ICF Foundation Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees guide and direct the strategic plans and goals to achieve the mission of the ICF Foundation. These leaders unique blend of experience and understanding will guide our passion that social change is accelerated and amplified through coaching.

Saima ButtSaima Butt, MCC
Interim Chair, Treasurer

Saima’s purpose is connecting people with the abundance of their potential. She visions humanity in which people come together to generate social change for an equitable place for all to thrive.

As co-founding director, she works with private and public organizations. Leaders are drawn by her passion in applying strategic thinking and intuitive awareness, delivering focused outcomes for success.

After university and an MBA, she certified as an MCC with ICF. Saima served as UK ICF Chapter Board Director and Council of Ambassadors.

Wang Ching, PCC

Wang believes everybody desires to be a better person and contribute to what they believe in. When people improve, a better society is built. The change must start with us, but not limited to ourselves. This gives good reason to join efforts to help more people to access coaching.

Over her 30-year career, she has acquired diverse experiences of themes and positions, such as project manager, market access manager, and accountant. Currently, Wang is an executive and career coach, and founder of 4Coach since 2011.

Morel FourmanMorel Fourman
ICF Global Board Representative

Morel’s work is driven by a love for people, nature, and an unstoppable commitment to making a difference. Morel can see the opportunity for a shared win in diverse perspectives, experienced in designing processes and systems to reveal hidden patterns and shared interest in large groups, institutions, and networks.

With a visionary style, strategy shapes advice through inquiry into mandate, impact, and scale to clients/partners. Since 2000, he has helped shape and deliver strategic NGO initiatives in Europe, Africa, MENA, Americas, China, and India.

Yene Assegid, PhD, MCCYene Assegid, Ph.D., MCC

For over 28 years, Yene has worked in leadership and personal development. Her focus is coaching and designing/delivering leadership training. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies, multinationals, UN Agencies and European Union Institutions, and with Civil Society organizations in Africa.

She is appreciated for her capacity to relate to people, creating safe environments for effective learning at all levels of management. Her journey allowed her to naturally learn and understand the global mindset, cross-cultural dynamics in leadership development, change management, and team building.

Ann Dorgan, PCCAnn Dorgan, PCC

Ann Michael Dorgan is CEO/Founder of Gumball Enterprises, a leadership development company. Ann has worked as a strategic advisor, executive coach, facilitator, leader in the private, public, and non-profit sectors in many roles.

She’s most recognized for her ability to create a space for trusted and candid conversation. Ann is also committed to community service and continues to volunteer her services to various boards and organizations. Ann holds a PCC from ICF and a MA from the Leadership Institute of Seattle in Applied Behavioral Science.

José PiñeroJose Pinero, ACC

José Piñero is Co-Founder & Chief Mentor at The Cultivation Company, a diversity consulting firm focusing on empowering women and minorities. His firm coaches women and minority professionals in companies including Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. He has led the diversity and multicultural marketing initiative for Microsoft as the voice and an advocate for Latino opportunities. Before Microsoft, José performed brand management at Procter & Gamble.

In his spare time, Jose plays electric guitar, reads psychology books, travels, and spends time with his loved ones.

 Jeff Cheah, PCCJeff Cheah, PCC

Jeff is passionate about giving back and creating ways for coaches to give their service to those who are underprivileged. He is an Executive Leadership Coach and Facilitator.

Jeff holds several certifications including Certified Master Performance Coach and Certified Coach with Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder-Centered Coaching.

As he found purpose and passion in Coaching, he has committed time and served as Vice-President (2016-2018),  President (2018-2020), and currently served as the Immediate Past-President of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Malaysia Chapter promoting coaching awareness and mentoring new Coaches.

Rashmi Shetty, PCC

Rashmi is the Founder Director of The Third Eye. A Masters in Public Administration and the Gita her inspiration, her foray into broadcasting, introduced her to the power of VOICE using which she coaches women transitioning to senior leadership roles and loves its impact.

A National & International Award for scripting & narrating Radio Documentaries underlined her calling to her. She hosts a podcast on personal journeys. She’s an active member of Climate Coaching Alliance and served with ICF Bengaluru Chapter as Director of membership.

Coura Badiane, MBA, CAE
ICF Foundation Vice President, Ex-Officio

With a passion for international development and relations, Coura’s experience in association management, economics, project & program management, strategic thinking, business development, and multi-cultural communications currently supports her role as Vice President of the ICF Foundation.

She has worked at World Bank, Northwestern University, American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, and the Radiological Society of North America.

Coura holds an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University, and a Master’s in international development from American University.

Pat MathewsPat Mathews, MCC (USA)
Chair, Ex-Officio

Pat is president of Mathews Associates. She is an RN, has a master’s degree in Health Administration, and holds an executive leadership coaching certificate from Georgetown University (2001). Pat received the ICF Global President’s Award in 2013 and was inducted into the ICF Circle of Distinction in 2019. She is a founding faculty member of the Institute for Transformational Leadership and is the former program director of the Leadership Coaching program at Georgetown University.

Magdalena MookMagdalena Mook
ICF CEO, Ex-Officio

As CEO of the International Coaching Federation, Magdalena is a strategic partner to ICF’s leadership, including the Board, committees, and task forces. Specializing in strategic planning, cultural competence, ethics, international affairs, and board governance, she oversees organizational budgets and manages the ICF professional staff.

Coach trained at College for Executive Coaching, with a certificate in Fundamentals of Systemic Coaching, she brings over a decade of experience in fundraising, consulting, and association management. She holds an M.S. in Economics and International Trade from Warsaw School of Economics.