Business and Executive coach, Ludmila conducts coaching, training and facilitation with senior and high potential leaders and teams.
She accompanies leaders operating in multicultural contexts on development of their strategic leadership skills: enhancing their capacity for self-management, self-presentation, development of their interpersonal effectiveness and excellence in their ability to mobilize and motivate multicultural teams, achieving breakthrough results by integrating in their leadership style mentoring and coaching skills, expanding their zone of influence and increasing the impact of their image and communication, enhancing their ability to manage time, stress, and work-life balance.
For more than a decade, Ludmila accompanied the implementation of strategic initiatives and change programs of private and public companies around the globe:
- Starting off as a M&A specialist, Ludmila participated in and conducted a large number of cross border deals at GimarFinance and then at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). She consulted on assets valuation, business and transaction strategies to public and private clients in France and internationally in various sectors including financial, engineering, nuclear, paramedical, food...
- Ludmila’s passion for accompanying change and organizational transformation led her to move to the People & Change division of PwC. She led post-M&A cultural transition and leadership programs for large French public institutions, such as Conseil Général des Hauts-de-Seine, Conseil Général de Gironde, Haute Autorité de Santé, and conducted over 500 hours of leadership training and executive coaching.
- After PwC she moved to Koch Industries, the USA-based multinational petrochemical group, as International Compliance and Ethics Director. She led the transformation of compliance and ethics culture within the group’s European and Asian subsidiaries by designing and implementing a new compliance structure, building up and training an international team of experts to embed lasting cultural transformation.
Today Ludmila runs her own consulting & coaching company. She is Associate of the Centre for Inspired Leadership(UK), member of the international network of certified consultants in Cultural Transformation Tools of Barrett Values Centre (USA) and of certified consultants in Team Management Systems. After serving as Board member of the International Coach Federation in France, she has been elected to the European Leadership position for the ICF EMEA Region.
Ludmila holds a Masters in Finance & Economics from the Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po Paris) and is a certified Financial Analyst from the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies. She has trained with Paul Watzlawick and Richard Fisch at the Mental Research Institute of Palo Alto (California) and holds a diploma of Systemic approach to change from the Institute Gregory Batson (Belgium) and a Masters in Business Coaching from International Mozaik (France).
Ludmila has multicultural origins – Russian, Armenian, British and French – and is trilingual speaking fluently French, English and Russian. Ludmila is married for 18 years and lives with her husband in Switzerland.