Vivianne’s key expertise is in coaching senior executives in global organizations, helping them to address their leadership challenges across cultural and organizational boundaries. She believes in tapping into past experiences, expertise and personal strengths and applying a ‘continuous improvement’ attitude to personal development.
She encourages leaders to discover creative and practical approaches and challenges senior leaders to use their power as role models to improve performance and implement sustainable change. Vivianne’s coaching style has been described as ‘pragmatic, challenging, creative, empathetic and fun’.
Vivianne has an MBA in European Business (UK) and a Diploma in languages (Sweden). She is a recognized international executive coach with certifications and accreditations from distinguished worldwide organizations, such as:
- Executive Coach and Associate with the Center for Creative Leadership
- Accreditations in a number of psychometric tools including MBTI, FIRO-B and Hogan
For almost 20 years, Vivianne has coached senior executives from more than 55 different nations across six continents and major industry sectors (automotive, aerospace, banking, consumer products, financial services, healthcare, IT, life sciences, manufacturing, oil and gas, telecom, pharmaceuticals and utilities).
She has worked on assignments in more than 20 countries and lived in five – her native Sweden, France, Switzerland, Germany and the UK where she now lives. Before being an executive coach Vivianne had a career as a ‘serial entrepreneur’, including launching a division for an FT100 company in London and later founding her own company in England which operated throughout Europe.
This experience has given Vivianne extensive business acumen and first-hand knowledge of various business disciplines. In addition to working as a coach Vivianne also acts as a senior-level advisor to private equity groups and companies on leadership issues in connection with cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
- German (conversational)
- Danish (conversational)
- Norwegian (conversational)
- Alstom Power
- Astra Zeneca
- Barclays Bank
- BG Group
- British Telecom
- General Motors
- Marathon Oil
- Norsk Hydro
- Old Mutual
- Premier Oil
- United Nations in Vienna