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Meet our founder

As an executive coach and trainer my passion for people development stems from a diverse and culturally rich upbringing in Northwest London during the early 1980s.

Growing up in a melting pot of diversity, surrounded by different people, religions, customs, and mindsets, my early years were deeply influenced by the cultural tapestry of my home city. Sport, particularly football, became a cornerstone of my life, instilling a love for continuous improvement and the importance of teamwork.

Leaving London opened doors to new horizons, allowing me to witness varied forms of self-improvement and leadership. My professional journey began in professional services, where I worked closely with Managing Directors and senior leaders, absorbing their diverse approaches and leadership styles. A 14-year tenure with a top UK accountancy firm further honed my skills, providing first-hand experience in working with partners and embedding organisational change.

Motivated to address the prevalent negativity, such as burnout, depression and relationship breakdowns, in high-pressure organisations, I founded Kinetic. The core idea was to make people development inspirational and energising, leveraging the energy of progress and activity to transform individuals into better leaders, managers and team members.

Recognising the valuable lessons from elite sports, we can agree, not everyone can be a gold medal winner. However, we can ALL draw inspiration from their achievements and learn their trade secrets to develop effective strategies. With a passion for understanding how people think, I became an International Coaching Federation (ICF) coach, resulting in a fundamental shift the in the way we operate and positively impacting our training through an insight-based coaching approach.

With over 20 years of experience working with executive-level leaders, I use this knowledge to challenge, support and create atmospheres conducive to learning. Our attendees find themselves in wonderful spaces where powerful conversations unfold, even amidst the toughest business challenges.

With a decade of experience as a Thomas International and Discovery Insights practitioner, I try to bring a refreshing approach to DISC assessments too. Rather than drowning in complex jargon, I focus on raising self-awareness through an appreciation of personalities and strengths. Behavioural agility becomes a superpower when aligned with the right intentions, such as becoming a better leader and enhancing team interactions.

About Us

We believe that nurturing individuals within the workplace has the potential to be not only enriching but also invigorating, fostering a culture of engagement and inspiration. At Kinetic People Development, we recognise that technical prowess alone is not the pinnacle of success. By instilling high-performing behaviours and mindsets, we aspire to catalyse profound transformations in the careers, lives and overall success of individuals, ultimately propelling your organisation towards unprecedented heights.

At Kinetic, we bring a unique blend of Olympians and World Champions from various sports to deliver high-impact training solutions. Our approach involves a blended professional development strategy, combining in-person & virtual training, coaching & mentoring, and psychometrics, acting as trusted partners to seamlessly integrate with your HR, L&D and Operations teams.

Experience the Kinetic difference through our collaborative process, where we invest time in understanding your company's culture to design and deliver, far from off-the-shelf solutions. Prioritising interaction, participant insights and powerful conversations to embed high-performing mindsets & behaviours, reduce staff turnover and develop amazing people.


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"The key benefits of working with Kinetic include; improving our ability as directors to manage and get the best out of our people; and embedding a better mindset amongst our staff to help drive high performance."

Managing Director, London

Frequently Asked Questions

What sets your executive training and coaching apart from others?

Our programs are designed by seasoned experts with a proven track record in executive development. We offer a tailored, results-driven approach that addresses your unique leadership challenges.

How do you customise your programs for individual clients?

We conduct a thorough assessment of your specific needs, goals and organisational context. Our programs are then customised to ensure relevance and effectiveness for each client.

Can Kinetic team building programs be customised to our needs?

Absolutely, your team building solutions will be customised based on your organisational goals and objectives. The agenda, focus areas and interactive activities are co-created to ensure a personalised, high-impact engagement that harnesses the expertise of elite performers to inspire teamwork and peak performance  at work.

What kind of results can I expect from your coaching and training programs?

Our clients typically experience enhanced leadership skills, improved decision-making, increased team performance and a positive impact on organisational culture. We provide measurable outcomes aligned with your objectives.

Is your coaching and training suitable for both new and experienced executives?

Yes, our programs cater to a diverse range of professionals, from emerging leaders to seasoned executives. We tailor our approach to meet the specific needs and developmental stages of each individual.

What is the time commitment required for your coaching programs?

The time commitment varies based on the specific program and individual needs. We work closely with clients to create a schedule that aligns with their professional responsibilities and personal preferences.

What ongoing support do you offer after the completion of a coaching or training program?

We offer post-program support to ensure the sustained success of our clients. This may include follow-up sessions, resources and access to exclusive events to facilitate ongoing learning and growth.

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