About Satu

Satu has 20 years experience working with leaders and senior teams to improve their performance and lead globally. Her work includes coaching executives and emerging leaders to help them through transitions and to develop their leadership effectiveness including their ability to lead and manage their teams in complex environments and their capacity to work and manage change effectively across cultures. She also designs and delivers global leadership development programmes. She has experience across a wide range of sectors from start-ups to FTSE/Fortune 50 organisations and has worked in over 40 countries across 6 continents. She is known for her practical approach, compassion, willingness and capacity to truly challenge clients and bring up what’s not being said.

Satu’s passion is supporting her clients in resolving challenging situations that require bridging a gap (such as performance, communication or relationships) and bringing people together across a variety of divides (cultural and functional), including ones that they may have within themselves.

Satu brings an integrated approach to her coaching having been trained in ontological, somatic, systemic and cross-cultural approaches to people, team and organisational development.


Embodied confidence and gravitas

Creating leadership presence

Influencing with impact

Leading and working across cultures

Building and leading high-performing teams

Working through personal and team transitions

Deepening relationships and navigating organisations

Defining personal success


M.Sc. Organizational Behavior and Intercultural Communication, Helsinki
School of Economics (HSE)
Graduate of Coach University, Strozzi Institute, Newfield Ontological
Learning Programme, Career Counselling Skills (CCS)
Accredited MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Inventory) Steps I and II,
and Leadership Circle Profile (LCP)
Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), SIETAR (Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research) and AC (Association for Coaching)
Ongoing training in systemic constellations (both organisational and family)
with The Whole Partnership and Caroline Ward

Languages: bilingual in English and Finnish, working Spanish, and has basic French, Portuguese & Swedish skills


“The conversations I had with Satu have been invaluable in helping me to the best version of myself in the situations that matter, and her advice has been clear and practical throughout.”
– Gareth Price, Strategist, Facebook