Barbara joined APECS as an Accredited Executive Coach in 2015. Barbara is also a member of BPS, SGCP, SIETAR, ISCP and previously a member of the EMCC between 2004-2007 where she was part of the Research Team and Chair of the International Conference Committee. Before becoming a Coach, Barbara lived and worked internationally and in the UK in sectors ranging from Diplomatic, IFI’s, EU, Investment Banking and Asset Management, Government & Public sector institutions NGOs, Advertising & PR for 30+years.
She graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2005 with an MA in Coaching & Mentoring Practices and she was the first student to deliver a dissertation in Coaching Across Cultures. Her research in Cross Cultural Coaching has been referenced in publications and papers “Diversity in Coaching” and Coaching at /work Magazine; “Enterprise Ireland” – A regular speaker at ICF SIGs on Coaching in Culture and at the London Coaching Group on Generation Y. Barbara has also delivered Cross cultural training programme(s) at Oxford Brookes University and joint workshops at SIETAR Annual Congress in Granada, London and Wroclaw. Barbara is a certified practitioner of MBTI, Culture in the Workplace Questionnaire, Berlitz TMC COI/M level II, Argonaut Cultural Connector, Polaris Global 360, TMA Country Navigator, DiSC. She holds a BSc(Hons) in Social Science and Psychology, a Diploma in Sociology and a Certificate in Cultural Training.
Barbara works with global executives and Millennials to enable effective leadership and communication skills by delivering a combination of coaching and consultancy services on working internationally and across generations. She is fluent in French, Polish and English and speaks conversational German, Dutch, Czech and Slovak. Barbara lives in Sopot, Poland (the Baltic Coast).