PENNY VAN NIEL
Executive Coach & Consultant
ASIA PACIFIC | HONG KONG
Penny was formerly a Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase where her global roles included Head of Human Resources for Asia Pacific and senior HR Executive positions for Investment Banking, Global Markets and Finance, Technology and Operations. She has extensive experience in business and cultural transformation including strategy realignments, mergers, offshoring and outsourcing, and organizational redesign. She has spent a total of 15 years living in Asia and is now based in Hong Kong.
Penny has coached executives and teams in multiple industries including financial services, consulting, multi-nationals, and non-profits She is an Adjunct Professor and executive coach at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School Executive MBA Program. Penny coaches global executives in Harvard Business School’s Executive MBA programs.
Penny’s passion for coaching is centered on her passion for helping leaders develop the wisdom and skill to strengthen their impact and authenticity. Her extensive global leadership development experience positions her to guide executives and employees at all levels to improve their effectiveness and develop new insights and skills. She combines directness with caring and provide pragmatic advice grounded in business objectives. She has extensive experience in partnering with leaders to align their business and people strategies, maximize their effectiveness during leadership transitions and manage cross-cultural teams.
Training and certification: Columbia University Business School, MBA in Finance; Hong Kong University, Masterof Buddhist Studies; New York University Coaching Certification; Columbia University Organizational Behavior Certificate; Myers-Briggs Type Indicator; DiSC; Hogan, MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction), SDI (Strengths Development Inventory). Penny receives supervision from Andy Lowe (IECL Coach Supervisor trained) and her most recent CPD was a certification in Global Leadership Wellness Survey from Human Scope). Penny adheres to the professional standards of ICF.