Nicol - UK

Nicol is an engaging coach with a calm, professional and empathetic manner. She is in demand from her clients because of the insights and experience she gained from working with senior management and Boards over 25 years. As a marketing communications expert, Nicol has a track record in turning corporate strategy into actionable marketing programmes with major international companies in the financial services, telecoms, insurance and utilities sectors.

Today, she is an Executive Coach, accredited by Ashridge Business School working with organisations that want to develop the personal effectiveness and impact of their senior executives and leaders. Her past career, along with her executive coaching experience, means she is ideally placed to help her clients establish strong relationships and manage the evolving demands of their roles. She works with clients using a ‘person centric’ and ‘psychodynamic’ approach; using clients’ perspectives to create new insights to enable them to move forwards and achieve their goals.

Operational Experience:

  • Executive Coach
  • 25 years' marketing communications and event background
  • Associate Director of a Saatchi and Saatchi event agency
  • Project Director of large scale marketing communication projects for UK, European and global clients


  • MSc. in Executive Coaching, Ashridge Business School
  • Certified MBTI Practitioner, OPP
  • Professional Executive Coach, accredited by Ashridge Business School
  • Certified Practitioner of NLP, Personal Performance Coaching, & Corporate & Executive Coaching- Coaching Academy
  • Stress Management Certificate- Centre of Stress Management.


  • Executive coaching including developing a leadership brand and building personal effectiveness  
  • Advanced communication skills, including creating a personal brand, influencing and relationship building 
  • New role transition including creating value and impact in the first 90 days

  • Relational coaching underpinned by a variety of psychological theories and frameworks
  • Developing resilience and controlling stress. 


Avingtrans, Deltex, Exponential and Australian High Commission, First Direct, HSBC, Public Health Wales, Ramboll Environ, RAW Brothers, Save the Children and World Wildlife Fund.

Additional Expertise::

Personalised presentation coaching for senior managers (primarily CEOs and Finance Directors) for public presentations including analyst briefings and shareholder presentations

Nicol’s capacity to ‘be with’ her clients greatly helps to build their trust and optimism. Her engaged and supportive approach increases the possibility of learning and resourcefulness in the client, leading to successful coaching outcomes.  

The Learning Curve (TLC) Ltd

PO Box 658

+44 (0)845 313 3357