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Stephen Wilson

With a coaching career spanning 20 years, informed by several years of hands-on delivery in senior executive roles, Stephen has both empathy to understand the reality of the day to day and experience of delivering a vision to help senior executives reach their fullest potential and engage effectively with their teams. This, in turn, drives success in an organisation.

In addition to his one-to-one coaching assignments, he has developed a successful practice working to improve team performance at leadership levels.  He is also a co-facilitator on a number of global leadership development programmes in the US, India and across Europe.

Stephen works with CEOs and directors of FTSE companies and Board members of global and public organisations across all sectors.   Current and recent clients include: Fujitsu; Alcatel OneTouch, Yeovil District Hospital, Brighton Integrated Care Services (BICS), Ordnance Survey, Bovis Homes, Vodafone, AMEC Foster Wheeler and Channel 4.  He is a Trustee of the Watershed, a leading film culture and digital media centre.

Qualifications/Work Experience

  • Over 20 years coaching experience
  • Several years of hands on delivery in Senior Executive roles

Specialist Areas

  • Leadership Development
  • Team facilitation
  • Coaching senior individuals in an organisation
  • Change

Testimonials

Stephen’s approach combines innovative thinking with practical implementation.
You really listen; you really care and you’re inspiring to work with.

Stephen has been a key figure in executive coaching in the UK for several years; first at HayGroup where he contributed to the launch of Hay’s Executive Coaching Practice and latterly as the Managing Director of the Centre for Executive Coaching – the UK coaching division of Thomson DBM.

With a coaching career spanning 20 years, informed by several years of hands-on delivery in senior executive roles, Stephen has both empathy to understand the reality of the day to day and experience of delivering a vision to help senior executives reach their fullest potential and engage effectively with their teams. This, in turn, drives success in an organisation.

Stephen’s particular interest is to identify and understand what makes individuals succeed in particular roles; a combination of the requirements of the role; how it contributes to the overall objectives of the business; and the personal profile, qualities and aspirations of the role holder.

Coaching Qualifications/Credentials

  • School of Counselling and Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology, Regent’s University London
  • Accredited Executive Coach – Hay Management Consultants
  • Core Process Psychotherapy Foundation, Karuna Institute
  • MA Trinity College, Cambridge

Coaching Specialisms

  • Leaders wishing to develop their awareness and emotional intelligence
  • Transformational and behavioural change
  • Transition and change
  • Leading in ambiguity
  • Leaders under stress
  • Enabling skilled leaders to be the best they can be

Testimonial

Stephen’s pragmatic style has enabled our coaching relationship to cover a range of scenarios and gives me the confidence and space to find what I was searching for. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

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