Lucy is a Leadership Coach who brings over twenty years of operational and strategic experience to support clients both on a 1:1 basis and as teams. She spent fifteen years as an internal coach and mentor, in addition to her day job, gaining a reputation for her skill in developing people.
The secret to Lucy’s success lies in her ability to generate connection and trust in her relationships. Her 1:1 clients value her flexibility and ability to drill down to the heart of things while team leaders know that she can get them and their team wherever they need to go. This base of trust gives her a responsiveness, which allows her to help clients think about themselves, their work and their lives in new ways which consistently aids mobility and achieves breakthrough. She is passionate about seeing people fulfil their potential, and equipped to help them acquire inspiring and practical leadership skills.
While Lucy’s credentials are impeccable, her approach comes from hard-won experience rather than theory. She has lived the daily cycle of family, commute and office and understands the challenges of finding the right balance. Through the relationship she builds with her clients, she is able to help them see what they value most and how to find satisfaction in both their professional and personal lives.
ICF (International Coach Federation) Associate Certified Coach.
Post Graduate Certificate: Business and Personal Coaching (University of Chester).
Team Coaching Certificate, (ICF Accredited, Team Coaching Studio).
Licensed Practitioner: Motivational Maps.
Business and Personal Coaching Certificate, (ICF Accredited Training Programme, Barefoot Coaching).
MA Hons. (2:1): Economics & Management (University of Aberdeen).
Post Graduate Certificate: Food & Industry Management (University of Edinburgh Business School).
Lucy has had the privilege of working with people and leaders from many backgrounds and in different businesses. See what they have to say:
Working with Lucy has been life-changing. She is extremely skilled at providing structure that holds deep insight and fresh thinking within it. She is deeply compassionate, and also able to challenge limiting and unhelpful thought patterns. Working with Lucy has enriched me and strengthened me beyond measure, and, in addition, made me a better coach.
Lucy’s insights, great questions and gentle prodding helped me to step back and address some key gaps in my approach and behaviours that I wouldn’t otherwise have spotted. Lucy is an exemplary professional coach and I feel very supported and championed in the attainment of the challenges and goals that I take to her. She strikes a good balance between listening and challenging as well as sharing her own depth of experience and ideas. I feel really privileged to be working with Lucy.’
I had set goals that I was desperate to achieve – to readdress my life balance and become more confident in my identity within my capacity as a leader – but I didn’t even know how to begin. Lucy was caring and tough in equal measure: challenging the limitations I put around myself and lifting my head to dream how life could be different. My family and colleagues have all commented on the difference, as I have become more confident in who I am and what I want to become. The results are better than I could have imagined.
Lucy has helped us all to understand our key motivators and has shown how this knowledge can empower us to become better leaders in a challenging environment. Her personality has helped our teams to address difficult problems in a non-threatening manner and she created a safe space for much needed honesty. I would highly recommend her considered and thoughtful approach that has provided considerable benefits and empowerment and promoted a healthy working culture.
Lucy has always worked with whatever I have brought to the table in a professional and objective but empathic manner. It has been quite incredible to be at the receiving end of her skills as she quickly identified areas I need to reflect and work on and helped me to discover and understand common emotions I feel in response to organisational challenges. I can now recognise and train these responses to be the leader I need to be and to achieve change personally, within the team and beyond. Every team needs some time with Lucy!!
Lucy is skilled in listening and asking insightful, timely questions to prompt deeper or different reflection. Initially I was unclear what the specific benefits of coaching would be. As I went through the process I found Lucy’s ability to take what I had said and use reflective questioning to enable me to think in a different way invaluable. Having an external sounding board, not connected in any way with the business was for me crucial in enabling us to really explore issues in depth.
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Phone: 07802 487935