Penny provides coaching and mentoring for NHS Directors, clinical leaders, and senior managers as well as the not-for-profit, and private sector. She has developed a special interest in working with people managing organisational and personal transitions. She is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council and works within its Code of Ethics, Complaint Procedure and Diversity Statement. Penny holds an Advanced Coaching Diploma from the Oxford School of Coaching and Mentoring (2003) and has a Masters in Professional Coaching with i-coach academy (2007) .She has recently completed her research project exploring the role and value of coaching for senior leaders experiencing significant career transitions to complete an MA(Professional Coaching) with i-coach academy and Middlesex University.
Penny currently facilitates group supervision for practitioner level participants on i-coach academy programmes and offers framework and practice coaching as part of her faculty role.
Prior to becoming a professional coach Penny had 20 years leadership experience in the Local Authority and the NHS most recently as a Chief Executive. She has delivered challenging performance and financial targets including turnround experience as an Interim Chief Executive. Penny has planned and implemented complex, strategic organisational change and supported people through the implications of this. She is committed to organisational and personal development supporting the development of coaching skills for managers and leaders in the context of a learning organisation.