We’ve had the opportunity to work with a host of exceptional clients over the years. We pride ourselves on building long-lasting relationships and truly connecting with all our clients, whether they’re senior leaders or executive teams.

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“Garath’s coaching has taken me to places in my mind that I have not been before. He has challenged the way in which I process my thoughts and decisions, whilst bringing a new level of self-awareness to my conscious state. Our coaching sessions have been invaluable in my personal development. I would highly recommend Garath as a coach.”

Alex Farr

CTO, Strictly Education

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“Being coached by Phil was a real journey of self-discovery on topics that I’d either consciously or subconsciously muted throughout my professional career. Phil not only helped me navigate career defining decisions during our time together but more importantly helped me home in on my career goals so I could take meaningful steps in the future towards them. Phil comes across as extremely calm and is a master of asking questions that provoke a deep sense of realisation. Words don’t do justice to the value his coaching sessions can provide an individual in their career and personal life.”

Joe Pecchia

General Manager – Marketing and Content, World Rugby

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“Coaching with Garath brought mindful leadership to the top of my priority list, allowing me to build greater relationships and connect with people on a completely different level. I was struggling with understanding my leadership role, and didn’t understand how my behaviours impacted on others. Garath supported me in finding my focus and polishing my approach, to be a better leader and human. I would highly recommend Garath Symonds.”

Victoria Phillips

Commercial Director, Retail Marketing Group (RMG)

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“Garath’s skill together with his relational, compassionate style helped me focus on the right things to succeed in the most difficult challenge I have faced to date. Garath consistently seeks the same outcome – to help those he works with to be the best version of themselves. And in my experience, his work with me absolutely achieved this. Expect to be challenged, expect to be stretched and expect results.”

Belinda Newth

Head of People Capability, Houses of Parliament

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“When I first started coaching sessions with Phil I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect but approached it with an open mind. I am so pleased I did – from the first session I was learning so much about myself. Phil helped me to identify the ‘why’ behind my thinking and behaviour, which really helped me to better navigate the challenges I was facing at work. Over the course of our sessions I developed a deeper understanding of myself, and was able to put the learnings to good use. His style is kind and approachable, yet his questions are precise, thought-provoking and enable significant learning and reflection. I would thoroughly recommend Phil’s coaching to anyone who is facing a period of change or growth.”

Katie Rolfe

Head of Customer Experience, InPost

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“The coaching with Garath has been very useful. Over six sessions, we identified and worked on a number of blockers that were hindering my development as a leader. Garath’s approach in helping me understand the “why” of each blocker was incredible and has helped me view each in a very different light, which in turn, offers a completely fresh perspective on how to relate to and then approach each of these development points. In addition, the work with Garath helps develop a framework for dealing with future blockers on your own and I’ve been fortunate enough to both see and feel the positive results of Garath’s efforts. Highly recommended!”

Kieran Dines

Director, Investigo

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“Working with Phil has been fantastic and I look forward to our catch ups. I was introduced to Phil at a time of significant change in the responsibilities of my role and Phil has supported me through this transition. The highlight for me has been the ease by which conversations with Phil draw out key areas of development and how we work together to work through issues.”

Rohit Karwal

Head of Division – Investment Operations, St. James’s Place

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“I deeply value my coaching sessions with Garath. Each time I bring an issue that is weighing heavily on me or an area of my performance that feels stuck, the approach is kind and validating yet causes me to think and process at new depths which brings new awareness. Garath is very insightful and skilful. I always leave our sessions clearer, lighter and encouraged.”

Chris Hickford MBE

CEO, The Eikon Charity

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“I always thank myself for taking the time to speak to Garath. It is always reflective time well spent, and much enjoyed and appreciated. Garath has helped me to see clarity through challenge and to feel resourceful and positive about what lies ahead and how I might tackle it.”

Tom Lewis Reynier

Director of Strategic Engagement, WRAP

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