Jean-Francois Cousin

Jean-Francois Cousin

Bangkok, Thailand


  • APAC

Jean-Francois Cousin became a global executive coach in 2006, in the wake of a management career around the world with a Fortune-500 company.  He is one of the 6 coaches accredited as a ‘Master Certified Coach’ by the International Coach Federation in South East Asia, the highest distinction in the profession.

He has coached over 500 executives working in a great variety of positions, most often on leadership development, strategic planning, career orientation, work-life balance and cross-cultural management.  His frequent cross-cultural workshops have been attended by over 500 executives to date and his public-speaking engagements have attracted over 3,000 participants. His clients hail from over 50 nationalities and all continents.

As an executive coach, he is recognized for his tenacious focus on securing meaningful shifts and results for his clients, for his ability to understand quickly the environment and challenges of his coachees (leveraging his previous experience in a variety of operational and functional roles) and for his sensitivity to cultural differences, also developed throughout his international corporate career.

Prior to becoming an Executive Coach, he worked 15 years for Lafarge, the ‘world-leader in building materials’. He occupied management positions in manufacturing, marketing, business development and general management, which took him to the four corners of the globe.

His last corporate assignment was Strategy Vice-President for one of the 4 Divisions of Lafarge, where he helped to anchor solid internal and external growth for the 2 b€ business, and coached Managing Directors over 5 continents.


  • Booth 360
  • DiSC Profile
  • Hogan Leadership Assessment
  • Master Certified Coach (MCC), International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming
  • Voices®


  • Ecole centrale de Paris
  • Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business

Practice Areas

  • 360-Degree Feedback
  • Change Management
  • Coaching For Results
  • Communications
  • Cross-Cultural Coaching
  • Culture Alignment & Change Management
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Team Coaching & Development
  • High-Potential Executive
  • Leadership Development
  • Management
  • Meeting/Program Facilitation
  • Non-Profits
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Team Coaching & Facilitation
  • Team Intervention
  • Transition Coaching
  • Workshops