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Maggie João

Maggie started an international career which led her to live in 12 countries, where she worked as an Engineer, specialising in the Process Improvement arena.
She then completed a Masters degree in Management of Production in Gothenburg Technical University, in Sweden, moving to work for 7 years in Nestlé, in Vevey, Switzerland developing good practices about leadership, project management and interpersonal relationships. Then 2 years for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in London in consultancy and operational advisory.
Then Maggie decided to qualify as a coach, specialising in Executive Coaching and Team Coaching. She has written 13 books, one published in the UK.

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Languages

 English (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent), Portuguese (Fluent), French (Good), Italian (currently learning).

Specialist Areas

Maggie is trained and experienced in 1-1 and Team coaching

Personality profiling tools:

  • 360 by Design
  • DISC
  • ISI
  • Checkpoint
  • The profiler

Specialist areas:

  • Process improvement
  • Leading multi-national teams
  • Leadership Skills
  • Team Working
  • Communication
  • Organisational Skills

Corporate Experience

PriceWaterhouseCoopers, London UK - Manager in Operations Services, working as a manager within the Transaction Services department of PwC
Nestlé - Industrial Performance & European Operations Planning Manager Led multinational teams around the world focused on process improvement, cost reduction and supply chain optimisation.
Volvo Cars, Sweden - Thesis work and internship “Late Engineering Changes in Manufacturing Start-up – How to overcome the problem”

Credentials

• Certificate in Medical Coaching by MCI
• Certificate in Becoming an Effective Leader, University of Queensland, Australia
• Certificate on Introduction 101 to Transactional Analysis, UKATA (UK Association for Transactional Analysis)
• Certificate in Coaching Supervision by Coaching Development, London
• Certificate in Team Coaching by ICC
• Diploma in Executive Coaching by Academy of Executive Coaching UK (with merit)
• Diploma in Life Coaching by Noble Manhattan Coaching Ltd (with distinction)
• Aug 99 – Jun 00 MSc in Management of Production by Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
• 1994 – 1999 MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management by IST – Instituto Superior Técnico (Lisbon), Portugal