Experience: Jonathan is an independent coach, trainer and facilitator with over 30 years’ experience helping people and organisations to develop and grow. He has coached several hundred leaders and managers in the healthcare sector, including directors of finance, other executives and non-executive directors and has worked with leadership teams and boards across primary, acute, tertiary, mental health and community care providers. He has also worked in commissioning organisations, a Royal College and a national charitable palliative care organisation.
Jonathan has a postgraduate certificate in executive coaching and is an experienced trainer of coaches and mentors – most notably for HFMA. Jonathan has held senior leadership roles, including operations, marketing, and HR, and frequently coaches leaders in others sectors including technology, engineering, hospitality and retail.
Jonathan’s development as a coach has been heavily influenced by the Solutions Focus approach. He sees coaching as a process of building self-awareness and commitment to action. He aims to build rapport quickly, with a friendly and relaxed approach, and to find the optimum balance between challenge and support. He encourages and enables coachees to make sense of situations, think creatively and make firm decisions.