For more than ten years, Fredia Woolf, Principal of Woolf Consulting, has worked with professionals and executives, in the U.S. and internationally, to enhance their leadership and create successful career or business strategies. Through all engagements, she has obtained outstanding results by helping clients broaden their horizons, clarify and meet their goals – and enjoy the process of enhancing their capabilities and expanding what is possible.
Prior to founding her own consulting firm, Fredia worked in the global capital markets for sixteen years, advising international institutional investors on European equity investments, and coaching CEOs and CFOs of FT-SE 100 companies on their cross-border investor relations and shareholder communications. She built the international sales capability of several brokerage houses in the UK, turned around failing sales teams, and introduced innovative client service models, which resulted in dramatically improved relationships and revenues. Her last corporate position was as Vice President at Merrill Lynch Europe, where she marketed investment banking products and services to international institutions.
She earned her MBA (with Highest Honors) from Simmons School of Management in Boston and her BA (Honors) in Modern Languages in her native South Africa. She serves on the board of The Boston Facilitators Roundtable and ITN Boston, and is an active member of the Boston Club, an organization for women leaders, the Human Resources Leadership Forum, Boston Women in Finance, and Women in Engineering, Science and Technology.
Fredia is an avid reader, writer (she blogs regularly about workplace and leadership issues), world traveler, people watcher, walker, and lover of good food.