We help employees transition quickly and successfully into new jobs and career opportunities.
Companies in every industry are facing unprecedented change – so they’re transforming their workforces to keep pace. That can mean helping move people on who lack the correct skills or who no longer fit the business structure, while at the same time moving key people into new roles, and finding new talent.
From front-line staff to C-suite executives, we can help you transition employees internally as well as into new jobs with new employers.
We have the career coaches, programs, and technology to support one employee or thousands around the world. Our programs can be personalized to support a variety of career paths; entrepreneurship, consulting, freelance and contract roles, portfolio careers, and active retirement.
As Director Talent Development, Thiza is responsible for the strategy and development of our services for Talent Development. She has a strong focus on innovation and always looks for solutions that help our clients achieve the desired results, while enabling managers and employees to perform and/or develop themselves to the best of their abilities.
Thirza has over 10 years’ experience in Talent Development and has designed, sold and implemented tailor made programs for clients in various industries. Prior to her current role, Thirza was Subject Matter Expert in Change & Employee Engagement and Lead Manager of Professional Services EMEA. In these roles, the focus was to grow both our Talent Development and Outplacement services by consistently implementing the programs according to the highest quality standards. She initiated a research on Sustainable Employability and wrote a whitepaper and various articles on the outcome.
Prior to joining Lee Hecht Harrison, Thirza worked for several years as a family coach and trainer in youth care where she helped teenagers and their parents. Making a difference to youth in disadvantaged situations is something Thirza has never let go of and, as an ambassador to Win4Youth, she now combines this with her great passion for sport. Thirza speaks Dutch and English.
Michel has been working with Lee Hecht Harrison since 2013. He used to work as an HR professional and consultant in recruitment and currently helps clients in their career policy through Lee Hecht Harrison’s service offering. For him, this is a perfect environment to utilize his connecting skills and result driven qualities. Michel constantly looks to connect with new clients who need support in sustainable employability for their employees and want to develop their leaders.
On a daily basis, he works with the sales team and coaches for – mostly international – organizations who have been working on transforming their workforce with him and Lee Hecht Harrison for years.
As a passionate tennis player, he plays to win. In that, he always keeps looking for relaxation and humor during a match with opponents and team members. Focusing on ambitious, goal oriented and fair play between all parties is something that is also reflected in his daily work.
Fotigui started working at Lee Hecht Harrison in July 2017 as Business Development Manager. In this role, he advises employers about possible HR solutions related to sustainable employability, change management, career transition, employee engagement and leadership development.
Prior to this, he worked as Account Manager Corporate Training at the ‘Onderwijsgroep Noordwest-Holland’. He advised employers on various education possibilities for employees and developed customized (in company) programs, in close collaboration with his clients. Fotigui’s hobbies are football and fitness.
He also likes to spend time with his family and enjoys listening to music. He speaks Dutch, English and French.
Therese joined Lee Hecht Harrison two years ago as Business Development Manager and, partly, trainer-coach. Before joining Lee Hecht Harrison she worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 25 years in various jobs. These roles mainly focused on sales, coaching, training and development.
Therese loves to enthuse and motivate people so that they are the best they can be. She enjoins working as a team to achieve shared goals. She supports clients with restructuring, employee engagement, sustainable employability, doing everything possible to find the solution that really answers the clients’ question and helps them. The combination of, on the one hand an individual and on the other the client, is what drives her every day and is exactly what Lee Hecht Harrison does.
Irene Azevedoh is Director of Career Transition and Change Management practices for Brazil and Latin America, Coach and Career Consultant at LHH. She is specialist in Coaching projects focused on the development of executives in transformation environments, helping them to lead changes and to decrease the uncertainty that impacts the businesses results. She had outstanding projects in Professional Coaching, Talent Development and Selection by Competencies areas in organizations such as T-Systems, Algar Telecom, among others.
Irene holds Coaching certifications from La Hupe Institute – IBM Belgium, from Lee Hecht Harrison, from EcoSocial Institute and from Integral Coaching of Canada.
She also holds a specialization in Manufacturing Operations (FGV-SP) and a Degree in Administration (UFERJ).
As an executive, Irene acted in companies such as IBM, Ticket and KPMG.
Lorraine is the Director, Careers and Change for Australia and New Zealand with Lee Hecht Harrison, a market-leading workforce specialist. As a Chartered Psychologist registered in the UK and Australia, Lorraine has almost 15 years’ experience across talent management and organisational development.
Lorraine is an accredited team and executive coach, with training in conflict management and resilience building. She is an experienced trainer and facilitator, with technical expertise across a wide range of assessment methodologies and tools. With extensive experience in leadership development, best practice selection, and evaluation, Lorraine offers a unique blend of knowledge and skills for application at the organisational, team, and individual level.
Focused on harnessing diverse talent and achieving business success both internally and for clients, Lorraine is passionate about inclusion, strengths based careers building and the application of science to achieving transformational business outcomes.
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