A sustainable Blue Ocean network of Enneagram professionals worldwide who share a common vision, an intention to bring the Enneagram into organizations in a highly professional, effective, and ethical way, and a commitment to the ongoing success and personal/professional development of other Enneagram professionals both inside and outside the network.
Senior Members of the Enneagram In Business Network (EIBN)
“Gestalt Therapy and the Enneagram provide an unparalleled way to enhance leadership capabilities and to do so across the globe.”Contact
Starting in 1995, Andres worked for 10 years as a negotiator for media rights in international markets (France, United States, Italy and Singapore). Since then, he has trained and consulted in negotiations with a wide variety of organizations. Andres held managerial positions at the Organization Ardila Lulle and Casa Editorial El Tiempo, the second and third biggest private groups in Colombia, and was involved primarily in international negotiations for both corporations. In addition, he was a strategic advisor and consultant for the Colombian government in the negotiation of the Free Trade Agreement with the United States, as well as for the Bolivian Government in the same negotiation.
He is currently a senior consultant and partner at Tandem Insourcing, a consulting firm in Bogota, Colombia; and an associate professor in negotiation, leadership, and teambuilding at the University of Los Andes in Bogota and McGill University (Montreal and Tokyo). Andres also assists Ginger Lapid-Bogda as a co-trainer and coach in her Train-the-Trainer and other certification programs.
Andres speaks English, French, and Spanish.
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San Carlos, California, USA
“The Enneagram builds self-awareness of our strengths and challenges, provides a map for professional development, and helps in all interactions.”Contact
Matt developed his corporate acumen while working for 15 years in companies such as Hewlett Packard, Intuit, Inc., and Levi Strauss & Company. He first learned the Enneagram from Helen Palmer and David Daniels, and was certified in their Enneagram Professional Training Program in 2004; and later certified as a professional coach from The Coaches Training Institute along with completion of Ginger Lapid-Bodga’s Train-the-Trainer programs.
Today, Matt combines his experience, training, and skills to strengthen leaders, transform teams, and build positive organizational culture for his clients to achieve strategic business results. Whether consulting with leaders in Fortune 500 companies, coaching CEOs of technology start-ups, or training a team of service professionals, Matt’s amiable yet assertive style helps his clients deepen their learning and move forward in their development. Matt sums up his professional development philosophy this way: “People are like trees; to grow a strong trunk and tall branches you need solid, deep roots. The Enneagram helps people develop solid, deep roots from which they can bloom.”
San Diego, California, USA
“Using the Enneagram helps develop greater levels of self-awareness; resiliency in times of change and higher performance to achieve strategic business results.”Contact
Lisa is known for her insight, creativity, breadth and depth of knowledge and strong sense of curiosity to read between the lines to get below the surface of what truly motivates people so they can achieve their goals.
Having spent 30 plus years working in a diverse range of organizations, Fortune 500, government, non-profit, foundations and entrepreneurial and small business ventures, Lisa brings her experience as a coach, leader, consultant and educator to help clients and teams develop a greater level of self-awareness, clarity of purpose and compassion for themselves and those around them, critical to effective leadership.
Lisa is founder of Renaissance Leader and certified by Martha Beck as a life coach as well as Ginger Lapid-Bogda through The Enneagram in Business for Coaching and Train-the-Trainer programs. She’s also trained in the area of strength-based living with the VIA Institute, the Arbinger Institute for Conflict Resolution and is a member of the ICF.
“I am a ICF Business coach (PCC), consultant and speaker, supporting leaders and experts to create clarity, focus and energy in their work, teams and organizations.”Contact
Heli has combined experience in business, business law, teaching, coaching and leadership for over 20 years. She has worked in the Legal corporate functions of big ICT and Technology corporations, been a member of many leadership teams in international contexts, acted as a commercial director in a data-driven businesses unit of a publicly listed company, and acted as a leadership consultant, trainer and a coach.
Heli’s passion is to help leaders succeed through their own growth and insights and by renewing their systemic practices. Her clients and colleagues often comment that she is a combination of sharp mind and empathic and curious heart.
Heli speaks English and Finnish.
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
“When an individual is internally aligned, aware and conscious it opens the door for teams, organizations, communities and families to become aligned.”Contact
Certified in The Enneagram in Business’s Train-the-Trainer, Consulting with the Enneagram, and Being in Essence, Sharon is a Senior Member of the Enneagram in Business Network and a member of the EIBN Social Action team. She is a Tennessee State Approved Supervisor for Addiction and Mental Health, National Board Certified Counselor and holds certifications in EMDR, TBRI, Family Courts Parent Coordinator and Trauma Informed Therapy.
Sharon integrates the Enneagram into her facilitation, corporate training, mediation and executive coaching. She has a niche in Diversity and Inclusion to bring awareness to the community and organizations in how Diversity and Inclusion not only create healthier environments, it can affect your bottom line.
After years of private practice and owning a restaurant Sharon founded 9Paths, a boutique consulting agency that provides services for small business owners, forums, non-profits, Fortune 500 and 50 organizations. She recently opened the Nashville Enneagram Center for Wellbeing, a clinically staffed counseling center providing services with a flexible scale to ensure everyone has access to excellent mental health care.
Denver, Colorado, USA
“Before You Take On The World, Better Take On Yourself – The Enneagram will help you do just that. When you know yourself deeply you are free to savor life and master leadership.”Contact
Margot Burns is a leadership coach with a passion for working with women leaders and their teams in industries including healthcare, finance, law, and non-profits. Margot brings over 30 years of experience as a business owner, rehabilitation counselor, expert witness and professional coach. She became certified as an Enneagram teacher in 2014 and as a coach in 2018. Margot utilizes her Enneagram In Business training to guide leaders and teams toward mastery and excellence in team dynamics, communication, conflict resolution, feedback, and performance-driven mindset shift.
Margot’s coaching results in heart-full, integrated, and compassionate leadership. Her philosophy is this: When you know yourself deeply, you have freedom to live and lead with an open heart, create impactful change, and inspire others to bring out the very best in themselves.
A subspecialty for Margot is working with people who want to change their relationship with food and alcohol. She is a certified Gray Area Drinking coach and uses the Enneagram along with strategies based in neuroscience to combat stress and integrate new, healthy habits.
Margot is in service to the Enneagram Prison Project as a coach to formerly incarcerated individuals and as part of their stewardship circle. She is also a volunteer with the Center for Work, Education, and Employment in Denver, CO.
“Enabling individuals and teams to achieve higher performance and intelligent, inspired organizations where skilled people manage in a truly human way.”Contact
Gema’s education includes BSc in Chemistry, a Masters in Environmental Engineering, and a Masters in Human Resources Management. Coupled with her technical background, Gema has also held key management positions, which involved the management of diverse teams across Europe with different languages and cultures. In addition, she has completed Enneagram certification programs with David Daniels, Ginger Lapid-Bogda, Mario Sikora, Russ Hudson, and Uranio Paes.
In 2004, she joined Irish-based Maybe International Creative Consultancy, and is currently the director of their Spanish office. Gema works primarily in the following areas: leadership; creativity and innovation; relationship building and conflict; negotiating and Influencing; emotional intelligence; meeting facilitation; teamwork and communications; and organizations development. Gema has great passion for the Enneagram and its application to the business world, and also uses the Enneagram for her own development and in her work to empower individuals and organizations to improve performance and to respond to their reality in the most effective, creative, responsible, and human way.
Gema speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
“Using the Enneagram to better identify success factors and evolutionary paths, as well as stress reduction and skill development.”Contact
Having been involved with creativity and professional development since the 1970s, Pierre was first trained in the use of the Enneagram by Oscar Ichazo’s team, then by the Palmer/Daniels school of the Narrative Tradition, and, most recently, by Ginger Lapid-Bogda. He is the former chair of the French Professional Users of Enneagram, a network of business consultants using the Enneagram in French-speaking countries. As a business manager himself, Pierre is the author of Competencies Competitivity Approach, a strategic approach used by more than 3,000 industrial firms to manage their human resource function with an economic target in mind.
Pierre Debeine currently designs, implements, and oversees Total Quality Management programs in France for more than 2,000 industrial firms, including NPO and public organizations such as ECC and UNO, in creating original training for use with top management.
Pierre speaks English and French.
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“I use the Enneagram for deep personal growth for self and help clients build effective ways of being in relationships in an authentic and fully functional way.”Contact
Mahesh developed a deep understanding of organizational processes during his stint with Siemens where he honed his psychometric assessment skills. Mahesh was introduced to the Enneagram when he was trained to be a coach through New Ventures West. He later trained with IEQ in South Africa. Mahesh completed the Train-the-Trainer programs with Ginger Lapid-Bogda and has been using these methodologies for leadership development, coaching, building emotional intelligence, and team dynamics.
Today Mahesh combines his experience in the Enneagram with other methodologies in strengthening people’s capacities to deal effectively with self and others in the way they love, lead and parent. He offers programs to deepen self-awareness using a simple model of awareness-acceptance-action. Mahesh believes in authentic presence with whole hearted connection that enables each individual to truly be who he/she wishes to be. His work revolves around a simple principle of making a difference to one person every single day, however small it might be.
Mahesh speaks English, Hindi, Marathi and Telugu.
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
“The most important assets in any venture are you, your people, your influence. Emotional intelligence IS your influence!”Contact
Sean brings together a unique blend of military experience, business management understanding, personality & behavioural profiling, and extreme experiential learning to develop high emotional intelligence, resilience and compassion in leaders and managers. He is an experienced Coach, Certified Behavioural Profiler, The Enneagram in Business Trainer and an NLP practitioner working across a range of businesses such as O&G, Finance, Hospitality, Heritage, Defence and Education.
Sean’s breadth and depth of experience coupled with his passion for helping others succeed in extreme environments underpins his proven ability to understand, engage and empower teams, managers and leaders to get the results they need. He helps to develop others into the kind of leaders that high performing teams would follow into battle. Whether a team is under fire or under-performing, Sean and The EQ Commando helps turn the team around and win.
Denver, Colorado, USA
“I use the Enneagram to help executives and entrepreneurs be more so they can do less.“Contact
Prior to launching his coaching practice in 2001, Brian had been the CEO of three telecom companies, one publicly-traded and the other venture-backed. Brian was a co-founder of all three of these companies. Prior to his CEO experience, Brian was a banker and venture capitalist.
Brian is the author of The Business of Wanting More: Why Some Executives Move from Success to Fulfillment and Others Don’t, a book that describes Brian’s personal transformation and the process he uses with high-achieving executives seeking greater balance and well-being.
Brian holds a Masters of Business Administration, is a certified coach with extensive training and experience with the Enneagram. Brian is a member of YPO as well as a Certified Forum Facilitator for YPO.
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
“A fulfilling life is directly related to the quality of relationships. The Enneagram illuminates the path to help both us and others be our best selves.”Contact
Anne is an international Enneagram Association Accredited Professional and holds certifications with The Enneagram in Business, The Enneagram Institute, and the Enneagram in the Narrative Tradition. Her work on the impact of Emotional Intelligence is published in “Cinemeducation: Using Film and Other Visual Media in Graduate and Medical Education.” Anne has presented her original work integrating the Enneagram and The Twelve Steps of Recovery at numerous global Enneagram conferences both within and outside the US.
She is the founder of Enneagram Charlotte serving the Healthcare, Education and Recovery Communities. Previously, she was the CEO and owner of an architectural design firm in the commercial real estate industry for over 25 years.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
“Using the Enneagram for productive organizations and inclusive leadership”Contact
Business and results-oriented, Annie has 25 years experience in management, business development, international trade, economic development and investment attraction. She is a certified trainer with the Enneagram model in a business environment.
Annie speaks both of Canada’s official languages (French and English) and is recognized for diplomacy, strategic leadership, the ability to build strong and meaningful partnerships, mobilize people and evolve in complex and diverse environments. Annie’s strengths also include a great political sense and interpersonal skills.
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“The Enneagram increases self-awareness about how and why we act, connecting with our strengths, and finding new ways to achieve better results.”Contact
Margarita Guerra is an expert coach, trainer, and teacher of the Enneagram, as a professional accredited by the International Enneagram Association and certified as a professional Coach by the International Coach Federation, with an extensive experience in Team Coaching and Executive Coaching and teaching.
For over 10 years Margarita has worked as a Legal Advisor for different multinational companies based in Spain, mainly in the acquisition and negotiation of software and media rights and supporting M&A operations in Europe and Asia. She is specialized in conflict resolution and since then she has been working as a trainer and coach for many important companies in Spain, like Carrefour, LeasePlan, Adolfo Dominguez, among others, and teaching the Enneagram inside and outside the organizations. She is co-author of the book “Negociador 365” that is about Negotiation based on the Enneagram
She is partner and founder of Goose Talent Institute and currently is serving as President of the Board in the Spain Affiliate of the International Enneagram Association. She also collaborates as a professor in coaching skills in the European University, University School of Real Madrid. She is co-author of the book “Negociador 365” about Enneagram and negotiation
Margarita speaks Spanish and English.
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“I work with individuals, teams and organisations to increase emotional health, understand impact and make a positive difference with others and the world.”Contact
Amongst her professional accreditations, she is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders and a Fellow and former Board Member of Leadership Victoria.
Gayle is also the co-author of ‘Working with Emotional Health and the Enneagram’ – an important reference for anyone wanting to raise their own levels of emotional health.
Mexico City, Mexico
“Helping corporate leaders, family businesses, and nonprofit organizations to develop their leadership potential and work effectively with teams.”Contact
Adelaida is an authorized teacher of the Enneagram Institute and graduate of the Enneagram in Business Train-the-Trainer and Coaching with the Enneagram programs, as well as a past presenter at the International Enneagram Association (IEA) conference in 2011. She has a broad experience in working with groups of all sizes. Using the Enneagram, she developed a whole new system of intervention in the school system based on the new Complementary Leadership Concept. Most recently, she introduced the Enneagram to an important full-service restaurant organization at Brinker International and Darden Restaurants Inc.
Presently with the Enneagram Coaching Center of Mexico, Adelaida conducts regular open Enneagram workshops and also hosts a weekly radio show in Mexico City called “CONOCETE con el Eneagrama” (Know Yourself with the Enneagram).
Adelaida speaks English and Spanish.
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
“I help executives better understand themselves and others to enable them to better manage themselves and others.”Contact
Tom has 40 plus years of varied human resources management experience, having held senior executive positions with The Kroger Co., Cintas Corp., International Paper and Cincinnati Bell. He has served on several boards, including privately held companies and a private university, and has taught human resources management at the graduate school level. He holds a law degree from Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University, and has attended executive education programs at Duke University, Michigan University, and Harvard University. Further, Tom is certified in a number of personality assessments, such as the Devine Inventory and the Hogan Personality Inventory. He holds a certificate from the International Coach Federation based on the Enneagram, is a Senior Member of The Enneagram In Business Network and has completed the Enneagram Studies In The Narrative Tradition Professional Training Program.
Tom is a partner of Pathway Guidance, a consulting practice in Cincinnati, and is the founder of its proprietary performance management system – Starway Service. Currently, the primary focus of his practice is executive coaching, both individuals and teams. Helping executives better understand themselves and others, he enables them to better manage themselves and others.
Hong Kong, China
“With delight, I bring the Enneagram to China because it offers such profound insights for self-knowledge and opportunities for development.”Contact
Prior to founding Magnet International Training and Consulting Co. Ltd., Gloria held various positions in marketing, strategic planning, logistics development, customer relationships, and general management for 14 years at APL (America President Lines Co. Ltd), and also served as a mentor for students in Warwick University’s MBA programs. Gloria studied the Enneagram with Don Riso and Russ Hudson for 10 years, and since 2006 has studied with Ginger Lapid-Bodga.
In addition to currently leading her training and consulting firm, Magnet International Training & Consulting Co Ltd, Gloria has delivered coaching programs with HKUSPACE (Foundation Certification Course in Life Coaching) since 2003 and sponsors a variety of excellent Enneagram teachers to offer their programs in Hong Kong. Further, she has served as president of the International Enneagram Association of China since 2008 and is the current director for the Enneagram Institute of Hong Kong and China.
Gloria speaks Cantonese, English, and Mandarin.
Uckfield, United Kingdom
“The Enneagram is the key to unlocking rapid and effective growth within individuals and teams, with powerful and positive ripple effects.”Contact
Claire is an entrepreneurial and leadership coach specialising in high performance and ‘We-centric’ (as opposed to ‘I-Centric’) leadership cultures. She currently heads up a team of coaches and consultants at Pivotal Moment Transitions, and she also provides a significant amount of pro-bono and lower-cost entrepreneurial coaching. In addition, she has been a coach and mentor on the NatWest business accelerator programmes since 2017.
Claire has a vast portfolio of skills, tools and frameworks to get her clients fast, impactful results. Some of these frameworks include certifications in the following: Enhanced Conversational Intelligence® Coach; an Enhanced Narrative Coach®; Executive Coaching from the Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC); Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach; Global Leadership Coach with the Global Coach Group; Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®); Hogan Personality Inventory; Hogan Development Survey; Hogan Motives Values & Preferences Inventory (Bright Side, Dark Side and Inside); Team Management Index™; DISC; Barrett Cultural Transformation Tools Practitioner; Pumpkin Plan Strategist; Fix This Next Advisor; and an Enneagram in Business ‘What Type of Leader Are You?’ trainer.
Claire has worked in, or as a consultant/specialist for, a diverse range of companies – from 1-person start-ups to large multinationals, including the UK Treasury, Greenpeace, ActionAid International, WestLB, Berlitz, International Distillers and Vintners, ABB and TOTAL.
Ashland, Oregon, USA
“I apply the Enneagram in practice-based development work, using ‘how you are’ to take ‘what you do’ to the next level of performance.”Contact
Jennifer holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from Harvard and a PhD in psychology from Stanford. She taught Developing Emotional Intelligence in the Master in Management program at Southern Oregon University for eight years. She has worked with leaders in for-profit and non-profit organizations in fields from healthcare, government, and academia to technology, retail, and hospitality.
As a certified Enneagram in Business trainer, Jennifer uses the Enneagram system in most of her work to help improve team dynamics, focus individual development, and improve organizational performance. She coaches individuals and teams, and delivers custom development programs for high-potential leaders, with an emphasis on achieving business and personal outcomes through increased social and emotional intelligence (using How you ARE to improve What you DO). She is currently building a website and book to bring this transformational work to a wider audience.
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Johannesburg, South Africa
“I work with people to support their personal growth and their appreciation of others so as to realize their full potential in all spheres of their lives.”Contact
Alice has been working in the Southern Africa region for over 15 years – designing and managing women’s empowerment programs and supporting the capacity-building of organizations that promote human rights. She applies the Enneagram with other approaches and models in coaching, training and mentoring to develop individuals’ agency with the aim of enhancing their collective leadership in women movements and networks for social justice across southern Africa. Alice has coached senior executives in the corporate, government and non-profit sectors in cross-cultural contexts across the globe. She earned an MA in Integral Coaching Practice (Middlesex University, UK); a Post Graduate Diploma in Integral Coaching Practice (The Coaching Centre, Cape Town) where she is an Associate coach; and a number of Ginger Lapid-Bogda’s certificated Enneagram training programs. She also holds an MPhil in Media and Communication Studies (University of Oslo, Norway); a BA in Literature (University of Zimbabwe); and a Post Graduate Diploma in Media and Communication Studies (University of Zimbabwe).
Alice is an avid reader, writer and editor and has published extensively in the area of public policy, governance and women’s rights.
Alice speaks English and Shona.
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“I am a PCC business coach, consultant and speaker with strong visualization skills, helping leaders and experts shift energy in organizations for sustainable results.”Contact
Supporting leaders and experts to reach their goals and succeed has been close to Nina’s heart throughout her work history. Her passion is to make work life more inspiring and to help everyone to find their own passion in line with organizational goals. Clients and partners say that Nina has an inspiring, positive energy and with her visual toolkit she also makes the trainings memorable, easily connecting with people and getting everyone on board with good coaching attitudes.
Nina speaks English, Finnish and Swedish.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
“Organic transformation occurs when you bring the Enneagram into organizations to support personal and professional growth for employees at all levels”Contact
Since 2008, she has studied with the Enneagram Institute and participated in many workshops with different Enneagram Teachers worldwide.
She is passionate about the Enneagram in Business programs and is certified with Coaching with the Enneagram, Consulting with the Enneagram, Bringing Out the Best in Yourself at Work and completed Being in Essence, and Bringing out the Best in Everyone You Coach. Sue is a certified Integral Associate Coach™ (ACC) and facilitator of the Crucial Conversations® program and McQuaig assessments.
Her role at CleaHRStrat consulting allows her to work with business leaders to drive change and support positive culture shifts, increase productivity and trust levels. In the past 18 months, she has introduced the Enneagram to four organizations and many independent coaching clients.
Sue is a big believer in giving back and paying it forward, and the development of social action goals. In 2015 she was on the organizing committee for the 2015 Canadian Enneagram Conference in Toronto, Canada.
Sue and her family founded Healing Broken Hearts – a one-day bereavement conference in Ottawa, Canada, and are in the planning stages for the next one in May 2020. Sue has a dedicated passion for helping young adults discover their own career/life journeys by providing coaching using the Enneagram as a framework for self-discovery.
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
“Working and evolving should be meaningful and fulfilling. We are all heroes on our own journey and the Enneagram is the treasure map.”Contact
Chloe is a certified Enneagram coach, teacher and speaker. She founded Dixit Ennéagramme, an accredited IEA school (AES) running three accredited training programs (ATP) in 2014. After completing the Narrative Tradition professional training program in Paris with Eric Salmon, she attended most of Ginger Lapid-Bogda’s intensive Enneagram programs, eventually becoming an EIBN Senior Member.
Holding a master’s degree in organizational communication from the Université de Montréal, she has worked in Marketing and Communication internationally for 12 years. French and Argentinean, she speaks English, French, and Spanish, and has traveled to more than 50 countries.
To her, one does not need to come from different countries or speak different languages to have intercultural dilemmas, miscommunications, and interpersonal toxicity: “As humans, we are all strangers to each other just by being unique within our own cultural identities. Greater self-awareness and understanding of individual differences, as the Enneagram map proposes, is a fundamental key to a path towards social peace: inclusiveness, diversity, openness, curiosity, compassion and benevolence.” She often tells her students: “Welcome to 350 years of self-growth, and we are all in it together!” explaining how, without concrete regular practices aiming at stretching one’s comfort zone and level of self-mastery, knowing one’s Enneagram profile doesn’t do anything, except maybe increase ego traps and spiritual bypasses.
“We are focused on the emotional health levels of both leaders and organisations to enable them to be the best that they can be.”Contact
With over 25 years of experience, Malcolm has been recognized for his work in developing and applying emotional health levels combined with the Enneagram as a way to identify both the current and desired organizational culture, current leadership behaviors and growth potential, and he has developed ways of integrating the Enneagram with the cultural change process. In addition, Malcolm has had extensive experience in developing Emotional Intelligence in leaders using the Enneagram, including measuring the impact this has on the bottom line of the business.
As co-founder of Global Leadership Foundation, Malcolm upholds the principles of self-realization, collaboration, and stewardship and is passionate about making a positive difference to people’s lives and their businesses and communities – both local and global. In collaboration with his business partner Gayle Hardie, Malcolm combines his business acumen with the significant insights of the Enneagram to create unique and transformative approaches to leadership and culture. He currently works with boards, CEOs, senior management teams, and individuals in some of Australia’s leading organizations, in a range of specialty areas that focus on transformational change in individuals and organizations that enable business success to be achieved.
“My first encounter with the Enneagram was in 1998. Since then, it has become an integral part of my life mission.”Contact
Wa studied the Enneagram extensively with many teachers, including Santikaro, Helen Palmer, David Daniels, Ginger Lapid-Bogda, Jerry Wagner and Claudio Naranjo. He has taught the Enneagram, since 2003 to thousands of people throughout Thailand in a wide variety of industries, including health care, finance, retail, hospitality, IT, manufacturing, telecommunications, and transportation. Adept at teaching all the business applications of the Enneagram, he also has special expertise and keen interest in leadership development.
Wa is the founder of Siam Enneagram Consulting Limited (since 2004), a company dedicated to making the Enneagram’s applications to business accessible to companies throughout Thailand. In addition, he is an active translator and publisher of Ginger Lapid-Bogda’s Enneagram-business books in Thai.
Wa speaks English and Thai.
“We help companies and their people get the best from each other – cohesion, focus, autonomy, empowerment and most importantly, results.”Contact
His company was awarded World Distributor of the Year and European Distributor of the Year by the SWAGELOK COMPANY of Cleveland, Ohio, a $2 billion industrial engineering company.
After selling the company, JP founded THE THINKING LAB, a Management Development Consultancy with expertise in Mentoring, Leadership Development, Management Alignment & Cohesion, Senior-Level Business & Executive Coaching.
Holding a Masters Degree in Business Studies, post-graduate diplomas in Executive Coaching and Leadership, JP is also certified in several interventionist models and psychometric tools, including Gestalt Coaching, Systemic Team Coaching, Time-To-Think®, Emotional Intelligence, Myers BriggsType Indicator & NLP.
In addition to his senior membership of the EIBN, he is also a Certified Enneagram Teacher in the Narrative Tradition.
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“The real value of a coach is the ability to let the coachees’ uniqueness and inner essence emerge and be a guide for the aspects that compose their everyday lives.”Contact
Born in Milano, Marina has three Masters Degrees, one in Education and Development of Human Resources, one in Counseling specialized in orientation for professional rules (AT Berne) and one in Natur-opathy (RIZA – Medicine and Psychosomatic Institute). Marina is a full member of WABC (Worldwide Association of Business Coaching), an Executive and Business Coach and Enneagolf International Partner (personality mind coaching, leadership and competition). She has authored “Enneagramma e Fiori di Bach” (Enneagram and Bach Flower Remedies), 2009 and “Management olistico e Costruzione del Sè in Età Adulta” (Holistic Management and the Construction of One’s Inner Self in Adult-hood), 2010. Marina has proudly received the “Best in Class CV” Award from the Marisa Belisario Foundation in 2012 and the “Women at Work” award in 2002.
After many successful years as a Marketing and Sales Director in four different Multinational Insurance Companies and Managing Director in two different Service International Companies, Marina took her experience one step further, fulfilling her belief that the real strength of a team or of a company lies, in fact, with people.
Marina speaks English and Italian.
Hopkins, Minnesota, USA
“I am a transformational coach and Enneagram educator, committed to seeing and supporting your potential and actualizing your unique gifts.”Contact
Anne has used the Enneagram personally and professionally for 30 years and brings to her work a deep understanding of the Enneagram. As an executive in an international corporation for 15 years, she used the Enneagram to build teams, enhance her leadership skills, and maximize the potential of individuals in the company. Since then, she has coached hundreds of executives and individuals throughout the country in large and small companies, and from all walks of life. Anne is certified to teach the Enneagram by Don Riso, Russ Hudson, Helen Palmer, David Daniels, and Claudio Naranjo. Anne is active in the Minnesota Chapter of the IEA and has served on the IEA Board.
Anne is currently the founder and president of Olive Branchways, a coaching and training firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Making a difference in the lives of individuals and groups has been Anne’s lifelong dream and commitment, and she has found the Enneagram to be a powerful map for her own transformations and those of her clients.
New Delhi, India
“Learning to experience and work with emotions is just as important as accomplishing excellent results.”Contact
Alok Narain is an HR & OD professional who has had rich and diverse experience across various industry sectors. In terms of his career and professional development, through the years he has gained rich experience in Coaching (8+ years), Training (20+ years), Consulting/HR (12+ years), and Management (7+ years).
During his corporate career of approximately two and a half decades, he has led L & D and HR functions within diverse industry sectors, including as a Global CHRO of a medium-sized professional services company with operations across India, Europe, UK, USA, and Canada. He has had opportunities to design, develop and deploy processes as he oversaw growth from approximately 75 employees to approximately 4000 employees.
Alok speaks English, Hindi, and Maithili.
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Richmond, California, USA
“The Enneagram is the most effective method to promote self-awareness, reduce conflict, build relationships, and appreciate human diversity.”Contact
In 1978, as the director of the Center for Human Growth in Berkeley, California, Peter began his Enneagram study with Helen Palmer and Kathleen Speeth, PhD, and hosted the first public classes of the system while making it part of his program of counseling, support groups, and body therapy. During the 1980s, he taught classes using the panel interview method, now called the Narrative Tradition in the Palmer/Daniels school. He began teaching in organizations in 1994 and co-authored a self-published training guide, “Transformational Leadership.” He has worked with software companies, small businesses, hospital staffs, government agencies, and church congregations, with a focus on using the Enneagram for effective communication, leadership excellence, and the development of high-performing teams.
Through his company Enneagram Work, Peter is currently a trainer for the Palmer/Daniels Enneagram Professional Training Program (EPTP) and teaches workshops on leadership and the Enneagram, the 27 subtypes, and the “Embodied Enneagram” throughout the world. After 35 years, he still finds the Enneagram to be the most effective method available to promote self-awareness, reduce conflict, build bridges between individual and groups, and gain an appreciation for human diversity.
“Martin is a business professional with over 30 years working in multinational organizations, bringing the “heart” into organizations through the Enneagram.”Contact
I am passionate about the Enneagram and work with organizations to bring the heart back into how people work together. For too long people have been regarded as resources and not humans. We can’t leave our heart at the door of the office, although there is an expectation that we should – I say organizations have “heart bypasses.” My work mission is to change that so we regard the whole individual.
I’m trained in psychology and marketing and also hold qualifications in HR Management, Organization & Workplace Mediation, and Coaching & Mentoring. I am a Professional Member of the International Enneagram Association and Lead Trainer with Enneagram Training delivering Professional Enneagram Training in Ireland & UK. Enneagram Training is now licensed to deliver The Narrative Enneagram professional training programs. Previously, I was a trainer with Enneagram Europe.
I have worked with the Enneagram for over 25 years and am certified with the Palmer/Daniels school. I have completed The Enneagram in Business Train-the-Trainer, Leadership, Coaching and Advanced Coaching programs.
In addition, I have:
-Delivered personal development training using the Enneagram personality model to individuals and organizations.
-Delivered workshops and trainings to both public and private organizations; commercial, professional and not-for-profit.
-Delivered workshops at various International Enneagram Conferences.
-Coached managers in people management skills, performance issues, disciplinary, grievance and conflict resolution. I have extensive experience in the areas of Conflict, Performance Management, and Personal Development.
-Supported organizations in managing conflict in the workplace.
-Coached managers in people management skills, performance issues, disciplinary, grievance and conflict resolution.
San Diego, California, USA
“The Enneagram reminds us that we are all whole, wise and worthy; deep change happens when we feel seen and we can connect to what matters to us most.”Contact
Erin’s clients are curious, values-driven, emotionally intelligent leaders up to big things. She works with C-level executives at billion-dollar companies and founders of proven start-ups, helping them cultivate sustainable, high-performing leadership teams based on metrics that drive engagement and results. Erin brings a philosophical orientation to her work rooted in Appreciative Inquiry (strengths-based change), the Enneagram personality system, Integral theory, and neuroscience-based organizational and leadership wellbeing.
Erin is a partner at Evolution, a coaching, consulting, and investment firm that partners with start-up and high-growth companies to drive long-term, holistic success through developing leadership, alignment and culture. Evolution works exclusively with companies that strive to be iconic, world-enriching, evolutionary businesses.
Erin earned a Bachelor of Science in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University, and a Master of Science in Positive Organization Development and Change (MPOD) from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management. A member of the prestigious Forbes Coaches Council, Erin is a certified Integral Coach with Integral Coaching Canada and a Senior member of the Enneagram in Business Network. She holds additional certifications in Advanced Coaching with the Enneagram, a robust personality typing system (via Enneagram in Business) and Developing Leadership with Emotional Intelligence (via CWRU).
Sao Paulo, Brazil
“Using the Enneagram in business enables professionals to better understand themselves/others and find ways, paths and even shortcuts to their own growth.”Contact
Teresa majored in Business Administration and specialized in Human Development. She has over 20 years of wide experience in Strategic Planning, Marketing and a solid background in Human Resources as a Manager of Business Partner, Consultant, Training and Development and Change Management departments at Brazilian and Multinational organizations such as Banco Crefisul (Citicorp) and the retail leader Pão de Açúcar. Also, Teresa is a certified facilitator of Change Management programs, including Franklin Covey’s “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” and “Fierce Conversations,” and a mediator of the Reuven Feurstain’s “Instrumental Enrichment Program.”
After becoming a Certified Enneagram Teacher (EPTP – Enneagram Professional Training Program – Helen Palmer and David Daniels) in 2013, Teresa began to include in her projects (of training, coaching, mentoring, counseling or consulting) the use of the Enneagram as an important tool, offering clients the opportunity to achieve professional goals with a better self-knowledge and therefore more efficiency.
Teresa speaks English and Portuguese.
“Integrating my expertise as an Enneagram teacher with my background as a musician creates joy and lasting effects for both my clients and myself.”Contact
He began his career as a professional cellist, has taught at several universities, worked six years as an executive for an international media company, and spent eight years working for a US consulting firm. Martin has contributed to over 30 publications on communication in leadership, sales, and negotiations. He wrote the first book on the Enneagram and Leadership in Germany in 2008 with Ulf Toedter, “Fuhren ist Charaktersache” (Leadership is a Matter of Character). After several reprints, the current fourth edition was published in April 2021 with a new title “Authentisch führen mit Charakter” (Authentic Leadership With Character). Eight workbooks on the Enneagram and six CDs with music from Gurdjieff, classical music, and a selection of his own compositions for piano and cello have been published in the last decade.
He has worked with international corporations as well as numerous small- and medium-sized enterprises in Europe.
As the founder of Communications Consulting International in 1995, director of the Institute of Personality Development of the Boston Business School, and a senior consultant of the St. Gallen Group since 2000, Martin currently works with international leaders on executive development efforts throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, South America, and Asia. He uses his expertise as an Enneagram teacher and his background as a concert-level cellist to unearth the full potential in the clients he serves.
Martin speaks English, French, and German.
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
John Semeraro founded Leading Wins as a full-service individual coaching, team development and organizational engagement company. Based out of Charleston, SC, Leading Wins offers a whole person, whole team and whole organization approach focused on awareness, alignment and action. John has worked in a variety of industries (both in the U.S. and globally) that include financial services, healthcare, sports, entertainment, technology, public services and startups.
“My focus with clients is on their growth in self-awareness, thus enabling fulfillment of potential whilst bringing more balance to their lives.”Contact
The Enneagram is at the core of all her coaching and consulting; she is a Certified Teacher of the Narrative Enneagram and a trained Somatic Movement Education Coach. Balance is a core dimension of her philosophy and the Enneagram supports this in a practical, accessible and holistic way by working with and integrating body, heart and head centres.
Phil is a facilitation coach on the Enneagram Certification Program, a program supported by The Shift Network, and taught by Russ Hudson and Jessica Dibb who are to be joined by many other world-renowned Enneagram Teachers.
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Denver, Colorado, USA
“The Enneagram helps leaders dive deep into their development and fully engage in their team’s learning, performance and well-being.”Contact
Leanne Smullen brings a unique breadth of experience to her coaching and training. She coaches senior leaders, develops teams, and helps founders build thriving, inclusive, and engaged cultures. Leanne has served 21 years as an Army officer and has enjoyed the privilege of being a part of 4 tech or startup leadership teams.
She uses these experiences to help leaders reflect on what they value, uncover their gifts and address the blindspots that are holding them back. Leanne has a passion for building and promoting thriving, equitable company cultures, and positively impacting recruiting and retention efforts for people of all backgrounds. She has developed holistic people strategies and created workshops for organizations to address systemic issues and remove barriers for underrepresented groups, leading to more inclusive environments and engaged teams.
Using the Enneagram and these experiences, Leanne has launched coaching programs and held workshops focused on helping teams improve communication, manage conflict, improve feedback, and build trust. Leanne is a certified Integral Coach™ from New Ventures West, and has an MBA with a concentration in marketing.
Leanne speaks English.
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
“The Enneagram allows you to leverage the full use of your power and unlimited potential along the lines of excellence.”Contact
Deni was President of Conscious Dynamic. Being a true entrepreneur, she created Corporate Consciousness in 2015. She is a certified Enneagram teacher in the narrative tradition, as well as a certified executive/life coach. In 2014, Deni was recognized by the Business Courier with a Second Act Award. This is given to a professional who has successfully launched a second career, following an outstanding first career.
Deni was the founder, CEO/President of Contract Interiors, a premier commercial furniture dealership. Her award winning company was consistently recognized over her 23 years of leadership as one the largest and most successful woman-owned businesses in the region.
After discovering the Enneagram in 2005, she became passionate about integrating and sharing her knowledge and business experience with the corporate community through the use of the Enneagram. Deni focuses her efforts primarily on Fortune 500 companies. Proctor and Gamble, Toyota, and Cincinnati Bell are long standing clients. Women owned businesses are also an area of expertise.
Deni supports each client along a new path of creativity, useful change, growth and profitability.
Riverside, Illinois, USA
“I help others get clear on what they want and assist them in overcoming blocks, obstacles and limiting beliefs in order to achieve worthwhile goals and ideals.”Contact
His business experience covers a variety of industries: manufacturing, retail, pharmaceuticals, high tech, E-Commerce (B2B and B2C), health care (providers, payers, intermediaries and manufacturers), wholesale distribution, transportation (railroad and trucking), public utilities (electric, gas water), telecommunications, logistics, and professional service companies. As a corporate executive, he had responsibility for retail and wholesale operations, light manufacturing, finance, information systems, and human resources. He brings significant executive experience directing finance, HR and information systems departments; and in leading strategic planning, marketing, acquisitions and divestiture initiatives.
Over the years, he has developed and demonstrated a strong interest and proficiency in coaching others. He knows that growth occurs when the values of care, challenge and trust are present in any relationship, especially a coaching relationship. John also knows from experience that individual leaders grow stronger and more effective when they are connected with others and have access to the best thinking, ideas, input and coaching.
“Each one of us is like a diamond with the potential to be brilliant. To discover your brilliance, you must release the genius with in you.”Contact
Tracy has a Masters in Education, is an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC), an Assessor and the President of the ICF Australasia, a member of the University of Sydney’s Coaching and Mentoring Association, and nearly a certified Enneagram Teacher from the Palmer/Daniels school (complete in Oct 2013). She has been a coach for 12 years and has taught communication and leadership at the university level. She has trained and studied the Enneagram for eight years with some of the world’s best teachers and has found this to help her move to a deeper level of exploration and understanding, not only as a coach herself but also with her clients, which has meant many more “aha” moments.
Currently, Tracy leads her own coaching and training company, conducts Enneagram workshops and teleclasses, and works with individuals and teams to develop better leadership and communication skills. She facilitates powerful conversations that enable clients to identify obstacles and underlying thinking patterns that may be preventing them from reaching full potential; and then works with clients to develop access to new choices and possibilities. She is passionate about helping people lead a conscious life through deeper understanding of the Enneagram.
Evanston, Illinois, USA
“To be effective, we need to use all nine players on our outer and inner team to engage with life.”Contact
Among the earliest practitioners of the Enneagram, Jerry’s dissertation was one of the first written descriptions of the Enneagram and pioneered formal studies on this system. He is the author of Nine Lenses on the World: the Enneagram Perspective and The Enneagram Spectrum of Personality Styles: an Introductory Guide. His Enneagram inventory Wagner Enneagram Personality Style Scales (WEPSS) which can be taken online at wepss.com was favorably reviewed in Buros’s Mental Measurements Yearbook. Jerry has taught the Enneagram since 1980, began his Enneagram Spectrum Training and Certification Program in 1995, and has offered workshops around the world. He has been on the Board of Directors of the International Enneagram Association (IEA) and recently honored as a Founder, was the keynote speaker for the 2010 IEA Global Conference and the 2013 China Conference, and was co-editor of The Enneagram Journal.
Currently a faculty member in the psychology department at Loyola University, Chicago, Jerry also maintains a therapy and consulting practice. In business venues, he shows the nine styles’ values, visions and vulnerabilities, leadership strengths and weaknesses, and contributions to effective teams. In educational settings, he highlights the teaching and learning preferences of each style. In spiritual settings, he illuminates each style’s higher dimensions along with ways of developing these potentials. With therapists and coaches, he demonstrates the Enneagram’s usefulness in working with individuals, couples, and groups.
Denver, Colorado, USA
“When working with clients facing a variety of challenges, utilizing the Enneagram helps to illuminate the invisible and provide a road map to clarity.”Contact
Christine is a PCC ICF certified coach through New Ventures West and The Enneagram in Business. The Enneagram has brought greater clarity, understanding, and bandwidth for leaders, teams, and organizations when navigating through challenges. Additionally, Christine is a Certified Dare To Lead™ Facilitator through Dr. Brené Brown and she is also a Certified Conflict Coach through Common Ground Mediation and Coaching. Christine holds a Master’s Degree in Contemplative Education & Practices from Naropa University. Her thesis focus was on Mindful Leadership. She holds a BA in Occupational Therapy from St. Catherine University.
Christine is a member of The Women’s Foundation of Colorado’s Power of Extended Philanthropy (PEP) program. She is also a volunteer phone coach for ambassadors of the Enneagram Prison Project (EPP) program who are re-entering society. EPP is a non-profit dedicated to the self-awareness education of the incarcerated using the Enneagram.
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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
“Engaging and transforming individuals and teams in a deep journey to the core of their identity, gifts, presence and impact.”Contact
I have studied and used the Enneagram for over a decade with both one-on-one clients as well as business teams. As a process implementation analyst for a venture capital company, I do company-wide as well as team development, personal development, and Enneagram typing. I teach the Enneagram from a psycho-spiritual perspective, and on a personal level, the wisdom of the Enneagram has given me a path forward in changing and shaping my personal growth, my life, and my relationships.
As a mentor, coach, writer, speaker, and advocate, I am passionate about empowering women, as I believe there is a wealth of untapped wisdom and goodness that our world needs in the hearts of women who are underdeveloped and, thus, underutilized. I also care deeply about social justice, particularly about the impact of race and poverty.
“I help organizations unlock both individual and organisational talent and potential through astute learning and development strategy.”Contact
David White is a multi-faceted agent of Change and Transformation. He developed an eclectic and protean career across many sectors and industries. The only constant has been Adult Education where he totals nearly forty years of active practice. The first half of his career has been spent in Teaching, Sales and Marketing of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry, the set-up of Family and School Counselling Services and a short span in HRM. The second half has drawn him into Human Capital Development, Leadership Development and Transformation, Corporate Education, Coaching, Theological Education and Business Psychology in Mauritius and across 14 African countries. After a brief passage as Head of Management Faculty in a leading local Business School and serving for three consecutive years as MDP Programme Manager at WITS Business School in RSA for a global Telco, with Françoise, his wife, they launched their Learning and Development organisation, White & White Associates. David has grown into a Learning and Development strategist combining astute strategic business and people development skills. Progressive, decisive and innovative, he is highly valued for expertise in leading Change and helping in the leadership development of multi-functional, cross-cultural teams. David uses the Enneagram as a powerful personality map as he witnesses the release of human energy when individuals connect/reconnect with their essence and integrate their different facets and potential. His mission is to help individuals and organisations unlock their talent and potential. David studied in France and the USA. He holds advanced qualifications in Philosophy, Theology, Counselling Psychology and Psychometrics.
David speaks English and French.
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
The Enneagram is one of the best tools available to help leaders build self-awareness, excel as a leader, and build great teamsContact
Joanna is an executive coach and leadership development specialist who helps you understand and leverage your unique leadership DNA so you become a leader worth following in your business, community, and home. Executives increase self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and the relational capital required to lead effectively through their work with her. You’ll apply learning discoveries to real-time situations, helping you navigate tactical challenges while deepening your understanding of the underlying themes of the challenges you face. Need help with your team? Joanna can help you build and develop your team through coaching and training designed to increase employee engagement and cultivate powerful communication, collaboration, consensus-informed decision making, and conflict management. If you want to be more effective and make a difference in your organization, Joanna can help you maximize your impact AND your organization’s bottom line without sacrificing your integrity, peace of mind, or personal life. Joanna draws on her diverse experience from Fortune 100 to non-profit with helpful insights and resources. She has coached and trained dozens of leaders, helping them maximize their leadership capacity for change that lasts, hits the organization’s bottom line results, and increases your influence in relationships both personal and professional. She holds an MBA from Owen Graduate School of Management.
Joanna speaks English.
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
“Helping organizations enlarge their capacity to lead and work from their strengths, while individuals find a greater capacity for being their best selves.”Contact
After a 30-year HR and organization development career with global firms consulting with clients of all kinds, Monirah is delighted to do what she loves and does best: serving as a trail guide on the journey of productive workplace change and growth.
Through her firm, On Purpose, she supports leaders, teams and individuals in building healthy relationship capital, an essential asset for sustainable business. She is passionate about helping organizations enlarge their capacity to lead and work from their strengths, and about helping individuals find a greater capacity for being their best selves in work and vocation. Monirah is certified through the Palmer-Daniels’ Enneagram Professional Training Program and the Enneagram in Business.
Wilmette, Illinois, USA
“The Enneagram helps leaders and their teams improve self-awareness, collaboration and productivity by providing a clear road map for improvement.”Contact
Jamie is an investment management consultant, author and speaker whose 30-year career has taken her to many of the industry’s best respected companies. From the boardrooms of global, multi-asset class managers to the offices of hedge fund start-ups, Jamie has helped hundreds of investment leaders and their teams leverage their talent to achieve breakthrough results. Jamie pioneered the investment industry use of the Enneagram more than a dozen years ago. She recently co-authored “Type, Talent and Teams: Using the Enneagram for Investment Firm Success,” a practical and actionable guidebook for investment industry professionals.