Territory / Region:

Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda

Name of organization:


Key Contact(s):

Madeleine Dunford, Managing Director

Brief background on scope of service and customers:

Career Connections is the largest talent consulting firm in the greater East African region, specialising in Executive Search, Assessments, Executive Coaching and Talent and Leadership Development solutions.

Through an alliance with Korn Ferry, the largest executive search and talent consulting firm worldwide, and partnerships with global leaders such as the Academy of Executive Coaching and global assessment providers (Hogan Assessment Systems, Assessment & Development Consultants, and Kaiser Leadership), Career Connections has enabled organisations attract, identify and develop leaders to realise the true leadership potential.

Career Connections has, over the past 10 years, provided Executive Coaching solutions in partnership with the Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC), the world’s most accredited executive coaching solutions provider. The AoEC is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF), the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC), and the Association for Coaching (AC).

In partnership with the AoEC, Career Connections provides best practice coaching and coach training on the continent, that positions coaching as a key developmental intervention for leaders in today’s everchanging talent market. Career Connections has trained more than 1,300 managers in the Coaching Skills Certificate program and graduated more than 220 executive coaches at the Practitioner Diploma level. In addition, Career Connections provides Executive Coaching panels for both individual one-on-one coaching and systemic team coaching for large local, multinationals, and not-for-profit organisations across Africa and the Middle East.

Career Connections partners with Coaching and Mentoring International (CMI), to provide globally accredited mentoring training programs that meet international best practice standards. Our program faculty have held senior leadership capacities in various large local and multinational organizations; giving them an opportunity to apply global best practice with local relevance to the market. In addition, our faculty on this training program has been trained by David Clutterbuck.


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