Katia Philip

Katia Philip

Executive Coach & Facilitator


With more than 18 years of extensive experience in corporate business HR, training & development, talent management and coaching, Katia has been a strategic partner and a change agent, supporting leaders to execute their people strategy and striving to translate people principles into innovative solutions that serve both the business and the people.  Her mission is to equip corporates and individuals with practical training and development tools to grow talents on a professional, leadership and personal levels.  Tools that will put them on the future leaders’ path in the new economy.

Katia was born and raised in Egypt.  In 1999 she moved to Dubai and progressed through her professional HR career with reputed multinational organizations such as PwC, Dow Chemicals, Serco and Averda.  In 2009 she was nominated, together with 20 other Arab citizens from the region, to join the YAL (Young Arab Leaders) exchange business program between UAE and the United States where she spent 3 weeks in the US raising awareness about the ME culture and promoting business opportunities in the region.  While working in Dow Chemicals she also received a global company award as the “Human Element” for her volunteering and coaching work in some of the less privileged communities in ME and Africa.

Current Role

Katia is a full time bilingual Executive Coach and facilitator.  She designs and facilitates leadership and behavioral skills workshops for corporates.  As well as embarking co-active coaching journeys with executives, managers and professionals.

Educational Background

Katia holds a BA degree from Ain Shams University, HR Management Diploma from Leicester University and Professional Coaching Certification from CTI..

Her passion is people.  She believes in the Human Element and their power to lead, change, reach their full potential and make an impact.

Professional Affiliations

Katia is a member of the International Coaches Federation (ICF), for which she currently holds the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential. She also holds the Certified Co-Active Professional Coach (CPCC) credential from the Coaches Training Institute (CTI).