Veronica Barnes

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Snapshot

Veronica is an experienced and highly motivated people and leadership development professional with a passion for coaching and coaching supervision. She builds excellent rapport and trust with individuals whilst challenging as appropriate. Her sensitive style and unquestionable integrity provide individuals with the opportunity to reflect and think out loud in a safe environment. She encourages self-awareness and self-belief through creative practice, positive thinking and natural warmth. Veronica is results focussed and thrives on the success and achievements of her coachees. Her work experience in private and public sectors provides her with a breadth of understanding.

Talk to me about

  • The value of coaching you or your team
  • Coaching Supervision for your coaches
  • Laying the foundations of a coaching culture in your organisation and maintaining it
  • Enabling you to consider and reach your next career steps
  • Getting the best out of your managers and leaders
  • Making an impact

The Rungs On My Ladder

  • INDEPENDENT COACH & COACH SUPERVISOR
  • HEAD OF LEARNING & ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT -The Open University
  • LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR – The Open University
  • MANAGER IN FACULTY OF BUSINESS & LAW AND SCIENCE FACULTIES – The Open University
  • MANAGER – Network Exhibitions and Conferences
  • EXPLORATION GEOLOGIST – Union Oil of Great Britain

What I’ve Learnt So Far

  • Licensee for Coaching Dilemma Cards
  • Certificate in Coaching Supervision (EMCC accredited)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching (accredited by university of Strathclyde)
  • Licenced trainer for FranklinCovey (5 Choices) and Windmills Career Development
  • Professional Diploma in Management
  • B.Sc.(Hons) Geology

My Stand Out Moments

  • The realisation (through feedback) that I help people make a difference in their lives
  • Watching trainee coaches develop into coaches who make a difference to individuals and organisations
  • Creating a Strategic Leadership Programme at the Open University and making it work
  • Giving birth – twice!
  • Defying the doubters by getting my degree and securing a job in the oil industry

What Ignites My Fire

  • Leaving a coaching session on a high; that reinforces my passion
  • Incisive questions that create that ‘Aha’ moment for coachees and watching them as it does
  • Devising creative ways to coach
  • Hearing of career successes after career development programmes
  • Receiving positive feedback
  • Writing useful articles that help the coaching community to develop

The Light I Steer By

Helping others to help themselves and be the best they can be.

Sue Tye

Managing Director
sue.tye@strategis.co.uk
07974 980971

Jane Addy

Delivery Director
jane.addy@strategis.co.uk
07795 482 766

Karen Carter

Sales Director
karen.carter@strategis.co.uk
07773 344 469