MEET THE TEAM
Altaf Shaikh | PCC
Lead - Faculty Development | Faculty
is a relationship coach, whose interest lies in working with people who are facing a challenging time in their personal or professional relationships. He has also been working on developing leadership skills programs for marginalized youth on issues of gender, justice and inclusion with young women struggling to rebuild their lives. He is passionate about food, adventure sports and bonding with his 19 year old son. Altaf leads the faculty development initiative for LTW India.
Anna Mathisen | PCC
is an entrepreneur, international businesswoman, professional coach and athlete. Anna knows that Self Leadership—deep self-awareness and personal responsibility—moves people forward. While Anna believes in working hard and getting things done, she knows this can be done without being hard on herself.
is a facilitator, coach and consultant for an organization. She focuses on social movement, education transformation and leadership. She also works with youths, teachers and educators who become change agents transforming lives and society. Athitha loves to support people to discover their inner resources and Self through the process of coaching and inner healing. She is passionate about creating various forms of arts and meditation.
Advisor - Leadership that Works India
joined Leadership that Works in 1998, when the company was emerging from a dream to reality. Initially, she held a lot of moving pieces, everything from finances to administration to operations. Gradually, these pieces settled into the foundation that now supports an international faculty and LTW’s work around the world. It was her integral part in the foundation and evolution of the company that led Charlotte to be named CEO in 2014. In her current role, she guides the vision and strategy for the organization’s development, while fostering a collaborative and inspirational culture for the staff and faculty.
Deborah Howard | Esq., M.S.O.D., PCC
Founder and President of Guiding Change Consulting, Inc. Deborah is a leading organizational consultant and author who previously worked as a public interest lawyer. She brings intercultural insight and a passion for social justice to her work as a change catalyst — helping leaders and their teams transform themselves and the world by tapping into their wisdom and creative potential.
Guthrie Sayen | PhD, PCC
has created multiple advanced coach-training courses for Leadership that Works; he created and leads the coach training program at The Graduate Institute; and he has trained coaches for the True Purpose Institute. In his private practice, Guthrie works with wounded healers, helping them do for themselves what they are called to do for others. He also helps seekers come into the presence of the Divine, so they can live their soul's purpose. He mentors coaches at all stages of their careers, from beginners to seasoned masters.
Jagruti Gala | PCC
Lead - Mentoring | Faculty
considers herself an agent of transformation and she is thrilled to push the edges of consciousness in herself and in others, to create a world of greater fulfillment, compassion and joy. She takes pride in wearing several hats and is able to nourish the common thread of ‘Learning is Liberation’ that weaves its way through all of them. Jagruti leads the mentoring process for the CFT program.
Kawtar El Alaoui
is a Conscious Leadership Coach & Facilitator, Creator of Holistic Leadership Program, Intercultural Mediator and Lawyer. Founder & CEO of Conscious Togetherness, and Trained True Purpose ® Coach. Kawtar guides and supports purpose driven leaders in amplifying their positive impact, for the creation of a world where no one is left behind. She stands for a world where everyone can live in dignity and peace, through personal empowerment, social equity, trauma informed relating, and values/purpose driven leadership.
Kim Fowler | PCC, ORSCC
is a Professional Certified Coach and is also certified in Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching. She has been training coaches for 13 years and has been on faculty with Leadership That Works for 9 years. Kim loves teaching and loves to see students light up when they recognize they have integrated their learning into their minds, hearts and bodies. Kim is a writer and singer. Her book, All Will Be Well: A Memoir of Love and Dementia is about how her family came to know itself in new ways after her mother's stroke.
Nancy coco | pcc
is an educator, coach, facilitator, speaker, and writer. Nancy delights in working with people of all ages, from children and youth to adults to seniors, offering 1-1 coaching, retreats, and writing as a tool for creativity, reflection, and discovery. As a Professionally Certified Coach with over eight hundred coaching hours, Coach Nancy is trained and experienced in coaching individuals through any life stage, stuck point, or growing edge, personal or professional, as well as coaching those who are finding their voice as writers.
Nancy helps individuals step into their power and access the courage to transform their self-doubt into self-confidence and success. Her greatest joy is supporting clients with loving compassion on their journey from awareness to aligned action, championing their innate wisdom and witnessing moments of magic and transformation along the way. Currently, through her business, Space of Allowing, LLC™, Nancy offers one-to-one coaching sessions and group retreats aimed at supporting wholeness and wellbeing in a space of allowing.