Lynda Aurora is an Executive Coach for SHAMBAUGH. She has 13+ years experience coaching, is passionate about coaching and committed to her clients achieving what is important to them so that they can make a difference both professionally and personally.
Lynda began coaching in 1997 in Hong Kong and is considered a pioneer of the coaching profession in Asia. Professionally, she is a qualified accountant in the UK and Australia and has trained with and worked for the Big 4 accounting firms in the UK, Australia and Japan. In 1992, she moved to Hong Kong to take on the finance director’s role and a board directorship for Inchcape Insurance Holdings (HK) Ltd. She was part of a small executive team responsible for the day-to-day management of the operating companies in the group. Later, she took on marketing and human resource positions to broaden her experience before moving into executive coaching.
Lynda has authored over 100 articles on her specialties; and her views are sought by newspapers, magazines, professional publications, and radio in Hong Kong, the U.S., and the UK. She wrote the first weekly coaching column for the South China Morning Post, the largest English-language circulated newspaper in Southern China.
Lynda partners with Asia Pacific’s top talent – CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, Regional Directors, MDs, EVPs and SVPs – from Auckland to Beijing, from Taipei to Penang and the countries in between. She coaches Chinese, Indians, Europeans, Americans and Australians; among other nationalities, in the areas of cultural sensitivity, emotionally intelligent behaviors, and high performance attitudes and styles.
Lynda was awarded a certificate of recognition for her services to the coaching profession by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She was the first in Asia (excluding Japan) to receive the Master Certified Coach designation from the ICF. She holds many other designations including being a licensed Coaching Clinic Facilitator.
Lynda holds a Masters, Business Administration, and a Master of Arts, Human Resources, from Macquarie University, Sydney Australia. She has completed the grueling 100km/60miles Hong Kong Trailwalker event 3 times which has a maximum time limit of 48 hours. Lynda has completed the 50km/30miles Hong Kong Trail 4 times in well under 11 hours each time. She is inspired by the breathtaking natural beauty of Hong Kong where the mountains reach the sea.