Armed with over 20 years international business and management experience in the food service industry, Kim Underhill has held major commercial roles managing fortune 500 key accounts and senior executive roles with full P&L responsibilities, leading change through strategic & organisation development, increasing people effectiveness and business performance.
Today she is a keynote speaker and coach inspiring, educating and motivating my audience through engaging, practical, insightful, interactive, fun and content-rich programmes.
Her flagship New Age Leadership programme looks at the holistic leadership approach of managing oneself in Self-Leadership, establishing an effective and efficient team culture in Team-Leadership, and ultimately delivering successful performance through Business-Leadership.
She has authored “Success Inside Out, Challenge or Choice”, a 6-step self-coaching methodology and guidebook that helps individuals understand what it takes to gain ultimate work-life happiness and achieve success under any circumstance and in any environment.
She advocates for women through her Diversity & Inclusion programme “Winning in Heels – Breaking the glass ceilings and having it all “. She is also the President of Daughters of Tomorrow, a non-profit organisation where she volunteers to train/coach underprivileged women to gain confidence and skills through its Confidence Curriculum, that helps them return to the workforce.
She holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (Marketing) and a Master of Science in HR and Industrial & Organisation Psychology. She is a certified practitioner of Solution Focus Coaching Programme, Results Coaching Programme, Belbin Team Roles and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). She was awarded Women Icon Asia in 2018.
Kim left school at the age of 15. Her professional journey started only after she returned to school at 33, did 6-year night school, raised 2 young kids while holding a full time job. Her positive attitude and perseverance in personal development; drive to provide for her young family; and passion to help individuals raise their game through coaching; have given her the motivation to become the person she is today.