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Katie Rowland

 Katie Rowland - Executive Coach

Expertise

A dynamic and experienced Executive Coach, Katie Rowland works with leadership teams, board members, directors and high-potential ‘leaders of the future’ from successful companies such as Amlin, Arcadia Group, Bain, Deloitte, Legal & General, PPL, RSA, Shop Direct, Sport England, Zurich to achieve enhanced performance.

A specialist in emotional intelligence and language skills coaching, Katie combines her experience in Performance Coaching, Team Profiling, EI and Humanistic Psychotherapy with her background in the sports industry and education to form powerful partnerships.

Katie champions honoring “who you are as a Leader” and is expert at coaching at a “being” (as well as “doing”) level, enabling leaders and teams to upgrade their performance, achieve meaningful & sustainable results, whilst playing to their strengths, orientating around core values and strengthening their relationship with self.

Practices
With over 12,000 hours of 1:1 coaching and team coaching experience, Katie assists clients to generate innovative solutions to challenging leadership and performance problems. She is committed to working with people as a whole, recognising the range of pressures both personal and professional that affect performance. Adapting her style to the needs of each client, Katie has the ability to combine edge and challenge with warmth, sensitivity and humour. Her enthusiasm and infectious energy enables her to establish strong connections quickly, which leads to immediate results for both individual clients and leadership teams.

Professional Background
Prior to becoming a coach, Katie worked in the sports industry initially in education and then sponsorship with the International Tennis Federation and London Wasps RFC. She studied Education at Birmingham University and completed her foundation coach training with Coach U, CTI and Q-OPD. A believer in continual professional and personal development, Katie achieved accreditation and a licence in The Hay Group’s Emotional Competency Inventory and TMSDI’s Team Management Profiling in 2003, then accreditation in TMS Team Performance Profile, Linking Skills Profile, and Opportunity Orientation Profile in 2005. Katie completed her NLP Practitioner training in 2004, became a CEDR Accredited Mediator in 2006, attended The Choice by The Arbinger Institute in 2007, Enneagram training in 2008, completed the Choice in Coaching: Arbinger Mastery Training for Coaches course in 2009, and has to date completed over 12 years Foundation and Post Graduate training in Humanistic Psychotherapy at Spectrum (2002 – present day). Katie begun training with Nancy Kline in 2012 on her “Time to Think” methodology. Katie has so far completed the Time to Think Foundation (2013) and Facilitator Training Programmes (2014), and two Thinking Partnership Programmes (2012 & 2013). Katie is continuing her training with Nancy Kline this year, in addition to further Post Graduate studies in Humanistic Psychotherapy.

Professional Affiliations
Katie Rowland is a member of the International Coach Federation and Reading Therapies Group. Katie is also a founder member of Bravehearts a “coach the coach” group established to rigorously challenge and stretch members’ coaching expertise.

Personal Interests
Katie is a keen sportswoman (particularly netball, tennis, skiing and horse riding). Her other interests include “trying new things” e.g. motorbike riding, adult ballet, living in the country, hypno-birthing…. and she is a devoted mum of 2 young daughters!!

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