I am an executive coach, working with leaders and teams to improve performance and get results. I give people new insights, remove barriers to their growth and development and challenge them to commit to sustained learning and action.

Working with me is a journey…leaders tackle unexpected challenges, learn new things about themselves, experience tough moments and big emotions, but emerge stronger and more successful.


As well as one–to–one coaching with leaders, I also work with leadership teams to accelerate their journey to high performance.  I typically work with senior leaders in global companies or talented individuals identified as future leaders, and often work with people more than once during their career .. usually when they move to a new role or face new leadership challenges.

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Most of my corporate client relationships span several years and in many cases I have become a trusted advisor on all aspects of coaching and related people issues. My clients include Belron International, Autoglass, Bauer Media, Diageo, Deutsche Bank...

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“I unequivocally recommend her to anyone facing a high-risk transition!”

—Rolfe Deppe, ex MD, Autoglass Ireland


Client testimonial

"Nicola has done an outstanding job in helping me understand and successfully manage some of the many challenges in my new role in a new country.  Her charming (but ferocious) focus on being really clear about the outcomes I wanted was the most valuable of a cluster of learnings coming out of our time together.  I unequivocally recommend Nicola to anyone facing a high-risk transition!"

Articles: The divided brain

In this TED talk, psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist sheds new light on the roles of the right and left parts of the human brain. The common perception that the left side of the brain does reason and the right side emotion is not true - they are both profoundly involved in both.