Nancy Hughes

Nancy Hughes

Nancy Hughes is an executive coach with over 19 years of experience in leadership development, including executive coaching, group facilitation and creating executive education programs for CEO level executives.

Nancy specializes in coaching to senior executive leaders within large multi-national organizations. She has coached a range of leaders, from CEOs, to senior vice presidents, directors and high potential managers. Nancy is especially skilled at working with executives to be more effective in their leadership capabilities, interpersonal relationships and effectiveness to create business results.

Known for her open, honest, and flexible approach, she enjoys challenging her clients to maximize their growth and potential. Her approach incorporates raising self-awareness and the understanding of others while embracing the business challenges of her clients. When clients partner with Nancy they benefit from her significant international experience and cross-cultural awareness. Fluent in English and French, she has lived and worked in the United States, France, and Taiwan before settling in Singapore in 1998.

Nancy has partnered with clients around the world including North America, India, Singapore, Britain, Australia, France, Hong Kong, and Germany. She has extensive experience working with clients in the high-tech, shipping, banking, pharmaceutical, financial services, manufacturing, strategic consulting and hotel industries.

Nancy is a graduate of Corporate Coach U and Newfield Network, certified with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) where she holds the designation of Professional Certified Coach (MCC). Nancy is one of the founding members of the ICF Singapore Chapter and was on the executive committee for 10 years and was President of the Singapore Chapter of ICF from 2006-08. She is also part of the global ICF assessment team which certifies coaches around the world.

When working with clients, Nancy offers her clients the latest assessments, techniques, and strategies. She is certified to administer and interpret assessments including in-depth work with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI), DISC, Firo-B, Benchmarks, Workplace Big 5, Hogan, Team Management Systems, various 360-degree assessment tools, and a host of other assessment instruments. She has experience with facilitation, coaching skills workshops, and is a published coaching author.

Nancy also provides senior level coaching programs on an adjunct basis for the Center for Creative Leadership, Talking Talent, TNM Coaching, Lane4 and T.E.N (The Evolutionary Network).

Nancy earned her bachelor’s degree in French and international economics from Swarthmore College, and her master’s degree in European studies from the ‘Centre Europeen’ in France.

Nancy is married and has two children and lives as a permanent resident in Singapore.