What we do
Forward Mindsets is a people’s solutions provider that empowers change and activates potential for organisations and their people, in order for them to be successful. We specialize in developing highly effective and efficient, fully customized human resources solutions, for companies of all sizes.
Our creative, customisable approach to HR consulting will help you reach your goals.
Coaching & Mentoring
Effective coaching and mentoring can have a profound impact not only on the lives of people individually but on your entire company.
As a trusted partner, we are on a mission to support our clients in achieving their business goals and make distinctive, sustainable improvements in their performance through customised people management solutions, applied expertise and innovation.
To become a leading consultancy and coaching organisation providing world-class people management sustainable solutions.
Forward Mindsets is a people’s solutions provider that empowers change and activates potential for organisations to succeed in the global marketplace. We specialize in developing highly effective, fully customized human resources solutions for companies of all sizes. We make it simpler, faster, and more personal by evaluating the needs of everyone who’s impacted by our programs, developing solutions that make sense for the entire organization.
We empower employers and employees to make their best work and to collaborate together effortlessly. We instigate and lead change. We achieve business impact through activating the potential of each organization and its people!
Elena Maniatopoulou Hadjipanayi was born and raised in Athens, Greece. She moved to Cyprus in 2001, where she started her professional career and obtained industry experience in banking, ship management, financial services, and management consulting.
Throughout the years, Elena excelled professionally in the fields of operations, management of HR Departments, provision of strategic HR business partnering, training, coaching and mentoring.
She holds a BSc in Business Administration from University of LaVerne and a MSc in Organizational Psychology, from University of London, Βirkbeck. Elena is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Cyprus in the Department of Business and Public Administration.
Moreover, she is a certified psychometric assessor by the British Psychological Society (BPS), experienced with well-established psychometric tools, an EMCC Accredited Coach/Mentor at Senior Practitioner Level, an EMCC Accredited Team Coach at Practitioner Level and a 3 Brains Certified Coach, applying the most successful neuroscience techniques in her coaching practice.
She is also accredited by the Cyprus Human Resources Development Authority (HRDA) as a Vocational Trainer Level EQF5 and an accredited Advanced Sound Labor Relations Officer.
Furthermore, she is the Vice-President of the Board of Directors of EMCC Cyprus. Additionally, she is a full member of the Cyprus Human Resources Association (CyHRMA), the Sound Labour Relations (SLR) Network, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in the United States and Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA).
Moreover, Elena is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate. She is also a member of both the Academy of Management (U.S.A) and the European Academy of Management (EURAM), participating and presenting in their annual conferences as an author and discussant.
Further to the above, she is an Ambassador of the AgeFactor European Union project which promotes age diversity in organizations, and a Board Member of Periklis Foundation, which supports the free provision of artistic education to all children of vulnerable social groups and of financially destitute families.
Elena is an exemplary practitioner that consistently stays in touch with the newest research and business trends.
Having solid academic knowledge, strong work ethic, innovative thinking and more than 20 years of professional experience, she founded ForwardMindsets to provide innovative, customized, people management solutions. Through ForwardMindsets, she will be your trusted business partner, to support you in activating your potential and achieving your business goals, both effectively and efficiently.