PENNY VAN NIEL

ENNY VAN NIEL – ASSOCIATE COACH

Penny was formerly a Managing Director in Human Resources at JPMorgan Chase where she developed leadership, performance and compensation programs and coached employees from C-Suite to entry levels. Penny went on to numerous senior management positions at JPMorgan Chase in Hong Kong and New York, including the Head of Human Resources for Asia Pacific and senior HR Executive positions for Investment Banking, Global Markets and Finance, Technology and Operations.

Penny has coached executives and teams in financial services (JPMorgan, private equity), telecommunications (Verizon), advisory (Brunswick) and non-profit (Princeton-in-Asia, AFS). She has also worked as a senior consultant at Drake Beam Moran where she led communication skills workshops and delivered highly tailored coaching to over 300 executives and middle managers representing a variety of industries including financial services, technology, media and law. Penny has consulted with senior Human Resource executives and Division leaders on Human Resource business issues in her role as Program Director for The Conference Board. She is an Adjunct Professor and executive coach at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology where she teaches MBA classes in Coaching for Managers and Strategic Human Capital Management and coaches Executive MBA candidates. 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 authenticity to make a positive difference in their companies. Her extensive global leadership development experience positions her to guide executives and employees at all levels to improve their effectiveness as well as develop new insights and skills. She is an experienced communication coach who is noted for her ability to combine directness with caring and provide pragmatic advice grounded in business objectives. She has extensive experience in partnering with leaders align their business and people strategies, maximize their effectiveness during leadership transitions and manage cross -cultural teams.

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