Hande Yasargil

Advisor & Coach


Hande’s extensive multi-national coaching experience, together with her deep expertise in leadership psychology and her senior level corporate background, have made a her a much sought-after coach for global leaders. As a lead coach at INSEAD business school, Hande has worked with a diverse range of leaders, from a variety of cultures, geographies and industries. Her coaching and advisory work at Director and Chair level, has given her a broad and insightful perspective on board dynamics, processes, composition and development.

The foundations of her 18-year coaching track record, lie in Hande’s earlier HR management career, coupled with her years of training in organisational clinical psychology.

She has additionally held various chair and board member roles in professional organisations across Europe and Turkey.
It is this background that gives Hande a unique wisdom and vantage point from which to advise and guide her clients on the complexities and challenges that leadership roles inevitably bring.

Hande’s clients value her mix of personal warmth, insight, direct communication and challenging, engaging style. They also appreciate her results-driven approach and her ability to stretch their limits. In short, they like to have Hande as a partner in their corner.

One of Hande’s main passions is equality in the workplace. Through her coaching and mentoring programmes, regular lectures, articles and speaking events, she is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion, women in leadership roles and gender equality.



Graduate of INSEAD Executive masters program on Coaching and Consulting for Change

Graduate of Tavistock Institute, Group Dynamics @ Board Level Programme and Leicester Group Relations Conference

Graduate of Harvard Kennedy School of Governance, Art and Practice of Leadership Development Programme

Diversity and Inclusion Board Director of EMCC UK and the founding former President of EMCC Turkey

Accredited user of MBTI

Accredited user of KDVI 360 degree assessments ( IDI, GELM, LAQ, ITI, OCA)

Fellow of the Institute of Coaching, McClean/Harvard Medical School


Saville’s Waves assessments

"Hande is a coach who helps you to make the journey to transform into a stronger leader. She is quick to grasp the business dynamics; asks the right questions, challenges you at the right times. Working with Hande prepared me for my C-suite role well as she helped me to tackle areas that were not my strengths."

Multinational Snacks Company

"Hande has an ability to distill complex, complicated, multidimensional business situations and relations into simple, insightful, almost obvious elements. Hande delivers these with admirable precision, directness and eloquence while creating a safe yet intellectually challenging environment for the executive to flourish.”

Regional MD, Global FMCG Company