Miriam von Borcke Matutu


Miriam von Borcke Matutu is a Leadership and Team Coach and with over 15 years of experience in the development/ NGO sector. Besides being a coach, she also represents COMUNDO, a Swiss NGO, as Country Director in Zambia.

Miriam is a graduate of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, holding a MA in International Relations. She holds a post-graduate certificate in coaching and coaching psychology from the Pretoria Centre for Work Based Learning and is a member of the African Board for Coaching, Consulting and Coaching Psychology (ABCCCP). She is also an accredited Journey Practitioner.

In her various previous roles in NGOs, Intergovernmental Organization and also as consultant for the UNHCR she has worked in Zambia, Azerbaijan and various countries of Southeastern Europe. She started her career as a teacher, has provided training and facilitated many workshops, was responsible to build capacity in various contexts and has coached individuals, teams and organizations since 2015.

Originally, from Switzerland, she lives since 2007 in Zambia. She is fluent in French and German and is married with 4 children. She loves trees, has a passion for permaculture agriculture and loves co-creating with her clients spaces where growth, awareness and new solutions can emerge.

Some of her areas of expertise

  • Leadership, team and group coaching
  • Conscious intercultural communication
  • Purpose clarity and goal achievement
  • White Privilege
  • Shifting the power
  • Emotional health and wellbeing
  • Phobias and fear-based issues
  • Physical healing