Tessa Breslin

Tessa Breslin

Managing Director, Head of YSC Americas

Tessa is a member of the Board and the Global Leadership Team of YSC Consulting based in New York. She leads YSC’s North American business and has broad, international expertise in leadership strategy, executive assessment and coaching, and talent development. She is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society, an ICF accredited coach, and a member of the Queen’s University Foundation Board. Her special interests lie in enabling individuals with high potential, particularly women, realize their ambitions.

Tessa graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast with a first class honors degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Occupational Psychology. She began her career in consulting in London, working with blue chip clients on their communications, internal branding, and change programs. She moved to the aviation industry, into employee engagement and learning and development roles, and ultimately led the talent agenda across an international airports business. She then headed up performance, talent, and management development for a facilities management company with responsibilities for the development for of 48,000 people.

Originally from Northern Ireland, Tessa lives in New York and likes to escape to a holiday home in Donegal, Ireland. Tessa has three small children and is married to a West Ham fan which tests her belief in positive psychology, daily.