Simon Brown - Associate Executive Coach
Simon is passionate about helping individuals unlock their full potential. As a professionally qualified ILM 7 executive coach, he works with senior leaders to help pull out their inner capacity for personal growth, achieve peak performance and eliminate stressors that stand in the way of success.
Career Background and Strengths
Simon's approach to coaching is to create a safe, secure and confidential environment where clients can address complex issues, identify goals and emerge with a clear direction and plan of action to deliver on their objectives. Through powerful and challenging conversation, he encourages introspective thinking to help individuals understand themselves better and obtain clarity of direction in life and at work. He believes that coaching is one of the most powerful forms of self-development. He strives to understand his clients' deep-rooted desires and the emotional drivers that underpin their motivation for change.
Coaching and Leadership Experience
With an extensive 20-year career in the financial services, transportation, and technology
sectors, Simon brings a wealth of experience to his clients. During this period, he has worked on all sides of the boardroom table as a banker, strategy consultant, corporate finance advisor, investor, and client. His diverse background in these industries, combined with professional certification in psychometrics and coaching, allows him to leverage insightful, real-world examples and provide high-quality services to Board level executives.
Personal & Professional Growth
Qualifications and Training
Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching & Mentoring - Institute of Leadership & Management
Personal Profile Analysis (PPA) Practitioner - Thomas International
Corporate Coach International - RTC Leadership & Training
Strategic Leadership Programme - Roffey Park Institute
Member - Association for Coaching (Code of Ethics), Institute of Leadership & Management, Institute of Directors
What Client’s Say
“I can recommend Simon without reservation. He is a lead professional in his field and without doubt has the skills and qualities to support other senior leaders. I have been a headteacher of 3 schools and the CEO of a Multi Academy Trust. His ability to help me focus on the key issues is impressive and very motivating. As a result of my work with him I feel positively positioned to move forward in the next steps of my career.”
Inspiration outside of work
Simon has a full-time leadership role in Corporate Development for one of the fastest growing technology companies in Europe. He is also a Board Trustee for the mental health charity Thurrock & Brentwood Mind. He lives in Essex with his wife, three boys and dog.