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Dave Schoof

Dave is an international leadership consultant who specializes in helping leaders and teams build on their capabilities and move to their next level of performance and effectiveness.  He specializes in personal and professional development for senior leaders, executive and client-facing team development and helping leaders navigate complexity.

Dave brings over 24 years of experience with corporate, non-profit and government sectors, working with clients across a wide spectrum of industries, including finance and insurance, FMCG, consulting, pharmaceuticals, technology and IT, defense, aerospace, science and telecommunications.  Dave works with clients across Europe, the Americas and Asia.

Dave has developed organization-wide internal coaching programs for the US government and multiple global consultancies. In that capacity, he helped each entity articulate its business case for coaching, create the necessary structures and processes for success and imbed a coaching culture within the organization.

Previously, Dave was on the faculty for the US Presidential Management Fellows Program, a highly acclaimed federal program designed to bring select graduate students into management positions in the federal government.

Dave is a master certified coach from the International Coach Federation and a certified integral coach from Integral Coaching Canada, where he has served on the board for certifying coaching students.

A long-time meditator, Dave has led retreats and meditation classes. He enjoys finding practical ways to operationalize the wisdom from various traditions into his work with leaders.  Dave is married and lives in a small village near Lausanne, Switzerland where he enjoys hiking and photography.  He is re-living the challenges of learning by being a beginner in horseback riding and the French language.