BW Rita Mouawad

Rita Mouawad


Rita’s expertise in executive coaching, leadership capabilities assessment and development with a strategic foresight to support corporate successes. Rita is a senior human capital advisor and a certifiedcoach who has dedicated 30+ years of experience leading strategic human resources functions for international and innovative companies, with regional remits across EMEA and a clear focus on talent strategy. Before her career shift to people advisory consulting, her long career track record began locally in Lebanon, then regional in the UAE, then global in France.

Leadership Development, Coaching & Consulting Experience

As a people, advisory consultant, and certified coach Rita has diverse and international experience developing leadership. Her client base has covered major sectors, mainly Information Technology, Finance, Manufacturing, and Public sector in France, Europe, and Internationally. She leverages her corporate HR background leading major transformations to support the clients in aligning culture and capabilities, creating cohesion, and developing leadership capabilities to enable performance.

Other Relevant Experience

Rita supported a global glass business to put in place a corporate academy with a first pillar on ‘strategic learning & change program and a full-fledged program on Leadership capability development.

She has co-led and delivered an 18 months Leadership program for a Government institution. It involved assessing and developing critical leadership capabilities in a blended approach, with action-learning, coaching, and facilitating a  nationwide strategic initiative.

She Facilitated a board of directors meeting on strategic orientation and people strategy for a Telecom company. Developed and delivered tailored and short leadership programs in various industries, in France and internationally, mainly focused on change, integration post-merger & acquisition, culture change, strategic alignment, and team efficiency. Co-lead development centers focused on tailored leadership competencies.

Education, Qualifications & Certifications

Rita is accredited as an executive coach by Cap Conseil and KCF, certified as a leadership assessor by Korn Ferry and Hay Group, qualified as a psychometric profiler by KF and holds a Master’s degree in Management & Organization.


Paris, France


English, Arabic, French

Contact Details

Linkedin: Rita Mouawad