Marilyn has extensive senior management experience in public and private sectors, was Professor of Human Resource Development, and has been an Executive Director in health and education.
Her focus is on coaching managers and executives; and she provides coaching supervision for practising coaches.
Marilyn has over 12 years coaching experience.
Examples include Chief Executives, Directors and Senior Managers in NHS; Director of Education; HR Director and Head of Department in a University; Senior Civil Servants in Scottish government; Senior Manager in local government; General Manager of research company; Finance Director in financial company; Head of Change Team in RBS, and Senior Consultant in Hay Group.
Best successes as a coach: (i) change in coachee’s leadership style resulted in increased team morale and effectiveness, and improved self confidence; (ii) enhanced influencing skills meant less confrontation, and more constructive relationships with boss, peers, external stakeholders; (iii) improved delegation and self management enabled more strategic and personal impact, improved work life balance, enhanced self confidence.
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Training and Qualifications Relevant to Coaching
MA in Psychology
Masters Degree in Training and Development
Certificate in the Supervision of Coaches
Accredited Coach, and in regular coaching supervision
Qualified in several coaching tools including Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Styles, Organisational Climate