Nancy Hughes

Nancy Hughes

Associate Director

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership development
  • Coaching through transitions
  • Work/Life balance
  • Personal and professional effectiveness


  • BA French and International Economics
  • MA European Studies
  • Professional Certified Coach
  • ICF accredited member
  • Trained assessor for the global ICF certification team

Based in Singapore, Nancy is a certified executive coach with over 17 years of experience in leadership development, including coaching on interpersonal relationships, work/life balance, strategic direction and team development.  She also delivers workshops on Visionary Leadership, Authentic Leadership and Coaching/Mentoring.  Known for her open, honest, and flexible approach, she enjoys challenging her clients to maximise growth.  Nancy is managing director of Vincere Coaching Pte Ltd in Singapore and she works predominantly with senior to middle managers within large, multinational, and Singapore government-related companies.

Nancy earned her bachelor’s degree in French and international economics from Swarthmore College, and her master’s degree in European studies from the Centre European. She is professionally trained as a coach from Corporate Coach University,  The Evolutionary Network, The Newfield Network and is certified with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) where she holds the designation of Professional Certified Coach (PCC). Nancy is a member of the International Coaching Federation; a trained assessor for the global ICF certification team, is one of the founding members of the ICF Singapore chapter and was President of the Executive Board of the ICF Singapore Chapter from 2006-2008. 

Nancy offers her clients the latest assessments, techniques, and strategies. She is certified to administer and interpret assessments including in-depth work with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI), DISC, Firo-B, Benchmarks, CPI, CLI, Team Management Systems, Booth 360, various other 360-degree assessment tools, and a host of other assessment instruments. She has experience with facilitation, coaching skills workshops, and is a published coaching author.