Our Team and Associates
Managing Director, Consultant & Founder of The Progress Partnership
Katherine is an executive coach and consultant working exclusively with risk and insurance professionals to develop their skills and maximise their potential at work.
With over 20 years market experience as a placing broker, account executive, global new business producer, underwriter and now consultant, Katherine brings a wealth of industry knowledge to her coaching and training programmes.
Executive Coach & Leadership Development Consultant
Sharon is a coach and leadership development consultant who works with individuals, teams and organisations to empower them to be successful in all aspects of their lives.
She has extensive experience working strategically at an Executive level with organisations, leaders and people and has significant expertise in nurturing talented individuals and building high performing teams.
Learning & Development Consultant
Claire is a highly successful Learning and Development Consultant with 20 years experience working within the Insurance Industry spanning all areas of the training and development space. Her career started in technology training where she was responsible for large scale roll-outs of systems and processes across Europe.
Executive Coach & Leadership Consultant
Jacqueline is an executive coach, leadership and career consultant with significant business experience.
She ran her own financial services firm and then gained over 25 years’ corporate experience in senior leadership and consulting roles in global risk and human capital consulting firms Mercer and Aon.
This commercial experience - from consulting to clients, leading business units, building high performing teams and driving organisational change - feeds into her coaching practice so she fully appreciates the complexities and challenges her clients face in business.
Kiki Maurey OBE
Executive Coach & Board Mentor
Kiki runs Kiki Maurey Consultancy providing executive coach-mentoring and
leadership facilitation based on a 23+year track record of management and
policy consultancy in the private, and not for profit sectors, as well as in
Whitehall (incl. Departments of Health, Education, and Business & Skills) and
the erstwhile UK Regional Development Agencies.
She has also held senior part-time roles alongside her business and a range of
non-exec / Board positions in higher/further education, housing, health,
learning & skills, community development, contemporary arts and the
James is an executive coach who works with leaders, groups and teams to influence and enhance their understanding, learning and behaviour. With an extensive background in marketing and communications, James brings a strategic approach that helps leaders to communicate more cohesively through rapid change, influence more effectively and manage relationships at every level.
As well as running his own executive coaching business, James is a non-executive Director at The Charity for Civil Servants.
Sara is a coach in Power Intelligence and a trainer in intercultural dialogues, conflict transformation and multi-stakeholder engagement processes.
She designs and facilitates transformation for leaders with their teams by holding space for people to recharge, reconnect and reimagine a better future together enhancing and enriching (working) relationships.
Born in Taiwan and with over a decade of experience working with different kinds of inclusive and participatory processes Sara’s sessions are human-centred and experiential.
Shalini is an executive coach with more than 25 years leadership experience. She works with individuals and groups supporting them to achieve personal success and business goals.
She has been a senior associate at a global law firm; Head of Learning & Development and a non-executive director, with deep experience in leading teams, setting strategy and making agile leadership decisions. Shalini designs and delivers transformational leadership programmes and is currently engaged in projects looking at how coaching can support the formation of more inclusive leadership teams, and particularly how it can support more non-white men and women to get to senior and leadership positions and to flourish there.
Emma is a neuroscientist, headhunter, coach and mentor, with 20 years search experience consulting to some of the world’s largest financial services organisations, placing more than 200 ExCO members and Non-Execs in 20 countries and supporting clients in designing and delivering a strategic vision, particularly in relation to talent.
As a coach and mentor Emma works with CEOs and business leaders, specifically focusing on the transition from management to leadership during times of significant growth and transformation.
Educational & coaching psychologist
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