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Hi, I’m Katia! I’m an expat transition coach – that means I specialize in working with globally mobile individuals during pivotal moments of change and growth – both personally and professionally. I work with expats and globally mobile professionals in Switzerland and around the world during some of the most important transitions in their lives. With 20+ years as an expat myself, in addition to years of research, writing and speaking on the topic, I wrote a book called A Great Move: Surviving and Thriving in Your Expat Assignment. I bring this expertise into practice through one-on-one coaching work with individuals in transition, in addition to organizations and forums as a speaker, trainer and consultant.





To move, or not to move, that is the question
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Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.
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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
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Navigating your new normal.
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“Katia is a motivating and caring coach, who will walk you through your challenges with passion and confidence, kindness and determination. She will assist you in making your life decisions, while thoughtfully challenging the way you look at your own situation. She is not judgmental, works with purpose, and will surely enrich your journey. I truly recommend her. She’s a great coach.”

Chiara C. – Blogger & Entrepreneur

“I always knew that I have strengths and weaknesses, but focusing on my strengths and accepting, even making the best of my weaknesses was among the many things I learned from coaching with Katia. She’s an intelligent and attentive listener and observer. I warmly recommend coaching with her to everyone. It’s a great experience!”

Amal P. – Banking Executive

“I highly recommend Katia as a coach. I quickly felt comfortable with her, driven by her energy and enthusiasm. Already from our first session, I felt that I was making real progress. Katia is an excellent professional, great at helping you identify the essential questions and issues that you need to work on.”

Solange S. – Marketing Executive

“An amazing coach, a warm heart and super intelligent. Her wisdom & experiences are worth their weight in gold. I come away from my conversations with Katia feeling energized, clear on my priorities and highly inspired. I recommend Katia as a coach and her book wholeheartedly! Thank you Katia for the work you do.”

Meera R., Life Coach

“Working with Katia has been a pleasure and has made a great impact in both my professional and personal life. Katia has helped me navigate a complex transition period, and along the way, she’s also helped me assess my strengths and weaknesses. Overall, Katia’s coaching has allowed me to more clearly see and articulate what I want for my life and career in the shorter and longer term, and she has empowered me with excellent tools to make difficult decisions and to manage stress. I noticeably feel calmer and more at peace after my sessions with Katia, and consequently, I feel happier with my actions and decisions.”

Lily F., Consultant & Data Analyst


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