Claire French

Facilitator/Coach

Claire is a transformational results-focused Senior Facilitator and Executive Coach, working with teams and individuals up to and including global board level to deliver sustainable change within individuals, teams and organisations. Experienced at designing and delivering experiential interventions she ensures they are highly interactive, practical and relevant where the learnings are translated in to sustainable change within both individuals and organisations.

With over 20 years experience working in, and with large international organisations, Claire draws on her experience in HR and her successful career as a Senior Leader in Commercial Management within the digital and technology sector.

Over the years she has worked globally as a Senior Facilitator, Executive Coach and Consultant for organisations such as adidas, Oracle, NGA HR, Westfield, Lebara, Merck, MOL, Unilever, NBC Universal and Mars along with a number of non-profit organisations.

Her experience spans various sectors and often where English isn’t the first language.

Claire builds powerful relationships quickly by creating an environment of trust where she can challenge and stretch her clients out of their comfort zone. Working dynamically and drawing on her intuition and gift in identifying underlying dynamics she enables shifts in behaviour, mindsets and learning benefiting both the individuals and the organisation.

Engaging, energetic, fun and challenging in style, she focuses on respectful and positive communication, encouraging experimenting to get to the essence of what drives and informs behaviours to inspire and motivate others.

Claire specialises in working with leaders on building high performing teams, creating vision and strategy and enabling them to become more authentic leaders delivering successfully through others.

As an ICF Coach also trained in Organisational System Relationship Coaching Claire uses a variety of facilitation and coaching tools and techniques including Co-Active Coaching, NLP and Mindfulness to instil the very best in her practice.

Claire also works as Associate Faculty in Executive Education for two international business schools leading their Leadership Programmes for a variety of international clients.

On a voluntary basis she works for Young Enterprise as Business Advisor and Coach for teenagers in local schools.

Claire is hugely passionate about enabling individuals and teams to unlock their innate talents, passions and motivators in order to increase their performance, confidence and resilience. As an advocate for positive change she believes that everyone should have the opportunity and tools to make positive change in their lives both professionally and personally.

In her free time she fulfils her passion for being outdoors, travel, yacht sailing (preferably in warmer climates), stand up paddle boarding and practicing yoga.