I am a professionally qualified executive and leadership coach with 15 years of experience working with Senior Managers and Executives in the private sector (manufacturing and IT) as well as public sectors (Revenue and Local Government).
I am passionate about human flourishing, and my mission is to be a “builder of people”, supporting leaders to become radically human, empowering them to lead themselves to lead others.
My focus is on growing self-awareness and meta-awareness, helping leaders understand what they do and why they do it. (Using 360 degree emotional intelligence focussed behavioural input, as well as by making the unconscious conscious through the Enneagram, revealing patterns of thought that influence behaviour.)
As I journey with my clients to turn this awareness into wisdom and action, my approach is balanced between a structured “objectives and outcomes” approach and the organic, where I remain open and curious, engaging and moving forward with what emerges. I work towards creating a relationship of trust where deeper dialogue is encouraged, and in which the conversation paradoxically often becomes light and playful, creating a sense of flow from which deep insights can emerge.
I adopt an integrated, whole of life approach, so am equally open to exploring connected aspects of my client’s lives, such as work/life integration, relationships, including marriage, values and spirituality.
Many previous clients have testified on LinkedIn of the benefit of their journey with me. Here are some of these and other testimonies that speak to the value it added.
“Claude has both helped me to consider my work goals and develop patterns of thought and behaviour that strive for excellence. …. I would strongly recommend Claude as an executive coach, who calmly and effectively elicits superior performance.” TM - Regional Ops Manager Transnet
“Able to sieve through the perceived calamities, through the realities, to come to a personal understanding of myself, how my behaviours affect my leadership abilities” TC, Commercial Director, Adient
“Claude has a systematic approach to embarking his clients on the road of self-discovery, assisting you in find opportunities for self-improvement” MM, Managing Director, Schaeffler SA
“Claude administers this accountability in an unexpectedly subtle and warm manner” AL Head of Sales and Marketing, Lapp Cables
“Instrumental in significant changes in the manner in which I interact with my colleagues and deal with various situations at work” AD - Partner, Mazars
“Claude has assisted by narrowing down the big picture to bite size pieces, which we worked through together.” SL Branch Manager, DB Schenker
“Our sessions were raw, real and rewarding and helped me to understand how previous experiences have influenced my behaviour and responses to situations. MB, Senior Client Project Manager”, NTT Ltd.
“A calm wise shepherd that guided me to the edge of the abyss, where I found clarity in a complex environment”. DB – Executive, Sales and Marketing, Ciro
Further information regarding my experience, education and career can be found on my LinkedIn profile
Please feel free to schedule a no-cost Introduction Call to explore how we can work together to achieve your leadership goals.