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Margot is an adjunct professor in leadership development and an experienced executive coach, helping senior leaders to grow professionally and personally in an international environment. Clients call her authentic, and her global experience provides her a deep understanding of different cultural backgrounds and cross-cultural challenges.

Margot started her career as a consultant and has since then held leadership positions in different multinationals (Unilever and Heinz). She worked in senior, regional and global supply chain and change management roles, before moving into executive coaching full time several years ago. She has been based in Shanghai, Pittsburgh, London and in the Netherlands.

Margot is also an Adjunct Professor of Leadership Development for the University of Southern California (USC)’s Marshall School of Business, and she is an executive coach for INSEAD Asia, Europe and Middle East and Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Margot holds a master’s in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology, and she graduated cum laude from the Executive MBA graduate from the University of Southern California. Furthermore she is an alumnus from INSEAD, from the Executive Masters in Coaching & Consulting for Change program.

Margot, a native of the Netherlands, is married and lives with three children in The Netherlands.

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