Paul

Career Specialist - UK

Paul has over 25 years’ experience of navigating career transitions. Having enjoyed a successful career in executive search, he now helps his clients work through important decisions that affect their career.

Specialism

As a career management professional, Paul specialises in career coaching and outplacement advice. He typically works with senior leaders looking to take the next step in their career.

Commercial Experience

Paul worked for one of the leading career management firms in Europe and he enjoyed 15 years as a successful international headhunter for clients including Fortune 100 companies through to early stage start-ups, in the technology, financial services, consultancy and legal sectors. He provided specialist outplacement advice during the 2009 financial crisis.

Style/Approach

Paul takes a person-centred approach and uses psychodynamic theory and practice to explore specific questions and issues. Using narrative coaching he helps his clients to understand their own story and look at key points in their life and how they have got to where they are. This approach is creative and can provide enormous self-insight to clients. As a trained counsellor he also provides a safe, non-judgmental and confidential space to discuss deeper issues that are blocks or barriers to career development.

Coaching Experience

Paul has more than 2000 coaching hours working with corporate clients to assist in career development scenarios, as well as with private clients who are looking to make a change in their career. He regularly provides careers seminars and career coaching at schools and is a specialist volunteer with Macmillan Cancer Support.

Qualifications

MSc in Career Management and Coaching
Bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B)
MBA specialising in marketing
Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development
Licenced Practitioner to use psychometric tools Level A/ B (BPS), Intelligent Careers and Talent Q.

Testimonials

“I have been able to ‘reframe’ previously held beliefs and I believe I now communicate where I want to go with more clarity and conviction.” – Director, Fortune 100 company

“Many thanks Paul, your advice and guidance has been invaluable and enlightening over these past few months.” – CEO, Software Company

Location

UK

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