Catherine Stothart is a leadership coach and team facilitator and has run her own consultancy business since 2002, with clients including Airbus, Audi, BAE Systems, KCOM, Astra Zeneca and United Utilities. She previously held senior posts in human resource management and learning and development in Ford Motor Company, Mercury Communications and ICL.
Catherine lives for several years in Cairo and Rio de Janerio. These were life-enhancing experiences that really opened her eyes to human behaviour and cultural differences, and her work has continued with the underlying themes of behavioural change and personal development ever since.
She has coached dozens of managers on topics such as influencing others, engaging their teams, building resilience and developing emotional intelligence. She coaches teams in high performance ways of working and has worked on many team and leadership programmes in major companies. She also works with teachers in local high schools in Cheshire, colleagues and their pupils. She has experience as a Chair of Governors and is a Trustee of the British Association of Psychological Type.
Catherine has a BA in English from the University of Oxford, an MSc in Organisational Behaviour from Birkbeck College, University of London, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and has qualifications in coaching and psychometric testing.
Catherine has published articles in professional journals and this is her first book.