Jack Pijl

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Leadership Coach, EMCC Senior Practitioner
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London E14 & EC2V
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About me

As a Leader Achieve Success in Your Professional Life with My Expertise in Navigating Complexities of Change.

Whether you’re a new leader or a seasoned executive, navigating the complexities of change in your professional life can be daunting. With my unique combination of coaching and therapy, I can help you overcome any challenge that comes your way. 

By working with me, you’ll gain the tools and confidence needed to tackle any obstacle and achieve success in your career. From strengthening your independent thinking muscle to providing you with expert guidance every step of the way, I’ll be by your side to help you thrive in the face of change.

Take control of your career today and let’s navigate the complexities of change together.

What I can do for you

Have you ever found yourself:

- Feeling like you will be found out (Imposter Syndrome)                                       - Worrying that you will lose the momentum of change                                         - Believing that you are unable to bring your team along                                        - Fearing that you will let everyone down                                                                   - Not knowing what to do differently

I’ve helped numerous leaders just like you to gain confidence and be the best version of themselves. With my support, you’ll learn to challenge your fears and doubts, build confidence, and bring your team along on the journey. Say goodbye to imposter syndrome and any other self-limiting beliefs, and hello to a more successful and fulfilling life. No more anxiety, overwhelm, or feeling lost – I’ll help you find your way and keep the momentum going.

My commitment is to provide you with both support and challenge while helping you to explore new ways of thinking. By doing so, I aim to give you the tools to understand your own situation and develop your self-awareness. This will involve raising your awareness of your often self-doubting beliefs, mindset, script, and emotions so that you can better manage your feelings and experiences. 

Ultimately, my goal is to help you show up with greater confidence and become the best version of yourself through self-awareness.

For further information click on 'Book discovery call' above, email me or visit my website: www.jackpijl.co.uk.

Training, qualifications & experience

My original training and background was in Hotel Management and Facilities Management. I am now a organisation development consultant, executive coach and facilitator.

I work with senior leaders across different industries globally. As an OD consultant I specialise in building leadership teams, working with team dynamics and aligning teams around performance objectives. I also have extensive experience working with conflict in organisations. My executive coaching work focusses on one to one, pair coaching, groups and team coaching.

My interest and experience

I am particularly interested in working with leaders who are dealing with change and transition. I have a lot of experience helping leaders who are new in role to help them take up their authority, establish themselves, understand their team dynamics and having performance conversations.

I have worked in financial services (including banking, wealth management and insurance), media and law. I have had over 15 years of experience working in a senior management capacity in different sectors. I have led large, multi-jurisdictional teams and understand the leadership challenges associated with those roles. Over this time, I have gained tremendous knowledge of work related issues from stress, performance anxiety to leadership issues and team development.

For further information click on 'Book discovery call' above, email me or visit my website: www.jackpijl.co.uk.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) (BACP)

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC)

EMCC UK is part of the Europe-wide European Mentoring & Coaching Council.

Together their aim is to promote good practice and the expectation of good practice in mentoring and coaching across Europe.

EMCC is an independent, impartial and non-profit making organisation.

When I work

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Further information

Feeling in control is important, I can help with demystifying your situation so you feel back in control again with a clear plan and pathway for yourself and your team. I provide real-life experience to help you make sense of often complex and difficult situations. In the thinking space, I bring awareness and therefore options and choices of how you can move forward.
My clients have learnt how to manage struggles and challenges in areas like:

  • Inter and intra-personal skills - relationships and communication
  • Moving from manager to leader - self as leader and transitions
  • Team dynamics - within own team and or interactions with other teams

How I work

I can help you through a tailored transition programme that uses coaching, therapy, wellbeing and my own experiences having worked in industry in multiple corporate settings for over 20 years. This can be done as 1-2-1, pair, group and or team coaching. In partnership we work from your challenges to your desired outcomes from the ‘Comfort‘ or ‘Fear Zone’ to the ‘Growth Zone’. 

For further information click on 'Book discovery call' above, email me or visit my website: www.jackpijl.co.uk.


"Jack's combination of psychotherapy and coaching helped me work through, with hindsight, an incredibly stressful period. His way of posing questions allowed me to consider situations from alternative perspectives.  Jack provided a number of useful frameworks that are useful in stakeholder management." - Esther, Senior Analyst, Investment Bank.

"Jack gave me very practical insight into how setting specific boundaries could support me in fulfilling my executive role more effectively – particularly by adapting my leadership style but also through positively reinforcing what is acceptable (or not) and collaborative when different personalities work together under common vision. Jack has also worked with me on wellbeing insight, endurance and resilience within senior leadership. Jack is brilliant at what he does and I have no hesitation in recommending him and endorsing his skills. He has an openness, non-judgemental manner and compassionate approach to support through guided questioning and insight." - Mustafa, Managing Director and chairman of the board, Fiduciary.

"I got a much better understanding of Transactional Analysis and the ways that I could both identify and employ it in my professional relationships through my sessions with Jack. Role playing different conversations and understanding how to position ideas using those skills have also been very useful. He was a very good steward, helping me from my journey through the CIO interview process to taking up and developing in the role. I think that Jack’s coaching skills are very effective because they focus on the personal and situational – I always felt that he was looking to help me in my individual capacity rather than applying a general framework." - Stacey, Chief Investment Officer, Investment Bank.

"Jack helped me appreciate that set backs and frustrations are normal within leadership roles and to see these experiences as learning opportunities to build from. I was able to park issues which were outside my control and focus on areas I can influence and change. He emphasised the importance of effective communication. Notably, I have begun to provide more regular positive feedback to others (where warranted). This has proved beneficial by encouraging more engagement and feelings of empowerment and ownership from staff. Jack challenged my own insecurities around the benefits of the role I undertake within the company. He made me more self-aware and helped me appreciate my ability to influence decisions and how to manage situations were the purpose was not clearly defined. Jack takes time to listen thoroughly to the issues and concerns raised. He reflects on what has been said and then offers thoughts and suggestions to be discussed. He does not force his ideas or ideologies, but allows you to draw your own conclusions with his help." - Holly, Underwriting Strategy Director, Insurance

"The coaching had came at a challenging time for me professionally and Jack's support, challenge and guidance helped me very effectively navigate what could have been a stressful, messy transition. In particular I valued the way in which he balanced deep empathy with challenging me to recognise how my own patterns and psychology were playing into the situation. He taught me/reminded me of some basic, memorable frameworks (like the idea of being in adult vs child vs parent mode) in a way that really stuck with me and forced me to plan carefully for difficult conversations, in ways that helped me detach emotionally, reduce my stress levels, and achieve positive outcomes. Jack helped me look ahead as well as take care of and empower the team I was leaving. In terms of his coaching style, I really appreciate the thoughtful, warm but always quite detached style of coaching that he has. It is something that I learn from observing - being slow, deliberate, questioning but emotionally aware makes him a great role model." - Fanny, Executive Director, Philanthropy.

Jack Pijl is also registered with Counselling Directory.

42 Cannon Workshops, Cannon Drive, London, Greater London, E14 4AS

London, Greater London, EC2V

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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