RUTH SMITH Board and Executive Coach

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					RUTH SMITH
Board and Executive Coach

 Overview:

 Ruth is a highly experienced Executive Coach & Facilitator. She has extensive experience of coaching and mentoring
 high performing executives/board level directors since 1990. She is passionate about making a sustainable and
 enduring difference for her clients and has challenged as well as supported her clients to be inspirational for
 themselves and others. In addition to her coaching knowledge and experience Ruth has worked in several blue chip
 organisations as well as running her own business. She offers clients strategic business knowledge and demonstrable
 business acumen so that she can easily build rapport and connect with Senior Executives at their level. Ruth offers
 organisations the skills and experience to coach high performing clients with a diverse and complex range of
 development requirements. Her approach has been described as “challenging, inspiring and intuitive”. She rapidly
 develops a level of trust that enables the coaching experience to be a key catalyst for enabling them to achieve
 excellences at both an individual and organisational level.


 Representative Client Engagements:

 •       Coached the Commercial Director of the Board of a multi million pound business to change his behaviour to enable
         the successful achievement of a Joint Venture
 •       Coached an IT Director in a large mail order organisation to have greater impact at Board level. By coaching him
         around his Emotional Intelligence, the individual became a stronger leader for both his team and as a participant
         on the corporate team
 •       Coached a senior manager in an IT organisation on his leadership behaviour to enable him to motivate and inspire
         his team better. Evaluation of the coaching from the 360º pre and post coaching identified that 58 out of the 69
         behaviours measured had improved
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     Areas of Expertise:                                     Cultural/Multi-National Experience:

     •    Emotional Intelligence                             Coached & facilitated mainly in the UK – worked with and
     •    Board & Executive Coaching                         for multi-national organisations
     •    On-boarding into new roles
     •    Building an Authentic Leadership style             Professional/Corporate Experience:
     •    Facilitating senior teams
     •    Igniting passion for Life Direction                •   MD of PM Management Consultants Ltd
     •    Authentic Leadership                               •   Lead Board and Executive Coach for Penna
                                                             •   Consultant at CapGemini and Ernst & Young
     Client Types/Levels of Experience:                      •   Car Sales & Marketing for Ford Motor Co

     CEO – MD – CFO – Partner – VP – Directors –             Training and Education:
     Senior Managers
                                                             •   PhD
                                                             •   MBA
     Industry/ Functional Experience:
                                                             •   BSc Psychology
     Financial Services, Law Firms, Consultancy,             •   4 A Levels
     Accountancy, Technology, Manufacturing, Food,           •   Intensive Coach Training/Results Life Executive
     Media, Education, Government offices, Academia,             Coaching/Intuitive Coaching
     Mail Order
                                                             Professional Affiliations:
     Representative Clients:
                                                             •   International Coach Federation
     •    Eversheds                   Watson Wyatt           •   Institute of Directors
     •    Northern Foods              RBS                    •   Member of the Market Research Society
     •    Department of Health        ITV                    •   Association of MBA
     •    Lancaster University        Mars
     •    Inland Revenue              Deloitte               Certifications:
     •    GONW
                                                             •   Emotional Intelligence – EQi and Ei 360
                                                             •   Level A&B Psychometric Testing
                                                             •   16PF