Our People in Asia
AELCC coaches are all successful coaches with successful business experience.
All AELCC coaches have more than 15 years’ business experience working at senior leadership levels in a number of different industries and in a number of countries. AELCC coaches are trained in the models and approaches used as well as being accredited in all of the assessment instruments used. Ongoing training is provided and required.
Training for AELCC coaches includes an internship approach which requires observing coaching delivery where agreed with the executive participant, observation by the principal coaches and ongoing calibration and monitoring of the coaches to maintain consistency and quality.
Tahnya Butterfield Gill
Tahnya has over 20 years’ experience in multinational organisations with a focus on organisational learning and culture and over 1800 hours of executive coaching. She is values driven, dedicated to helping people achieve what they want through business coaching relationships. She is known to connect and form outstanding relationships across cultures, generations and socio-demographics.
Her involvement in business coaching has elevated capability and balance sheet growth. Her contributions have been rewarded with success fees, industry and corporate wide uptake of the approaches she has coached and facilitated through organizations. She is known for her risk appetite for investing-in and growing her own successful business. She applies business coaching approaches that have strategic and operational elements for people change and organisational culture breakthrough resulting in measurable, commercial gains.
Prior to coaching Tahnya held senior HR/OD roles at Unilever & Reed Elsevier. As a coach Tahnya has worked across multiple industries including; FMCG, Energy, Engineering, Banking & Insurance, Publishing & Media, Luxury Markets, Hospitality, Travel & Attractions; well experienced in Asia Pacific and Europe.
Most recently she has been coaching Managing Directors, Senior Group Executives and high potential emerging leaders in individual and group environments with Qantas Credit Union, UOB Bank, Nickelodean, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, BHPBilliton, Diageo and Allergan.
Bachelor International Business; European University Switzerland
Educational Kinesiology Level 1 & 2
Coaching programmes (Uni.of Sydney, Shirlaws Coaching and AELCC)
Certified Everything DiSC TM practitioner
Certified Hogan Assessment Systems
Certified Certificate IV Workplace Trainer & Assessor
Certified Professional Management Consultant, Singapore
NLP Training & Intensive
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Tim has over 20 years’ experience up to the country general manager and partner level across Asia, Europe and Africa in operations roles, commercial roles and as a consultant to many leading multi-national corporations. He has an extensive first hand understanding of how companies operate with specific expertise in telecommunications, IT, primary industries, manufacturing, and business services and has played a key role in helping to overcome many of the issues they face.
In coaching, Tim is leveraging his deep industry knowledge and problem-solving experience with powerful business transformation frameworks and methodologies to drive growth within organisations. He excels at getting the most out of teams of people through an open, honest and energetic style and thrives on the opportunity to coach individuals and teams to come up with the solutions and make them happen rather than just providing an answer. Clients say that Tim is quickly able to develop credibility with real insights into the businesses they work in.
In the services industry Tim established and ran the SE Asia office of Strategic Analytics providing fact-based rationale for strategic decisions to international clients in oil & gas, power, manufacturing and food and beverage sectors – as well as supporting the acquisition and growth strategies of a number of large private equity funds. Tim has also worked for Mars & Co Consulting covering FMCG, finance, telecommunications and business service clients in Europe, US and Africa. He has spent 5 years as an engineer in a Stainless Steel Mill with responsibility for 24 hour production lines and the teams running them; 4 years addressing commercial aspects of the telecommunications industry finally as Commercial Manager for Television at Telewest Communications (now Virgin Media UK); and was project director for Maxis Telecommunications (Malaysia) for rollout of Fixed Line Broadband services.
Tim has worked in or consulted to a large number of companies in heavy engineering, mining, oil and gas, food processing and manufacturing, FMCG, telecommunications, finance and business services.
As a coach Tim has worked with BHP Billiton, Diageo, Citibank, Swire, Microsoft, Control Risks, UOB and eVantage Technologies
First Class degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cape Town.
Masters (M.Phil) in Management Studies from University of Cambridge
Completed coaching programmes with Shirlaws and AELCC
Qualified DiSC practitioner
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