Robin Hills BSc (Hons), DipM
Robin is based in the UK in the Greater Manchester area and is Director of Ei4Change. With over 35 years’ successful commercial and leadership experience, he has worked in a variety of sales and marketing management roles with a wide variety of companies from small start-ups to large multinationals. These include the NHS, major pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, universities, charities, finance and recruitment organisations.
Robin has the British Psychological Society Test User Occupational Ability (Level A) and Occupational Personality (Level B) certificates in psychometric testing. He is qualified to use trait-based assessments (NEO and Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire), type-based assessments (Myers Briggs Type Indicator Practitioner (Step I and II)) and behavioural-based assessments (Advanced DISC). He uses all these with pragmatic business-focused applications. His special interest lies in emotional intelligence and, in particular, linking together the outputs from assessments to give real practical relevance to improve effectiveness and productivity.
Robin is the author of two books in the Authority Guide Series – The Authority Guide to Emotional Resilience in Business and The Authority Guide to Behaviour in Business available from Amazon and all good bookshops.
Doug Haynes BSc, MA, FCybS, PGCert Bus. & Exec. Coach
Doug is based in Merseyside and brings broad experience of organisational effectiveness and change. Passionate about teams and improvement agendas, Doug is an accredited Executive Coach and Myers-Briggs Practitioner (Step I and II) and has experience of working at all management levels within the public, private and charity sectors. In the last 20 years, Doug has held several senior roles at Liverpool Business School (LJMU), including Director of the School of Business Information and Chair of Faculty Quality.
Doug’s primary focus is human activity systems and how organisational structures, processes, and people combine in an holistic way to produce viable products and services. Critically, this involves a professional understanding of how people are effectively organised, motivated, and utilise information. He is a member of several ‘Communities of Practice’, and his Pro Bono work includes being a Trustee for the Alternative Futures Group (a large social care charity) and for Hospice Africa.
Jane Viljoen MSc. MBPsS HCPC Registered Psychologist and Coach
Jane is a Registered Psychologist and Coach. She is a founding member of the British Psychological Society’s Special Group in Coaching Psychology and a member of both the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC). Her specialist areas are executive coaching, leadership development, emotional intelligence and well being.
Jane runs a successful company – Best Hopes Coaching and Consultancy. Her experience gives her the edge in understanding organisational requirements whilst mobilising their biggest commodity – their employees – adding value in a whole range of business sectors at any level and or ability. Jane has a passion for working with individuals and teams to get the best out of themselves and each other. She has designed and delivered hundreds of training courses in addition to over 750 hours of individual coaching in 2016.
Emily Kennett BSc (Hons), MSc
Emily lives in Greater Manchester. She has a degree in Psychology from the University of Wales, Bangor, which has a Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, and has a Masters in Behavioural Psychology from Manchester Metropolitan University.
Emily works for Child Care Legal at Manchester City Council. She has a professional diploma in therapeutic counselling, with a special interest in helping people with mental health issues; particularly those associated with anxiety disorders, and is a placement counsellor for Mind. Her skills and experience bring the concepts of mindfulness based stress reduction and cognitive therapy into our work.
Louise Yates BSc (Hons), MCIPD, ACC, CPCC, ORSC
Louise is an experienced performance and team coach with an extensive track record of helping leadership teams make lasting transformative change.
Robust relationships lie at the heart of high performing organisations and Louise specialises in helping organisations develop more self-aware, productive and healthier relationships that deliver improved success. Her extensive experience of working with leaders to develop stronger business partnerships, teams and client relationships is supported by her professional training in Organisation and Relationship Systems Coaching and Coactive Coaching – both accredited by the International Coach Federation. She is also a trained mediator and member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
Louise runs her own successful company – Clear Perspectives. She works with a number of large corporate organisations including United Biscuits, Arjo Wiggins Appleton, Sellafield Limited and G4S, various public sector organisations and numerous small to medium-sized enterprises across a diverse range of sectors that include professional services, food manufacturing, farming, rural and the third sector.
Martin Daubney BSc (Hons)
Martin is based in Basel, Switzerland. As co-founder of his company – Inspire Coaching – Martin has many years’ experience as a successful executive coach. He formalised his knowledge and experience with a Certificate in Psychological Coaching from the Middlesex University, London, and is a Gallup trained Strengths Coach.
Martin specialises in developing self through Strengths Coaching and Emotional Intelligence for individuals, leaders and teams. He is a certified practitioner of the RocheMartin Emotional Capital Report, and is licensed to administer and coach the self-assessment and the 360 feedback reports.
His coaching is based largely on a Cognitive Behavioural Coaching (CBC) approach where the client, through a collaborative process called guided discovery, discovers their own areas to work on to rid themselves of the negative core belief and focusing on strengths. In this way, Martin helps to promote insight and better rational decision making, and to lay down new thoughts that lead to improvement.
Martin is also a member of the Association for Coaching (AC), the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC).