Sarah has been working in development and training since 1989. As a freelance trainer and coach she enjoyed successful relationships with clients across a wide variety of sectors, including education, major retailers, banks, manufacturers, consulting organisations and in the public sector. Sarah is highly skilled in one-to-one and group coaching, and as well as being MD of PDA, runs a busy executive coaching practice, working with senior leaders, entrepreneurs, business owners, executives and senior teams.
In 2006 PDA became the first independent providers of ‘Fierce Conversations’ workshops, based on the best selling book by Susan Scott, and in early 2009 were proud to become the only Authorised Training Centre for Fierce accreditation programmes in the UK.
Sarah’s public speaking has gained momentum in recent years with a range of clients now seeking her out for her motivational, engaging and down to earth speaking style and energetic pacey delivery. Recent engagemnts include
Masterclass in Fierce Conversations at HRD Conference, Birmingham
Third Sector Conference Workshop, ‘Fierce and Cultural Change’
Women In Leadership Conference Speaker, Change Management, Avon & Somerset Police
Breakfast session, and Leadership Summits ‘a Taste of Fierce’, Gloucestershire Constabulary
Sarah has a BSc in psychology and trained as a coach with the Coaches Training Institute. She also has a post graduate certificate in coaching from Lancaster University. She is licensed to use MBTI and to deliver Fierce® conversations workshops and Train the Trainer in the UK and Europe.