Muriel Rosa Watkins

Cooper Management Consulting
Executive Coach, Leadership Advisor

Muriel has over twenty years of experience as a corporate executive, consultant and leadership executive coach. She has an M.S. in HR management, industrial and labor relations from Baruch College/Cornell University. The consistent theme in her work is building strong leaders and more capable organizations through practical solutions.

Muriel is a certified Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder-Centered Coach and practitioner of Marshall Goldsmith Global Leader of the Future 360 Assessment. Additionally, Muriel is qualified to interpret a range of assessment instruments including Myers Briggs®, FIRO™ and FIROB ®, CPI 260®, Strong Interest Inventory®, TKI Conflict Mode assessments and Neethling Brain Instrument™.

Prior to Coaching, she was HR Vice President of The New York Times Media Group, where she was responsible for driving organizational change, including print/digital integration, increasing workforce
diversity at middle and senior leadership levels, directing significant workforce restructurings, and designing Human Resources infrastructure to support New York Times Digital at the start-up phase.
During her tenure at The Times, she oversaw HR due diligence and post-acquisition integration for various acquisitions. Prior to The Times, Muriel held senior HR roles with Reader’s Digest,
Avon Products and Drexel Burnham Lambert. She brings a unique blend of experience as an internal practitioner and consultant to a diverse collection of clients.

She holds an M.S. in HR management, industrial and labor relations from Baruch College/ Cornell University. She founded HR Professionals Network, is a member of Executive Leadership Council,
member of Human Capital Media Network and a Partner in Education for NYC Department of Education.

Muriel comes from a diverse cultural background and brings a personal passion and multicultural perspective to her work. She has delivered in-person and remote training and coaching to senior
leaders across a wide range of industries in the United States, Uganda, Sudan, Egypt, South Africa, China, India, Indonesia, Nicaragua, Mexico, Chile and Brazil.