Areas of expertise
Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, Organizational Development
Winnie da Silva is an expert in leadership development, executive coaching, learning and facilitation and change management. She has over eighteen years experience as a learning and organizational development executive and a management consultant.
She understands the complexities of empowering people to execute strategy. Her solutions focus on leveraging people as the cornerstone to business success. In her approach, Winnie closely collaborates with the client to understand their business, to identify primary and underlying issues, outline current and desired future states and identify business risks to then design and implement strategic solutions using leadership, people and organizational levers.
Winnie started her consulting career with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting in their Change Management practice. During her five-year tenure, she worked with a variety of clients to create, execute and enhance business strategies.
In 2002, Winnie became the national Director of Learning and Development for Bovis Lend Lease. In this role, she designed and developed several leadership programs in partnership with Columbia Business School, coached senior executives, designed and implemented executive leadership and other training programs, and created a national succession-planning program, among other accomplishments. In October 2005, Winnie left Bovis Lend Lease to start her own consulting business..
Winnie received her masters degree in social work from Columbia University and her bachelor’s degree from Valparaiso University.
Engagements vary depending on the client
• LF USA
• Hudson’s Bay Company
• Bovis Lend Lease
• Actus Lend Lease
• Brightspot Strategy
• Time Warner Cable
• Associated Builders and Contractors
• Martha Stewart Living
• American Greetings
• Tyson Foods
• Bovis Lend Lease