Irina has been facilitating, training and coaching for the past 15 years and has enabled the development of more than 5,000 people from both the private and public sectors in Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, and New Zealand.
With a PhD in “Creating and Developing an Organization through Coaching”, she is passionate about continuous development through refreshing approaches.
Irina has developed the Four Nested Levels of Responsibility Model for setting objectives, published several articles on coaching and is the co-author of a book on project management called Managing Projects.
Using challenging and thought-provoking processes, Irina works with individuals and teams to bring them to their next level of performance. She travels the world facilitating workshops and leadership retreats, conducting training and individual coaching sessions. Her customized programs combine a systemic perspective with innovative tools in order to achieve desired and visible outcomes.
Irina is based in Singapore where she lives with her husband and their 2 daughters. She recently started to explore watercolor painting as a way of both self-expression and diving into the enormous wealth of information hidden by visual representations.
Alcatel-Lucent, CA Technologies, Continental Automotive, Continental AP, ContiTech, DHL International, Edwards Lifesciences, Franklin Templeton, Hewlett-Packard, Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services, IPCA, KPMG, Leman Industrie, Romtelecom, Siemens VDO, Solectron, Vodafone, Methven, Microsoft, Pall International, PT.Gitaswara Indonesia, Red Hat, TNT Express Worldwide, TRW Safety Systems, T–Systems, Twitter.
Global Facilitator and Executive Coach, Effective Ways ( January 2011 – Present)
Facilitating workshops and leadership retreats. Conducting trainings. Doing executive coaching
Owner, Senior Trainer and Coach, Mai&Company (January 2005 – December 2012)
Developing and delivering Training and Coaching programs. Development of Human Resources tools. Business development for SC Forward SRL(2004-2007). Delivering trainings and talks on team building, presentation skills, project management, time management, management and leadership, coaching skills, psychological contracting. Coach.
Internal Consultant on HR, Zoppas Industries Romania (2002 – 2004)
Developing and implementing Recruitment, Selection and Induction Procedure. Redesigning the job descriptions for one-third of the jobs
Mass recruitment. Developing projects for Universities, High-schools and CSR Network. Designing training programs for line and middle management. Designing and organizing motivational projects
Material Planner and Buyer, Solectron (2002)
Managing approximately 400 items and managing approximately 50 suppliers. Analyzing demand, placing purchase orders, managing shortages and reschedules. Solving discrepancies, evaluating inventory and simulating scenarios for production; providing material clearly to build for shop floor.