Romy 
Katz


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Romy Katz
Romy brings a distinctive blend of experience and skill to executive coaching with a focus on transformational, sustainable change.

As an organisational psychologist and a psychotherapist with over 12 years of corporate experience across Australia and South Africa, Romy has a unique understanding of how human behaviour and organisational dynamics operate in a corporate context. Over this time, Romy has successfully coached senior executives, leadership teams and middle managers across multiple industries to develop strategies that have enabled them to lead significant change agendas and develop unique insights into their leadership style and impact.

In her practice, Romy helps her clients to gain a holistic understanding of their situation, supporting them to recognise limiting paradigms and shift perceptions of problems to opportunities as the foundation for an adaptive and solutions oriented approach to leadership and management. Romy’s style is described as perceptive, skillful and compassionate.

Romy loves spending time with her family and is passionate about human development, social causes and exploring the world.

Professional Summary

Areas of expertise

  • Career Transitions – Supporting executives seeking to develop their career pathways and explore alternative prospects
  • High Performance Teams – Building and sustaining high performance teams in complex and dynamic business environments
  • High Potential Development – Coaching high potential managers/professionals for promotion, leveraging styles that impact on their relationships with peers, staff and clients
  • Leadership Development – Developing leadership in executives requiring new skills or greater psychological and social mastery in self-awareness, emotional effectiveness, ‘blind spot’ recognition and group dynamics
  • Resilience and Wellbeing – Working with individuals to imbed strategies to strengthen their emotional and physical capacity, support personal sustainability and promote autonomy, purpose and satisfaction.

Background

  • Top Tier Law Firm – Leadership Consultant
  • Melbourne Business School – Consultant.

Qualifications

  • Masters – Organisational Psychology (University of Cape Town) and Commerce (University of NSW)
  • Graduate Diploma – Psychotherapy – Jansen Newman Institute
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and English – University of Cape Town.

Accreditation

  • Belbin Team Styles, Benchmarks 360, MBTI, Skillscope.

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Director, Banking Sector

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