Key areas of expertise
Working as an Executive Coach, Nick usesthe philosophies and methodologies behind elite, sports coaching. His core focus is to develop leadership capability and capacity, maximise performance as well as define and implement clear business objectives and career plans. The back bone of all his work is to enable the coachee to play to their ‘A’ game on a consistent and sustainable basis.
Nick recognises the importance of an individual understanding them self in the context of their work environment, job demands and other roles in life. The focus is to enable Business Leaders to create new ways of doing things, as well as successfully balance their work and personal lives, so they can be effective and enjoy the challenge of leading in times of uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity.
Having spent over 20 years in corporate life, Nick held diverse roles within three international, blue-chip organisations. Starting in the banking sector, he moved into an International Sales and Marketing role for a manufacturing business six years later. In 1993, he joined Kraft Foods Europe, where he qualified as a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, two years later.
His passion for professional and personal development, specifically 1:1 coaching, grew during this period and, in addition to facilitating in house, management training programmes, he volunteered for the Samaritans organisation and qualified as a therapist in 2001.
Organisations Nick has worked with recently: The Top 100 leaders at British Gas, Compass, Shell, Lloyds/TSB, Manchester Police, The NHS, Harley Davidson, Burberry, The BBC, Simply Health, The Order of St John’s Care Trust, AXA, Whitbread, Atradius and The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham