Founder and Executive Coach
Following a successful career as a chartered accountant with two of the 'Big 4' accountancy firms, Kirsty's passion for driving change in business, turned to a drive and passion for enabling change in people and in 2008, Coaching Direct was founded.
Kirsty is now an experienced, accredited coach working from her base in Scotland. Alongside her own coaching, Kirsty is an experienced coach trainer and is passionate about professionalism in coaching, working with leaders on a 1-2-1 basis, and group settings using both emotional intelligence and strengths profiling to support development.
Kirsty, as a business leader herself, leads by example. Managing two successful Scottish based businesses, she knows the economic and political landscape that our Leaders of today face.
Kirsty is an accredited coach and member of the Association for Coaching, a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants and licensed by MHS to certify and deliver EQ-i2.0, the leading emotional intelligence tool.
Client Relationship Manager
Sarah studied with Coaching Direct, achieving the Accredited Award in Coach Training in 2012. As a qualified project manager, Sarah's background lies predominantly in strategic change management. After being coached herself, she decided to pursue a long held ambition of establishing her own digital media business and subsequently joined Coaching Direct as a digital consultant in 2017.
Sarah manages the online marketing activity for Coaching Direct, as well as our client relationships and Associate Coaching bank.
Kirsty is joined by a number of training associates across the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and Asia.
Coaching Direct considers the needs of their clients. My journey through the Coaching Course then onto formal accreditation Coaching Direct has been value for money, relevant, fun, professional and collaborative" M. Griffin