Lenni grew up between the UK and Cyprus and now lives in Italy, she has more than twenty years experience of coaching, facilitation, training organisational design and development. In the past, Lenni worked for the United Nations on a range of issues supporting the Secretary General’s Reform process. In particular, Lenni worked on leadership and capacity development for successful public-private partnerships. She continues to work with a number of UN agencies including the ILO, UNDP, UNHCR. Lenni’s work within the private sector has spanned working with multinationals such as Walt Disney, Xerox and Pirelli and the finance sector, to developing the capacity of small businesses, especially in developing and emerging economies.
She has written and published programmes for small enterprise growth. She has also worked with the public sector, particularly in organisational development and leadership and performance management. Her International experience is extensive; Lenni has worked in more than 30 countries and with more than 170 nationalities. Lenni became an associate partner of Richard Lewis Communications and is licensed to teach the Lewis model of cross-cultural competence. Lenni has a Masters degree in Training and Organisational Development and is currently working on her PhD in exploring international dimensions to capacity development in the social enterprise sector.
Lenni has a great deal of experience as a coach, particularly working with clients interested in developing their cross-cultural situations. She spends most of her coaching time working with clients that bring strategic issues of business development or leadership to the coaching relationship.