Cathy Howell BSc MCIPD ACC

Cathy combines experience of HR strategic leadership & talent management with executive coaching expertise to help build executive talent for the future.

As a certified executive coach and talent development consultant with Courage2Lead, she coaches and develops courageous leadership, so that organisations and people may do amazing work.

Formerly Head of Talent Management and Talent Acquisition for the Global R&D organisation at GlaxoSmithKline, Cathy has partnered globally with scientific and technical leaders and has experience of coaching senior leaders to build internal and external talent pipelines to build business performance and develop capability.

Cathy is at ease providing individual coaching, group coaching and leadership facilitation, drawing on 30 years experience of influencing within a matrix and leading multicultural and global teams. She has lived and worked in the US, the UK, and is currently working with clients within the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare & Technology sectors.

Cathy has a BSc in Biological Sciences from University of Durham and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from the University of Westminster. She is Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and an Accredited Coach (ACC) of the International Coaching Federation.