About Gill

“I don’t want anyone to leave in the same place they were in when they came through the door.”

gill-hicks-twoGill’s strengths lie in creating a confidential, safe, supportive and non- judgemental space for you to explore what you truly want.  With a wide variety of insights and tools to draw upon, we will find out what might be holding you back and identify the stepping stones to reach your goals.  She will celebrate your successes with you and support and encourage you through the challenges on the journey. She is known for her warm, empathic style and promises to bring her passion, enthusiasm and dedication to each meeting – face to face, by skype or telephone.

She is an independent Coach and Executive Coach  with LhhPenna (formerly Penna), the country’s leading Talent Development and Transition company, beginning her Career Coaching work there in 1998.   She has worked consistently with Penna / LHHPenna since that time.

An accredited Master Executive Coach (AC), NLP Master Practitioner, Practitioner in Applied Neuroscience, Practitioner in Non-Verbal Intelligence and Group Dynamics, Strengthscope and Assessor psychometric, she is committed to lifelong CPD.

Her previous career background was commercial and entrepreneurial including being co-founder and Board Director of a cable TV multi franchise operator.  Her move to people development began with running a successful business as an Image Consultant, following extensive training.

For Corporates, Gill offers:

  • A straightforward approach
  • 3 way meet at start and end of programme for transparent, measurable results
  • Extensive experience as coach and trainer
  • Over 3,000 logged coaching hours
  • Over 5,000 people trained
  • Multi sector and functional experience

For Individuals, Gill offers:

  • A totally non-judgemental, supportive style
  • A commitment to supporting your growth
  • Complete content confidentiality (subject to the law and national coaching ethics)
  • ‘Whole person’ coaching – you are more than just a functionary!

“Our time together has given me so much more confidence and enabled me to move into senior management”

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Brilliant. So encouraging and confidence-giving.

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Gill helped me revive lost confidence and self esteem and to further my career.

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Thank you for the part you played in my landing the job of a lifetime! I could not have done it without your input.

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I’ve been on soft skills courses in the past I can honestly say I’ve never experienced such quality of delivery, enthusiasm and professionalism as this.

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