Gina Teague

Gina Teague

Gina Teague

Coach, Sydney

Gina Teague is an author, consultant, trainer, and coach with 13 years of experience in the fields of career development and intercultural training. Her professional experience spans 5 continents and a client base which includes multinational corporations, academic institutions, not-for-profit organisations, and the United Nations.

  • 13 years of design and delivery experience in the fields of career and life planning; career development; job search skills, cross-cultural training, cultural awareness, country briefings, domestic diversity, multicultural team building.
  • M.A. in Organisational Psychology and an Ed.M. in Counselling Psychology from Columbia University, New York.
  • As Career and Culture Channel Editor of Expatspouse.com, served as editor and feature article writer and managed online career coaching program; designed online interactive career self-assessment instrument.
  • Delivered career development and cross-cultural programs for the following multinational corporations: BHP BHP Billiton, American Express, G.E. Capital, G.E. Plastics, J.P. Morgan Chase, Citibank, UBS, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, Texaco, Avon, Sprint, Alltel, Brown Forman, Bell South, Colgate, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Merck, Novartis, and Actelion.
  • A native of the U.K., with 24 years of expatriate experience in Brazil, France, Spain, the United States and Australia. Gina is proficient in French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
  • Author of “Culture Smart USA”, a joint publication of SBS Australia and Kuperard publishing, UK, in addition to various published articles.
  • Member of the Australian Human Resources Society (AHRI), the Australian Psychological Society (APS), the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR), and the Employee Relocation Council (ERC).

Recent Career-Related Consultancy projects:

  • Career development workshop for fellows of the United Negro College Fund's Sophomore Summer Policy Institute, Atlanta, U.S.A. (2005).
  • Series of Job Search workshops and individual career counseling sessions for United Nations staff in Malaysia, Kenya, and Denmark (2004) and Thailand (2005).
  • Career Development consultant to the Kevin Garnett Foundation's "Management Leadership for Tomorrow" initiative, New York (2002-2003)
  • Careers in the Cross-Cultural Field Presentation and Cultural Awareness Program, University of Maryland, U.S.A. (2003)
  • Guest Career Counselor at the International Career Advancement Program (joint initiative of University of Denver and the Mellon Foundation) at the Aspen Institute, Colorado, U.S. (2002).
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