Annabel Beerel


Dr. Annabel Beerel is a Leadership and Change Management Executive who works with senior executives to advance organizational effectiveness. She is also a highly experienced executive coach. Her assignments include one on one coaching as well as working with management teams to develop leadership capacity and improve decision-making. She also has a great deal of expertise in working with organizational ethical challenges.

Annabel has worked with multinationals as well as educational and non-profit organizations. She has been a Corporate Financier and Investment Banker in the City of London where she was actively engaged in business analysis, fund raising, merger and acquisitions and strategic planning. She founded and ran a highly successful international business in Artificial Intelligence.

Annabel is the founder and President & CEO of the New England Women’s Leadership Institute, an organization that helps women advance in their careers and advises on organizational leadership capacity building.

Annabel has studied comparative religions and the contemplative traditions for over twenty years. She is actively engaged in bringing mindfulness and meditation to organizations and to individuals. She hosts several mindfulness retreats annually.

Annabel holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Religion and Ethics from Boston University. She holds a Masters Degree in Transformational Psychology from the University of Philosophical Research, a Masters Degree in Theology from Boston College, and has pursued Advanced Leadership Training at the J.F. Kennedy School of Management at Harvard University. Annabel holds an MBA with a focus on Corporate Finance and Strategic Management. She is also a qualified accountant and a certified meditation instructor.

Annabel was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since then she has travelled extensively and has worked and taught in several countries around the world. Her passion is travel where she can experience world cultures and religions. Annabel has written nine books, her latest being Mindfulness: A better me; better you; better world. Annabel is also an active public speaker on a variety of topics.

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