Executive Coach

Manila, Philippines

Nikka Santos

We are all leaders, when we choose to act as leaders


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.

Hear from our clients

"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."


  • 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


  • Yoga and Dancing
  • Books and Films
  • My family, especially our dachshund Bruno

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