PROFESSOR AFFILIATED TO HEC PARIS EXECUTIVE EDUCATION
Rachel Amato is a senior consultant-coach-facilitator working in organisational change, leadership development and executive coaching. Her consulting work has included missions in strategy, scenario planning, organisation design, post-merger integration, change management, intercultural management, and organisation development. She has coached executives and leadership teams for more than a decade, helping them build their emotional intelligence and their resilience, occupy their roles effectively, and navigate the complexity of their contexts. Based in France, Rachel is bilingual English-French and also works in Spanish.
As an Affiliate Professor with HEC Executive Education, Rachel has for 7 years been Co-Director of the Specialised Executive Master’s programme “Consulting and Coaching for Change”, a partnership between HEC Paris and the Saïd Business School, Oxford. Rachel has authored a MOOC on leadership, and published on leadership transitions, organizational transitions, and the human side of mergers.
Rachel holds a PhD in Management Studies from HEC Paris focused on the psychosocial dynamics of post-merger integration, an MPhil in Organisational Sociology and Social Psychology from Paris University, an MSc in Management Studies from ESCP Europe, and an MA (Hons) in Modern Languages from Oxford University. A fully trained professional coach (individuals and teams), with International Mozaïk, she is in the process of ICF certification for PCC. She is also qualified in MBTI, Systemic Constellations, Influencer, Belbin Team Roles, and has extensive experience in coaching with the emotional intelligence inventory EQi 2.0 and working with group dynamics.