Nikka Santos

Nikka Santos

Executive Coach

Manila, Philippines



    • Nikka has successfully coached business owners, executives, professionals, and students to build resilience, self-mastery, and leadership skills. She partners with clients to sharpen focus, prioritise, shift mindsets and improve emotional agility.

    • She provides resilience and mental fitness coaching for BetterUp, the world’s leading human transformation platform. BetterUp customers include organisations such as Google, NASA, Salesforce, Chevron, Accenture, and WarnerMedia.

    • Aside from coaching individuals, Nikka also coaches teams to establish psychological safety and effective communication in the workplace. She has coached and facilitated programs for Kaizen Leadership Asia-serving companies such as Bayer, Lufthansa, Manulife, and Perfetti Van Melle in their offices in Southeast Asia.

    • In a previous life, Nikka was a broadcast journalist for the ABS-CBN News Channel and led a college media laboratory program sponsored by the ABS-CBN Foundation.


    • Founder and Head Coach, The Future Leaders Program
    • Care Coach, BetterUp
    • Coach and Facilitator, Kaizen Leadership Asia
    • Certified Executive Coach, Center for Executive Coaching
    • Credentialed Coach, ICF International Coaching Federation
    • Director for Credentialing Support, ICF Philippines Chapter
    • "Nikka asked the right questions without being intrusive or pushy."
    • "Our sessions were a real eye-opener for me."
    • "We explored what I needed and established a plan that helped my resilience."
    • "She helped me process my ups and downs as I was transitioning to a new role."
    • "She has the unique ability to quickly grasp the complex human interactions at play in a corporate environment."
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