noun. One who facilitates leadership experiences for Ariel. synonyms; thought leader, guide, guru.

Edith Bukovics

Edith Bukovics


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Edith is a highly experienced corporate trainer and facilitator and prides herself on her warm, insightful, and engaging style. She combines a strong academic background with her experience as an actor and improv artist to apply an interactive and practical approach to facilitation and coaching.

Originally from Vienna, Austria, and raised in numerous countries including Norway, The Netherlands, New Zealand and the US, Edith speaks multiple languages and draws on a wealth of knowledge around cross-cultural differences. Edith enjoys bringing participants from different backgrounds and lifestyles together, fostering deeper empathy and empowering participants to bring out the best in themselves and each other. Her training style encourages curiosity, contemplation and enhanced self-awareness through dynamic growth.

Working out of London and New York, Edith creates and delivers training initiatives, group workshops, forum theatre and individual development across a wide range of corporate cultures and at all levels – from graduate management trainees up to C-Suite executives. She is passionate about creating a playful and safe learning environment in which individuals and teams thrive as they practice new and effective behaviors. Edith strives to build a strong foundation that serves participants long after the training is over.

Areas of coaching focus include confident communication, storytelling, personal impact, improved empathy and engagement, and advanced presentation skills.

Training Experience

Edith has co-created and delivered training workshops all around the world and across a wide sector of industries including teach, retail, finance, law and pharmaceutical industries. Prominent clients include:


· Metropolitan Transportation Authority

· Clyde & Co

· Metropolitan Museum of Art

· Microsoft

· Pfizer


· Bearing Point

· Cap Gemini

· Harman Kardon

· Accenture

· Google

· Alberta Investment Management Corporation

Business Experience

Alongside her work as an actor, writer and director Edith leveraged her early love of art, design and marketing, to become the UK sales manager for award-winning Norwegian designer Bjørg Jewellery. She launched multiple Bjørg jewellery ranges in the UK & Ireland overseeing the UK team, negotiating wholesale distribution and managing marketing campaigns. Over the course of her time running the business retail sales turnover doubled every two years.

Theatre  Experience

Following her extensive theatre work at Cambridge University Edith started her acting career on UK stages including London’s Soho and Arcola theatres. She then moved into screen work and has shot roles across a range of independent film and TV in the UK, Germany, France and US. She has featured in numerous voiceover campaigns including commercials for Diners Club, AmfAR and BP.

Edith’s extensive theatrical training includes RADA, a three year Meisner foundation course in London and Los Angeles, and improv/sketch writing with Improvolution studio in New York.

Education and Credentials

  • BA (Hons) and MA, English – Cambridge University
  • Three year Meisner Course, The Actors Temple, London
  • Facilitator Training, Interact UK