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/ Ewa Braf, Ph.D.
Ewa Braf, Ph.D.
102 45 Stockholm
+46 709 909 207
Ewa Braf works as a Program Director at Ruter Dam since November 2015. She is responsible for delivering and developing leadership and mentor programs and networks for women in high positions. The mission of the company is to get more, good female leaders in high levels in large companies.
Previously Ewa had worked as a consultant for about ten years and her latest assignment was as a management/leadership consultant at Ramböll Management Consulting in Stockholm, Sweden. She has long experience working with management teams, leadership development and coaching. Ewa has also worked a lot with change management and supported managers, groups and employees in implementing changes, continuous learning and development.
Ewa is a trained therapist, mental trainer and EMCC accredited systemic coach.
There are three essential and interdependent elements in her quest to develop organizations, teams and individuals: Relationships, Communication and Leadership. She believes that we develop relationships through communication and communication in turn shapes our relations. In addition, our relations and communication create, re-create and develop our personal leadership, that is, our ability to manage ourselves in relation to others. Ewa also has a strong belief that we develop in relation to others. From an organizational perspective, this means that the leader cannot independently develop his/her leadership. The leadership we have in organizations is co-created by the employees.
Before Ewa started working with consultancy, she worked six years as a program manager and lecturer at International Business School in Jönköping. As a lecturer at the university she taught in knowledge management, organizational learning, project management, change management and organizational development. She finished her Ph D in year 2004 at Linköping University and her research was concerned with knowledge management, organizational learning and communication in organizations. The title of her Ph D dissertation is Knowledge demanded for action - Studies on Knowledge Mediation in Organisations. Ewa’s licentiate thesis is in Swedish with the title Organisationers kunskapsverksamheter (in English: Organizations’ knowledge practices).
Ewa has published a book – I motgång kliver ledaren fram (Liber, 2010) – on leadership (in English: In adversity, the leader steps forward) and writes articles on leadership and communication on a website called Motivation.se (see
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