To ensure our Talent and Leadership development services remain market leaders in their field, we partner with the world’s best talent assessment and technology companies.
The latest advances in technology and predictive analytics mean that organizational issues can now be diagnosed more quickly, initial recommendations are more effective, and the impact on behavior and business performance can be measured more effectively.
To ensure we stay ahead of this technological curve, Lee Hecht Harrison® partners with leading talent assessment, technology, and predictive analytics providers around the globe. This collaboration guarantees that our clients receive assessments that are scientifically validated, and interactive tools that capture key data to measure impact and effectiveness.
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.
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.
With over 20 years of experience in the leadership development, management consulting and training sectors, Andrew Graham has established an international track record of leading and managing global professional services firms.
Andrew has proven business transformation capability driven through a natural people orientation, coupled with strong business acumen. Andrew served as President and CEO of Kepner-Tregoe Inc. (KT), a Princeton based consulting and training firm, which specializes in business transformation programs through the use of rational process thinking ideas that enable companies to resolve complex strategic and operational issues through the applied use of systematic process.
Joining the business in Australia, he initially focused on his client’s operational improvement projects; to support international operations, Andrew took on a turn-around leadership challenge with KT’s Tokyo operation. Over two years, he successfully guided the business towards profitability, while gaining experience with the major consumer products companies in the region. Following Japan, Andrew relocated to Europe to take a leadership role guiding the firm’s complex European operation whilst evolving it toward an integrated, pan-European, business model.
In conjunction with driving the business towards improved profitability and increased team engagement, Andrew was active amongst the company’s strategic clients delivering strategy formulation and operation improvement projects. In late 2005, Andrew was appointed COO and relocated to North America to become CEO in 2006. Under Andrew’s stewardship, the executive team designed and implemented a forward-thinking strategy, which enabled the business to weather the 2008 global financial crisis and position it for future market growth. During this period, Andrew developed a keen interest in the field of effective leadership behavior.
In 2010, he left the business to pursue this passion, relocating to Italy to serve as an adjunct professor at CIMBA University, near Venice, while studying the evolving field of neuroscience as applied to leadership behavior. Bridging to a new challenge, Andrew was appointed as President and CEO of Forum Corporation, a Boston based training company specializing in Leadership Development, Sales Effectiveness and Customer Experience management, where he led a multi- disciplinary, global team of professionals, committed to adding value to their clients through proven strategies, ideas, and innovative delivery solutions.
Andrew holds a B.Eng. in Mechanical & Production Engineering from Sir John Moors University, in Liverpool, UK. He resides in Princeton, NJ and is an active member of the New York chapter of the Young Presidents Organization. In recent years he has served on the Board of Blyth Inc., a NYSE public listed company in the home expressions sector.
Andrew is a passionate aviator, in his spare time; you will find him at the controls of helicopters, fixed wing aircraft and paragliders. When not in the air, Andrew scuba dives, rides two-wheel transport, is an enthusiastic photographer and an avid, early adopter, of new technology.
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