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José Ferreira-Filho

José Ferreira-Filho

Senior Consultant

Master in Psychology from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Bachelor in Clinical Psychology from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychology and Sciences of Culture & Arts from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

As a leadership consultant, José provides executive coaching, group facilitation and career coaching. He delivers customized solutions in the areas of leadership, team effectiveness, global and cross-cultural leadership. He believes that being conscious of one's own mental models helps one recognize and define differences when working with diverse people and is a key step for increased leadership effectiveness. He has partnered with executives in South America, U.S.A., Europe, Asia and Africa, working in a variety of industries, including Financial, Pharmaceutical, Telecommunications, IT, Service Providers and Government organizations.

Josè began his career as a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist, later shifting his focus to leadership development while working with Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in several roles in their APAC and EMEA offices. As part of CCL APAC Management Team, José supported the expansion and growth of CCL in the APAC region as the Business Operations Director. In his last role with CCL as an Enterprise Associate and Faculty, he worked closely with the Client Solutions group to customize and facilitate leadership development programs. He also planned, directed and assisted in the design and delivery of custom program activities in collaboration with global clients and CCL staff.

In addition to his practical experience, José is also accredited in:

- 360 assessments such as 360 By Design, Benchmarks, Campbell-Hallam Team Development Survery, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Executive Dimensions, Leadership Versatility Index, Matrix360, Prospector and Skillscope
- Individual & team assessments such as BarOn EQ, Campbell Leadership Inventory, California Psychological Inventory, Change Style Indicator, Coaching Supervisor, Decision Style Indicator, Ei2.0, FIRO-B, Hogan, Influence Style Indicator, Intercultural Readiness Check, MBTI, and WorkPlace Big5
- Organizational Assessments such as KEYS to Creativity and Campbell Organizational Survey

With a wealth of experience in the areas of providing feedback, interpreting organizational dynamics and helping clients increase self-awareness, Josè's coaching style is stimulating and intellectually challenging. With a keen interest in Arts and Dance, he also helps individuals enhance their impact and leadership presence through their body language.

Based in Singapore for nearly a decade, José has also lived in Brazil, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and the US. He is fluent in English, Portuguese and French.

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