John has spent the last 11 years immersed in the world of coaching and development. Prior to this John spent a decade in the corporate world, working in sales roles at a national and global level with Smurfit Group and Symantec Corporation. His experiences have helped him to get a better understanding of the challenges executives face in high pressure environments. Having also worked within a number of high-performance sports environments, he has a big passion for developing cultures and teams.
He is hugely passionate about people and this shines through in his work. John is an Accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coaching Federation. He is also and an Accredited Practitioner WIN PRO Coach from the World Association of Coaching with Neuroscience (WACN). John also holds a Diploma in Personal & Executive Coaching and Advanced Diploma in Coaching with Neuroscience and is a certified NLP Practitioner with John Grinder. These allied to his business experience and a BA in Business and Marketing ensure John has a very solid foundation in the skills and competencies required to provide hugely effective coaching. John is also the co-founder of a company called Performance Nerds, which works with large corporate clients to develop high performing teams and leaders.
John coaches executives to manage the challenges and stresses of performing in a fast-paced business environment. Driving clarity, increased awareness and understanding of how people operate is a massive element of his coaching approach. He works to find the balance between really stretching clients, whilst also ensuring they are fully supported throughout the process. The outcome is effective leaders who are fully connected and engaged with their people.