Marie is co-founder of The Beyond Partnership. She has been a consultant, coach, conference speaker, facilitator and trainer for over thirty years, working with private, public and voluntary organisations.
Marie is an accredited Master Executive Coach (MEC) with the Association for Coaching (AC) and also an Accredited Coaching Supervisor with AC.
Marie is the lead trainer on our AC and ICF recognised Coach Training Programme and our AC recognised Coaching Supervisor Training Programme. She is also an ANLP and Professional Guild recognised ‘Master’ NLP trainer.
Marie works in partnership with a large number of CEO’s, directors, senior managers and their teams helping them to clarify and manifest their vision, challenge their thinking and develop effective strategy through people. Marie has designed and run many successful in-company programmes including systemic culture change, leadership, communication, team development and she designs and facilitates conferences for organisations.
As a coach and supervisor Marie has a reputation for being both supportive and challenging – she describes herself as aspiring to be relational, transformational and eclectic. As a coaching supervisor she specializes in working with Executive, Team & NLP coaches; Internal Coaches and those working towards accreditation.
In all her roles, her passion is to assist people to be all they can and want to be, and to work with them to align their strategy, skills and behaviour to their purpose and values. She says she is a “fellow traveller”, working in partnership with her clients. She brings humour and compassion to her work along with a deep understanding of people and organisational processes.
Following her first degree Marie has gained several post-graduate qualifications including a Masters degree (MA) in Management Learning. She has studied humanistic psychology, extensive training in group dynamics, and Practitioner, Master and Trainer training in NLP (Neuro-linguistic Programming). She has a recognised diploma in coaching supervision. She is also certified in Covey “7 Habits”, Spiral Dynamics, Me² and various psychometric tests including FIRO B and MBTI (Step 1 and 2).
Apart from her daughter, her partner and her work, she lists among her interests “New Physics”, travelling, scuba diving, gardening, Tai Chi and learning almost anything. A current fascination is the latest research on positive psychology, neuroscience, memory, perception, and learning.