Clara Toombs

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APC Leadership Coach | Executive Coach
Available for new clients
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Watford, Hertfordshire, WD24
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Accredited and Certified Leadership Coach | Mentor | Executive Coach

Hello, I'm Clara and I help busy senior professionals with navigating a pathway to promotion. I have over 15 years of corporate experience where I have built teams and developed a multitude of talented individuals to help them realise their potential.

I received leadership coaching when I was in a leadership role and I experienced first-hand the power of coaching. With the right coach for you, coaching can be incredibly powerful. I will work with you to uncover what might be stopping you from achieving your goals and we focus on creating action-oriented goals that align with you.

I also work with those who have recently been promoted but feel overwhelmed by their new position, perhaps Imposter Syndrome has set in and they need support in transitioning into their new role.

What to expect in your first session:

In your initial coaching session with me, we get started with goal-setting. This initial meeting is fundamental, aimed at thoroughly understanding what stands as your highest priority and what you aspire to achieve through our coaching partnership. It's a moment dedicated to laying the groundwork for your journey, ensuring that every action and decision aligns seamlessly with your core objectives.

We begin by crafting a safe and open environment where you feel comfortable to share your dreams, challenges, and aspirations without reservation. As we delve into these conversations, I'll guide you through a process of introspection and self-discovery, helping to clarify your vision and setting tangible, achievable goals.

Expect this session to be a blend of introspective questioning, practical planning, and mutual commitment. Together, we will identify the areas in your professional life that require immediate attention, strategise on long-term aspirations, and outline the initial steps needed to chart a course towards success.

Our goal is to emerge from this first session with a clear, actionable plan that resonates with your professional values and ambitions. This is not just about setting targets but ensuring these goals inspire and motivate you towards sustained action and growth. Your first session is the cornerstone of our coaching journey, laying the foundation for transformation and achievement.

How will coaching benefit you and the organisation you work for?

  • Structure and aligned goals through a clear roadmap
  • Build on your leadership skills, understand what is holding you back and how you can become the leader that you want to be
  • Positive role-modelling, how you can inspire others in your team and beyond
  • Navigating stakeholder relationships so that you can raise your profile and build a strong network around you

I offer a chemistry call to see how I can support you and if we are a good fit. I will then spend time understanding your specific goals in our first session together. Please get in touch with any questions.

I look forward to meeting you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 7 CMI Coaching and Mentoring Qualification 
  • 10 years leadership experience
  • 4 years coaching experience, working initially with women in leadership positions.

I now work with a range of clients in both the private and public sector. My private sector clients include those in mid to senior leadership positions. My public sector clients include the Department of Education and the Department of Business and Trade and I am a coach mentor to them, providing coaching and mentoring support to trainee coachees.

Member organisations

International Authority for Professional Coaching & Mentoring (IAPC&M)

The IAPC&M is an independent not-for-profit organisation, run by coaches and mentors for the benefit of coaches, mentors and training providers around the world.

Other areas of coaching I deal with

  • Women in leadership
  • Transitioning from the corporate world into being self-employed
  • Coach mentor for trainee coaches

How I've helped others like you:

"I found Clara extremely attentive and while our sessions were very well structured, they certainly weren’t formulaic. We covered a lot of ground in little time and ultimately her advice led to me making the leap in to a new career – something which I had been apprehensive about but there is no doubt was the right thing for me. A lot of the confidence came from my sessions with Clara and her clear understanding of where I was at the time and where I wanted to be going forward". G.W, Manager

"Clara helped me regarding the managing of people and how to do this effectively. As the sessions developed this moved onto helping me prepare for a new role". SS, Senior Leader

"Clara has a very relevant experience in the industry and a vast knowledge of how to deal with senior management stakeholders. Clara is great at asking the right questions that were instrumental to arriving at the conclusions of what should be the areas to work on" DV Head of Growth

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£600.00 - £1,200.00

Additional information

I offer 3x session and 6x session packages.

These sessions are conducted via Zoom.

Book a free coaching clarity call here.

Further information

I also run my own email marketing consultancy, working with small business owners, including start-ups and scale-ups.

Watford, Hertfordshire, WD24

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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I can add captions via Zoom for anyone hard of hearing

Online platforms

Google Meet


Clara Toombs
Clara Toombs