“I have had the opportunity to benefit from Cath’s coaching and leadership programme facilitation. Cath has a great ability to manage and challenge the group to a successful outcome. As a coach, Cath combines creative questioning, strong championing and a challenging approach for a powerful coaching experience. I can’t recommend her highly enough.”
Marie St Quinton – Senior Manager, Sales Enablement, CISCO
Cath Harries is a development consultant and coach with over twenty years experience working closely with her clients. She is passionate about individual development alongside positive and visible results in the workplace. Through her warm authenticity and pragmatic approach, she works to help individuals deepen their personal skills and build their confidence, whilst holding onto their core values and sense of self.
Skills and Style
Cath’s clients find that her engaging and open approach builds trust quickly and allows for robust and challenging conversations. Her honest observations and feedback shifts their thinking and creates new ways of working and being.
As a coach and a facilitator, she has a natural ability to notice what is working and what is not and has the experience and skills to intervene positively and move things forward effectively.
In her career, Cath has worked across three sectors in the UK and Asia Pacific, with blue chip companies, banks, public sector organisations and high profile charities. She specialises in coaching and mentoring, leadership development, building self awareness and positive impact. Her clients include CISCO, Cancer Research UK, PwC, Barclays, The Prince’s Trust and Teaching Leaders. She works with groups and individuals, in workshops and coaching / mentoring relationships and action learning sets.
Cath is both a NLP and MBTI practitioner. She is accredited in High Performance Coaching and is certified in Action Learning Set Facilitation. In addition, Cath has strong business and commercial skills having trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in her early career with Price Waterhouse (ICAEW ACA 1993).