Ella brings a combination of business and coaching expertise; she is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) accredited Associate Certified Coach that has been at the senior coalface of a global multinational so has an in-depth understanding of the pressures, challenges and opportunities that corporate life can bring.
She is a neurophysiologist by training and prior to becoming a full time professional coach she spent over 24yrs at GlaxoSmithKline holding several senior positions and managing global teams. Her final role at GSK was as the VP Performance and Development Coach for the CEO’s Future Strategy Group; where she helped drive development and bring about transformation to individuals in this highly experiential key talent, global leadership development programme.
She has coached individuals at all levels of seniority, across multiple different disciplines (commercial, HR, finance, FMCG, manufacturing, R&D and corporate) and across various industries including Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Travel, Education, Recruitment, Insurance, Government, Property, Think Tanks and Diamond business. These teams and individuals have come from many different countries ranging from USA and Europe, to Singapore and China.
Ella majors on working with:
- Individuals transitioning in to a new role (internally or externally) that require stretch and change
- Unlocking Key Talent full potential; working with individuals or teams
- Individuals who are at a crossroads in their career and trying to determine their next steps.
- Individuals moving forward after a significant life event
- The launching of a new team or progression and evolution of a leadership team in to a High Performing Team
- Training within major companies to develop internal coaching skills/mindset
Ella is also an experienced and accomplished Leadership Development facilitator; particularly focusing on delivering experiential, interactive courses and programmes that have an emphasis on communication, feedback, self-awareness and how/when to use a variety of leadership approaches.