Muriel Rosa Watkins

Cooper Management Consulting
Executive Coach, Leadership Advisor

Muriel has over twenty years of experience as a corporate
executive, consultant and leadership executive coach. She has an
M.S. in HR management, industrial and labor relations from Baruch
College/Cornell University. The consistent theme in her work is
building strong leaders and more capable organizations through
practical solutions.

Muriel is a certified Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder-Centered Coach
and practitioner of Marshall Goldsmith Global Leader of the Future
360 Assessment. Additionally, Muriel is qualified to interpret a range
of assessment instruments including Myers Briggs®, FIRO™ and FIROB
®, CPI 260®, Strong Interest Inventory®, TKI Conflict Mode
assessments and Neethling Brain Instrument™.

Prior to Coaching, she was HR Vice President of The New York Times
Media Group, where she was responsible for driving organizational
change, including print/digital integration, increasing workforce
diversity at middle and senior leadership levels, directing significant
workforce restructurings, and designing Human Resources
infrastructure to support New York Times Digital at the start-up phase.
During her tenure at The Times, she oversaw HR due diligence and
post-acquisition integration for various acquisitions.
Prior to The Times, Muriel held senior HR roles with Reader’s Digest,
Avon Products and Drexel Burnham Lambert. She brings a unique
blend of experience as an internal practitioner and consultant to a
diverse collection of clients.

She holds an M.S. in HR management, industrial and labor relations
from Baruch College/ Cornell University. She founded HR
Professionals Network, is a member of Executive Leadership Council,
member of Human Capital Media Network and a Partner in
Education for NYC Department of Education.

Muriel comes from a diverse cultural background and brings a
personal passion and multicultural perspective to her work. She has
delivered in-person and remote training and coaching to senior
leaders across a wide range of industries in the United States,
Uganda, Sudan, Egypt, South Africa, China, India, Indonesia,
Nicaragua, Mexico, Chile and Brazil.

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