26th Global

Mentoring, Coaching and Supervision Conference

1-3 June 2020

26th Global

Mentoring, Coaching and Supervision Conference

1-3 June 2020


Eva Kovacs & Harriet Nelson

Group coaching in practice to drive an inclusive talent pipeline

Theme: Diversity & Inclusion General

Area: Coaching

Type: Workshop

Session on 3 June 2020 09:30 UTC - View on timetable


In this session you will learn how to integrate group coaching into a systemic program to build an inclusive talent pipeline. You will gain insights about a well proven group coaching approach that deliver results.

In this interactive session you will be invited to explore the below:

  • What group coaching is and the business case for it
  • How the combination of individual and group coaching has been used at an organisational level to accelerate change and development in an innovative and thought provoking way
  • What results group coaching can deliver
  • What it takes to design and deliver impactful group coaching assignments – in person and virtually.

In summary, the session will be an opportunity for coaches and learning and development professionals to explore and learn about group coaching.


Eva Kovacs started her GSK career in Hungary as an HR Director. She moved to the UK and joined the Coaching Centre of Excellence in 2012 and is now head of internal coaching and external executive coaching in EMEA and Asia.  Eve completed her Ashridge MSc in Executive/Team coaching with distinction. In 2013 Eva was part of the design team of GSK’s award winning Accelerating Difference, a female talent programme and led the programme for five years. Eva led the coaching stream of Asia Leadership program for four years. She designed a coaching programme to support people living with HIV to return to work.

Harriet Nelson spent much of her early career seeking global talent in the Lifesciences sector of Korn/Ferry International. After a move in-house to GSK in 2008, she continued in a similar role until 2011 when she was seconded to join a large NGO to work in community development in rural Ghana. She returned to GSK to run rotational programme for high-potential global talent before moving into the coaching team in 2014. She has degrees in Philosophy and Psychology, a Masters in Occupational Psychology (Birkbeck), and a Diploma in Coaching. She is currently studying systems with Coaching Constellations.

Both Harriet and Eva are practicing coaches supporting individuals and groups in GSK’s various initiatives to support diversity at the workplace.