Going for a promotion or new job?

Career coaching helps you review your progress and plan your next move.


Career coaching can assist you whether you are reviewing your career goals, planning your next job search, preparing for your next promotion or just feeling in need of a career check-up.


  • Career coaching provides objective, independent support to help you with your career decisions.
  • Each session is tailored to your needs and is completely confidential.
  • Coaches are experienced at working with senior executives at all career stages through to C-level.
  • Meetings are available anywhere by phone/Skype or face to face in London and Hong Kong.
  • Career coaching is available to alumni from all programmes, wherever you are in the world.
  • Each alumnus is entitled to two complimentary one-hour career coaching sessions per calendar year.

Our coaches


Our coaches work with alumni in finance, consulting and corporate roles across industries, as well as entrepreneurs and those exploring portfolio careers, non-executive directorships, independent consulting and interim management, whether employed, unemployed, dealing with redundancy or looking to re-enter the workforce after a career break.


How to book a career coaching session


Email alumnicareercentre@london.edu giving your name, programme and year, along with your location/time zone.


  • You are welcome to email your CV to the coach as background information.
  • Coaching is only by appointment; no drop-in service is available on campus.
  • Anticipate a two-week lead time on bookings.


Alumni Career Centre team

Career coaches

  • Laura Renoldi

    London


    Laura has more than 20 years of experience helping senior managers across geographies and sectors to define their professional objectives and identify the most effective ways to achieve them. Since 2011, Laura has been an independent executive and career coach, and at LBS currently works with the Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy and Senior Executive Programme participants.


    For 10 years Laura led the coaching and skills development practice for all the graduate programmes at LBS and was the dedicated coach for the most senior participants, the Sloans and Global Executive MBAs. Prior to LBS, Laura was a Director for a boutique career consultancy specialising in business leaders and worked with executive search firms Heidrick & Struggles and Curzon Partnership. She began her involvement in people development at SDA Bocconi, heading the Career Services and Marketing for all graduate programmes. Previously, she worked in strategy with a multinational chemical company.


    Laura has lived in London, Singapore and Italy. She holds an MSc in Coaching and Career Management from Birkbeck, University of London. Laura is also a qualified user of ability tests and developmental instruments including NEO PI-R, 360-degree feedback, emotional intelligence and other career development tools such as CareerLeader.

  • Nathalie Nahum

    London


    Nathalie is an accomplished Career and Executive Coach with 20 years of experience in the field. She operates independently in helping her clients with Career Change and Transitioning, Career Strategy, CV Reviews, Interview Practice and Networking. She advises a diverse range of international corporates and professionals, at all seniority levels. Using a pragmatic and strategic approach to career management, she assists clients in identifying new career paths and guides them through the job search process.


    Nathalie has been working closely with the London Business School (LBS) since 1999. She offers career coaching services to LBS’s Alumni across all business sectors, including, in particular, Financial Services on the sell and buy-side (M&A, Capital Markets, Sales & Trading, Asset Management, PWM, PE/VC etc.)


    Nathalie’s background is in Investment Banking, having previously worked for nearly 10 years as a Corporate Finance and M&A professional.


    She is bilingual and able to coach in both English and French, and is ‘Strong’ certified (Fields of Interests Assessment Test). She is a graduate from ESCP Europe, has an MBA from the University of Ottawa and is also an Investment Management Program (IMP) and Corporate Finance Program (CFP) alumni from LBS.

  • Nicholas Wai

    Hong Kong


    Nicholas is passionate about bringing out the best in people and their organisations. His interest in coaching stems from his own experience in personal transformation that saw him re-examining his career, passions and priorities, and taking bold steps in realigning and realising his personal and career visions. He facilitates corporate training programmes on coaching skills as a management and leadership resource, presentation skills, team effectiveness, personal leadership, intergenerational communication and change management.


    Nicholas is a graduate of the Master in Organisational Coaching at the University of Sydney, and has an MBA from LBS. He holds the credential of Associate Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation, as well as the CFA charter and CPA (Australia). He has more than 10 years of experience in various management positions in leading teams and managing P&L at one of the largest international banking groups in Hong Kong and as Finance Director at his family textile and garment business in Indonesia. He is the co-author of Much Ado About Coaching and Translating Coaching Codes of Practice. Nicholas is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

  • Marina Jankovic

    Marina is a well-rounded professional with 15 years experience within international blue-chip and privately-owned fast growth organizations, having held senior HR, Business Management and Talent Development positions in the UK, South-Eastern Europe and the Middle East. She combines her strong business acumen, experience in leading multicultural teams and pragmatic approach in building value-adding leadership development programmes. She managed Global Talent Development & Diversity portfolio at British American Tobacco, a company operating in 180 markets, and directly contributed to strengthening talent pipeline and high-performance culture. 

    Marina is an experienced Executive Coach specialised in the leadership and career development. In 2016, Marina started working at London Business School as the Lead Executive & Career Coach for the Leadership Programmes supporting senior professionals in achieving their full potential. In 2018, Marina moved from London to Dubai to continue her career in the leadership development space in the Middle East. She is the Co-Founder of the company specialised in talent development and diversity management and works for the London Business School as the Leadership & Alumni Coach.


    Marina is certified Executive and Personal Performance Coach and holds International Coach Federation (ICF) credential. Her engaging style encourages both practical and sustainable improvement for her clients. She uses various psychometric and career advising tools to support specific client needs. 

     

    Marina has a PhD in Organisational Psychology and HR Management (Birkbeck, University of London). She is a great believer in the importance of the life-long learning and continuous personal and professional development. Marina served on the Board of Professional Women’s Network (PWN) in the UK. During her two year appointment she promoted inclusion and diversity practices and worked with PWN corporate members committed to building high-performance organizations. She mentors individuals with disadvantaged backgrounds and regularly contributes to the forums aimed at developing inclusive and engaging culture.

Need to cancel? 48-hours notice will avoid counting towards your two sessions. If you have any questions, please email alumnicareercentre@london.edu