Sue - UK

is a highly engaging, experienced coach and coaching supervisor, who has worked with clients across a wide range of sectors in many countries. She brings over 20 years of coaching and business experience, combined with an understanding of psychology and elite performance from her own personal achievements, to help leaders and coaches improve their performance.

As a coach, Sue’s approach is based on positive psychology and leveraging strengths. She has an intuitive and engaging style and builds rapport quickly.  Then using a combination of business models and psychological insight, Sue helps clients achieve transformational change by addressing unconscious patterns of behaviour or beliefs that may stop them achieving the results they desire. Her style is inspiring, challenging, results-focused, enjoyable and fun.

Operational Experience:

  • Senior Manager in major UK Utility
  • Worked in UN mission in war zone
  • International expedition leader
  • Executive Coach and leadership consultant
  • Entrepreneur (founded, grew and sold business)


  • Master Executive Coach
  • PG Certificate in Coaching Supervision
  • MBA in Entrepreneurship
  • MSc in Quality Management
  • Certified to use Birkman, MBTI, Strengthscope, Risk Type Compass
  • NLP Master Practitioner


  • Strategic Leadership
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis
  • Facilitator of executive teams
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Change Management
  • Transformational Behaviour
  • Supporting board and executive relationships
  • Providing career transition support
  • Coaching around influencing, networking, stakeholder relationships, communication
  • Facilitation on change management
  • Risk-taking and stepping into the unknown
  • Working in FTSE companies, higher education, financial services and energy sectors.


Arup,  Barclays,  Birmingham City Council, Calastone, Capco, Capita, Dropbox, EDF Energy, Finning, Fractal Analytics, Historic England, Imperial College, International Red Cross, ITN, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Lloyds Register, Royal Mail, RSM,  Rugby Football Union, Sainsbury’s, Scottish Futures Trust, Shell, The University of Oxford, UCL, University of Cambridge, Wincanton.

Additional Expertise:

Received Global Coaching Leadership Award at the World Coaching Congress in 2014. First UK woman to ski to Magnetic North Pole in 1996 and represented Scotland in athletics.  Recognised as a Pioneer to the Nation by HRH the Queen in 2003. Author of seven popular business books on motivation, leadership, risk and change.  Deputy Editor of Coaching Perspectives, the Association for Coaching global magazine. 

The Learning Curve (TLC) Ltd

PO Box 658

+44 (0)845 313 3357