Anna is a Mechanical Engineer turned Certified Coach and Change Agent.
Her experience in a high paced, high stakes business, delivering radiation imaging solutions for off-shore oil and gas, sparked Anna’s curiosity and appreciation of people. Behind every engineered product, process, system and protocol lies a rich mixture of human relationships. Anna’s strength is rooted in her understanding and appreciation of the relational, human side of complex systems and processes.
Anna believes in deepening individual leader’s level of self-awareness and, in particular, assisting them in understanding and appreciating how their daily interactions and behaviors impact the leadership stories they are striving to create. She is trained and certified in delivering and debriefing the 360 Leadership Circle Profile which, is an individual assessment of Leadership effectiveness, designed to accelerate development and personal growth.
She is skilled at connecting and relating with stakeholders of all levels, while understanding and appreciating the dynamics on the shop floor, cycles of R&D and the pressures of delivery and safety. With depth and levity she meets each client where they are in their game of ‘performance’ and enables them to move forward.
Anna holds a MSc and PhD (ABD) in Mechanical Engineering. She is a Swedish and Canadian citizen and comfortable in both languages. She has successfully developed and deployed, patented software applications and competed on an international level in both speed skating and mountain biking.
Her random, fun passions include encouraging adventure and challenge in others by being a Professional Mountain Bike Instructor and a Functional Strength and Conditioning Coach.