Senior Leaders

Why choose me as your thought partner?

  • The diversity of my extensive experience helps me provide invaluable insights and perspectives
  • My experience has been primarily with senior executives and complex issues where my skills suit me best
  • I have always adopted a coaching-led approach to leading teams, advising clients and developing people

My diverse and extensive experience

  • I have over 36 years of experience including:
    • 20 years in the design and delivery of leadership development programmes covering strategy, organisational change and leadership
    • Nine years in strategy consulting in industry and then in management consulting for multi-nationals.
    • Five years in engineering research & development in the public and private sectors.
  • My clients have been senior leaders and boards in large corporate and not-for-profit organisations across a very wide range of different industries and sectors
  • I have worked internationally for over 25 years: Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and Asia Pacific
  • I’ve provided one-to-one and team coaching, facilitated groups varying in size from 5 to 120, and taught senior audiences on strategy and change.
  • I have been coaching professionally since 2014. My style of coaching is most strongly influenced by systemic, gestalt and solution-focused approaches but I also draw on an eclectic mix of other approaches
  • I have been an entrepreneur since 1977 developing and leading my own businesses, with varying degrees of success, including a financial services business, two software businesses, an e-commerce business and two executive education businesses.

My professional qualifications

Coaching & Facilitation

  • Professional Certificate in Coaching, Henley Business School
  • Master Practitioner in Systemic Coaching & Facilitation, Coaching Constellations Ltd
  • MAC, Member of the Association for Coaching

Business

  • MBA (Distinction), University of Lancaster
  • Diploma in Marketing, Chartered Institute of Marketing

Engineering (critical thinking skills)

  • BSc Communications Engineering
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng), MIET

“I found our time together very valuable. In a second it taught me a lot about how my mind works, the good bits and the bits that I need to adjust in certain circumstances. It gave me more confidence.”

Accountant/General Manager, Industrial Equipment business

“Even the insights so far are worth the fee! Thanks for a very valuable session.”

CEO and Founder of a major Technical Services business

Find other people’s reviews of my coaching, collected independently via Yell, here.



Get in touch, I look forward to hearing from you

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