Helen Krug von Nidda
Senior Consultant
(New York, USA)


Helen Krug von Nidda is a contagiously optimistic Executive Coach and seasoned trainer with over 20 years of international experience in comprehensive Human Resources Management.

Her expertise encompasses leadership development and coaching, training and facilitation for organizations in the international development field and human rights sector. Helen has extensive facilitation experience and has delivered trainings on four continents in both English and French.

She is also committed to, and has worked with senior leaders around the globe engaged in improving team dynamics and effectiveness.

Helen’s particular passion is supporting women’s professional and personal growth through Rise Collective, her private coaching and training practice. She was the HR Strategic Partner at United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), formerly Director of Talent Management at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and prior to that worked for UNICEF, the United Nations, the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) and in the private sector, for Reuters, Sotheby’s and Seagram’s.

Helen earned a B.A in Theatre and History from Smith College and an M.A in H.R. Management from Webster University, USA. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Adult Learning and Leadership at Columbia Teacher’s College in New York.

A certified coach and licensed career counsellor, she is also a licensed Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and certified in Saville and Holdsworth (SHL)’s Occupational Personality Questionnaire.

Bilingual English/French, Helen has lived and worked in France, Germany and Switzerland and currently resides in New York.