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Sarah Ballantyne

Sarah Ballantyne

Consultant & Coach

Qualifications: BA Hons (Cantab), MCIPD, Postgraduate Cerftificate in Executive Coaching

Professional Background

  • With a background in Human Resources in global private sector organisations, Sarah has 20 years senior management and consulting experience. She served on the Board of YPeople Glasgow for x years and is currently undertaking a 4 year Chairmanship role
  • As an organisation and leadership development consultant she has designed and run a wide range of people development programmes with private and public sector clients

Coaching Experience

  • As a coach for over 7 years, Sarah draws upon her corporate experience of supporting executives solve their leadership challenges from setting strategic direction to ‘the small things that make a big difference’ to the way they inspire and lead their people. Clients include senior and middle managers in Wood Group plc and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, a Director of L&D, and a University secretariat executive
  • Best Successes as a Coach: (i) successful promotion interview through more positive self talk and focus on strengths; (ii) renewed enthusiasm and awareness of how to operate in a new role with new colleagues to be more mutually enabling; (iii) overcoming self limiting beliefs and re-building confidence to be a strong people manager

3 Words that have been used to describe Sarah as a Coach

  • Supportive
  • Focussed
  • Collaborative

Training and Qualifications Relevant to Coaching

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Executive Coaching
  • Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • Experienced qualified user of the MBTI
  • Qualified in the use of a range of 360° leadership tools including DLDS (Denison Leadership Development Survey)