Shabrina Jiva is a Principal at ghSMART. She advises investors, boards and executives in the areas of executive assessment, leadership development, coaching, and organizational effectiveness. Shabrina is passionate about helping people and organizations navigate change successfully.
Prior to joining ghSMART, Shabrina was Director of Strategic Projects at FULLBEAUTY Brands, a plus-size retailer headquartered in New York. She served as a strategist, adviser and implementer to the CEO and the executive team through two rounds of private equity acquisitions. She led key initiatives to support the company’s evolution from a catalog retailer to an e-commerce leader.
Prior to FULLBEAUTY Brands, Shabrina worked as an Investment Manager at Ardian (formerly known as AXA Private Equity) in Singapore. During her tenure, she helped establish the Singapore office and the investment strategy in Asia. She was one of the first three members of a team which developed the Asia-Pacific business from zero to a billion-dollar portfolio of investments across China, Australia, India, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia.
She is a member of the Board of Linedata Services, a global provider of financial software and services listed on the Paris stock exchange. She also serves on the Board of Action Against Hunger – USA, a humanitarian organization committed to ending hunger within our lifetime.
Shabrina received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Master in Management from HEC Paris. She is a certified coach from the ICF-credentialed Coaches Training Institute. Shabrina is from France and has traveled in over 50 countries. She currently resides in New York with her husband.