Lindsay Smith

ORSC Trained Associate Certificate Coach Coachmatch Partner Coach

Developing leaders since 2000

Alongside my own portfolio of clients, I am an Associate Facilitator and Coach for multiple providers including Wondrous, ViLO Consulting and Team Brilliance.

Background and Experience

Having established a bank of operational experience with Fitness First during its rapid expansion, this led me to become Group Training Manager with the task of defining and developing the company’s first Learning and Development function. Over time I established both technical and behavioural development at all levels for over 4500 employees across 150 sites.

This experience opened up opportunities on an even larger scale with Starbucks UK & Ireland. After creating a Management Development training portfolio, I swiftly moved on to lead their Learning & Development function, once again overseeing all aspects of training from barista skills through to leadership capability.

The combined experience of these two roles enabled me to set up as an independent provider, focusing on my most loved areas, Leadership Capability, Executive and Team coaching.

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She has always provided a nurturing environment that has allowed me to be expressive and confident about sharing my views

Charlotte Johnston
Director, Technical Talent Recruitment

I can’t imagine a scenario now where I no longer work with Lindsay and I am eternally grateful for all the she has done

Tim Doran
Director, Technical Talent Recruitment

She is a truly expert coach and knowledgeable trainer, able to get the best from a team and really get individuals thinking

Jackie Thorogood
Sales & Marketing Director, STL Group Ltd

She is a real gift and makes a crucial difference

Paul Brivio
Chief Executive Officer, Active Oxfordshire

Why choose me?

Personal Service

No two clients are the same. I always start with a blank sheet of paper.

Tailor-made Solutions

I respond to your specific need every time.


In-person and virtual options available.

Relationship Matters

I value this above all else. It is the basis for connection, alignment and trust.


Using feedback from many sources, I establish and share the impact with you.

Follow up

I stay in touch to see how things are going and am ready for next steps if and when you need me.

Training, Qualifications & Accreditations

ACC Certified Coach
CTI Co-Active Coach (ICF Accredited)
ORSC Practitioner (ICF Accredited)
Coaching Constellations Fundamentals (ICF Accredited)
1:1 Systemic Coaching at a Distance (Coaching Constellations)
Restoring Resources & Flow: trauma approach to systemic coaching (Coaching Constellations)

Systemic Team Coaching at a Distance (Coaching Constellations)
ICF Member
Coaching for Success (FPG)
Accelerated Learning and Advanced Facilitation Techniques
Situational Leadership
Business Influencing Skills
NVQ Level 4 in Learning & Development

Who I’ve Worked With

Active Oxfordshire
Explore Learning
Links Resourcing

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success

Henry Ford

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