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Stella Mantechou

Stella Mantechou

Additional Information

INSEAD Executive Coaching Certification, Stanford Design Your Life Certified Coach, Occupational Psychological Testing by British Psychological Society, Coaching & Mentoring Certificate by the UK Institute of Leadership & Management, MBA, MSc  

Facilitation & Coaching languages: English, Greek 

Market Portfolio: Middle East, Europe, North America, Asia (cross industries) 

Stella is an international career and executive coach, with over 18 years of global experience gained in the UK, Middle East, Asia, EU and US markets, where she lived and supported the development goals of various executives. She has coached countless diverse candidates on their professional development goals from undergraduate to executive level and has helped many with international career transitions. 

After setting up and growing successfully for the past 5 years the Executive Career Development office at INSEAD, across France, Abu Dhabi and Singapore, she founded “Inspiration Ride”, an education and career consulting partner for individuals and corporations. In the past she also supported the career journey of INSEAD’s MBA students in the Middle East and in Singapore, from where she gained local market knowledge. She has continually brought her knowledge from global markets and employer recruitment practices into developing future leaders who achieve successful personal transitions. In her practice, she combines systems psychodynamics coaching, practical approaches, and a combination of coaching models to offer the tools needed for navigating your professional journey.

Stella advises also ed-tech founders, due to her renowned knowledge of the global higher education sector and her passion for disrupting education. She was the initiator and curator of a regional “think tank” in 2012, the Middle East Career Development Conference, that ran for 4 consecutive years and she was among the 50 top career thought leaders that were invited to the Career Summit organized by Google in 2013. She also currently serves as the Director of Communications at the executive board of the MBA Career Services for Working Professionals Alliance, in the USA.