29 APRIL 2021 EXECUTIVE COACHING SESSION WITH KATIE DA GAMA – EXECUTIVE COACH AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT
Katie has 20 years’ experience as a legal professional (both Barrister and Solicitor) and was the Managing Partner of the Dublin office of international law firm, DAC Beachcroft. She combines her analytical thinking style from her legal work with her creative and empathetic leadership development approach to ensure the focus is on practical and workable solutions. Katie adopts a thinking partnership method in her consulting and brings her experience of working in teams and at a senior level in the law to establish trust and rapport with her clients. Having lived and worked as a lawyer and business leader in Ireland for 16 years, Katie has developed broad knowledge of the legal environment and brings this understanding and expertise to all her leadership development work.
At DAC Beachcroft, Katie grew the Irish business to over 50 people in 9 years and sat as a member of both the Group and Executive Boards of the global business. Katie has a proven track record in building and sustaining high-performing teams and client relationships. During her tenure on the Global Board, Katie led the design, delivery and development of both mentoring and leadership development programmes. She understands the need to implement training and enhancement at the highest level and works closely with her clients to identify their requirements; establish clear training goals; and achieve the stated outcomes.
During the last 4 years Katie has volunteered as a Mentor for the Law Society’s Women in the Law mentoring programme and she also works closely with the Law Society on a number of projects working with trainees, associates, partners and law firms.