THE COMPANY

Yda Bouvier LTD was set-up in 2007 to provide executive coaching and leadership development. Over the past twelve years, Yda has developed strong partnerships with a select group of experienced senior coaches and facilitators with whom she collaborates.


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Yda Bouvier

Yda Bouvier is an executive coach, leadership facilitator, physicist and sailor. She has a natural ability to blend business understanding with personal insight and critical thinking.

In her work, Yda builds a strong foundation for development by establishing clear goals and a relationship that is both supportive and challenging. She firmly believes in combining reality and aspiration, and will work with you in a variety of ways to widen your perspective and achieve your ambitions. Yda has a keen interest in neurobiology and how leaders and coaches can apply insights from this field.

Earlier in her career, Yda spent over ten years with The Boston Consulting Group ("BCG"). Her experience includes international corporate strategy and post merger integration projects across industries.

Yda holds an MBA from MIT Sloan, an MSc in Applied Physics from Delft University and is certified in international coaching tools such as MBTI® and DISC® profiles. Yda holds an advanced Diploma in Executive coaching from the Academy of Executive Coaching, accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF), the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) and the Association for Coaching.

Yda teaches at the ACTP accredited coaching training by the Bossert Coaching Academy.


PARTNERS

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Rebecca Rumsey

Rebecca is a creative coach who helps individuals and teams find ways to become outstanding. She has particular specialism in helping people grow in confidence, manage change and build stronger, more productive relationships in ways that support the commercial realities of the organisation. Her overriding principle is that the more individuals understand about themselves, the better they can understand how they work with others.

Rebecca has been an independent executive coach for over 10 years after spending the first 15 years of her career in HR (retail and a non-departmental Government body). She works across a wide range of sectors including professional services, financial services, telecom, engineering, retail, food production as well as government, not for profit and charity sectors.


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MIKE BARKHAM

Mike has broad and deep business experience from over 25 years in professional services. As a client facing partner he advised multi-national companies on IT, risk management, business and people issues. He has now worked for 10 years as a coach, studied psychology and neurobiology, and practises (and also teaches) Tai Chi.

Mike mostly works one to one with senior individuals, or with coaching groups on senior leadership development programmes. His approach links psychology with neurobiology, and his focus is on patterns of perception, because to do things differently people need to see things differently. Mike has extensive experience within Financial Services, yet has worked with clients in most sectors. In terms of cultural diversity, he has coached individuals or groups from all the major European countries, the Nordic region, the US, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.


PETER MELROSE

Peter works with senior business executives as individuals as well as with intact leadership teams to leverage team effectiveness. He focusses his change and development work on helping leaders and their teams see clearly the goals ahead and to face up to the personal challenge of real behaviour change to meet business and personal goals.

Peter was in the Hay Group for 13 years from 1990 where he became a Director and shareholder. He participated in the global Hay Group top team effectiveness research with Professor Richard Hackman of Harvard University. Previously he worked in other consulting firms and his early career was spend in the Civil service. Peter’s coaching clients are senior executives in global institutions across industries.

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Bossert Associates

Bossert Associates is a Munich based international firm, supporting clients with professional and high quality consulting, coaching and training services – with a focus on the design and implementation of executive development programs. Furthermore, Bossert Associates runs an internationally recognised coaching academy with ACTP accreditation.

Katja Bossert, founder and managing director, works worldwide as an executive coach and specialist in leadership development. Katja helps executive teams to realise their combined strength, to resolve deep lying conflicts and to create a common agenda. She is also a recognised authority for developing female leaders and supporting them in fulfilling their career potential in large corporations. https://www.bossert-associates-en.com


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Mirko nikolic

Mirko is a business coach and mentor to executives of multinational corporations operating in a broad range of industries (e.g. chemical, energy, financial services, luxury goods, media etc). He brings 30 years of experience as a partner of The Boston Consulting Group, advising clients in business strategy, corporate governance and organisational development.

Mirko focuses on discovering the “real” strengths of his clients and how to leverage those more when addressing business issues they face in their executive role and for their own personal development (as opposed to “fixing” weaknesses and short comings). When coaching boards, he helps them design a modus operandi that builds and reinforces trust and their ability to deal constructively with conflict through mutual learning from board members’ diversity of abilities (rather than focus on minimising differences and overemphasising the need to harmonise)