Dr Karen Niven

Leader of Teams; Individual & Team Coach
Karen Niven

Karen is a human health and environment professional with a PhD in Heath & Safety Management. Key strengths are her extensive knowledge and experience, gained in the public and private sector, as well as research and consultancy: from being a sole trader to part of a Global International blue-chip. She has spent time in the NHS in Scotland and is currently a Senior Executive with Shell International where she leads Shell’s Global program on product safety and sustainability.

As a leader Karen gets results though a clear focus on outcome and purpose. She has a strong personal impact and a focus on unlocking and realising the potential of individuals and teams. Karen’s approach as a coach is deeply based around trust and building rapport, which is underpinned by a deep-seated belief in the resourcefulness of her clients. She listens deeply and naturally notices patterns which allow her to achieve a powerful blend of intuitive curiosity in her questions and feedback. As a coach, Karen stretches your thinking and perception, but as you work together, you will find insights and clarity.

Karen’s areas of expertise include:

  1. Career direction decisions including transitioning to new roles / organisations.
  2. Maximising personal impact and effectiveness.
  3. ‘Holding the mirror’ – enabling insightful self-awareness.
  4. Team facilitation – creating healthy high performing teams.
  5. Integrating techniques of dialogue to enhance conversations and improve their effectiveness.
  6. Mindset and behaviours and how they influence team performance and business bottom line.

Email: Karen.Niven@me.com
Mobile: +44 (0) 7593 597364

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