Executive Coach - UK
As a highly experienced global executive coach, Helen has over 20 years’ experience in global leadership roles (executive board level). She supports her clients to develop their leadership potential so they can positively impact and inspire others.
For two decades Helen has held leadership positions in large multi-national manufacturing, sales and distribution organisations. Notably, she held full P&L responsibility for a European holding company with a group turnover of 50 million euros. Helen has overseen acquisitions, building trust, setting common goals and growth strategies and has also formulated and implemented a recovery programme, successfully controlling spiralling overheads and implementing efficiency measures to increase profitability.
Helen is a specialist in all types of leadership excellence. Her approach is pragmatic; she tirelessly works towards measurable results. Beyond pragmatic, she believes transformation takes root when effort, focus, and heart are aimed at the right targets. Her clients describe her as empathetic yet challenging. She often supports senior leaders who would like to increase the performance of their global virtual teams, manage change across cultures and adopt a more coaching style of leadership.
With more than 3000 hours of coaching experience over 12 years, Helen typically works at or just below executive committee level. Her clients span a wide range of professional disciplines from FMCG, to pharmaceuticals, IT to financial services as well as social enterprises. Helen speaks English, Spanish and French.
Action Learning Facilitator (ILM accredited)
Coaching Academy Executive Coaching Diploma (Distinction)
Coaching Academy Personal Coaching Diploma (Distinction)
Kudos Executive Coaching Diploma
Transformational Leadership Presence Coaching graduate
Accredited to administer JCA Emotional Intelligence profiles individual and team/ITTI trust in team tools
Cultural Training Tools (CTT) accredited Levels 1 and 2
MA (Oxon) Modern Languages Joint Honours French and Spanish
“The impact of Helen’s coaching skills on the senior executives within our organisation far exceeded my expectation. Not only were the development goals achieved but the effect has been maintained since the end of the programme. Helen helped unleash greater performance potential, enhancing the contribution at every level of the executives who took part in the programme. I highly recommend Helen’s empathetic and yet challenging approach to other business leaders.” – MD, manufacturing industry.