ABOUT US

We work with professionals who want to build careers that fulfil them intellectually, financially and emotionally, while making a difference in their chosen field. While many of our clients work in financial services, law, IT, charities and government, we work with clients in every field.

Our work has also been talked about extensively in the press:

OUR TEAM

Ros Toynbee LL.B

Ros Toynbee LL.B

Director & Lead Coach

 

Ros has over sixteen years’ experience a career management and leadership coach. Her business backgrounds are in law, media and financial services and in her spare time is a trustee for a local charity.

She is passionate about helping professionals build careers that are rewarding for them financially, intellectually and emotionally and who want to make a difference.

She has trained with many bodies including CoachU, Fireworks Career Coaching, the Centre for Right Relationship (CRR UK), and Newfield and is an NLP Practitioner.

She is accredited at Master Certified Coach (MCC) level with the ICF, making her one of the top 1% coaches globally, and is regularly invited to speak at networking associations and in the press.

Michelle Bayley

Michelle Bayley

Associate Coach

 

Michelle combines coaching with a role as joint head of communications for a government agency. Michelle has sixteen years’ experience of helping people at all stages of their career to identify the work that’s the best match for them.
She also coaches people who know they are in the right field for them but want to gain a promotion, improve a working relationship, or their work-life balance.

Before becoming a coach Michelle worked for 13 years in PR, marketing and internal communications across government, including at the Cabinet office, Dept of Health, Defra and the Home Office.

Michelle trained with the Coaches Training Institute (CTI). She is a licensed Firework Career Coaching programme coach and trains other coaches to use the process.

She has been certified as a Professional Coach (PCC) with the ICF for 9 years.

Duncan Müller MBA

Duncan Müller MBA

Associate Coach

 

Duncan’s purpose is to unlock the potential of leaders and teams so they can create the world they imagine.

He loves helping people find new fulfilling careers, develop courageous and compassionate leadership, or more creative, intelligent, high-performing teams. He works with senior business leaders and teams across various sectors including marketing and media, financial services, IT and education – even HM Prisons.

Before becoming a Coach, he spent over 20 years in marketing where he experienced leadership (good and bad) and led many teams across numerous organisations.

Duncan is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and a Certified Organisational and Relationship Systems Coach (ORSCC).

He is accredited at PCC level by the ICF.

Lucy Owens

Lucy Owens

Associate Coach

 

Lucy’s coaching is all about helping people to thrive in their working lives. She enjoys all aspects of career coaching – from helping people facing a career crossroads to building confidence and impact in job interviews.

After a career as a BBC radio producer, Lucy started to coach people in the BBC in 2001. She then worked on leadership, management and team development at Sheffield Hallam University. And in 2011, Lucy set up as an independent coach and facilitator to focus on career coaching.

Lucy’s coaching approach is an effective combination of encouraging support and honest challenge. She has a certificate in NLP, and is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC).

Rachel Vincent

Rachel Vincent

CV Writer

 

Rachel has been writing CVs professionally since 2008. Her focus is on creating persuasive and tailored CVs that positively differentiate individuals, effectively showcasing technical skills, demonstrating impact and evidencing outcomes delivered.

Prior to becoming a CV writer, Rachel worked for twelve years in the City, for a global financial publishing and printing company. Here she managed much of the recruitment. She has reviewed many applications, so understands what constitutes an effective CV and knows the pitfalls to avoid.

Rachel holds a degree in English, a postgraduate diploma in publishing and print production and a certificate in proofreading and editorial skills.

Danny Bermant

Danny Bermant

LinkedIn Associate

 

With 19 years’ experience in digital marketing, Danny is one of the UK’s top social media experts, helping companies generate new business through their social media presence and professionals to raise their online presence and reach out to their ideal future employers.

He has a particular interest in the healthcare and financial services sectors, although he has worked with many other sectors too.

Danny looks after our Get Hired! Professional clients to support them with their LinkedIn search strategies.

Alison Roux

Alison Roux

Customer Experience

 

Alison has over 17 years’ experience as a Sales Executive, working with a world-leading recruitment company. She has predominantly worked with clients in the Construction and Property sectors, but also with clients within the industrial and luxury goods sectors.

Alison holds a BA (Hons) in Business, Economic & Social Studies from Trinity College Dublin as well as a European Masters in Management from ESCP Europe (formerly ESCP-EAP), an International Management program in Paris, Oxford and Berlin. Since qualifying, she has worked in the recruitment sector as she appreciates that everyone’s needs and circumstances are unique, and genuinely enjoys being able to find the right solution to meet and exceed those needs for her clients.

Alison currently lives in France with her husband and son.