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Aileen G
Executive & Team Coach
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Aileen G

Executive & Team Coach

Aileen is an executive and team coach, who is qualified to master’s level. She is passionate about enabling real and sustainable transformational change with her clients. Her fundamental belief is that her role as coach, is to facilitate her clients to find their own solutions.

In her coaching practice, Aileen marries a wealth of business and leadership experience along with her coaching acumen. Her coaching approach is grounded in psychological principles, systemic thinking, and focused on enabling personal and professional change. She builds strong and effective client relationships quickly, which allows her to facilitate, support and challenge clients to achieve their agreed goals.

Aileen creates a very safe supportive space for her clients to explore and learn. She works organically with what comes up in the session, dipping into her toolkit to offer creative/different ways of working on the topic.

Key Skills/USP

  • Leading and managing people/teams
  • Improving performance
  • Managing work-life balance
  • Driving transformational change
  • Conflict management, managing difficult conversations, problem-solving
  • Confidence and resilience
  • Managing stress
  • Authentic leadership and presence
  • Emotional Intelligence

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching (Smurfit Business School, UCD 2015-2016)
  • Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching (Smurfit Business School, UCD 2016-2017)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Team Coaching (Smurfit Business School, UCD, 2018-2019)
  • MSC in Business & Executive Coaching (Smurfit Business School, UCD, 2016-2019)
  • Psychometrics: EQi 2.0
  • Team diagnostics: TDS, Rocket Model

Memberships

  • Member of EMCC
  • Member of Institute of Directors

Sectoral Experience

  • Aileen has over 25+ years business and leadership experience, in supply chain management, consulting and operations across Europe.
  • She has coached in technology, manufacturing, finance, telecommunications, public sector, not for profit sector and the SME sector

Key Achievements

  • MSC in Business and Executive Coaching
  • Accredited with EMCC
  • Coach Practice Tutor on UCD Business & Executive Diploma Course

Aileen is an excellent executive coach and I would strongly recommend her, particularly for those moving into new and challenging senior roles as I was when I started with her. She coached me on how to manage my new peers and how to not only present as my best self but get the best out of my peers also.She couples practical business experience with a range of approaches and models to support and challenge you to help you achieve your goals. She fosters a sense of energy and focus which drives high levels of achievement in a short space of time.She asks the right questions which help you to focus, prioritise and find meaningful solutions. The concept of “sitting with it” has had a huge impact on my decision making process.I am a better leader today because of the coaching I received from Aileen.

Claire Gallagher

Director of Integrations, Information Management

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