I am an executive coach, working with leaders and teams to improve performance and get results. I give people new insights, remove barriers to their growth and development and challenge them to commit to sustained learning and action.

Working with me is a journey…leaders tackle unexpected challenges, learn new things about themselves, experience tough moments and big emotions, but emerge stronger and more successful.


As well as one–to–one coaching with leaders, I also work with leadership teams to accelerate their journey to high performance.  I typically work with senior leaders in global companies or talented individuals identified as future leaders, and often work with people more than once during their career .. usually when they move to a new role or face new leadership challenges.

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Most of my corporate client relationships span several years and in many cases I have become a trusted advisor on all aspects of coaching and related people issues. My clients include Belron International, Autoglass, Bauer Media, Diageo, Deutsche Bank...

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“...a deceptively gentle approach that delivered great results”

—Simon Davidson, Interim Supply Chain Director, Waterstones


Client testimonial

"Nicola had a deceptively gentle approach that delivered great results. Thanks to excellent insights and tools, the learnings and new behaviours are easy to remember and apply afterwards. The wide experience and empathy that she was able to bring to bear meant that she built the coaching relationship quickly and it felt very much like talking to a close friend"

Articles: The Exclusives

It's so exciting when clients' big dreams come true! Julian Linley's idea for a TV programme has been taken up by ITV2 and will be on air in the next few months.