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Pantheon Announcement

Per Ardua Associates has continued to attract new talent as Pantheon Leadership goes from strength to strength. Carrie Coombs joins to strengthen our leadership advisory offering.

Jennifer Jones (Director and Practice Leader of Pantheon Leadership): “I am delighted to welcome Carrie to Pantheon Leadership. Her experience and insight are hugely valuable to our clients, particularly in the Board space. She brings a different dimension to what we offer and how we deliver it; an excellent addition to our team.”

Carrie specialises in coaching and board evaluation, blending a strategic focus with practical results. She is passionate about supporting executives and board members increase in confidence and resilience in the context of personal, organisational, and market transition.

In working with executive leaders and teams as well as in her board work, she blends empathetic insight, a keen interest in her clients’ success, and practical knowledge gained from working across a wide range of sectors and organisations.

Carrie has partnered with clients across a wide array of sectors and ownership structures. This includes global businesses, largely in financial and professional services, as well as start-ups and not-for-profit organisations. She is energised by supporting clients embrace the joint challenge of creating growth strategies and building the human and knowledge infrastructure supporting strategic growth. She understands the area of neuropsychology and uses this extensively in her work with leaders and boards to help them understand themselves, their reputation, and what can undermine their impact. She uses psychometrics, 360 feedback and numerous frameworks to help clients fully understand their profile, motivations, and values.

Born and educated in the United States, Carrie began her career in banking, working with Chemical Bank, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. She then moved into strategy consulting, where she founded and led various centres of excellence in the financial services sector.

Carrie has an MBA from UCLA and a BA in Economics from Wellesley College. She is an accredited executive coach with additional specialization in board and team dynamics. She is also accredited in numerous diagnostic tools such as MBTI II, FiroB and the Hogan Leadership Suite.

Carrie Coombs: “I am very excited about the opportunity at Pantheon and honoured to be part of a very strong team.”

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