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Kate Nekandaris

Katia is a passionate and engaging trainer, facilitator and coach, specialising in Leadership and Management, Communication Skills, Sales and Business Development and Business Psychology.

Starting her career in Human Resources, Katia has a balanced commercial and people focused approach. She has worked in many industries including education, pharmaceuticals, agribusiness and consultancy, and is able to quickly adapt her approach to meet the needs of her participants.

Having held a number of senior positions, including Head of Learning and Development for Latin America at Syngenta, Katia has worked across varied businesses including Janssen Pharmaceutical, AstraZeneca and Pfizer, working on many complex projects globally. She is an expert in her field with a strong business mindset and the ability to translate theory to practise helping deliver improved performance results.

Katia has over 25 years’ experience in training and has a dynamic and interactive style of delivery. She is very focused on supporting organisations and their teams to help people release their potential and improve sustainable performance.

Katia holds MBAs in Marketing and in Human Resources and is currently studying Psychoanalysis with NPP (Brazil). She is an Integral Master Coach recognised by the ICF. Katia delivers training in Portuguese and English.

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