Donna Latin is an experienced Certified Professional Business and Leadership Coach, Trainer and Organizational Development professional with an extensive background in Consulting, Business Development and Change management, and over 20 years of international experience working with industry leading multi-national companies. She works with individuals, groups and organizations to help them embrace change, develop bold goals, and ignite passion in their business life – enabling them to reach the success they desire.
A strategic thinker with a keen ability to understand complex issues quickly, Donna can coach and guide businesses in developing the critical plans necessary to advance their organizational mission and objectives, while promoting growth and learning for the individuals. With her strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work across multiple functions and levels – Donna has a proven track record of being able to facilitate the development and implementation of various Organizational & Leadership Development strategies to achieve performance goals. She is a dynamic leader, coach and trainer, with a superb ability to make clients feel comfortable in sharing ideas quickly and building rapport.
From early in her career, Donna was extremely adept in the creation of change within individuals and across teams. She served as the Director of the Leadership Development Center – a Philadelphia based organization– focused on creating community leaders through leadership development, group dynamics, project planning and communication skills. After this experience, Donna enjoyed many years working as a Management Consultant, Trainer and Business Development Leader for a global consulting firm, living and working in Switzerland, Belgium, the UK and the USA. During that time, she learned how to assist large multi-national corporations with both business process improvements and change management. Always, her favorite aspect of the work was identifying ways to help the client succeed and to make the project have a lasting impact on the business. She developed her leadership, coaching and training skills through various responsibilities that included consultative sales, training and organizational development programs and consulting on complex engagements – in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, food distribution, automotive and industrial supplies.
Since 2006, Donna has been a Certified Business coach and loves working with individuals and groups to assist them in reaching their goals and dreams. She particularly enjoys creating and conducting training and leadership/ organizational development courses, where she can facilitate individuals and teams to break-through barriers and make improvements within their organization. In 2008, she was granted the distinguished honor of being named International Coach of the Year, from the Comprehensive Coaching Institute in the USA.
After many years of moving around Europe, Donna has settled in Basel and continues to work with clients based both here locally, and around the world. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English, focus on Education- and a Master’s Certificate in Training & Organizational Development -- and most recently completed coursework at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland – Executive School of Management, Technology and Law (ES-HSG) to achieve a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Management.