Damian Goldvarg

Goldvarg Coaching Group, Inc.

Damian Goldvarg, Ph.D., MCC, is the President of Goldvarg Coaching Group, Inc., a consulting company that performs leadership development training, executive coaching and keynote speaking. He has 30 years of experience in executive assessment and coaching, leadership development, strategic planning, and team building, making him a highly sought-after trainer and speaker around the world. Through dynamic and entertaining presentations, Damian is helping multinational Fortune 100 companies, governmental, educational,  and community-based organizations realize extraordinary results.

He is the author and co-author of eight books, including Steps for Success: Guide for the Immigrant to the U.S. (2011), Coaching Competencies: Following Global Standards (2012, with Norma Perel), Mentor Coaching in Action (2013, with Norma Perel), Coaching Supervision (2017) , Professional Coaching Competencies (2018, with Pat Matthews and Norma Perel), and Revised Coaching Competencies: following Global Standards (2022, with Norma Perel).

He is the Past Global Chair of the International Coach Federation (2013-2014) and was inducted into the ICF Circle of Distinction in 2018.  He is a Certified Speaking Profesional (CSP) and an Accredited Supervisor by the European Mentor and Coaching Council (ESIA).

Damian is an expert on the topics of leadership development and effectiveness, executive coaching, coaching supervision, team coaching, and cultural competence.

He received the Top Coach Award in 2021 from the Coach Foundation.

“Damian Goldvarg is an outstanding presenter, coach, trainer, role model and mentor.”

Leslie Robin, President, Bamboo Associates

Damian served as the 2013 and 2014 Global President
of the International Coach Federation.

Credentials and Designations

  • Ph.D. In Organizational Psychology
  • Master Certified Coach, International Coach Federation
  • Accredited Team Coach, International Coach Federation
  • Master Practitioner,  European Mentor and Coaching Council
  • Certified Speaking Professional. National Speaker Association
  • Advanced Gold Communicator, Toastmasters International
  • Accredited Coach Supervisor, European Mentor and Coaching Council


  • Accomplished executive coach and professional speaker
  • Extensive experience as a leadership trainer and group facilitator
  • Skilled in organizational and individual assessment and interventions
  • Excellent presentation skills and in-depth awareness of multicultural issues
  • Published author of professional articles and books
  • Global employment experience: US, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia
  • Bicultural and Multilingual (English/Spanish/Portuguese)

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