RECENT CLIENTS

Roche
Quanta Training
Mundo Eneagrama
Synapse Connected
Lloyds Bank
Prudential
KPMG Boxwood

Education

MA, University of Cambridge
MSc, Change Consulting & Coaching

ASSESSMENT & CERTIFICATIONS

Chartered Member, MCIPD
Institute of Personnel & Development
Certified Integral Coach
New Ventures West
International Coach Federation
Certified Enneagram Professional
Systemic Constellations
Taoist Wisdom Training
Circle Practice
Nancy Kline ‘Time to Think’
Appreciative Inquiry Dialogue

INSPIRATIONS

Tai Chi
Trees & Nature
Harp-playing
Live music

Helen English

Executive Coach & OD Consultant

London and South West, UK

SUMMARY

Helen is an executive coach and change consultant with an exceptional depth of experience whose entire career has centered on people and systemic change. Her professional path spans early roles in L&D and HRD through to Management Consulting, Organisational Development and a thriving Coaching practice. The golden thread has been a focus on people and change in organisations, across a wide variety of industry sectors and settings, with managers, leadership teams and CEOs. She draws on a depth and breadth of life and corporate experience that inspires trust, offers insight and enables genuine transformation.

Her signature work involves helping leaders:

  • Create systemic maps to surface options & target action
  • Implement effective & sustainable change interventions
  • Increase team connectivity and performance
  • Build stakeholder trust & engagement
  • Increase self-awareness and strengthen leadership presence
  • Work ‘below the surface’ on the issues that truly matter
  • De-stress, ground and centre, amidst complexity
  • Utilize the Enneagram for powerful insight: team & individual

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE & BACKGROUND

Helen graduated from Cambridge with a Masters in English and a passionate interest in language, narratives, motivation and communication. All proved fundamental to her success in consulting and coaching roles. Initially in Graduate Recruitment, she gained HR qualifications (University of Bournemouth) and moved into Learning & Development, including national ‘Investors in People’ and Lifelong Learning Initiatives. After honing change expertise with a skills-based Masters degree Helen made a smooth transition into Management Consulting. Here, over 10+ years, she has successfully delivered national and global change initiatives using high-level development, consulting and coaching skills to great effect.

Helen is a lifelong student of professional, personal and spiritual development including her own Tai Chi practice and training in somatic and energy-based methods. There’s also time for family, community, music and fun: life is for living!

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

I do my best work when I’m true to myself, connected with who I am and aligned to my future vision and goals. When I do my best work, my team, my colleagues and clients do their best work too. Helen’s coaching has proved invaluable, arming me with resilience and enabling me to lead with clarity and purpose.
– Richard Holloway, Co-founder & Director, Synapse Connected

Helen was an amazing guide and resource to us. Thanks to her dedication, knowledge and expertise she smoothly guided our team through challenging but needed territory. Her support was instrumental in building the more connected and collaborative team we have since become. I can only but highly recommend Helen.
– Stephany Jones, Roche