Performance and Presence Specialist - UK
Clients are always impressed to find how powerful their impact and delivery is after spending time with Helen. Her passion and enthusiasm is infectious.
Using techniques gained in dramatic training and performance practice, Helen’s coaching focuses on maximising impact, offering clients the tools to increase their presence and ability to influence. She works with clients on getting and keeping the audience’s attention, effective use of storytelling and how to use varied delivery styles to maintain the audience’s focus and suit the presentation to the audience.
Style / Approach
Helen’s style is relaxed and enthusiastic, focusing on key areas of delivery such as voice and body language. Her passion for her subject area is infectious and she provides a stimulating and challenging learning environment.
Helen has coached over 2500 individuals, including working with senior executives on presentation skills and increasing their personal impact. She has worked across many different sectors, running both group workshops and 1 to 1 sessions. Her clients include Airbus, Barclays Bank, Capgemini, The College of Law, Costain, Credit Suisse, GlaxoSmithKline, Great Portland Estate, Great Western Railway, Health Education England, Heathrow, London Underground, National Grid, Prudential, Reckitt Benckiser, Roche Pharmaceutical, Royal Mail, The Financial Conduct Authority, The Royal Household and Royal Mews, The Supreme Court, Transport for London, Vodafone and Warner Brothers.
Helen worked as an actress before starting a career as a presentation coach. Following classical training at Birmingham University and the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, she worked in many of the leading theatres throughout the country, including the National Theatre, London. She has also worked in TV, film, audiobooks and voice-over industries as well presenting on BBC Radio.
“I thought you may like to know just how much we all, and myself in particular, enjoyed the day… Helen succeeded in solving some specific issues and making the day extremely enjoyable.” – Buckingham Palace
“Your coaching style was excellent, putting us at ease but still challenging us to think and behave differently.”