kariKari is a leadership professional, specializing in coaching and facilitation. She has spent 25 years in human capital development, as an internal senior leader and as an independent coach and facilitator. Kari works with emerging, mid- and senior leaders to develop leadership skills based on strengths, values and passion. Her experience includes Financial Services, Strategic Consulting Services, Big 4 Accounting, University Executive Development programs, Oil & Gas and Telecommunications.

She is an ICF and CTI certified executive coach.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE & BACKGROUND
Kari specializes in cross-cultural communication and resilience. Kari is passionate about embracing the authenticity of distinct global cultures while also promoting understanding of the communication styles and customs unique to regions throughout global business. Kari has a great deal of experience facilitating and coaching teams and individual leaders throughout EMEA and thoroughly enjoys the challenges and fun of helping others build relationships. As an American ex-pat herself, she is uniquely positioned and experienced in helping to understand, clarify and resolve obvious and subtle cross- cultural communication issues.

One of Kari’s top values is humor and she brings purposeful fun to all of her work. She lives in Surrey, UK with her British husband and twin daughters.

Recent Clients
PwC UK
PwC Cyprus
PwC Global Leadership
Exxon-Mobil EMEA
Ericsson
Schneider Electric
University of North Carolina – Kenan-Flagler Business School

Education
Saint Olaf College, Northfield, MN USA

Assessment & Certifications
ICF Certified Coach – ACC
Coaches Training Institute – CPCC
Strengths Finder
Leadership Circle 360
Neuroscience Academy Applied Neuroscience Certificate Situational Leadership
Realise2
Enneagram

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS
“Kari helped me clarify my vision and purpose allowing me to be better positioned for the demands of senior leadership. Kari was able to identify the areas of my career that were demotivating me and helped me rediscover who I am, what’s most important to me and re-energized my career. She has an innate ability to quickly connect with people to help managers transform to leaders.”
– Michael S. Director, PwC

“The key talent in our firm has shown transformational results in many of our senior leaders due to their work with Kari. Her influence is obvious in how our leaders are connecting with their clients, leading their teams and communicating with each other. I’ve also worked with Kari as my own coach and her insight and expertise prepared me well for my promotion and transition into the Partnership.”
– Varnavas N. Partner, PwC

Inspirations
Global living/Cross-cultural family Mum of twins
Travel
Tennis
Ultra (35k+) hiking