The IWC offers water practitioners access to experienced and qualified leadership coaches who work in, and understand, the water sector. Such coaching is done within the IWC Water Leadership Program, but is also offered outside the program at any time on a user-pays basis.
Having a leadership coach can be a powerful developmental relationship. A coach can:
A typical coaching relationship with the IWC consists of three one-hour meetings between the coachee and the coach. These meetings may be separated by several weeks. They may be done face to face, by telephone or via Skype. Each meeting will have clear objectives.
For more information on coaching, we recommend reading the Centre for Creative Leadership Booklet titled: “Leadership Coaching: When It’s Right and When You’re Ready”.
This service can use used by any water practitioner who:
If you would like to discuss this service, including how to use this service, what to expect from your first session, the cost of coaching and whether this service is right for you, please contact the IWC’s Leadership Specialst, Dr André Taylor on firstname.lastname@example.org, ph. 04 3818 2709, or contact your preferred coach directly.
Dr André Taylor | IWC Leadership Specialist
André completed his PhD in water-related leadership at Monash University, and has worked in the Australian water industry for 19 years. He has worked in the private and public sectors.André (BSc Hons, MEM, PhD) leads the design and delivery of the IWC’s Water Leadership Program, Water Leadership Master Class and customised leadership short courses. He also conducts the coaching sessions for the IWC Water Leadership Program each year.
He also directs his own consulting business, and works as the Course Coordinator for the Leadership in a Complex Environment course at the University of NSW (Masters of Business and Technology, Australian Graduate School of Management).
André is a keynote speaker on water and sustainability leadership. He has also published leadership-related papers in publications such as Water Science & Technology, the Sage Environmental Leadership Handbook, and the world’s premier leadership journal, The Leadership Quarterly.
André is a trained and experienced coach, counsellor and mentor. Training includes the Australian Institute of Management’s Coaching and Mentoring Program.
Ph. +61 4 3818 2709
Based in NSW, Australia
Wouter T. Lincklaen Arriëns | TransformationFirst.Asia Pty Ltd Leadership Coach
Wouter is a trained coach and facilitator, and a member of the International Association of Coaching. He works with aspiring leaders in Asia and elsewhere who want to expand beyond self-imposed limitations. His clients are in business, government, and civil society, and include mid-career and senior specialists, and executives. He also helps young professionals and youth leaders.
As a leading water specialist of the Asian Development Bank for more than 20 years until 2013, he helped clients in investment projects, change management, stakeholder engagement, leadership development, and regional cooperation.
He is a lecturer and coach for sustainability leadership at the United Nations University in Tokyo, a member of the Global Water Partnership’s Technical Committee, a senior advisor of the Network of Asian River Basin Organizations, and a leadership coach and advisor to the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education.
Wouter has led a stream of innovations for water security and governance and has authored the Global Quality Standards for Water Leadership Development Programs.
Ph. +65 6631 8527
Based in Philippines and Indonesia