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Coaching package to plan for retirement

Are you about to retire from the sector?
Ensure a smooth transition to the next phase of your life!

You will learn

  • Taking a look back on your career and identifying your achievements and challenges
  • Map out your vision of a rewarding retirement
  • What steps should you take to make the transition:
    • What does it take to take the next step in terms of resources?
    • What could be a realistic timeframe?
    • What do you need to take the next step?
  • How do you adapt to a life where your accomplishments might not be measured in project results, evaluations, salary or titles?
  • Adapting to not planning for life outside of work, but instead of work.
  • How do you keep and build new social belonging?
  • Putting it all together: My retirement plan (i.e. what am I going to do, when, and where?

What's included?

  • Four coaching sessions (approx. 45 minutes each over Skype) to establish a path for your next steps.
    Value: USD 600
  • A personal retirement plan
  • Please note that the coach is not a financial advisor, and that the package does not cover the financial planning aspects of retirement.

What will happen now?

Book your coach

You select a coach among those listed below. We recommend you to select a coach that speaks a language you are comfortable with, and who is located in a timezone close to yours.

Tell the coach about yourself

You provide some information about yourself, such as your location and preferred language, and upload a copy of your resume.

Pay the coach

You pay the coaching fee.

The coach gets in touch with you

The coach confirms the booking and contacts you directly.

The coaching session takes place

The coaching session takes place at the date and time agreed upon between you and the coach.

Send us feedback

Once the coaching session is completed, we will ask you to provide some optional feedback about your learning experience.

Available coaches

Coach beatepawlikowski

Beate Pawlikowski

 Munich, Germany
 English, German

Beate has worked five years in the private sector in Germany followed by twenty-five years in Human Resources at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in New York.  She has experience in recruitment, staffing, learning and development, talent management, leadership development, performance management as well as change management. In 2010/2011 she trained at the leading Coaches Training Institute (CTI) to become a Certified Professional Co-active Coach (CPCC), accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). In 2013/14 she graduated from a ten month Leadership Development Program with CTI. Since her retirement from UNDP in 2014, Beate works as a professional coach at the national and international level. Beate is convinced that we are all naturally creative, resourceful and whole. She is committed and grateful to support others in developing their full potential. She is particularly passionate about individuals seeking professional transformation and helps them on their journey to realize the envisioned change.

Coach katarinaholmdidio

Katarina Holm-Didio

 New York City, USA
 English, Swedish, Finnish

Kat is a leadership and executive career coach. Kat brings 20 years of international experience in human resources, learning, and development, and as a coach and trainer. Providing cross-cultural leadership and career coaching and training. She is proud to have been an Impactpool coach since 2016. 

 

She coaches and trains in both the for-profit and multilateral sectors on leadership, assertiveness and communication across cultures, and wellbeing in global careers. She is a staff career consultant with UNFPA, a leadership coach with Seton Hall University Buccino Leadership Institute and previously worked with the UN Secretariat in Human Resources, with UNDP as a Career Transition Consultant and Columbia University. She has extensive experience coaching expatriate managers, women and developing millennial leaders for successful global careers. 

ICF Certified in Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance and Masters Degrees in Mental Health Counseling and Social Science; Certified in Myers Briggs Type Indicator and other assessments. As an avid networker she thrives on connecting people and serving on several non-profit boards in leadership positions. An immigrant to the US, she grew up in Finland, speaks English, Swedish and Finnish and is a mother of two teens. 

 

Coach matanatrahimova

Matanat Rahimova

 Vienna, Austria
 Azerbaijani, Russian, English, German

I am a coach and consultant with 20 years’ international managerial experience in IT, HR and institutional development areas with the United Nations’ organizations (UNDP, UNICEF, UNHCR, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNWFP, WB) and international organizations (CTBTO, OSCE). It means that I hired and developed staff and teams, delivered capacity building programmes that helped thousands of experts, managers, and diplomats to enhance their personal and professional development in local and international contexts. My international career has taken me around the world, to numerous field offices and Headquarters in Europe, Asia, and North America. I gained an MBA from Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria, and Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, USA. I am a qualified CO-ACTIVE COACH®.

Coach amayagillespie

Amaya Gillespie

 Brisbane, Australia
 English

Amaya has lived and worked overseas for more than 20 years working in UNICEF and UNAIDS and liaising closely with the Secretary General’s office, WHO and OHCHR. She has worked directly in Asia, Africa and Europe in public health, education, and child protection sectors. She has a PhD in behaviour change and has specialist skills in public health and community engagement which she has applied to challenges such as girls’ education, alcohol and drugs, HIV, Ebola, violence against children, immunisation, and the broader pursuit of child and adolescent health.

 

As a career coach with particular expertise in executive coaching (Institute of Workplace Training & Development & Oxford University, UK), she has diverse clientel and is attuned to cross-cultural issues. Her approach is practical, focussing on taking steps to move forward while deepening understanding of unhelpful patterns and how to manage or interrupt them. Part of her secret to success is her ability to apply the latest research on building skills and confidence to support the progress so many people are seeking in their personal and professional lives.

Coach veronikaambertson

Veronika Ambertson

 Stockholm, Sweden
 Swedish, English

Veronika has extensive experience with recruitment, career transitions, and international moves, having worked in the private staffing industry and almost a decade with HR matters in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Her coaching is aimed to be strategic and action-oriented and she has a particular interest in helping early-stage professionals and aspiring leaders.

Veronika is now back in her native Sweden, from where she coaches private and corporate clients from all over the world on matters of health, career, business development, and leadership.

She is a member of ICF and an ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC).

Coach rondaansted

Ronda Ansted

 Washington DC, USA
 English

Ronda, through her experience and research on international development NGOs and social enterprises, is committed to using career coaching to transform lives, communities, and the world. For more than 20 years, with a primary focus on international development and social services, Ronda has worked with hundreds of people, helping them to translate their skills into rewarding work and meaningful lives. Past clients have found their calling by working with US Government Agencies such as USAID, multilateral organizations like the World Bank, NGOs, non-profits, and other social impact organizations. Several clients have also started their own social enterprise, leveraging their unique talents, skills, and perspectives to make the world a better place. Her main focus is to help those who want to make a different design a career path that leads to maximum impact as well as a balanced and healthy life. Ronda holds a Doctorate of Management from University of Maryland University College, a Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, a Bachelor of Arts in World Studies from the School for International Training, and is a Global Career Development Facilitator.

Coach jensbehrendt

Jens Behrendt

 Berlin, Germany
 English, German

Jens has more than 25 years of human resources, project and organizational management experience spanning over the multilateral institutions, government, NGO and the private sector. Since 2003 he has been in senior HR functions, e.g. Deputy Director HR and Head, Talent Management in the OSCE in Vienna, and Director Human Resources at the European University Institute in Florence. After an interim position with Germany's leading corporate branding company, he is now the HR Head of Wikimedia Germany. Jens also has 9 years of service with UNV/UNDP and has been teaching at Free University Berlin, Hertie School of Governance, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna Pisa, and the UN Staff College.

Coach stefanoolmeti

Stefano Olmeti

 California, USA
 English, Italian

I am a global coach who specializes in working internationally with mission-driven professionals and change-makers. I have been assisting international development leaders for 20+ years as an academic, an executive and as a coach. This experience gives me a unique understanding of what it takes to enter, grow and thrive in this field.

Before starting my practice, I was the Coaching Manager of the World Bank Group, where I directed 1,000+ coaching engagements to assist staff worldwide in preparing for career advancements, enhancing impact, and transitioning successfully to new roles. Previously, I was Head of Learning and Development at the EBRD (London, UK) and a professor at Bocconi University (Milan, Italy), where I still teach and coach in the Executive Master in Management of International Organizations. I am also affiliated with the GWU Center of Excellence in Public Leadership (Washington DC) and the University of San Diego School of Leadership.

I am an ICF certified coach (PCC level), hold a PhD in Business Administration and have coached client from 30+ nationalities.

 

Coach annacope

Anna Cope

 Rome, Italy
 English, Italian, Swedish

Anna has 20+ years experience in the UN (UNICEF & WFP) and International Organisations, in progressively responsible roles within Human Resources Management in field and HQ duty stations. This includes experience as a Recruiter, Young Professionals Coordinator, and HR Operations Manager. Anna thrives in multicultural environments as a 3rd generation global nomad, and knows how international life opportunities can challenge and impact work/life choices.

Anna now works as a Solutions Focused Coach, HR Consultant, Blogger, and Small Business Owner. She is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), and a Certified Coach (ACC). 

 

 

Coach johnevans

John Evans

 London, England
 English

John has been coaching for more than 20 years. He recently co-designed the coaching and mentoring education programme for the global Humanitarian Leadership Academy. John was formerly Global Practice Leader at World Vision International where he pioneered the charities’ global leader orientation, talent and succession management, and education processes, leadership assessment and leadership coaching services. Previously, as Global Consulting Development Leader for Hewitt Associates (now Aon) John led the global consulting focused “Hewitt University” and European organizational development consulting practice. He has worked with clients including The CHS Alliance, Vision Fund International, World Vision International, numerous INGOs, UK and foreign governments and in partnership with Development Decisions International, Cranfield and Ashridge Business Schools.

John has a Master’s degree in Management Development; post-graduate Diplomas in Management and Career Guidance; holds a Certificate in (Cognitive Behavioural) Coaching and is an accredited and experienced MBTI, Life Styles Inventory and Insights Discovery practitioner. John has considerable international experience gained in Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America.

John is available for new client sessions as of January 29.