Senior Executive Coach


Born in London to a Russian father and an Armenian mother, Ludmila Kostandova grew up between France and Russia, with a strong cultural influence from Caucasia and Central Asia. She pursued her multidisciplinary studies in Europe, the United States and Asia.

With Ludmila, culture, arts, science, aesthetics, philosophy and poetry are integrated into a renewed and inspiring vision of management and leadership.

She is passionate about coaching leaders who seek to reveal and mobilise the talents of their teams by putting the human being at the centre of their strategic decisions.

Convinced that organizational, team and individual excellence and performance lies in the alignment of talents and skills with a sense of collective action, she helps her clients design actions centred on human potential by associating corporate performance with individual and collective development. Ludmila Kostandova works with clients facing challenges such as

  • Engaging collective intelligence and wisdom to develop learning organisations and support their strategic transitions
  • Coaching for sustainable performance of teams and organizations in multicultural contexts
  • Leadership development gravitas for leaders
  • Taking up and transitioning to a new leadership role

As leader of the EMEA Regional Advisory Board of the International Coach Federation, Ludmila Kostandova has contributed for more than 10 years to the professionalization of the coaching profession in France and internationally.

Ludmila speaks French, English and Russian.

Member of EMCC (European Mentoring & Coaching Council)
Member of PSF (Federation of Professional Supervisors)

  • Certified in CTT Cultural Transformation Tools from the Barrett Values Center,
  • Certified MBTI I & II, FIRO-B and Team Management Systems
  • Master's in Consulting and Coaching for Change from INSEAD,
  • Master's in Business Coaching by Mozaik International, Team Coaching by Metasysteme,
  • Diploma in Systemic Approach to Change from Gregory Bateson Institute and MRI Palo Alto
  • Certified Financial Analyst by the European Federation of Financial Analysts,
  • Master's in Economics and Finance from Science Po Paris