Drawing on 20 years of professional experience consulting with leaders and organizations, Desi Kimmins is Chief Commercial Officer for Mind Gym based in the firm's London office. She oversees all of Mind Gym’s client relationships across EMEA & APAC, managing the commercial team, client services team, and solutions strategy for these regions.
Prior to joining Mind Gym, Desi took on the following roles:
- Senior Partner and Head of Leadership Development EMEA at Korn Ferry - the global organizational consulting firm – where she was responsible for: Leadership Development, Top Team Development, Executive Coaching and the firms Diversity & Inclusion practice (with a strong focus on building the female talent pipeline).
- International Client Director at Mannaz Global Leadership Development, in London, where she was responsible for a portfolio of large multinational Fortune 500 clients.
- Head of Leadership Development, Talent Management and Talent Acquisition at ING Investment Management Europe, based in the Netherlands.
She completed her MBTI, Insights, Hogan, Real Drives, PPA, Firo B, KFLA , KFALP and viaEDGE certifications, and also holds various project management certifications. Desi earned a master’s degree in social and organizational psychology from Leiden University, The Netherlands. She is fluent in English, French, and Dutch.