TPA strengthen their Executive Coaching Team in Continental Europe



April 2023


The Preston Associates (TPA) are delighted to have announce an expansion of their Continental European Team and welcome Roland Unfried, Nathalie van der Poel and Tiphaine Goisbeault to their team of Executive Coaches. Based in Germany, the Netherlands and France respectively, Roland, Nathalie and Tiphaine now work with senior executives and teams across Europe, to empower them to become high-performing and successful leaders.


Austrian by nationality, Roland is an accomplished director and former COO with deep experience in multi-site international operations. After a few years in top management consultancy, Roland gained 25+ years of experience in various management functions of major industrial companies. He successfully managed multi-national and cross-cultural teams (both in Eastern as well as Western Europe). He has worked within a wide range of organizational settings, from public companies to companies going through the IPO process, to family-owned businesses.


For the last 20 years, Nathalie has worked as an executive coach in leadership development and organisational culture change for senior leaders, management teams and board members of a vast range of blue chip organisations such as Shell, KPMG, Henkel, Heineken, Philips and many others. In addition, she works as a lecturer with INSEAD. Her executive career included a.o. being an MT member of an offshore gas production facility for Shell, and being in charge of a portfolio of infrastructure loans with the World Bank. She has worked in the U.K., Zambia, USA and various countries in Africa and South America.


Tiphaine brings 22 years of executive experience to her coaching; having worked in Strategy & Marketing leadership roles across various types of organizations. She worked at Fortune 100 companies including Google & Verizon, in the media industry at Mediametrie, in consulting at Deloitte & Touche and within a number of French start-ups


Tom Preston, CEO and founder of TPA, comments: “I am delighted to welcome three very experienced and skilled Executive Coaches to our Continental European cadre of hand picked coaches. In Germany, Roland Unfried bringing his many years of leadership and coaching expertise in the manufacturing and industry sectors to our clients across Europe. In the Netherlands, Nathalie van der Poel joins the TPA team with her extensive experience coaching senior leaders and senior leadership teams across multiple sectors. In France, Tiphaine Goisbeault adds to the team in Paris after an exceptional career with Google and Médiamétrie, amongst others, where she has led through coaching for many years.


I am proud to welcome these talented business coaches to our team and I know that they will all be great assets to our valued clients.”


Roland comments: “What a fantastic team of coaches – fully engaged and committed to enhance our client’s performance. I am excited and proud to join TPA and look forward to contributing to the success of our clients.”


Nathalie Comments: “I am so proud and humbled to join TPA and am highly committed and passionate about contributing to our clients’ success and achievements across their careers and lives.  I very much look forward to collaborating and working with the most excellent and experienced executive coaches in the world!”


Tiphaine Comments:“Having spent the last 20 years in dynamic growth companies, I am now very excited to join TPA and their highly-qualified Executive Coaches family. Based in Paris, I offer coaching services that help leaders embrace change, promote a culture of innovation, transparency and develop flexible behaviours.”


Note to Editors:


TPA is a leading Executive Coaching firm that develops senior leaders, teams and organisations internationally. Since 2003 the company has hand-picked its coaches based on their own senior business track records, their diverse backgrounds and a shared set of values. As a result they provide some of the most experienced and highly-qualified Executive Coaching consultants for clients in the UK and across the world.


The company has offices in London, Berlin, Paris, Dublin, New York, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing and Singapore. They offer coaching in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Cantonese, Mandarin and Russian.


TPA has four key Executive Coaching offers:
• Individual Executive Coaching
• Board, Team and Group Coaching
• Organisational Development
• Organisational Insights Reviews


With specialisms in:
• Board & Senior Executive Mentoring
• Dynamic Growth Hub
• Family Business Coaching
• Elite Business Performance
• Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Business
• Resilience & Crisis Coaching
• Transition Coaching Expertise


The TPA philosophy: To be great Thinking Partners with our clients.


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For further information, please contact:

Annemarie Gallagher at The Preston Associates:

[email protected] / 020 7373 5663

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