About us

We are a team of highly experienced ICF accredited coaches, with a wide range of skills and experience and a passion for executive coaching.

Kathleen Mercker

undefined Co-Founder

Kathleen accumulated 26 Years of leadership experience with the US Government before turning herself to executive coaching and founding SECA in the USA. She patiently build the components of the program as you can find it today, before retiring in 2016 and leaving her legacy to the rest of the SECA team.

Ana Maria Maia Gonçalves

Program Director

Ana has been living for 5 years in Malaysia, after having lived in France, Portugal, USA and Australia.

Ana draws from 20 years of experience as an IT industry executive, as an executive coach, and also as a conflict resolution expert and trainer. At Microsoft, she led a team of more than 150 customer support professionals before launching successfully a highly strategic Regional Support Center in Europe.

Ana coaches C-suite and Senior Leaders to help them find their responses to challenges in highly volatile and uncertain environments. Ana’s diversified experience give her the unique ability to assist her clients to think beyond the usual boundaries of problem-solving.


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