Cecilia Engquist, MA,PCC, is an executive and leadership development coach. She has 15 years experience providing coaching and consulting in the areas of performance improvement, leadership development, and career choices. Cecilia has worked with clients in a broad spectrum of industries including oil and gas, health care, finance and banking, manufacturing, education, and with entrepreneurs. She is an ICF (International Coach Federation) certified PCC (Professional Certified Coach) and also educated in Equine Facilitated Experiential Learning.
Cecilia’s specialty is helping leaders understand their true strengths and develop their emotional intelligence in order to establish trust, create engagement, and enhance the ability to inspire team members. She understands the significance of engaging a body-mind-soul approach so that leaders can truly embrace being a leader, as opposed to “doing leadership”. Clients appreciate her ability to get to core issues fast and provide individualized coaching appropriate to the current situation. The easily applicable and practical tools learned in the coaching relationship are often used for years to come – and passed on to the benefit of others.
Cecilia has an international background, having worked, lived, and studied in various countries on 3 continents since her teenage years. Prior to becoming a coach, her corporate work experience ranged from multinational companies to smaller entrepreneurial firms where she worked with management consultancy within change management and strategic HR. Cecilia has an interest in advancing the coaching profession and is currently serving on the board for ICF Houston.
Being an avid equestrian, she represented her native Sweden in the 2010 World Equestrian Games in a 100-mile endurance race. Cecilia brings her international athlete experience into every working relationship. She is also a marathon and trail runner. Cecilia has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master in Psychology.