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Prior to commencing her coaching practice Naheed developed her coaching skills within the media and publishing industry in various HR roles leading HR projects and supporting organisational change programmes. She has worked both in-house and on an independent basis on a variety of change programmes achieving positive outcomes through adopting a coaching approach. This enabled her to work collaboratively with her clients and build effective relationships, as well as stimulate creative thinking and support her clients to develop successful project outcomes.Get in touch
Naheed enjoys working with her clients to gain a deeper understanding of how they see themselves and how they want to move forward. She gives them the space to explore options and the encouragement and support to confidently identify solutions and feel accountable for their actions. Clients appreciate her intuitive questioning and calm, supportive presence.
Having worked with culturally diverse clients for many years on all aspects of career and life changes Naheed particularly enjoys working with women on their career journeys, having developed a broad knowledge and deep interest in women’s career development during her MSc research. The research explored aspects of changing career identity for professional women during the family rearing stage of their lives, she puts the insights gained to good use in her coaching conversations!
Naheed has an MSc in Occupational Psychology, an ICF accredited Coaching Certificate and a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management.
HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Gowling WLG and Mazars.
“The six sessions I had with my ECC Coach changed my perspective of coaching. I was initially uncertain (and possibly sceptical) about the benefits of coaching but my coach read me very well and knew when to coax a response out from me by being encouraging and when to firmly push me to see the benefits of reframing some of my previously held positions.”Head of Legal, International Property Group
“Both from my personal experience of ECC’s approach, and from seeing the impact on our company I can particularly recommend their pragmatic approach and their insight into our collective and individual needs.”Senior Leader, Commercial Property Management and Investment Company
“The team is a pleasure to work with, consistently bringing expert advice and guidance, energy and professionalism to the partnership.”Diversity and Inclusion Executive, Multinational Investment Bank
"The coaches at ECC are commercial, pragmatic and highly focused. The coaching they provide on an individual basis has given valuable insight and helped our senior executives to gain greater perspective in terms of managing relationships, prioritising, strategic thinking, influencing and confidence."Senior Leader, Multinational Retailing Company
"I found my ECC coaching sessions incredibly valuable - for the unique and necessary space I was seeking as a sole proprietor to feel heard, understood and connected to a peer in business. My coaching experience provided a safe space where I could be the real me, and provided a relationship I could truly trust. Thank you ECC."Manager, Creative Retail Agency