RegionSouth Africa
Area of expertise
  • Working Parents
  • Women in the Workplace
  • Developing Leaders

Gill Cederwall

Executive Coach

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Gill left a 13-year corporate career in financial services, to follow her passion of executive coaching. Her many years spent as a communications executive in a high-pressure global corporate environment, has fed her passion for building leaders who can navigate the corporate space with more self-awareness and robust leadership skills.

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Coaching Style

Gill knows that driving high performance at work and at home is hard work! This is where she makes valuable impact, offering a level of empathy and relevance to her coaching. She is able to tap into her years of corporate leadership and management and marry these with an intuitive approach to helping people achieve their true potential at work.

Relaxed, positive and warm, she has a gift for understanding what makes people tick. Her coachees enjoy her ability to engage and challenge in a way that makes them feel comfortable, heard and supported.

Coaching Specialisms

She has a special interest in the challenges faced by women in leadership and aspiring female leaders, one being the significant transition to parenthood, of which she has had personal experience. Having had both her daughters while working a demanding global role, she understands the risks faced by organisations at this time and the choices women make. She feels driven to help them manage their careers while balancing their personal and corporate lives.

Training & Qualifications

  • The Power of Embodied Transformation Coaches Rising
  • Narrative Coaching Masterclass Gordon Institute of Business Science, Johannesburg, South Africa (GIBS)
  • Professional Business Coaching Program, GIBS
  • Foundations of Executive Coaching, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, SA 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management University of Witwatersrand Business School, Johannesburg, South Africa 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science January 1998 – 2001 Majoring in Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Associate Certified Coach, International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF)

Current Clients

Gill’s clients include Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), Coronation, Standard Bank, Bowmans (Law), Webber Wentzel (Law), Visa, Fox2P Advertising, Liberty, USIAD, Deloitte, Yellowwoods.