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Steve Neary is an executive and leadership coach, facilitator, and consultant with a background in talent management, learning & development, and change. He has several years of experience coaching and consulting at a senior level within the private and public sectors, both as an in-house practitioner and as an independent consultant.





ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring

CIPD Advanced Level Certificate in Learning & Talent Development

Member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council UK (EMCC)

Hogan Personality and Hogan Team Certified Trainer (HPI, HDI & MVPI)

Organisational Development Certificate, Henley Business School


Executives, senior and mid-level leaders within the digital, technology, travel, recruitment, education and financial services industries. Clients include The Malvern Group, Benevolent AI, LTE Group, Focus Trust, Apply, and IMS (Insurance & Mobility Solutions).


"Steve is one of those people that provides you with energy – even though he makes your brain work! You leave the room feeling like you have a fresh approach"

Director of Marketing, West Yorkshire

Hello, I'm Steve...

I set up as a coach in 2019, delivering integrated talent management, leadership development, and change solutions to increase engagement and business performance. I am passionate about helping people raise levels of self-awareness and enhancing their skills, behaviours, and wellbeing. I have operated in business-to-consumer and business-to-business environments and several sectors including travel & hospitality, recruitment, technology, education, healthcare, and management consultancy.

I have a strong understanding of the dynamics and challenges of organisations and their cultures, particularly through periods of rapid change, and in start-up/scale-up businesses. My background in talent management and leadership development informs my coaching approach. Where appropriate, I employ the use of personality assessments and am a certified Hogan assessor.

My coaching style is upbeat, challenging and thought-provoking, and I bring both sensitivity and humour to your coaching sessions. I am committed to my own personal and professional development and look to draw from a range of approaches to support others’ growth.

Prior to working as an independent coach and consultant, I worked as Head of Talent for a travel technology organisation. Alongside operating as a consultant, I have also undertaken fixed-term assignments including Head of Talent Development & Change for a vehicle data business, and Head of Talent for a change & transformation consultancy. All roles have reported to board level with a remit to design and deliver talent strategies in line with business purpose, ambition, and values.

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