RegionNorthern Ireland
Area of expertise
  • Developing Leaders
  • Working Parents

Paula Wilson

Executive Coach

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Paula is an experienced, accredited Executive Coach, Team Coach and Coach Supervisor (AC/ ICF/ EMCC) with 20+ years’ experience working with Boards, CEO's, Executive Teams and senior leaders to deliver business results. She draws on an integrated range of coaching tools including Team Coaching, Time to Think, CBC, Gestalt and systems thinking.

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She has worked within an executive coaching and facilitation capacity with leaders in fast growth commercial organisations in UK, Ireland and globally. Paula worked within professional services and consultancy (KPMG) until establishing her own executive coaching business Wilson Sloan Consulting, based in Northern Ireland but practicing across the globe.

Coaching Style

Paula specialises in Executive and Leadership Coaching and Executive Team Coaching. She aims to enable clients to assess their existing capability, increase their own self awareness, and develop the required competence, capability and commitment to deliver improved performance and business results, adjust to new organisational realities, and not just survive – but thrive.

Special Interests

Paula is a very experienced team coach, working collectively and collaboratively with Boards and Executive teams in fast growth organisations to address real challenges and deliver enhanced results. She has also worked with a range of senior executive women from professional services organisations including law firms and consultancies prior to, during and after their parental leave. As a working mother with a previous background in these sectors she empathetically appreciates the challenges potentially faced and the requirement for space to plan and reflect to be best placed to handle the related transition for personal and business benefit.


  • Accredited Coach (AC) and Team Coach (AOEC)
  • Accredited Coach Supervisor (Coach Supervision Academy, ICF, EMCC)
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (FCIPD)
  • Systems Thinking Diploma (MIT, USA)
  • Lead, Association of Coach Supervisors, Ireland (AOCS)
  • Time to Think (Nancy Kline) trained Thinking Partner and Thinking Environment and Coach
  • Registered Psychometric Test User (BPS Level 1& 2, MBTI Step 1 and 2, FiroB, 16pf5, CPI, TKI, EIQ, OPQ, Benchmarks 360, Skillscope, etc.)
  • Post Grad Diploma in Management Training and Development
  • NLP Trained Practitioner


Clients include CEOs, executives and executive teams from a wide range of industries including Professional Services, Law, Accounting, IT, Engineering and Renewables. She is also very experienced in working with site leads in global matrix based organisations.