Teresa has over 20 years international experience in coaching, management consulting and senior diplomatic roles in Australia, Europe, South East Asia and South America. Working across industries and sectors, Teresa partners with her clients to act and think in new ways and create organisations that flourish.
Teresa is a highly experienced leadership and team coach who understands the reality of modern business and the complexities that leaders face. She has successfully coached a large number of individuals and teams at executive and operational levels in public, private, and not-for-profit environments and a wide spectrum of industries, from health, financial services and government to technology/software development, transportation and professional services. Her coaching style is positive, systemic and results-oriented and helps leaders at all levels to deliver positive change, and improve personal, team and organisational effectiveness.
Teresa uses a strength-based approach, which draws on cross-disciplinary, evidence-based methods to help her clients improve their performance, enhance their careers and achieve personal and organisational goals. Teresa’s practical and down-to-earth style enables her to build trusting relationships quickly and work with her clients in a respectful and challenging way to create learnings, enable growth and realise positive sustained change.
Teresa’s area of expertise is:
- Developmental coaching for better leadership impact (executive and operational levels);
- Operational and strategic leadership development;
- Change leadership;
- Coaching skills for leaders;
- Personal and professional effectiveness;
- Career development and role transitions (executive and operational);
- Team coaching (executive, leadership, operational and project teams);
- Multi-lingual – coaching in English and German
Teresa provides services face-to-face, virtually, and outdoors (walk & talk coaching).
Prior to launching her own coaching and consulting practice, Teresa pursued an international career in the German Diplomatic Service holding a variety of diplomatic positions across the world. In her role as Consulting Director at Australia’s leading specialist provider of consulting services for enterprise transformation, Teresa successfully delivered over 60 small to large-scale assignments with budget and people leadership responsibilities.
Teresa’s broad experience includes working in banking/finance, insurance, superannuation, construction, aviation/transportation, health, retail operations, technology/software development, telecommunications, government services, education, disability services and charities.
Her diverse professional background and experience has provided Teresa with the opportunity to experience and observe many different contexts of leadership. This enables Teresa to leverage years of experience and learnings across industries to provide meaningful reference points and insights.