Qualifications & Associations
Chantal is an Organisational Psychologist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. She is also an accredited Executive Coach through the Association for Coaching.
Chantal is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and an Associate member of CIPD. Chantal is accredited for Occupational Testing with the British Psychological Society in a range of psychometric tools & 360 degree feedback tools that can help to raise self-awareness at the commencement of the coaching process.
Chantal’s passion is in facilitating the transformation of organisations through implementing the vision and mission of its leaders and motivating their people to ‘buy‐in’ to actively contribute to the change journey. She thinks the UAE is the most exciting country to be living in over the next 10 years and she feels honoured that she has a small part to play in building the capability of a nation by identifying, assessing and developing young Emirati talent. These young Emiratis will lead this small, dynamic country into the future and build the nation’s capabilities to reach & exceed global standards in all areas. Chantal views it as an honour and a privilege to support this transformation to take place on an individual, team, organisational and national level.
Chantal possesses over 15 years of human resource consulting experience, five years as a consultant in Australia and ten years as an internal business partner and external consultant across the Middle East, the UK & Europe. Chantal is experienced in designing and implementing organisational development, change and talent management strategies. Chantal has gained experience coaching and developing young Emirati talent in order to facilitate knowledge transfer and result in self-sufficiency for Emiratisation. She has been proud to be able to support some of the best and brightest Emirati talent to date to achieve their development goals and to fulfil their nation’s aspirations for them. Chantal possesses an ability to interact honestly and create a presence with people at all levels, combined with a strong commitment to client service delivering ‘just-in-time’ solutions to facilitate the aggressive growth of the Middle East.
Extensive industry exposure across Banking & Finance, UAE Federal & Local Government Entities, Telecommunications, Aviation, Professional Services, Healthcare, Retail, Hospitality, Real Estate, Insurance, Engineering and FMCG. UAE clients include the Prime Minister’s Office where Chantal coached 10 of the top 30 Executive Leaders in the UAE for their Government Leadership Program over an 18-month period. Chantal also assessed and coached the Top 300 Executives for Etihad Airways. She has also worked on assessing & developing Vice Presidents and young Emirati Talent at FAB Bank. Chantal designed & project managed a global talent assessment Emiratisation program for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation where all 1000 staff were assessed globally for talent management purposes. Chantal acted as a Lead Facilitator & Executive Coach for KPMG’s business school in Melbourne, Australia.
Chantal’s coaching and facilitation approach is behaviourally focused, practical and commercial. She believes in ‘just-in-time’ interventions that can assist coachees to quickly gain self-awareness, develop new skills and apply them, as and when, the business requires them to. She has been described as challenging, motivating, firm and fair by her clients. Her Emirati clients in particular, value her relationship driven approach where she builds rapport, but then does not shy away from giving direct feedback when required, in order to raise awareness to unleash untapped potential. Chantal’s core interests lie in facilitating the transformation of organisations through implementing robust, holistic talent management strategies for succession planning and Emiratisation.
Chantal brings to our organisation a wealth of experience as a facilitator and executive coach and has developed a deep understanding of our business and the needs of our clients. She is someone I trust and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.
Chantal is one of the most outstanding Talent Development professionals in the UAE market today. Her obsession with her quality of service and in keeping with the latest and best in her field is observable from the first time you meet her. I have had the pleasure of being coached by Chantal as part of my UAE Government Executive Leadership Development Program, and she has proven to be one of the best coaches especially for UAE candidates. Her several years experience in the region along with her proper understanding of the...