Iwona Murphy

Executive Coach & Mentor

Iwona MurphyIwona is an experienced Executive Coach and Mentor. She is accredited at Senior Practitioner level by the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC).

With a strong Public Affairs and Communications background, she has over 20 years of experience in corporate management and leading successful teams.

Iwona has an MA in Political Science and Journalism from Warsaw University and has completed many renowned PR courses in the UK.

For the first 6 years of her career, she worked for the Polish Government as Deputy Director of the Government Press Office. From there she moved into corporate life, working for Philip Morris Poland, McCann-Erickson Worldgroup and Citigroup Poland. She has been responsible for successful crisis management, building strong brands, unifying different corporate cultures, and introducing new approaches to the organisations including CSR, multimedia and social media. She has successfully led diverse teams and effectively managed multi-million USD budgets.

She has been accredited with various prestigious awards including the Silver Cross of Merit, from the President of Poland, for displaying outstanding services towards the community. She is a founder member of LiderShe, a non-profit organization of ambitious and entrepreneurial women in Poland as well as the Board Member of EMCC (European Mentoring and Coaching Council) in Poland.

Iwona currently coaches, mentors and trains, face to face and online, Polish and European executives to support their personal development and strengthen their leadership’ competence.

Sectors include FMSG, Banking, Pharma, Advertising, Engineering, IoT, Wine &Spirits, Academia, Real Estate and Paper.

Stephen Murphy

Executive Master Coach, Mentor and Supervisor

Stephen MurphyStephen is a professional Coach, Mentor and Supervisor. He is accredited at Master Practitioner level by the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) and also has an ESIA Coach/Mentor Supervisor accreditation. He has a multi-cultural and multi-functional background. British, living in Poland with a 30+year corporate career spanning P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, Coca-Cola Bottlers and PZ Cussons; on-the-ground in UK, Greece, Morocco, Tunisia, Yemen, Russia & Poland; with assignments in Sales, Marketing & Country/ Regional General Management.

He has personally led and been responsible for international start-up operations, in developed and hardship locations; significant organisational change projects; business turnaround assignments and re-shaping leadership teams into effective operating units.

He currently coaches and mentors, face to face and virtually, in Europe, North & Central America, Africa and Asia, with senior business leaders, individually and with their leadership teams, towards greater self-awareness and operational impact. Sectors include FMCG, Insurance, Banking, Consulting, Software, IoT, Legal, Engineering, Pharma, Shipping, Logistics, Chemicals, Beverages, Wines & Spirits and Not-for-Profit.

Stephen’s business experience is supported by significant Executive Coaching and Supervision study. He is also a Tutor with the Academy of Executive Coaching, a Certified Trainer on the International Positive Power & Influence Programme (PPIP) and on the EMCC Global Executive Board as Vice President, Development.

Clarity of leadership, clarity of business and clarity of individuals are necessities.