Simon draws on over 2 decades of corporate experience in investment banking, focused in business and technology change management. Leading teams of over 100 people Simon developed a coaching style of leadership and campaigns for coaching culture, and the sharing of these skills to better people management capabilities. Simon has worked and led teams globally, including 5 years living in Hong Kong, with a natural ability to build rapport and teams across cultures, through intentional listening. He has been coaching with professional frameworks for 5 years.
Leading teams of 100+, large scale global change programme management, budget management, governance, stakeholder engagement, vendor management, business analysis, software lifecycle, agile transformation, digital and data solutions, investment banking, securities. Global and cross-cultural team working. Facilitation of workshops on coaching culture, feedback, resilience, innovation, experimentation.
A bit like his eclectic music tastes, Simon relies upon a range of coaching models and modalities, finding what works best for you the client and your context. Tools include Narrative, Time to Think, CoActive, Solutions Focus, Inner Game, NLP, Strategic Intervention, Resilience Engine, High Performance Habits, and Somatic work. Simon subscribes to the ICF Code of Ethics.
Practitioner Diploma, Academy of Executive Coaching
Certificate in Strategic Intervention
Resilience Accreditation, Academy of Executive Coaching & Resilience Engine (wip)
Neuroscience & Coaching Masterclass, British Psychological Society
Member, International Coaching Federation
The unifying theme around these tools and techniques is a respect and belief in you the client, Simon works in service of your sustained excellence. Simon uses a process of opening and closing. Opening through curious inquiry the client's thinking, beliefs, emotions and possibilities. Closing drawing on Simon's years in banking and programme management with a good understanding of action planning, habits and where wanted an accountability partner. In a learning and development setting he is deeply interested in the "so what" - how do we bring behavioural learning to life in the real world? And the value of coaching in this context.