Cognitive Psychologist & Executive Coach

I coach senior executives who seek to pivot their careers or the organizations they lead.

Before launching my coaching business, I directed the Mandel Leadership Institute in Jerusalem for over a decade. I’ve been a visiting professor at The George Washington University, Stanford University and the University of Washington. I grew up in London and hold masters’ degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from Cambridge and a doctorate in the Psychology of Education from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 

I research how people interpret data, justify beliefs and form identities; and write about how these topics impact everyday life.

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Coaching & Consulting


Drawing on twenty-five years’ experience as an institution-builder and researcher, I provide individual coaching to senior executives and consultation services to organizations.


Clients include senior staff of government ministries; leaders of community and religious organizations; college administrators; heads of university departments and research centers; and high-tech executives.  


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Here’s some of my recent writing:

Analog faith in a digital ageReligion & Politics, March 2021


I went down the ‘rabbit hole’ to debunk misinformation – here’s what I learned about Big Ben and online information overloadThe Conversation, March 2021 -


Comedy is an important tool in the fight against stereotypes – let’s not cancel it just yetThe Independent, July 2020 


Are women better leaders?Psychology Today, May 2020


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Here’s some of my academic research:

Mosaic leadership: Charisma and bureaucracy in Exodus 18

Coaching between experts

Learning how to believe: Epistemic development in cultural context

Taking Jewish identity metaphors literally



To explore how I can help pivot your career or advance your organization, contact me at