Amanda White is an experienced coach and seasoned HR senior executive with over 20 years of experience gained mainly in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industries (GSK, Abbott Laboratories, and AbbVie). She has international experience across Europe and Asia, as well as the US, Latin America, and the Middle East. Her HR career included local, regional, and international director-level roles, with a strong focus on supporting businesses and individuals through change, including creating/changing company cultures, working across diverse geographical regions/cultures, and handling the human aspects of acquisitions and divestments.
Amanda is passionate about supporting people through change, building resilience, developing successful international careers, and promoting cultural adaptability. This includes onboarding leaders to achieve success, supporting speedy assimilation and building successful teams in environments that may be foreign to them, coaching leaders of multicultural teams, and motivating and inspiring people whose perspectives may vary from their own.
Colleagues have described Amanda as calm in a crisis, resourceful, consultative, and supportive, seeking practical solutions and avoiding unnecessary politics. Teams she has led see her as approachable, engaging, and keen to champion the team while developing their skills and empowering them to achieve their potential.
Amanda is also a Professional Medical Coach accredited by MCI. As such, she is part of a global network of PMCs that focus on providing emotional support for people with acute or chronic medical issues, helping them build resilience, exercise choices, and make the most of their lives in challenging circumstances.
- The Art and Practice of Ontological Coaching, Newfield
- Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
- Global Mindset Inventory (Thunderbird University)
- Hogan Assessments
- International Coaching Federation (ICF) – Accredited Coach
- Professional Medical Coach – Medical Coaching Institute
- Post Graduate Diploma Business + Human Resources, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
- BA (Hons) Anthropology, University of Durham, UK
- Cultural Coaching
- Executive Coaching
- Executive Onboarding
- Medical and Wellness Coaching
- Ontological Coaching