‘A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all her gifts’ – Nancy Rathburn

Nicky Lawrenson – Founder, PGA Fellow Professional

Nicky Lawrenson embarked upon her professional career following several years of competitive golf and in 2001 attained her PGA Diploma gaining 3rd position within Great Britain and Ireland. She furthered her coaching career at The Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, where she gained invaluable experience as Senior Academy Instructor at the Peter Cowen Golf Academy. Following on from Dubai, Nicky moved to Spain as Academy Director of Roda Golf & Beach Resort and since returning to the U.K, continued with her coaching and became the Director of Golf at Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort.

With over 20 years coaching experience expanding across several continents, Nicky has also pursued her passion within the field of performance mindset and alongside her experience as a PGA Fellow Professional and TPI Level 3 instructor is a certified Master NLP Practitioner. Her passion within this area also led her to study various concepts within human performance. In 2011 Nicky was awarded Fellow status within the Professional Golfers Association. With a coaching philosophy that bases itself upon a holistic approach, Nicky endeavours to develop each individuals golfing needs in an enjoyable, relaxed and simplified manner.

Nicky has also gained great experience within various corporate environments and noticed that a familiar pattern arose whilst working within this arena in that female participants were in the minority. A great passion grew within Nicky to ensure that businesswomen could fully embrace and capitalise on the benefits these environments can bring. From here, ‘Women in Golf & Business’ was born.

Women in Golf & Business aims to support, inspire and empower both newcomers to the game and seasoned golfers, enabling businesswomen to embrace the opportunities of the game with confidence, creating a more inclusive platform both on the golf course and in the boardroom.

  • PGA Fellow Professional
  • TPI Level 3 Instructor
  • NLP Master Practitioner

Jeanette Harris – Leadership & Life Coach

Jeanette Harris is an inspiring leadership and life coach for professionals. She has a track record of coaching for transformative change across the full range of seniority from top tier Execs to accelerated talent, with clients from multiple sectors including Financial Services, IT, HR and Engineering. Jeanette’s career includes three decades in Financial Services with several years as the HR Executive of a large UK life assurance business. She draws on her solid business experience and a strong coaching skill set, working with empathy and commerciality, and embracing traditional cognitive approaches as well as tools that work at a deeper level.  With 20 years’ coaching experience and having forged a career in largely male dominated environments, Jeanette is passionate about enabling women to progress, flourish and make a positive impact within the corporate environment.

  • EMCC Coach Practitioner (Masters level)
  • CIPD & OSCM Advanced Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring (Masters Level)
  • NLP Master Practitioner; NLP Coach
  • Level A & Level B Psychometrics, various instruments.

Sally-Domingo-Jones  – Strengths Coach & Facilitator

Sally is a somatic strengths coach who helps people and teams discover and use their strengths and values to live purposeful, happy and successful lives. She is experienced at coaching teams, groups and individuals and she has worked with people at all levels of the organisation from people starting out in their career and returners to work through to those climbing the career ladder and reaching senior leadership positions.

Sally has a passion for education and brings 20 years’ experience of working in and with skills organisations to help promote the value of lifelong learning. She is a skilled and experienced leader having established, grown and led teams for several global organisations over the past 15 years. Sally also brings her experience as a yoga teacher into her work, helping people to embody their learning to create sustainable change.

  • EMCC (European Mentoring and Coaching Council) Accredited coach at Practitioner level
  • Clifton-strengths certified coach
  • Diploma in Transformational Coaching
  • Trained peer coach
  • 300-hour certified yoga instructor

Damion Wonfor –Mindfulness Trainer, facilitator & Executive Coach

Damion is an experienced mindfulness trainer, facilitator, coach supervisor and executive coach utilising a breadth of experience from the last 20 years where he has been involved with leadership development. He delivers mindfulness programmes to large multinational organisations, across the private and public sectors in the UK and internationally. He was introduced to meditation at the age of 15 as part of his training with the England Karate team and has held a mindfulness practice since 2002 seeing this as an important strategy for maintaining his presence and resilience within his work. He uses mindfulness practices as part of his 1-2-1 work with executives when working on areas such as wellbeing and resilience.  He is also a faculty member of ‘The Mindful Life,’ a social enterprise running mindfulness retreats in the UK for professional carers.

Damion is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC), Association of Coaching Supervisors (AOCS) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

With a wealth of experience and expertise Damion delivers live stream Mindfulness sessions on our retreats and webinars within our Corporate Training Programmes

  • Certified Mindfulness & Meditation Trainer
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher (MBSR)
  • Master Coach EMCC
  • NLP Master Practitioner
  • Msc in Coaching & Development
  • Certfified HeartMath Practitioner

Suzanne Taylor – Head of Corporate Partnerships

Suzanne Taylor is an award winning media leader with in excess of 25 years experience in the UK and overseas. She has worked for some of the largest publishing companies in the UK, Middle East and Asia and is highly recognised for her track record in getting results often in male dominated environments, she has won many awards for her creativity, innovation and passionate leadership in developing and coaching large teams to become top performers in their field. Suzanne has worked across many mediums including newspapers, magazines, digital and events and recognises that all businesses are only as good as the people that are driving the performance that lead to success. Her passion for people development and what success should look like for them led her to create a new training and development strategy for EMAP which went across 25 markets and 350 sales and marketing staff. Her all inclusive approach to understanding from a top down to a down up communication on how success is achieved and what success looks like for the individual and the business, completely changed the business approach to their commercial strategy.

Her experience since then has spanned the globe where she has gained knowledge and insight into diversity, inclusivity and equality across many spectrums, particularly several areas of sport.

Suzanne became the first female Commercial Director in the UK to lead Today’s Golfer and Golf World magazines, where under her leadership, she launched Golf Escapes, What Gear, Trade Industry Awards and digital platforms, they  became the number one and two publications in the UK and gained the respect, loyalty and trust of the global golfing brands. Her 7 years experience in this sector developed Suzanne’s passion about showing all women, especially within the corporate world, the benefits of golf.

Nicky is the best golf teacher I have met, and I have taken lessons from a number of golf professionals.  She has a calm and supportive approach to her teaching.  As a teacher myself, I know a great teacher when I see one – and Nicky is a great teacher.  Each session I have had with her has given me some ‘gold nuggets’ of advice and information that have really improved my game. She focuses on one aspect of your game at a time and never overburdens you with too much information.

- Di Marks-Maran, Professor of Health Care Education

Nicky has a natural talent and flair for teaching. My background is in education and training, on many occasions in my career, I have met a teacher who stands out from the rest – a teacher who has the flair and ability to help others to reach their full potential. In the world of golf, Nicky is one of these exceptionally gifted teachers. She brings out the best in those who have lessons from her, whether they are high or low handicappers. I have already improved my consistency and ball striking with help from Nicky.

- Sylvia Docking, handicap 18

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