26th Global

Mentoring, Coaching and Supervision Conference

1-3 June 2020

26th Global

Mentoring, Coaching and Supervision Conference

1-3 June 2020


Özlem Sarıoğlu & Stephen Murphy

EMCC Global Coaching & Mentoring Circle: a corporate HR dilemma - to share outside or not to share?

Theme: Related Fields

Area: Coaching. Mentoring, & Supervision

Style: Mainly Experiential

Type: Workshop

Session on 2 June 2020 15:45 UTC - View on timetable


This session will be of specific interest to corporate HR professionals and programme managers of organisational coaching and/or mentoring programmes.

The session will consist of a panel of EMCC Global Internal Coaching Circle members and Özlem Sarıoğlu as the facilitator of the EMCC Global Circle. The panel will be facilitated by EMCC Global Vice-president Development, Stephen Murphy, and will address questions such as:

  1. What is the Circle? How does it work?
  2. What made you come together? What was your motivation?
  3. What were some concerns to join the Circle? How did you overcome those?
  4. Considering the previous sharing’s in the Circle, what were your top three inspirations?
  5. Any learning that you’d like to share specifically for this COVID-19 period?
  6. Where/how to start your own Circle?


Özlem Sarıoğlu is an EMCC Global for Development with a specific focus on Coaching and Mentoring Circles. Özlem  is the co-founder of Sparkus Platform, which combines AI-Assisted Digital Self-Reflective Coaching and Human Interaction to scale coaching services to a larger population.  Here book ‘World Voices in a Polarized World: Applications of Voice Dialogue Principles to Teams, Organizations and World Affairs’ was been published in 2019. She started her career as a tax consultant in PwC, where she also coached professionals both as a manager and a mentor. She has been a professional coach since 2007, supporting high achiever professionals for their cutting-edge development and has more than 1,500 hours of coaching experience.

Stephen Murphy is the EMCC Global Vice-president for Development.  Stephen is a professional coach and mentor and is accredited with EMCC at Master Practitioner level (EIA) and also EMCC accredited as a coach/mentor supervisor (ESIA). He has a multi-cultural and multi-functional background. British, living in Poland, with a 30+year corporate career spanning P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, Coca-Cola Bottlers, and PZ Cussons; on-the-ground in UK, Greece, Morocco, Tunisia, Yemen, Russia, and Poland; with assignments in Sales, Marketing, and Country/Regional General Management. He currently coaches and mentors in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, with multi-sector senior business leaders, individually and in teams, towards greater self-awareness and operational impact.