- Developing Leaders
- Women in the Workplace
Jane has 10 years’ experience as an executive coach, supporting leaders who want to create a working environment in which they and their teams will thrive. Her clients include individuals in high-pressure roles and senior teams who face the challenges of strategic change. She loves supporting clients to get personal insights which lead to positive changes and successful outcomes.
With over 2500 coaching hours, Jane brings expertise and versatility to her coaching practice.
Prior to becoming an accredited coach, Jane had a career spanning more than twenty years in the Arcadia Group and House of Fraser, with a proven track record in a highly competitive environment. Jane was responsible for a large team and multi-million pound budget and her global business experience developing strategic relationships gives her a level of insight and gravitas that her client value, particularly at senior level.
Described as thoughtful, challenging and insightful; Jane creates a safe yet stimulating coaching relationship for each client to explore their personal impact and their individual strengths. She brings curiosity and different perspectives to help identify what is going on beneath the surface and what the client wants to achieve, supporting them to build their confidence and unlock their potential. Finding patterns in how they think, feel and behave can provide insights and motivation for transformational change.
With a strong desire to continue learning, Jane is drawn to emerging research and models which build on a thorough understanding of performance and leadership. She is particularly interested and experienced in;
- Leadership in fast-paced, creative sectors
- Team dynamics and engagement
- Neuroscience on how people flourish
Training and Qualifications
- APECS Accredited Executive Coach – Association for Professional Executive Coaching & Supervision
- Diploma in Leadership Mentoring and Executive Coaching – ILM
- BA(Hons) in Sociology and Social Administration
- Myers Briggs Type Indicator Step 1 and Strengthscope authorised practitioner
- Member of APECS and the Association for Coaching
King.com, Ocado, Speechmatics, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Accenture, Allen & Overy, Derwent London, Fitflop and RFU.
“Jane has a wealth of fresh ideas, an excellent external perspective and her thoughtful and targeted approach was incredibly useful to me. Each session was invaluable. My journey would not have been half as successful without her professional coaching.”Director, Banking
“I came away from my sessions with Jane feeling empowered and confident and able to deal with the challenges of dividing my time between home and work.”Senior Associate, Law Firm
“Jane has been invaluable at getting me through this difficult period. She has been extremely supportive, provided an independent view and was not afraid to challenge me and my thinking”Director, International Bank
"Jane asked me a lot of questions which made me reflect on my approach. She understood super quickly the environment I’m working in and the challenges I face, so she could support me with tools and frameworks to help me in my strategic thinking."Producer, Video Game Development Company
"Jane, I wanted to let you know that our offsite was perfectly pitched for what we currently needed as a team - the pace, tone and balance that we achieved was very much down to you and that is a sign of a very good facilitator! You were a major contributor to a very productive two days. Thank you for that"COO – Board Coaching Workshop