Elena Maniatopoulou Hadjipanayi

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There Are No Closed Doors To An Open Mind! Maximize Your Potential Through Coaching!

Having coached more than 80 executives, from more than 20 different countries, I confess that coaching is my deepest passion, my personal mission! I have a deep understanding of what executives, leaders or aspiring leaders experience in teams and organizations! I use appreciative inquiry, evidence-based tools, neuroscience techniques, intuition, state-of the art coaching technology, and diverse valid methodologies to help you reach your goals! Combining 20+ years of professional experience, a solid academic background, and breadth of perspective, below follows


  • I am your thinking partner, helping you to grow, unlock your potential, stretch yourself and push your boundaries!
  • I coach you to take charge of your career and future in a decisive manner, while maintaining authenticity and integrity! 
  • I support you to raise the bar on yourself and your teams sustainably, while regrounding yourself in purpose!
  • I bring light to your blind spots, removing the thoughts that block your success
  • I genuinely care and believe in U! I am your sounding board, bringing clarity to your thought processes


  • Executive Coaching & Leadership Development
  • Career Coaching
  • High-Potentials Coaching
  • Team Coaching
  • Human Resources
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Resilience
  • Stress Management

Learn more at https://www.linkedin.com/in/elena-maniatopoulou-hadjipanayi-phd-c-%F0%9F%94%B9team-and-executive-coach-mentor%F0%9F%94%B9advisor-85985416/

And through European Mentoring & Coaching Council: https://bit.ly/elenamaniatopoulouEMCCprofile

Visit: www.forwardmindsets.com and book an appointment at https://meetings-eu1.hubspot.com/elena-maniatopoulou-hadjipanayi/are-you-ready-for-whats-possible-personal-invitation-to-a-free-of-charge-coaching-conversation

Short Bio:

I was born and raised in Athens, Greece. I moved to Cyprus in 2001, where I started my professional career and obtained industry experience in banking, ship management, financial services, and management consulting. Throughout the last 20+ years, I have obtained professional experience in the fields of operations, management of HR Departments, provision of strategic HR business partnering, training, coaching and mentoring executives. Having solid academic knowledge, strong work ethic, innovative thinking and more than 20 years of professional experience, I founded ForwardMindsets to provide innovative, customized, people management solutions, as well as executive coaching, leadership coaching, high-potentials coaching and team coaching.

I hold a BSc in Business Administration from University of LaVerne and a MSc in Organizational Psychology, from University of London, Βirkbeck. I am currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Cyprus in the Department of Business and Public Administration. Moreover, I am certified psychometric assessor by the British Psychological Society (BPS),  utilizing various psychometric tools to support my coaching and mentoring practice. I have also been accredited as Senior Practitioner, Coach & Mentor and a Certified Practitioner Team Coach by the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC), which I also serve as the Vice-President of local chapter. Moreover, I am a 3 Brains Certified Coach, applying the latest and most successful  neuroscience techniques. Additionally, I am a Full Member of the Cyprus Human Resources Association (CyHRMA), the Sound Labour Relations (SLR) Network, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in the United States, the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA), the Academy of Management (AOM; USA) and the European Academy of Management (EURAM). I also serve as Member of the Board of Directors of Women's Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI), Cyprus Chapter.  Further to the above, as an active diversity enthusiast, I am an Ambassador of the AgeFactor European Union project which promotes age diversity in organizations, and the Vice-President of Periklis Foundation, which supports the free provision of artistic education to all children of vulnerable social groups and of financially destitute families.