Since first working for Catalyst Europe as a communications consultant in 2007, Allyson Zimmermann has had a critical role in the development and implementation of strategies to build Catalyst’s presence and membership base in Europe. Working with leading global organizations, she recruits, develops and supports Catalyst members in advancing their diversity and inclusion initiatives to make positive change for women in the workplace.
As a Senior Director of Catalyst Europe, Ms. Zimmermann delivers master classes, in-person and virtual events, speaking engagements and advisory sessions across a variety of topics on inclusion which include sponsorship, engaging men, gender bias, ERGs, strategy development and work-life effectiveness within Europe and globally. Working across all industries, her areas of expertise include women in leadership, talent management, organizational change and leadership engagement.
Having lived and worked in over five countries, Ms. Zimmermann has extensive global experience to offer Catalyst members. As a citizen of the US and Switzerland, she currently resides in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ms. Zimmermann holds a BA in Communications and German from the University of Minnesota. Outside of Catalyst, she is a personal/professional coach.