Sheila Thomas - Coachwise

Sheila Thomas

Sheila Thomas

BBS MBA (Exec) MCIPD DipCoach

Sheila has worked mostly in financial services for over twenty years for many blue chip organisations such as Morgan Stanley, Barclays, ING Barings, PwC and Royal Bank of Scotland. More recently she worked as the Head of HR for a large veterinary group and a technology company. She has worked both as an Internal Management Consultant and as an Human Resources Generalist. She thoroughly enjoys coaching and seeing the positive results it can generate. She has an Executive MBA from Cranfield University, a Bachelors in Business Studies, a Diploma in Coaching Practice and is a Chartered Member of the CIPD. Sheila attended a course in Positive Psychology in 2014 and is passionate about how useful some of the techniques can be in increasing an individual’s well being. She has completed the ITS Practitioner Course in NLP and has also completed the NLP Master Practitioner with the NLP School. She is also certified to administer and interpret the DISC personality profile with the Coaching Academy.

She is a former Trustee of the charity Futureversity which helps underprivileged children during the school holidays to enjoy developmental activities which build their confidence, team skills and social abilities and increases the likelihood of them finding work after school.

Sheila believes coaching is one of the most successful methods of increasing personal effectiveness. She is particularly strong at developing general management abilities and effective people management skills as well as increasing the business acumen of individuals at work.

In her spare time she loves travelling (and has been to 36 countries!), socialising with friends and eating in new restaurants. She lives in Surrey.