As the founder of Leroy and Associates, Yolande brings 25 years international experience in all aspects of professional coaching, team leadership, change management and transformation.

She possesses strong skills and knowledge in top-team coaching, career mentoring, marketing, communication, business development, client service and project management.

Yolande has a highly creative, persuasive and tireless approach, with an outstanding ability to coax ideas and contribution from others and as such, has earned an excellent reputation for creating and delivering

successful people solutions at the top level, as well as nurturing, developing and retaining client and candidate relationships over the long term.

She has a long record of success in search and coaching, beginning with an AIM-listed recruitment business (Media Appointments, part of Saatchi-owned Megalomedia), then a global management consultancy (PA Consulting Group), and the last decade to the end of 2009 with GBR Search / Gundersen Partners, a privately owned global search firm.

Her early career was in the media and events sectors, in sales and marketing roles (with VNU Business Publications, then EMAP Exhibitions & Events).