Susanne Broeng is an organisational consultant, external lecturer at Aalborg University and has worked as an executive coach and organisational consultant for more than 30 years in both public and private sector, as board member and has been writing several books and articles.
She is educated as Ph.D. and Cand. scient. soc. at Aalborg University, as a psychotherapist at the Kempler Institute of Scandinavia (KI) and as group organisational consultant at the Institute of Group Analysis, Aarhus (IGA), and I am certified as European (ECP) and World psychotherapist (WCP) by the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP). In 2020 Susanne was certified by Dynamics of Consulting, CFAR by Larry Hirshhorn in New York.
Recent consultancy projects include the design and delivery of leadership coaching, coaching in change processes and training employees and leaders in their organisational roles. In my work she focuses on relational competences by working as an experienced facilitator, regularly providing support for teams under pressure and as president and member of the teacher team at the Institute of Group Analysis in Aarhus, Denmark. International she is a member of OPUS – An Organisation for Promoting Understanding of Society and ISPSO – the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organisations.
Christine Dawood is a trustee of The Dawood Foundation, member of the board of governors of
Beaconhouse National University and founder of Next Step Now Ltd, a UK based professional
She has over 20-years of work experience across a range of sectors, including retail, textiles,
engineering, agriculture, consultancy, mental health, training- and development and change
Owing to her German heritage in conjunction with her entrepreneurial work in Pakistan and
Singapore for over a decade, she developed a wide understanding of the many nuances in cultures
as well as individual’s behaviors and found an appreciation and fascination for those differences.
This skill is especially helpful when analyzing organizational climates when there is a need of
She holds an Executive Master’s degree in 'Consulting & Coaching for Change’ from University of
Oxford's Saïd Business School and HEC Paris, an MSc. in Occupational & Business Psychology,
from Kingston University, London and a BA in Textile Engineering from Reutlingen University. She
is an certified member of the International Coaching Federation ICF, the International Society for
Coaching Psychology ISCP, the British Psychological Society BPS and the Association for Business
Psychology apb. Apart from her mother tongue German, she is fluent in English and has basic
communication skills in Urdu.
Wim De Keyser is a consultant and coach and works with individuals, teams and organizations on leadership, cultural and behavioral change. Wim’s work focuses mainly on Organization Development and transformation, executive team development, executive coaching and the human transitional aspect of change.
His work includes developing and facilitating leadership development interventions, culture programs, group- and personal coaching as well as consulting in the context of strategy development & implementation, and business transformation.
Wim works with executive leaders in a large variety of organizations, small start-ups to multinational companies, in all sectors, profit and non-profit. He’s an adjunct with Ashridge executive education (Hult Business School, UK), and an associate with a number of business schools across EU (Vlerick (B), TIAS (B), IE (ES)).
He is the founder of the Belgian Coaching Institute, with a focus on coaching, group coaching, supervision and mentoring training and research.
Wim is also specialized in supporting family businesses, both from a family as a business planning perspective.
Before becoming a consultant and coach, Wim was an HR executive in several multinational companies such as Pioneer and Cargill.
Wim is a registered psychologist, with a Masters in Occupational Psychology, an Executive Masters in Consulting and Coaching for Change (INSEAD) and he’s finishing a Masters in Executive coaching (Ashridge).
Ekaterina Dzhabar-Zade is an organizational psychologist and psychodynamic organizational consultant based in Moscow, Russia.
She possesses a diverse, 20-years background in HR areas, she has an experience as an internal and external consultant. The last 15 years she has been working closely with leaders, teams, internal trainers and coaches helping them to develop leadership qualities, managerial, interpersonal, group and team interaction skills.
Ekaterina started her corporate career in 2001 in Russian FMCG company Russkiy Holod, where she worked closely with Sales Force Team and continue her career path as a Senior Trainer in Russian Telco – MTS. There she was responsible for the design and delivery of the corporate learning and development strategy. Then Ekaterina headed a Trainers’ Team in Russian training company TT. Since 2010, she has been working as a Talent and Leadership Development Manager in international IT companies – Canon and SAP.
Since 2015, Ekaterina has been conducting her practice and working with organizations as an Individual Entrepreneur. Among her clients are IT companies, Telco, FMCG, Banks, Retail, FMCG, HR Consulting, Manufacturing companies. She is a lecture and supervisor on master’s program Psychoanalysis and Business Consulting at the Higher School of Economics and MBA program in Project Management at the Higher School of Economics.
She has been taking part in Group Relations Conferences (GRC) since 2019. Ekaterina works as a consultant for Group Dynamics Conferences and leads small study groups on master's program Psychoanalysis and Business Consulting at the Higher School of Economics.
Certified Analytic-Network Coach, Certified Professional Business Coach of the Association for Psychoanalytic Coaching and Business Consulting (APCBC). Member of the International Society for Psychoanalytic Research Organizations (ISPSO).
James Grady received his D.M.D. at the University of Alabama, Birmingham in 1971 and his residency training and a Master of Science in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1974. Dr. Grady was the Founder and Managing Partner at Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of East Alabama from 1976 to 2009, and participated part-time until 2013. Since that time, he has actively pursued other business interests. To support these interests, in 2019 he received a Master’s Degree from Capella University in Organizational Psychology.
In his practice, and as an avocation, for nearly forty years Dr. Grady has been a keen observer and student of behavior. This has provided him research opportunities and the ability to speculate on the various circles of cause and effect related to various stressors and the impact they had on chronic pain patients, employees, and colleagues. This provided him with the opportunity to make presentations at several national OMS meetings. This culminated in an invitation to write a related chapter in Volume One of the seven volume 2000 OMS anthology-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ed. Fonseca).
In 2010 his daughter and he founded PivotPoint Business Solutions. As CEO, he has managed a three-year sub-contract under the “Investing in Innovation” grant funded by the Department of Education. This involved an assessment of the impact of technology change in 233 secondary schools in six southern states. He managed a five-year change management program for a large state university, and a one-year change management grant for a second state university. In addition, he has provided consultation services and assessed change related impacts to over 34 various other educational, medical, corporate, and governmental institutions.
His interests have led him on what he describes as a fascinating journey of discovery providing him with deep insights regarding human behavior and organizational relationships. Dr. Grady remains actively involved in PivotPoint and continues to aggressively pursue his interests and passions toward a more comprehensive understanding of human behavior at its intersection of Attachment Theory and Affective Neuroscience, especially as relates to organizational culture and change. He is published in three books, and numerous peer reviewed journals, and has made presentations to many professional and organizational groups.
Françoise Hontoy is a European, born in Belgium, raised in Germany and living in Luxembourg who enjoys the fluent experience of the variety of environments and perspectives her work invites.
She is a Senior Client advisor at adVeci advisors, where she has been invited to develop the team coaching practice for leadership teams and boards. Her boutique consultancy and coaching company has the mission to create awareness of the choices that shape the way leadership teams lead.
Before embarking on her coaching and consulting career Françoise has been working in the IT sector for a company providing expertise and solutions to all stages of the document lifecycle. It led to becoming responsible for the operations of a major document service of a supranational institutions in the Benelux.
Since 2001 she has served on several profit and non-profit boards in Luxembourg, Germany and Europe. Stepping into the board of IT companies marked her transition from active involvement in IT to a consultative and strategic stance.
Contributing to enabling young leaders has been a major theme of her more than 20 years engagement in a non-profit youth organization where she restructured and led the organizations program serving young leaders in developing their leadership and training skills.
She also been the head coach of several sessions of a large online marketing training enabling more than 10.000 participants to integrate a vertical marketing approach into their business. Thus moving marketing from the idea of selling products to integrating purpose and financial aspects of the service provided into the way the business is led.
Françoise holds a master’s degree in IT from the university of Saarbrücken, an Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change (EMCCC) from INSEAD and is trained in the KDVI Group Coaching method. She is a member of ISPSO (International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations).
Michal Kaźmierski is an experienced business leader with an excellent track record and unique know-how gathered while establishing affiliates of two of the world largest bio-pharmaceutical companies in Poland and other CEE countries. Currently Michał leads the Poland & Baltic affiliate of Gilead Sciences a Foster City, CA research-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative medicines.
He graduated as a Medical Doctor from Poznań University of Medical Sciences and holds a Master degree in Consulting and Coaching for Change from INSEAD, Fontainebleau.
For the past 25 years Michal worked in the pharmaceutical sector where prior to joining Gilead he held various roles and responsibilities including creation and leading the Polish & Baltics affiliate of Amgen and General Manager of GE Healthcare in Poland and Baltic States.
Apart from coaching individual leaders Michał has been involved in several projects providing organizational diagnosis and leadership development programs including special development program for 100 top leaders of ING bank in Poland and Aurubis AG, organizational diagnosis and support for organizations such as one of the largest law firms in Warsaw, Museum of Polish Jews, TDJ and Pracuj.pl. He has worked with management boards of Grupa Żywiec, Żabka Polska, Arvato-Bertelsmann, BOSH Polska and Euro-net (RTV Euro AGD) among others.
Since 2016 Michał serves as a lecturer and trainer in the Academy of Leadership Psychology – a program designed by Jacek Santorski and run by Warsaw University of Technology Business School. He was also member of the team working on designing and implementing curriculum of modern and innovative leadership program (both undergraduate and graduate) within University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw.
Currently he teaches leadership at the Akademia Firm Rodzinnych – a program run by SWPS University in Wrocław
Michał closely cooperates with Family Business Institute in Poland and regularly participates in Institute organized events as a panelist and lecturer as well as contributor to “Family Business” a quarterly journal published by the Institute.
He writes about leadership – his articles were featured in publications like “Pani”, “Newsweek Psychologia” and “Family Business”.
Michał is certified practitioner of The Kets de Vries Institute Global Executive Leadership Mirror (GELM®), Insights Discovery and Daniel Ofman’s Core Quadrant method. He is an active member of Eightwell – an international network of independent advisers providing dedicated support to senior leaders and businesses.
Ronen Koehler is a consultant and executive with substantial human resources, business, and operational experience and a strong academic background. He is the former Global Head of People at Check Point Software Technologies (checkpoint.com) and Outbrain (Outbrain.com). Ronen has extensive executive experience in software, technology, and overall leadership and personnel management. He is a seasoned organizational consultant. Ronen played a significant part in the high growth of global technology companies. He is an ocean sailor and former Submarine Captain. His main consulting areas are working with CEOs and entrepreneurs, around the organizational challenges that come with very high paced growth.
Denis Kulikov is an organisational consultant, executive-coach and psychologist. Works with top-managers and teams in corporate and private business dealing mainly with leadership, conflicts, effective communication and change management.
He is an associate consultant at Ward Howell, Business Speech, Moscow Government University, RANEPA. He’s also an executive-coach on EMBA Leadership program at Moscow School of Management ‘SKOLKOVO’ and a guest-speaker at Higher School of Economics.
Denis has a 15 year’s experience in risk management and insurance in aviation, including accidents investigations. Currently working closely with Russian aviation market on implementation of psychodynamic and systemic approach in treating human factor risk management.
He holds an MA in Business Psychology (Higher School of Economics, Moscow) and studied at Tavistock and Portman (D10 course). He’s certified Wingwave-coach and is a member of ISPSO and Association of Psychoanalytic Coaching and Business Consulting. Denis regularly takes part in Group relation conferences worldwide.
Lauren Spatig, PhD, brings 25 years of organization development experience across multiple industries including Technology, P&C Insurance, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare. Currently, Lauren serves as the Senior Manager of Global Talent and Leadership Development at Unisys Corporation, a Fortune 500 technology solutions company with 22,000 employees and 1,400 leaders.
In this role, Lauren leads a team to design, deliver, and assess development programs and tools aimed at increasing leadership and organization effectiveness. The includes a mix of targeted leadership programs for senior executives, as well as first and mid-level leaders; including development programs, 360 degree and personality type assessments, engagement and pulse surveys, mentoring, and organization performance management and feedback processes. Lauren actively partners with key stakeholders across the organization for impactful and integrated programming, including HR Business Partners, DE&I and Learning & Development, as well as Global Strategy and the Senior Leadership Team.
On a mission to create an environment that lifts organization performance and engagement, Lauren enjoys working with leaders in cohorts and individually to build leadership capability across the system. Through her targeted leadership programs, she focuses on shared purpose, strategy, goal setting, trust, emotional intelligence, communication, feedback, and leading change. Lauren particularly enjoys consulting with leaders to build their vision and mission statements that tie to the organization purpose. In addition, Lauren consults across the enterprise on targeted Regional and Business Unit programs.
Prior to Unisys, Lauren has lead enterprise learning and development, internal communications, change management, as well as onboarding. She’s taken up leadership roles in large, publicly held organizations, including Allstate Insurance Company and Unisys, as well as medium-sized, private equity owned companies, such as Therakos Ltd. and Pentec Health. Lauren has also taught Leading Groups and Teams as a part-time adjunct professor in the Masters of Leadership Program at Cabrini University, and Organizational Behavior at Molloy College.
Lauren attained her PhD and MA in Organization Development from Fielding Graduate University. She holds an MBA from University of Illinois at Chicago, and a BS in Finance from Virginia Tech.
Beverly J. Stoute, M.D., a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst and Executive Coach, serves as a Co-Chair of the Holmes Commission on Racial Equality of the American Psychoanalytic Association (ApsaA). She is an elected Director-at-large of the Board of Directors of APsaA, an appointed member of APsaA’s Executive Committee, and the immediate past president of the Atlanta Psychoanalytic Society. Dr. Stoute serves as a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute; as a Child and Adolescent Supervising Analyst of The New York Psychoanalytic Institute and on the faculties of multiple psychoanalytic training programs including the adjunct faculties of the Emory University School of Medicine, the Morehouse School of Medicine, the Advisory Council of the Harlem Family Institute and, formerly, the Leadership Program of the Goizueta Business School of Emory University.
As an internationally recognized psychoanalytic speaker, author, educator and clinician, she has received awards and honors in several areas. She has special expertise in the development of race awareness, racial ethnic socialization, and implicit bias. She is widely published and serves on the editorial board of several peer review journals. As a consultant, she is recognized for her work on issues of diversity in psychoanalytic education and organization.
With experience as a training analyst, teacher and consultant at geographically dispersed psychoanalytic institutes, Dr. Stoute has a broad and nuanced knowledge of institute structure, purpose, process and dynamics. She is informed about clinician education and training across-the-board and her publications on the history of racial dynamics in psychoanalytic practice and the developmental aspects of implicit bias are primary reading in training programs throughout the country.
Her reputation on issues of diversity in psychoanalytic education has led students from all regions and of all races, ethnicities and ages to seek her out as supervisor, teacher and mentor. As a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst and executive coach in New York and Atlanta with over 25 years of private practice experience, she has a wide knowledgeable base of institutional process and is flexible accommodating to varying organizational environments and leadership styles.
Jeremy Vine is an organizational consultant. His interest in the application of psychoanalytic theory in a work setting stems from a background of assisting people with workplace issues and mental health problems in the media industry, as well as postgraduate psychodynamics training at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust (Tavistock Clinic) in London. His organizational work in psychodynamic consultancy is based on Tavistock methodology.
Jeremy has worked for more than 30 years in the media industry with national newspapers and broadcasting companies in the UK and Southeast Asia. His interests in organizational psychodynamics are broad, but he has a special interest in workplace trauma. His work focuses on underlying dynamics, to help individuals and groups understand what lies beneath conscious thought.
Jeremy’s professional qualifications are a Masters (MA) in Psychodynamic and Systemic Approaches to Consulting and Leading in Organizations (Tavistock/University of Essex), as well as a BSc (Hons) in Psychology, and psychodynamic counseling diplomas from Birkbeck, University of London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA), and a member of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations (ISPSO) and the Organization for Promoting Understanding of Society (OPUS).
Sonja Ware is an ACC certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF), a Coach Trainer for the Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA), and an ELCA certified Level 1 and Level 2 Coach (Discipleship / Mission Developer; Congregational Vitality). She has experience in coaching individuals as well as groups, focusing on leadership coaching and organizational consulting for nonprofit and volunteer organizations. She currently is engaged with several clients throughout the United States.
Sonja Ware is a full-time pastor on the roster of the ELCA, as she works with an urban congregation in Reading PA and three partner congregations while facilitating a four church merger. Sonja's ministry focus is working with congregations that are in transition, feel stuck in any way, or experience conflict, and offering congregants a process to discover their unique purpose in a drastically changing society.
Sonja Ware has been receiving extensive training in Psychodynamic Theory at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia (PCOP), where she is an Academic Candidate in the Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program since 2017.
Sonja has completed a Balint Group Leadership Training Intensive with the American Balint Society and currently co-leads Balint Groups at PCOP every year. She also has training in Intentional Interim Ministry.
Sonja holds a Master of Theology Degree from the Philipps University in Marburg, Germany, after studying Protestant Theology in Mainz and Munich, Germany, and a Master of Divinity Degree from the Theological Seminary of the Evangelical Church in Hesse and Nassau (EKHN) in Herborn, Germany.
Sonja grew up in Germany and has been living in the US for 16 years. She lives near Reading, PA with her spouse Michael, a native Pennsylvanian, and their 13 year old daughter. In her free time, Sonja enjoys learning Spanish, traveling, discovering different places, cultures, and religions, geocaching, playing mini-golf with her family, movies, hiking with her two dogs, and reading.
Nicole Wreford-Howard supports executives and their teams reflect leadership, organizational dynamics and development strategies.
Nicola began her career as a organizational psychologist / change management consultant for an international consultancy firm, later she developed and led the European eBusiness Strategy & Change Management consultancy group for a multinational technology company. She has consulted to a range of organizations in Finance, Legal, Pharma, Energy, Technology, Government, NGO’s & Start-ups and has lectured at business schools in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia.
With her innovation@work network she supports clients explore future scenarios and sustain creative collaboration cultures to align and thrive in complex business eco-systems. Her approach to organizational innovation and transformation draws on her curiosity and experience in systems-psychodynamics and process design for common sense and purpose.
Nicola currently serves as a board member of ISPSO, the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations, on the board of directors of the Centre for Social Dreaming, is a member of OPUS - Organisation for promoting understanding in Society, an associate of ANC - analytic network coaching and of Eco-Leadership Institute.
Originally from London, Nicola has lived Frankfurt, Geneva, Berlin, Paris, The Hague, New Orleans and Houston. She currently lives near The Hague, NL with her teenage daughter, dog and cat.