The Team

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Gilly Rutherford
MA, B.Ed, Adv Dip Psych

Gilly has a strong business background and extensive experience as a coach, coaching supervisor and facilitator. She takes a systemic approach to client work, focussing on client motivation and creativity. She believes that leadership and learning are inextricably linked. As a facilitator and coach she helps leaders learn and adapt so that they improve their own performance, the performance of others and, crucially, the performance of the organisation they work for.

Gilly also enjoys mentoring managers and leaders as they learn both the science and art of coaching while simultaneously developing their unique signature. She has qualifications in Counselling and NLP and is a qualified psychomatrician including ‘the Leadership Development Framework’ and the ‘Emotional Competence Inventory’.

Gilly is an accredited APECS Executive Coach

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Angela Jopling

Angela brings a unique blend of experiences to her leadership development and coaching practice. She has 18 years working with organisations in change and organisation design and development roles.– both internal and as an external consultant. She believes that clients hugely benefit from being authentic in the workplace, so she works with them on how to bring the whole person to their leadership roles.

Her work as a psychotherapist and counsellor helps in this. Angela has worked for a wide range of clients and undertakes not for profit work. Angela is also a qualified psychomatrician and is qualified in the ‘Leadership Development Framework’, a breakthrough development tool for leaders and teams. She also offers coaching supervision.

Angela is an APECS accredited executive coach

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Paula Hutchings

Paula is an Ashridge Accredited Executive Coach and is also experienced and accredited in the following psychometrics and coaching approaches:- Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i), Myers Briggs (MBTI), Firo-B, Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI), Resilience Questionnaire & Belbin Team Roles as well as Leornian Consulting’s own 360°feedback evaluation.

Paula began her professional career at British Airways where she developed her expertise in Executive Development and delivered a number of high-profile global projects. She is a Director at Leornian Consulting; a company providing leaders with inspiring and innovative learning solutions which motivate, engage and transform performance

She has an MSc in Executive Coaching from Ashridge Business School and B.A in French & Portuguese from Southampton University.

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