Yana has specialized in the field of leadership development since 2003 and as a coach since 2010, based in New York.
In 2015, she joined the Board of Directors of the New York ICF (International Coach Federation) Chapter as a Director of Strategic Partnerships.
Yana works with her clients in English and Russian.
Yana's specialty is to teach executives how to use coaching to manage and engage their teams as well as to promote their careers. She is an expert in international cross-cultural integration for leaders and work teams. She was invited as a leadership speaker and worked with executives across the globe in London, New York, Hong Kong, Prague and Moscow.
Yana has worked as a Program Director leading large-scale coaching culture initiatives for Coca-Cola Hellenic Russia. In 2016 this project has been awarded a Global ICF Prism Award for the best implementation world-wide. Yana has trained, mentored and coached over 500 top managers in Russia and Europe. She is an executive coach for INSEAD International Global Leadership Centre. Her list of clients includes such organizations as Johnson& Johnson, World Bank, BAE Systems, Nestle, Armstrong, ABBYY, AstraZeneca, Boeing, Nokia, TNK-BP and others.
Yana holds Bachelor in Business from Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and Мaster in Arts in Organizational Psychology, Columbia University, New York, USA. She received her coach education in London and is a certified by Coaching Development - London, UK. Yana is currently pursuing her Doctorate Degree, Ph.D. for Executives, at the TIAS Business School, Tilburg University of Business and Society, Netherlands.