Coaches

  • Hugh Stuart-Buttle
    Hugh Stuart-Buttle

    Hugh is an experienced leadership coach specialising in leading and communicating strategic change and employee engagement. His strong results-led approach, combined with brilliant people skills, have enabled thousands of employees to trust in Hugh and join him on their change journey, something he is extremely proud of. Over the last 40 years, Hugh has advised many large global organisations with innovative brand development and reputation management, as well as strategic communications, and he enjoys nothing more than sharing this knowledge and experience with the leaders that he works with.

    Specific expertise in:

    • Leading and communicating strategic change
    • Employee engagement
    • Leading global matrix organisations

     

    AG Leaders’ Club workshops:

    • The Trusted Leader
    • A Complete Change
    • All Change
  • Heather Derrick
    Heather Derrick

    Heather is a dynamic, straight talking and engaging coach. She understands how to generate participation, motivating everyone in the room and applies differentiation in her workshops to address individual learning styles. Heather is committed to creating bespoke and practical coaching that can easily be put into practise once back in the workplace. To make sure her coaching is effective, Heather aligns her workshop content to core business values, researching to understand what success would look like for people and their organisation. Over the last 20 years’ Heather has designed and delivered communications and leadership workshops for organisations across Europe, the US, Canada, China, Japan and India. She loves working with diverse audiences and with leaders at all different levels to help develop their capabilities.

    Specific expertise in:

    • Strategic communications
    • External and media communications
    • Leading global matrix organisations

    AG Leaders’ Club workshops:

    • The Impactful Leader
    • The Confident Communicator
    • The Complete Leader

    Clients say:

    ‘Many thanks for hosting such a useful and informative session – it certainly made us stop in our tracks and reflect how we communicate within the business and what we take for granted!’

  • Lisa Birtles
    Lisa Birtles

    Lisa is an experienced leadership coach and organisation development practitioner. She  helps leaders understand that they to achieve business success and retain their best people by engaging, coaching, and developing them. Lisa has extensive experience of successfully designing and delivering a range of coaching, mentoring and practical development programmes for leaders and their teams to build the conditions for success. What sets Lisa  apart from other coaches is her practical and resourceful approach to problem solving and change, and her exceptional ability to nurture strong, trusting partnerships with those she works with. Lisa loves seeing the breakthroughs that come when people grow their understanding of their own and others’ style and preferences at work.

    Specific expertise in:

    • Change leadership
    • Business transformation
    • Reorganisation and reorganisation development
    • HR business partnering

    AG Leaders’ Club programmes:

    • The Coaching Club
    • Extraordinary Teams

    ‘A well organised session, run by a knowledgeable, authentic and engaging coach. Very inspirational.’

  • Lucy Atkinson
    Lucy Atkinson

    Lucy is an experienced change and organisational culture specialist with significant experience of leading large-scale communications, change, culture and engagement programmes. She is committed to working with her clients to build solutions with lasting impact and is always focused on creating robust and realistic plans. Lucy has specific experience of designing and facilitating learning workshops, focus groups and large-scale events to help teams and organisations achieve their business change vision and desired outcomes. She also offers coaching and mentoring on a 1:2:1 basis, offering strategic yet practical advice which can be put into practise immediately. From change delivery managers to leadership teams, Lucy loves working at all levels within an organisation and believes that two-way communication is essential to connect and engage.

    Specific expertise in:

    • Change communications
    • Organisational change
    • Culture change
    • Employee engagement

    AG Leaders’ Club programmes:

    • The Culture Club
  • Katie Humes
    Katie Humes

    Katie is a business psychologist and experienced leadership coach. She applies her psychology experience directly to leadership, and has a pragmatic, theory-based approach to coaching and facilitating.  Katie enjoys working with her clients, helping them turn theory into practice, and gets a real buzz from hearing that individuals are seeing a real difference based on the changes they are making. Katie is passionate that the workplace should be somewhere people enjoy being, and works with leaders, managers and individuals with this ultimate aim in mind.

    Specific expertise in:

    • Psychometrics
    • Measuring behaviours
    • Strategic partnering

    AG Leaders’ Club workshops:

    • The Motivation Maker
    • Having THAT conversation