Grainne is an experienced HR leader who has 17 years of experience in high profile companies such as GE, RBS and Hilton.
Her last corporate role before becoming an executive coach was to head up Leadership & Development at Coutts. There she funded the Women’s Network and provided the link between HR and the Business. She also developed a comprehensive mentoring programme at all levels from clerical to senior management. This was rolled out for both men and women globally.
She holds an Advanced Diploma in Executive Coaching and left Coutts for private practice in 2011. She has previously gained a MSc in Strategic HR and trained in executive, transition and transformational coaching, change facilitation, leadership behaviours, organisational and team dynamics and communication skills. She is a certified MBTI, NLP and Hogan Practitioner.
She has coached top executives and senior leaders in many situations from transition to change, behavioural and confidence coaching. She is skilled at working with teams and particularly enjoys working with newly appointed leaders helping them transition into bigger roles. She brings a commercial focus and her coaching style has been described as challenging and insightful whilst remaining amiable and emphatic.