expert coaches  are trained

in the A-N Coaching



Coaching leaders to act in good faith

to create the good society



Lives in Galway, Ireland;

works internationally.


Coaching Modes

  • Face-to-face
  • Individual and
    team coaching
  • Skype Coaching



+353 851362 219

Twitter @simonwestern

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Blog  leadershipandcoachingpolemic.com

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Based in London, I coach


Coaching Modes:

  • Face-to-face
  • Telephone
  • Skype/online




Linked In: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/poojasachdev/en




I am based in Scotland.

I coach throughout the UK

Coaching Modes:

  • Face-to-face
  • Telephone
  • Skype




South West UK

Coaching Modes:

  • Face-to-face
  • Telephone
  • Skype






Sally works internationally coaching individuals as far afield as Australia. She has bases in Bath, Norwich and Sheffield in the UK and frequently works in mainland Europe.

Coaching Modes:

  • Face-to-face
  • Telephone
  • Skype/online




+44 1225 867285



Coaching Modes:

  • Telephone, Skype or Face
    to Face subject to






Fife, Scotland

Coaching Modes:

• Face-to-face

• Telephone

• Skype/online



01334 828338



Bristol, UK

Coaching Modes:

• Face-to-face

• Telephone

• Skype/online



Skype: kemi.oladapo2

Please use email in the first instance.



Coaching Modes:

• Face-to-face

• + 48 602744866

• Skype/online  Joanna.E.Trela



Skype: Joanna.E.Trela


South West based.

Coaches internationally.

Coaching Modes:

• Face-to-face

• Telephone

• Skype/online

• Teams



07968 914846


Each coach on this site is a Registered A-N Coach*.   We are confident that these experienced coaches are leading in the field. All have passed our Advanced Training program to become certified in delivering the A-N Coaching System™.


Individual Coaching: Contact a Coach

All coaches below work independently from A-N Coaching ltd.  For individual coaching please search for a coach, and contract work directly with them.


Organizational and Team Coaching Projects:  Contact us

 For team coaching or broader coaching projects working across your organization, please contact us directly.  We select the best-fit coaches for your organization, who are then contracted and supervised through our Coaching Hub, to ensure exceptional quality.


CEO and Senior Leadership Coaching: Contact Simon

To work with Simon and our most senior coaches, please contact Simon: all requests will be confidentially and sensitively dealt with.




Coach Profiles



Dr Simon Western

Simon is the CEO and founder of A-N Coaching.  He is an international coach, consultant, keynote speaker, academic and author of two acclaimed books on leadership and coaching.Simon’s coaching expertise is with senior leaders, working on strategy, organizational change and their personal leadership relationships and challenges.


Simon works across three areas:

Depth Coaching: Working at depth with individuals, taking leaders beyond their own insights

Strategic Coaching: clarifying purpose, developing strategic thinking and delivering strategic change

Innovative Coaching: Drawing on leading edge organizational and leadership theory and best practices, to co-develop innovations that can transform individual leadership approaches and organizations.


Simon has experience of coaching and consulting to CEO's in banking, health, education, hospices, family business and technology start-ups. He also specializes in team coaching to develop global OD and HR teams in large corporations such as HSBC bank and Caterpillar Inc.

Simon works with confidence, builds trust, is creative and very insightful.


Simon is Adjunct Professor at University College Dublin and President-Elect of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations (www.ispso.org)


Advanced Coach Training



Professor Simon Western, Adjunct Professor University College Dublin

Chief Executive Analytic-Network Coaching www.analyticnetwork.com

President-Elect International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organisations www.ispso.org




Pooja Sachdev

Pooja has utilised her coaching expertise in the corporate and charity sectors. She has worked as an organisational consultant for over 15 years, in global corporations, in the banking sector. She holds a Masters in Occupational Psychology and is a qualified coach, counselor and group moderator. She has a special interest in engagement, well-being, and diversity and inclusion at work. Her forthcoming co-authored book titled Rewire: A Radical Approach to Diversity and Difference will be published by Bloomsbury in 2015.


Pooja has worked across different sectors and with various segments of the population, from nurses, cancer patients and PhD students to lawyers and senior banking executives. She has lived in three countries, travelled extensively and is committed to the ethos of bringing out the best in others and enabling individuals and organisations to fulfill their potential.




Alan Gilchrist

Alan has worked as an Executive and Leadership Coach in organisations for over fifteen years following a successful fifteen-year career in the oil industry. He works primarily at Director and Board level in the business, public and third sectors and has established a reputation as a committed and thoughtful professional, attuned to the needs of both individuals and the organisation.


He teaches on and co-leads the AoEC Advanced Diploma programme in Executive Coaching, widely recognized as the leading advanced executive coach training in the UK.


Alan brings a powerful combination of business experience, in-depth psychological training and systems thinking. Whether working with SMEs or the largest corporations, his interest is in supporting and co-creating energy and oomph (an entrepreneurial approach). Enhanced performance and satisfaction is the overall goal.


Clients experience Alan as bringing a combination of warmth, sensitivity and humour allied to awareness, directness and clarity.




Caroline Taplin  ACII FPC Chartered FCIPD

Caroline has been employed both within the private and public sectors, 20 years in Financial services , 5 years within the NHS, holding a number of senior management positions reporting to Boards. As a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Insurance, Caroline recognises the demands of commercial productivity and performance balanced with the needs for humanising work and personal life.


Caroline works as a Leadership coach and as an Associate with Edgecumbe, Acuity and Coalescence Consulting and Keele and Bristol Universities. Caroline's  coaching clients are across the  finance,health and  academic sectors. Caroline is a member of the University of Bristol Critical Coaching Forum and attend BPS, CIPD, Association of Coaching and BBCG functions.


As a member of  A-N Coaching, Caroline's drivers are to work with authenticity, courage and integrity. The feedback Caroline has received from her clients reinforces her facilitative style and values in creating the right environment for individuals to develop their own skills of self observation and mastery, to utilise their strengths and maximise opportunities in unlocking their potential. In helping clients locate themselves they identify how their, professional, technological, social and ecological networks shape them. Caroline helps her clients to think creatively, deeply, about what really matters,  empowering them to find their own solutions in a productive and satisfying way.


… “you have such wonderful insight into helping people reach solutions to the inevitable challenges and exciting new opportunities in life....”


 Caroline's leisure time focuses around creatively spending time with family and friends, gardening walking and cycling.




Dr Sally Vanson

Dr Sally Vanson is an international business coach, coach supervisor and professional coach trainer. She is a Professional Certified Coach with the ICF, an Analytic-Network Coach and an mBIT Certified Coach. She has been nominated for the Association of Coaching Awards for ‘most influential coach’ and ‘most impactful coach’. Sally’s corporate background was with Hanson PLC, then as an employed management consultant, Director of OD and HR for Mazda Cars before founding The Performance Solution™ in 2001. In 2002 Sally became a global partner with Dilts Strategy Group, in San Francisco.


Sally’s positive attitude and insight, underpinned by an ability to analyse complicated strategic issues quickly and logically, enable her to inspire practical solutions for transforming personal and business performance. She works in industries as diverse as legal and financial services, hospitality, pharmaceutical, logistics, ‘e’ commerce, manufacturing, automotive, retail and professional services in blue chip organisations, the public sector and third sectors on a global basis. Her doctoral research investigated dysfunctional, identity issues in senior partners in law firms.




Jen Gash

I am a highly qualified, experienced coach and therapist, who has worked for over twenty years with individuals and teams. I work with a wide range of clients including those in large statutory organisations, through to individuals starting new businesses, ventures and personal projects.


As a coach, I work with a variety of tools, developmental frameworks and theoretical models. I am a visiting lecturer at Worcester University and regularly teach coaching skills to various groups. I am also a practicing artist and writer.


My varied and extensive background leads me to work powerfully with individuals who may have hidden challenges which are impacting on relationships and performance at work, including:


  • Highly creative people who struggle to harness and integrate their strengths at work
  • People with hidden problems e.g. sensory integration issues & mental health challenges
  • Individuals in crisis who need to make a radical shift


Professional Qualifications

Diploma in Personal Coaching CMI

Certified KM Creativity Coach

Certified Analytic-Network Coach

BSc Hons Occupational Therapy

Currently completing: PCC (ICF)




Alastair Work

Alastair has been supporting leaders in Higher Education, Health, Social Care, Government and other organisations since 2006.  Prior to that, he had a career in teaching, in industry and in a University, working at all levels, including top management.  Much of his coaching is about supporting individuals to make sense for themselves of complexity at work, both above and below the surface, and to develop their capacity to influence their organisations positively.


More information about Alastair can be found at www.workhouse8.co.uk.





Kemi Oladapo

Purposeful and transformative Leadership and Personal Development Coach.

Coached over 400 Directors and Managers from a wide range of professional disciplines and organisations, particularly within Healthcare, Education, Charity and Public sectors. Using insight & knowledgeable intuition, hearing the unsaid as well as what clients say, resulting in improved confidence, motivation and individual awareness confirmed by improved 360º feedback from team members. Maintains supervision of own practice.


MCIPD Organisation Development Practitioner with an MSc in Organisational Behaviour and 15 years+ experience gained across Leadership & Management Development, Career Management & Transition and Diversity Inclusiveness.




Joanna Trela

Joanna coaching approach focuses on her client’s real desire; helping them discover what really motivates and engages them to live and work well.  She has experience in international corporations (GE and EY) in Career Development departments, and working with individuals and groups as a facilitator and a trainer of psycho-social skills, including 3 years as a Career Mentor at The Business & Economics Careers Centre (BECC).


She has also studied psychoanalytic method for over a decade, and Lacan’s psychoanalysis for the last 3 years with the Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis (ACP). Joanna is licensed to conduct psychological trainings (PTP [no.44] 1st degree level).


She holds Masters in Psychology and is currently doing PhD in Organisation Studies/Critical Management at The University of Melbourne.


Joanna takes relational and challenging approaches to her professional work with clients, questioning their accepted norms.  She also draws on her sense of humour and warmth to ensure coaching sessions are dynamic and engaging, and are taking place in a safe, trusting environment. Joanna is fluent in English and Polish.




Kate Taylor Hewett

Kate has 20 years of experience across the business, social enterprise and healthcare sectors, as well as setting up and running several businesses of her own. An EMCC Senior Practitioner Accredited Coach with a PGDip in Coaching & Mentoring, she has key experience in leadership, team/board dynamics, systems thinking and mind-body balance.


More about Kate can be found at: katetaylorhewett.com







Professional memberships

ICF International Coach Federation

BAOT British Assoc. of Occupational Therapists

HCPC Health and Care Professions Council

CCRG Critical Coaching Research Group

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