Catriona McDermott, Certified Professional Coach (CPC/ACC) with the International Coaching Federation specialised in Performance and Executive careers, Certified for DISC Psychometric Tests and Assessments, Certified Communications, Certified Business English Coach (University of Cambridge).

Career Dynamics

Since 2004 Catriona has a track record in helping clients across EMEA with organisational performance, development and growth, from niche searches to regional office expansions, new team builds and innovative start-ups.    Catriona is a Performance Hiring Coach who supports hiring managers in building high performance teams to deliver organisation development and growth.

Since 2017 Catriona serves top Fortune 500 global executives through the elite global trade association AESC/BlueSteps Career Services.  She was a contributor for BlueSteps’ 2018 Global Branding Guide and a panellist for the live webinar on LinkedIn.  She has worked as a Career Lecturer at the University of Luxembourg – School of Finance Masters in Wealth Management and Banking and Finance in 2017 and 2018.

Catriona is passionate about performance in recruitment and implements best in class global practices.  She has also developed and delivered many workshops to HRM teams on recruitment, talent acquisition and candidate engagement and management.

Catriona’s expertise also includes:

  • Candidate Sourcing, Recruitment Strategies, Employee Engagement and Communication Plans to increase hiring speed and reduce costs.
  • Development and implementation of company-wide Management, Leadership and Development programmes.
  • Strategic Management and local market Management Performance Reviews.

Catriona’s early career includes serving as HR Executive for Lombard International Assurance, (Europe’s No.1 wealth management insurance provider), where she created the HR function.  She also held various management roles in the launch, operations management and technology licensing for leading FTSE 100 corporates in leisure, pay-tv and pay-audio.

Catriona is a former board member of InterFormation, Luxembourg’s learning and development trade association.

Her work is 100% client referenced and she delivers her services with personal integrity, honesty, expertise, commitment, humility, confidentiality and discretion.

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