages (Oxford), MA Marketing

  • BSc Psychology

  • PhD (expected 2020) Organizational Psychology

  • PG Dip. Market and Social Research (MRS-UK)

  • BPS level 1 and 2 Test User and NEO-PI

  • Certified Coach Training

  • Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach

  • Certified in Cultural Intelligence training and assessment


Professional memberships

  • International Coach Federation

  • British Psychological Society

  • American Psychological Association

  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Eeva Jaakonmäki
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Eeva is an ICF Certified Professional Coach (PCC) with a legal background. She has been a coach and a trainer for 13 years. She has a strong experience coaching individuals and teams in various organizations both in private and public sector. 

In addition, Eeva is a trained solution-focused workplace mediator.  

Prior to becoming a coach Eeva has background in the legal field, where she has worked over 15 years dealing with different areas of business law. She has twelve years of international experience from four different countries, which has made her open minded with a broad view. As a coach Eeva is approachable with good energy and strong presence. Her coaching framework is built on solution-orientation, contemporary neuroscience and positive psychology. 

Veronika Ambertson
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Veronika is a professional Coach and HR Consultant, serving a mainly global clientele of professionals and international organizations through her small business in Sweden, which she has run since early 2015.

Prior to venturing out on her own, Veronika worked in the private staffing industry, followed by almost a decade in the United Nations, serving in Copenhagen and New York, with missions to Malawi and Haiti, where she was part of the emergency response following the devastating earthquake in 2010.


While coaching is central to Veronika’s practice, she also supports organizations with change management, capacity building, recruitment and other HR-related processes and initiatives.

Areas of expertise

  • Individual Coaching

  • Team Coaching

  • Coaching for supervisors and leaders

  • Training (coaching skills, growth and fixed mindset, emotional skills at workplace, solving conflicts, interpersonal communication skills)

  • Conflict Mediation


Education and training

  • Everything Disc Certified Trainer, MLP Oy

  • Certified Business Coach Master, Business Coaching Institute, 

  • Solution-focused workplace mediator, The Psychotherapy Institute of Helsinki

  • Emotional skills at workplace, Emergy Oy

  • Group and Team Coaching Diploma, Business Coaching Institute

  • Systemic Coaching Skills, Bomentis Coaching House

  • NLP Practitioner, NLP Opisto, Helsinki

  • Results Certificate of Coaching Skills, Results Coaching Systems

  • Course on Applied Positive Psychology, Positive House, Helsinki

  • Skills for Success, Dale Carnegie training, Stamford, Connecticut

  • Professional Certificate in Coaching, New York University

  • Master of Laws Helsinki and Brussels (1993 ja 1994)


Professional memberships

  • International Coaching Federation (ICF), PCC (Professional Certified Coach) level

  • Finnish Association of Coaches (SCY)

  • Finnish Lawyers Association

Areas of expertise

  • Personal and professional alignment and growth

  • Leadership development

  • Capacity building

  • Digital events and engagement

  • Public speaking; group facilitation

  • Impact sector career strategy

  • Human Resources


Education and training

  • MBA, Hawaii Pacific University (HPU)

  • Professional Certificate in Organizational Change, HPU

  • Professional Coach Training, Gothia Akademi

  • Certified Business Communications Practitioner (INLPTA)

  • Transformational Coaching, Coachstjärnan


Professional memberships

  • International Coach Federation (ICF), Professional Certified Coach (PCC)

Daphna Horowitz

Daphna works with leaders and teams across the globe to transform leadership effectiveness and workplace culture by digging deep into leadership power and purpose, developing strategic processes,

leading change initiatives and enabling great leadership. Recent assignments across Africa, Middle East and India include the following clients: Barclays Bank, Coca-Cola, Standard Chartered Bank, Hollard Insurance, Anglo American, Siemens, Medtronic, NMG. Before establishing her coaching career, Daphna worked in insurance and consulting, quickly rising to Director level. She held the position of Lecturer at the two largest universities in Johannesburg while managing her own actuarial consulting company and corporate event management company.

Daphna is a published author of “Courage to Lead: Leadership Lessons from Kilimanjaro.”

Areas of expertise

  • Leadership effectiveness and impact

  • Neuroscience of leadership & change

  • Executive & Team coaching

  • Purpose-driven leadership

  • Career crossroads

Education and training

​M Actuary, Author, Keynote Speaker and Leadership Coach – Daphna, holds qualifications in business, leadership and coaching with an FIA (UK), Master Certified Coach (ICF) and MPhil (cum laude). Daphna has accumulated more than 3500 hours of coaching leaders and facilitating workshops across the globe, over the last 12 years and has served as Treasurer of ICF South Africa and President-Elect of ICF Israel.​

Professional memberships

  • International Coach Federation

  • Master Certified Coach by International Coach Federation

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