Annabel Graham Personal & Team Development Coach MAC, FInstLM, MCIPD

Annabel Graham Personal & Team Development Coach MAC, FInstLM, MCIPD

Leighton Buzzard

0330 1005159

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Leighton Buzzard

0330 1005159

About me

I’m an Executive coach and leadership facilitator working with individuals & teams to help enable high performance.  After nearly 20 years working in senior leadership roles in retail I realised that developing people and creating great teams who really deliver was the part of every role that I loved.  So, I decided to focus on that.

I believe everyone has the ability to be a great leader and inspire teams to deliver outstanding results; but they do need to develop some skill and knowledge along the way to enable them to be the best they can be, especially as the future of work is changing.  That’s where I come in.

As an Executive Coach: I work with individuals from emerging leaders to Board Directors to enable them to develop their authentic leadership style, overcome challenges and change their behaviour to be more effective in their roles.  I work with clients as a facilitator, raising self-awareness through conversation, challenge and encouraging self-reflection. I also work with individuals as a career coach.

As a Team Coach: I work with teams across all levels, enabling them to develop a high performance culture.  I use Strengthscope™, DiSC® and Lencioni’s 5 Behaviours™ to create insight and allow teams to develop and deliver more effectively for themselves and their stakeholders. I also work with business with to coach and mentor on strategic direction.

As a Leadership Facilitator: I work with organisations as a consultant to design and deliver leadership development, business skills and strategic change programmes.

My Approach

I have a flexible and robust coaching style and work with clients as a facilitator, raising self-awareness using conversation, supportive challenge and encouraging self reflection.  I enable clients to work through any limiting beliefs and obstacles by drawing on a variety of coaching techniques, which I tailor to the client and situation. 

I am pragmatic and results orientated and help clients understand their strengths,  impact on others, and how they can use this information to achieve successful outcomes.

Areas of Coaching

  • Executive and leadership coaching, strengths coaching

  • Team coaching, group dynamics and facilitation

  • Strategy and business coaching
  • Emotional intelligence and authentic leadership

  • Psychometric testing (DiSC™ Strengthscope® & Lencioni’s 5 Behaviours of a team™),

  • Board Facilitation and away days.

  • Leadership and management skills programmes

  • Career development & mentoring

  • Coaching and mentoring skills.

Training, qualifications & experience

ILM Level 7 in Executive Coaching and Mentoring
MA Human Resource Management (University of Hertfordshire)
DiSC® Certified Trainer, 5 Behaviours of an effective team™
Strengthscope™ Accredited partner

Clean Language Foundation modules,
Team coaching

NLP Level 1 Certificate
Transactional Analysis (TA 101), 
Gestalt Coaching

Member of the Association for Coaching (MAC)
Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (FInstLM)
Chartered Member of the Institute of Personal and Development (MCIPD)
Member of the British Institute for Learning and Development (MBILD)

Member organisations


Other areas of coaching I deal with

Executive coaching
Strategy coaching
Team coaching and facilitation
Leadership training and skills development
Psychometric testing (DiSC, 5 Behaviours of an Effective Team and Strengthscope)
Facilitation and away days
Coach Supervision


Fees and Coaching Packages

My fees are based around a series of 90 minute sessions, and these can be purchased individually or as package. I offer a 30 minute complimentary consultation before or as part of your first session, and offer email and text support between sessions as agreed.

Executive Coaching package
9 hours of coaching plus complimentary consultation session. A DiSC Work of Leaders psychometric profile report is also included.  These sessions can be face to face, by phone or skype.

Personal Development Coaching package
6 hours of coaching, plus complimentary consultation session. A DiSC psychometric profile report is also included.  These sessions can be face to face, by phone or skype.

Career Coaching Package
6 hours of coaching, plus complimentary consultation session. A Strengthscope psychometric profile report is also included.  These sessions can be face to face, by phone or skype.

Team coaching packages and leadership development programmes available on request.

Further information

Testimonials from my Coaches/Mentees/Supervisees

"Thank you so much for your support over the last few months. It’s been perfectly timed to force me to think about me and my career aspirations and you have helped me with some excellent advice and guidance as to how best to go about getting my next big challenge!  All the tips, links, and common sense guidance you’ve sent me will be invaluable." Coachee, Senior Manager

"Again, thank you so much for your help and support! I always come out of these sessions walking a little bit taller and knowing a lot more than when I went in!" Coachee, senior manager

“By having stronger emotional resilience through coaching, this has enabled me to look more logically and clearly at any problem bought to me which has aided in quicker resolution, thank you" Coachee, middle manager.

“I have found the coaching so beneficial and it has helped not only on a work level but also on a personal level too”. Coachee, Middle Manager

"Both workshops provided an environment and the first ever opportunity for the management team to talk openly and honestly about the way we interact and how effective we are as a management team. It needed an external facilitator to create this environment and is hopefully the first step to 'fixing' us as a team.  The workshop made me understand how the teams feel and how we have a voice as a management team and we can make changes/decisions to benefit the centre. it opened our eyes to where we need to be as a team - we just need the focus and commitment to continuing with what we've started. We're in it for the long haul!!" Executive Leadership Team

"I cannot even begin to explain the impact Annabel has had on me in terms of increasing my confidence and self esteem. She has willingly given her knowledge, experience and expertise. She understood my style of learning and was able to easily go from mentoring to coach mode as required" Mentee, career development

"I just wanted to say thank you for all your help during 2016, you have been amazing and a real source and tower of strength and challenge which has helped me to refocus and to get a grasp of how I can tackle next steps." Mentee, Career Development

"I am being supervised for my coaching practice by Annabel. It's a fantastically enlightening experience as she teases out and brings to the forefront of my attention aspects of my coaching and coaching practice. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience and is able to draw on that to inspire me" Coaching Supervisee

" Did we achieve the outcome? Yes and more. I am clear. I also have an idea of what pre-conceptions I had and also have an awareness of understanding and managing the change that my clients are undertaking. I also see this work as giving me the framework and resources to become a more useful and resourceful coach for my clients. " Coaching Supervisee

Leighton Buzzard, LU7

Type of session

Online life coaching: No
Telephone life coaching: Yes
Face to face life coaching: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Monday to Friday 9am-7pm; by appointment.

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