Our people are all practitioners of many years' standing who have ourselves learned how to work effectively and efficiently in times of change, challenge and diminishing resources.


Ian Mitchell and Siân Lumsden:

Siân has spent a career developing executive and emerging leaders in both public and private sectors whilst Ian has worked at executive level in the financial sector for over 30 years. Together we have developed Real Time Coaching – a blend of consulting, coaching and targeted training interventions focused on delivering measurable improvement in organisational effectiveness.


Ian Mitchell BAPGCert Coach Supervision, FLIM

Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management and Association of Coaching (AC) accredited coach, Ian holds a PG Certificate in Coach Supervision from the University of Chester where he is currently completing his MA in ‘Coaching Leaders through Transition and Change’ from which has evolved our Team Effectiveness coaching model and diagnostic tools

Formerly Managing Director at Deloitte Pensions, Dublin, Ian has wide experience of leading teams in an organisational setting, combining this with his coaching and mentoring expertise to bring a systemic focus to his work


Siân Lumsden PGCert Business and Personal Coaching

Siân holds a PG Certificate in Business, Personal, and Executive Coaching from the University of Chester and is a Qualified Team Coach (Barefoot Coaching)

Creator of our Connectivity Individual and Team Coaching tool, Siân has over 20 years’ experience in coaching within organisations, helping individuals and teams to perform to their maximum capability within their working environment and to help those around them to perform to theirs. Her work is underpinned by a deep understanding of how human personality can affects workplace behaviour.



As a firm we have learned to locate ourselves firmly within the boundaries of our core values, and our talented people are committed to sharing those values and to engaging with us in supporting our clients’ senior leaders and their teams.

Drawn from a wide range of professional backgrounds we are all trained and experienced executive and team coaches; skilled in achieving the correct blend of support and challenge and in stimulating truthful conversations.

Conversations that raise effectiveness.

We have all benefitted from coaching ourselves, and still do. We know from our own experience that it works.