Marina is an accomplished, global leadership advisor and executive coach. Currently, Marina is the Vice President of Strategy and Head CEO Office at Swiss Re, largest reinsurance company worldwide and prior to this, she has gained substantial leadership experience driving growth for Big 4 and Fortune 500 companies globally. She combines her strong financial services background with her coaching expertise to help companies and executives redefine their processes and leadership style as well as build a culture of agility and innovation to successfully face disruption in the market.

Marina is a faculty member and a coach-supervisor in the EQ program founded by Prof. Daniel Goleman, pioneer of emotional intelligence. She teaches Leadership and EQ at St John's University Executive Education in NYC.

Marina is an ICF certified coach and has been named one of the Top NY 50 Coaches by Dr. Marshall Goldsmith. She is a sought after keynote speaker on the topics of leadership and disruption as well as the founder of the TEDx BethuneStreet, a highly influential platform for TED-like ideas worth spreading in NYC.

Her work has been published by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and she served on the Panel of Judges for the ICF International Prism Award, with a mission to annually award the company with the highest coaching standards in the world. 

Marina is a trusted board member and advisor, focusing on building disruptive and agile boards. She is currently a board advisor for Rutgers University, Leading Disruptive Innovation Executive Education Program as well as a board member and strategy committee co-chair at Governance Matters, with a mission to build high-performing boards in NY.




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New York, USA

Harvard Business School
University of California, Berkeley
The Wharton School
University of Belgrade

Hogan Assessment
ELI-MP (Energy Leadership Index - Master Practitioner)
CPC by iPEC (Certified Professional Coach by Institute of Excellence in Professional Coaching)
ACC by ICF (Associate Certified Coach by International Coaching Federation)
ESCI (Emotional and Social Competency Inventory)

Recent Clients
Swiss Re, Axis Capital, SixDegrees Org, ABA

New York City, Mastermind Groups, 5AM Club

Executive Coaching, Board Training and Mentoring, Corporate Training