Claudia Lantos, Executive Coach
Claudia Lantos, Foundation Member


  • Executive coaching, career transition & on-boarding
  • Career coaching with strengths based approach
  • Leadership development effectiveness and organisational alignment
  • Program design and delivery/management
  • Talent development, executive search and assessments

Relevant experience

Combining her psychological and coaching training with her corporate executive search and legal background, gives her excellent insight into corporate dynamics, hiring needs, leadership development and behavioural issues, servicing a wide range of organisations. In the last 20+ years, Claudia prides herself to have worked with executive leaders consulting them through the bigger part of their careers.

She is specialised in executive coaching with a strengths based and personal growth approach, based on the adult learning principles of positive psychology. Her former coachees describe her as an excellent listener who translates customer needs seamlessly into action and positive outcomes, with a pragmatic and dedicated approach, being resourceful and utilising her extensive international network. Claudia adds value for driven, ambitious people in challenging roles and organisations, helping them in their performance and to determine the right career path, whilst often finding themselves on cross roads in their lives.

Claudia has placed and coached senior executives in Australia, Europe and SE Asia. She has worked together with clients within professional and financial services, pharmaceutical, entertainment, B2B/B2C and capital goods industries. She is trained on specific topics like 360 degrees feedback programs, problem solving techniques, stakeholder management and stress management. Clients she has worked for include multinational and ASX/AEX listed companies like Westpac, Rabobank, The University of Sydney, ABC, LeasePlan, AON, ABN Amro Bank, Royal Vopak, BMW, KONE, Royal Philips, DSM, GSK and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Claudia started her career as a Lawyer in Labour Law and IP in Europe, and she has been a member of management teams based in Amsterdam and Singapore for a UK listed recruitment multinational, setting up new business offerings and building and managing small teams. Before coming to Australia, she successfully led her own executive coaching and executive search business for 8 years. In Australia, her experience also covered setting up new specialty areas within a boutique, Australian owned organisation and a Dutch, listed recruitment multinational.

Qualifications and training

  •  Undergraduate and Masters in Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Professional legal training including bar exam
  • Training in Executive Coaching and Psychology
  • NLP Master practitioner and NLP Coaching foundations, NLP Worldwide, Sydney, Australia
  • The Leadership Circle Asia Pacific, 360 degrees assessments
  • Mastery in Deep Facilitation, Rushall Consulting Group
  • IECL Executive Coaching and Leadership Development (2016/2017) !

Professional appointments and memberships

Member of UvA, Alumni for Psychology faculty, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Personal interests

Psychology, Fashion, Sailing, Running, Dogs, Food and Wines and Family & Friends

Working with Claudia

”She’s an excellent coach, who knows how to combine theory and practice and always keeps the ultimate goal in mind. She is an excellent listener and has a truly personal approach. She has added great value to my career choices and besides is a very pleasant person to work with. I would highly recommend her.”
Commercial Director of a large, international retail organisation.



Areas of specialisation

  • Career transition
  • On-boarding
  • Behavioural change
  • Leadership development
  • Talent development

Contact Claudia here.