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Dani

Dani

Dani’s a coach, coach trainer, mentor and systemic facilitator. She’s worked in the coaching arena since 2006, supporting individuals, teams and organisations across almost every sector. She’s worked with a range of individuals from C-Suite and their teams, as well as leaders-in-waiting, working to enhance her clients’ capacity for excellence. Dani’s passion: coaching leaders to understand their patterns, behaviours and impact so that they can unravel and learn from their experiences – and translate these insights into accelerated development and tangible performance.

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Steve

Steve

Steve is a transformational leadership and performance coach, trainer and author. Specialising in mindfulness, purpose and wellbeing, Steve has designed and facilitated sessions for companies including BBC Worldwide, The WEF, Aviva and M&S. Steve coaches leaders to find their own authentic style, and then empowers them to find their ‘why’. From this place comes clarity on key decisions, and the ability to inspire and motivate those around them. Through mindfulness coaching, he enables leaders to stay in the moment and retain clarity of thought and action, even under challenging conditions.

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Ray

Ray

Ray is an accomplished coach, mentor, author and recipient of the prestigious Daily Telegraph ‘Business Leader of the Year’ Award. Ray guides leaders to master the challenges of knowing themselves deeply – a prerequisite for anyone who wants to show up at their best and effectively lead and inspire others. Ray’s compassionate and challenging approach enables people to envision and lead an exceptional life. He gently encourages people to let go of what’s known and safe, and surrender to the opportunities that life brings. He advocates trusting your inner voice and shows people how to tap into the power of living in alignment.

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Tim

Tim

Over the last 18 years Tim has worked with senior leaders at over 25% of the FTSE 100 and a number of Fortune 500 organisations in 28 countries. Specialising in organisational development, change and leadership consultancy and coaching, Tim spends much of his time working with leadership teams to challenge and co-create new levels of engagement, identity and clarity of purpose, to deliver high-level, sustainable performance. Tim’s passion is helping people to transform their lives; understand their bigger purpose and goals in life, and then supporting them in a collaborative and emergent way.

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Darren

Darren

Darren is a specialist in behaviour and performance. For the last 10 years he has combined his skill set as a facilitator and coach to inspire personal and business transformations across the globe. He’s delivered sessions and coached people at many levels of an organisation including SLT’S & board level. His style is energised and playful and his depth of knowledge, understanding & experience means his sessions are always insightful, powerful & actionable.

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Amanda

Amanda

Amanda is an experienced executive coach who is passionate about leadership wellbeing and helping people to strengthen their sense of self, capability, resilience, confidence and ease. With 27 years of consulting and coaching experience, Amanda has worked with leaders and teams from diverse backgrounds to help them develop and grow themselves, their teams and organisations. Whether working with NHS heart surgeons, CTOs of international law firms, Google executives, bankers, brigadiers, private equity teams or up-and-coming corporate talent, Amanda brings the presence, experience and expertise to help others be the leaders they want to be.

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Claire

Claire

Claire is an international leadership expert, Faculty and Academic Director in Executive Education for a number of international business schools and team performance coaching expert. Specialising in people and performance development, Clare’s coaching is focused on shifting mindsets and cultures to enable individuals and organisations to overcome their challenges and prepare for the future. Her style is engaging, energetic and insightful with a challenging edge. Claire’s success is attributed to her results-driven focus and her ability to deliver experiential, immersive and relevant sessions.

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Robert

Robert

Robert has developed leaders from some of the most recognisable brands around the world. Initially training as an NLP Practitioner and hypnotherapist, Robert is now a highly accredited coach, focused on supporting leaders across the world to find their purpose, passions, and unlock their creativity. With a background in physical theatre and theatre education, Robert draws on his theatrical roots, bringing the spirit of improvisation and creativity to his coaching, helping people channel their passion and really step into their power.

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Andrew

Andrew

Andrew spent the first thirty years of his career getting stuff done; as an employee, leader, and business owner. He has led start-ups, supported businesses through exponential international growth (£70m – £4b), and helped SME business owners scale, internationalise and float their companies. He’s staged major global events, launched products, built high-performing teams, managed  organisational change and delivered technology transformation programmes. It all adds up to a lifetime of experimentation and learning, equipping him with a first-hand understanding of the pressures, dilemmas and pitfalls of making your way in business and life.

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Susana

Susana

Susana is a highly accredited coach and international leadership facilitator who specialises in helping leaders to think more creatively, communicate more effectively and influence others more skilfully. With 15 years’ sales and management experience in the international corporate world, Susana has an innate understanding of, and empathy with, the global clients she coaches. Having studied the relationship between emotions, stress and health within a faculty of psychology, she strongly believes that every human being is naturally resourceful, and she is incredibly talented at enabling her clients to discover their innate creativity.

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Anna

Anna

Anna specialises in coaching emerging leaders and talent to support their growth, propel their performance and help them reach their highest potential through raised self-awareness, fearlessness and confidence! Anna’s coaching is transformational and helps her clients reconnect with their values and purpose, rewrite their narrative, break old thought patterns, identify strengths and create sustainable new habits. Anna has her professional background in the Education Sector and has lead and managed teams through challenges and change, with excellence, co-creation and trust as the guiding values.

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Izzy

Izzy

Leadership development has always been Izzy’s passion and at the core of her career, from her early days in the education sector to her work as an executive coach. She has worked across multiple sectors and all levels of leadership, both in the design of game-changing leadership development content and through facilitation and coaching. Izzy is on a personal quest to close the "knowing-doing" gap in her own life and support leaders to do the same.

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Neusha

Neusha

Neusha is a passionate coach, facilitator, public speaking trainer and business role-player. She’s a qualified NLP Master Practitioner and has undergone extensive training in advanced facilitation skills and corporate role play. She has 10 years L&D experience, working with some of the biggest brands in the UK to design first-line manager programmes focused primarily on core leadership skill development, coaching & DE&I. As a qualified leadership coach, she’s worked with a broad range of clients from diverse backgrounds and aims to create a safe, non-judgmental space for them to explore their challenges and allow them to grow.

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Tessa

Tessa

Tessa is a global facilitator and coach with 25 years’ experience working in leadership, operations, sales, customer experience and interim management. A trained NLP and Three Principles Practitioner, and expert in psychological resilience, her coaching work has enabled her to work at all levels of organisations to uplift performance, change cultures and increase engagement. She supports people to explore their own limited thinking, take responsibility for their experience, wellbeing and results and connect to their own innate wisdom.

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Naomi

Naomi

Naomi’s an experienced coach, facilitator, a social impact entrepreneur and FMCG specialist. She supports leaders to step into more impactful, resourceful and purposeful leadership. With 10 years’ experience as a leadership development consultant, Naomi is deeply skilled in delivering and coaching leadership programmes. She’s supported clients and delegates from a range of sectors, including Lloyds, Waitrose, Lindt, Heineken, British Gas and WaterAid. Her specialism: supporting leaders to resiliently navigate stress, ambiguity and change.

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Eva

Eva

As a certified Positive Psychology Coach, Eva helps her clients achieve their goals, whilst focusing on their strengths and wellbeing, using evidence-based approaches. With 14 years spent working in professional services, her coaching is directly shaped by experience working in highperformance environments. She specialises in helping clients who are experiencing change or transition to clarify their career ambitions and work towards their goals with confidence. Outcomes she commonly works towards include significant promotion (e.g. partner), returning to work, stepping into a new role or leadership position.

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Zelah

Zelah

Zelah is a catalyst. Change happens when she’s around. With over 10 years’ professional coaching and facilitation experience, Zelah’s career started in corporate law, followed by 20 years in international development. Zelah first found her passion for transformational leadership while working in South Africa in the mid 90s. Since then, she’s spent many years living and working in countries recovering from conflict, developing an outstanding ability to support her clients thrive in complexity and uncertainty. Zelah’s spent the last 9 years back in the UK, leading cross-cultural teams and collaborations.

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Marcus

Marcus

Marcus discovered a passion for coaching following many years working in a corporate real estate career, and is now a coach, trainer, mentor and coach supervisor. As a coach, he’s dedicated to helping re-introduce people to their real and authentic selves and allowing them to rediscover what it is about life that they love. He believes it’s never too late to find freedom, purpose and fulfilment and wake up each day with excitement and anticipation. His job – supporting people to achieve that. He helps to inspire the people he works with to rediscover their passions and to create the change they really desire.

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Christine

Christine

Christine is a coach and facilitator with 20 years’ experience. She designs and delivers programmes that generate measurable improvements in engagement, care, awareness, courage and openness. Christine’s ethos is that seeing the best in people and coaching them to be the best version of themselves is the path to creating loyal, happy and inspired people. Her specialisms include leadership coaching and training, wellbeing and resilience coaching, highperformance coaching, breakthrough coaching, presence and impact coaching.

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Stu

Stu

Stu has been helping others to realise their potential for well over 10 years. He has spent time supporting and developing leaders from some of the most recognisable brands in the UK and internationally, including Amazon, Starbucks and The British Army. Stu is a coach, facilitator and master storyteller who specialises in creating moments of presence and clarity to give those he works with the space to make decisions of impact. Those who work with Stu consistently talk about his ability to make learning relatable through his gift and passion for storytelling. He shows up with and creates spaces of energy and emotional connection.

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Nisha

Nisha

Nisha is an executive coach and trainer, with over 10 years of personal development and leadership coaching experience. A leadership, confidence and clarity coach, Nisha’s work typically focuses on empowering ambitious and driven individuals with high aspirations to step up to the next level, filling their potential with freedom and ease. Prior to her coaching career, Nisha spent over 12 years in team management and client services with some of the biggest sporting bodies in the UK, including Wembley Stadium, FIFA and Tottenham Hotspur FC.

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Stephanie

Stephanie

Stephanie is an accredited coach, facilitator, Lego® Serious Play® facilitator and published author. As a former lawyer with leading international firms and organisations, her experience of working in high-pressure international and national commercial environments helps to give her an understanding of the kind of challenges her clients are facing, whilst also bringing a different perspective. She works with individuals and teams from different generations and a wide range of backgrounds. A dual British/German national, bilingual and with experience of living and working in different countries, she has a culturally sensitive approach.

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Tom

Tom

Tom is a coach and change management consultant who is passionate about helping people identify their values, potential and purpose. He left the police in 2013 with no plan and no sense of identity – but his policing background and skill set was the springboard to every subsequent chapter and adventure. Since then he’s worked in business development and management consulting in global firms, specialising in people-driven change. As a consultant he’s built and led teams delivering complex transformation projects – both from technical and people-focused perspectives.

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Áine

Áine

Áine coaches leaders who want to build great places to work. She catalyses and clarifies their thinking, enabling them to generate new perspectives and respond more adaptively as they lead their organisations with purpose. She has worked as a trusted sounding board alongside leaders in the spheres of politics, public policy and the creative industries. Her experience of the collisions of perspectives, personalities and principles over her diverse career, combined with her commitment to deep developmental learning, enables her to coach from a place of curiosity and compassion.

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Vicky

Vicky

Vicky is a compassionate and effective coach,facilitator and consultant, with 30 years of L&D experience under her belt. She’s worked with everyone from front-line sales and service teams, to the most senior leaders across multiple sectors to uplift performance. She has a deep understanding of how to support people through transitions and growth, enabling them to step into their power, and has the commercial experience to support people to bring this power to their performance as leaders. Vicky brings her own life and leadership experience to her work with integrity, authenticity and challenge.

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Claire

Claire

Claire was a member of the Great Britain women’s foil fencing team and Captained the England team to a gold medal at the Commonwealth Fencing Games in 2010. Claire spent 17 years of her life dedicated to high performance in elite sport, and now shares what she has learnt to help others to achieve their performance goals. With 10 years’ experience as an accredited transformational leadership and performance coach, trainer and speaker, Claire is dedicated to supporting others to perform their best while having fun in the process.

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Steph

Steph

Steph is an AC accredited Executive Coach and Facilitator with over two decades of versatile industry experience. Known for blending compassion, organisational insight, and perspective taking into her transformative coaching, she enriches sessions with joy, curiosity and a sense of adventure. Steph is dedicated to thoughtfully creating space for her clients, promoting an environment where growth, self-awareness, and performance improvement flourish. Her wide-ranging expertise and “joie de vivre” makes her a valued member of the coaching team.

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Louisa

Louisa

Louisa is an accredited coach and facilitator specialising in supporting new leaders to build their self-belief, feel worthy of their success, operate with confidence and ease and reach their full potential. Louisa's approach helps her clients to navigate their self-doubts, build resilience, feel empowered to operate more courageously, regulate their inner narrative and emotions, trust their judgement and lead in a way true to themselves. Prior to coaching, Louisa spent 15 years in Human Resources across both public and private sectors where she supported, coached and advised leaders.

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Nicola

Nicola

Nic is an ICF accredited executive leadership coach, team coach, creative facilitator, and neuroscience expert; a purposeful leader with a successful 16-year career in telco and tech, leading multi-million pound launches for household names. She is a world-leading expert in supporting women leaders, helping them to become standout leaders in male dominated rooms whilst being true to who they are. Nic also works with organisations to create cultures of belonging, bringing inclusion to the core of the business for the benefit of all genders by creating world-class leaders who leading with empathy.

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Jag

Jag

Jag is known for bringing his energy, zest for life and passion to everything he does. Having built a successful career in Learning and Development he is all about helping people unlock their inner potential to create a life of meaning and purpose. Being able to make people feel safe, building connections and being authentic, there is no wonder he is able to bring out the best in others. He has worked with a range of audiences from early career to mid-level managers where he has been able to inspire, develop and grow their skills, mindset and behaviours.

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Jeffrey

Jeffrey

Jeffrey is an executive and leadership coach accredited by the International Coaches Federation and the Association for Coaching. As the Director of People Development & Innovation and a founding member of the Universal Coaching Alliance, Jeffrey is committed to elevating the coaching profession with high ethical standards. He is an international trainer, facilitator, conflict resolution specialist, and organisation relationship and systems coach. Passionate about social impact, Jeffrey dedicates time to coaching those who would not ordinarily have access to coaching, such as young men in prison or underrepresented young women.

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