“ An Coppens is an award winning coach, trainer and CEO of Balanced Exec Ltd. She speaks and writes about stress management, work-life balance, leadership in the corporate world. She was a guest expert on the Irish national Tv-show "how long will you live". ”
An Coppens is an award winning expert in the field of work life balance and CEO of Balanced Exec Ltd in London. She was a guest expert contributor on the RTE (Irish television) show ‘How long will you live since it’s pilot series and continued to contribute throughout all following series. Her clients nominated her for the European Coaching Achievement Award and proved to the European Coaching Institute that they had achieved lasting benefits from working with An as their coach.
She speaks and trains on the topics of work life balance and leadership with passion and inspiration at conferences and in corporate settings. The feedback given at these events ranges from inspirational to making a tangible difference.
She has worked with 100’s of business owners, high achievers and corporate employees to achieve a new level of skill in work life balance, business development, mind-set, leadership and more.
She originally started B/Right Business Coaching in Cork, Ireland to bring big business change knowledge to the small business sector, because prior to this venture An had worked with Xigma Management Consultants, Philips Electronics and Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, where she had learned big business strategies for both project management and change management in addition to her knowledge gained through her formal education with a BA in International Marketing and languages from Dublin City University and her MBA from the Open University Business School in the UK. An is a prolific reader and will seek out further development with mentors and thought leaders worldwide to enhance her skills and improve her services for clients. She holds business and life coaching qualifications from the UK, USA, Australia and Ireland and is qualified as master practitioner of neuro-linguistic programming.
She became the go-to person for business start-ups, business growth and work/life balance and worked extensively with clients from the Cork city and county enterprise boards as well as Enterprise Ireland.
In 2010 An took on the new challenge of becoming an internal training consultant for the media industry with a position in Modern Times Group, a broadcasting group headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with the largest geographical footprint in commercial radio, television and online TV. She quickly proved her capabilities by winning the Rookie Award in Modern Services with her Strengths Based Leadership training.
Since September 2012 An is running Balanced Exec Limited based between London and Stockholm and serving executives in global corporations with leadership support in terms of executive coaching and strategic think tanks.