Daniela Rohan, Senior Consultant - United Kingdom

Daniela Rohan is a Senior Consultant for the Authentic Leadership Institute, a leadership consulting firm committed to waking up those who will wake up the many by inspiring them to discover their purpose and equipping them to lead authentically.

For more than twenty years as an HR executive, Daniela knows that the greatest business results come from the most effective professional relationships. For ING, Daniela progressively covered HR roles in Bucharest, Amsterdam and London. Her efforts throughout the company continually merited further promotion as she not only created and implemented effective strategies and programs for talent development and management, but integrated elements of banking and insurance as well as cut costs and lead multi-national project teams. At the top HR level in UniCredit Group, Daniela’s role as a Senior VP saw her perform commendably through the company’s start-up, growth, acquisitions and mergers in Bucharest, Milan and in other European cities.

Daniela’s passion for simplicity and authenticity is foundational in her coaching, leading to empowered decision-making and increased effectiveness. She aids top leaders in mining their own cache of talents, skills and experience for the solutions they need to succeed. Stripping away limitation through patient listening and targeted questioning, Daniela frees executives to move confidently forward and upward. Her ability to seamlessly develop rapport and trust enables Daniela to guide senior and C-Suite executives promptly towards meaningful and measurable results.   

Living, working and coaching throughout Europe, Daniela understands the complexities of global business and cross-cultural interactions. A prominent former VP and senior executive herself, Daniela has experienced and successfully navigated the challenges business leaders face. Her supportive and honest partnership aids executives and high-potentials in being aware of and honoring to their values; achieving highest benefits for themselves, their organizations and stakeholders.

Executive coaching is a natural extension and blend of Daniela’s familiarity in practical business know-how with her educational background, understanding of relationships and motivation for on-going positive development. Clients commend Daniela’s coaching as “patient guiding…back to essentials” restoring an “objective reading of reality.” She is known for her “tact, sensitivity, sincerity…and firmness” in aiding executives to better leverage their skills so that even after coaching they could continue the development work. Prior to her coaching and career in Human Resources, Daniela was a high school science teacher and an award-winning television broadcast journalist. She brings a unique mix of professional knowledge and life experience to her valuable coaching.

Daniela is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach by Coaches Training Institute, Certified Consultant by Birkman International, Associate Coach by Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching, a Leadership Associate Coach at Center for Creative Leadership, and a Professional Certified Coach by International Coach Federation.

Daniela is the author of "Navigating Conversations in the Workplace", published by bookboon.com in 2016. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Bucharest (Romania) and additionally holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies from the Titu Maiorescu University-Bucharest (Romania).