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Steve Barry

Senior Executive Coach

Relevant Qualifications and Skills

CIPD Qualified HR Professional with over 20 years experience at senior level.
MBTI & 16PF British Psychology Society, Accredited Practitioner
ILM Trained Executive Coach

Relevant experience

Steve has a wide range of experience supporting business leaders navigate their organisations through structural and cultural change. Throughout his career Steve has worked in Financial Services, Utilities & IT Sectors. A former HR, Learning & Development Director for a UK based insurance company, Steve was responsible for the establishment of all People & Development strategies. His work was recognised through the attainment of the Investors in People, Gold standard (an award held by only 3% of employers across the UK) and was subsequently invited to become an IIP champion. As a coach, Steve is used to working with senior executives and has a strong commercial understanding. Steve also speaks at CIPD events and employee engagement seminars.

Current Clients Include

International Cooperatives & Mutual Insurers Federation (ICMIF) working with key members PPS – South Africa, Folksam -Sweden, P&V Belgium, Local Tapiola – Finland, Co-operative Insurance – UK, Thrivent Financial – USA. Hipperholme & Lightcliffe High School – UK, Ultra Finishing – UK, Golley Slater, MPG International; Harrogate Borough Council, Zurich International School


“Steve has a refreshingly commercial approach to Coaching and HR whilst maintaining focus on getting the best from people. I now have the right tools in place to manage my team and processes they believe in.” – Manager, Education Sector, Yorkshire