Tracy Barr, Executive Fellow and Lead Tutor

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Tracy Barr

Executive Fellow & Lead Tutor

Tracy is Executive Fellow and Lead Tutor on the Professional Certificate in Coaching. She is a practising Chartered Occupational Psychologist with twenty years consultancy experience, specialising in leadership development, executive coaching, team coaching, coaching skills development and coaching supervision. She is a Henley-accredited coach, and has her own coaching practice as well as working as an Associate Coach on Henley leadership programmes.

When coaching, she draws on a range of techniques including cognitive behavioural, performance, solution-focused and goal-focused coaching. Tracy is also a Coaching Supervisor, having completed a postgraduate certificate in Coaching Supervision from Oxford Brookes University.

Dirk Anthony, Executive Coach, Consultant, Visiting Tutor

Dirk Anthony

Executive Coach, Consultant, Visiting Tutor

Dirk is a Henley-accredited executive coach who graduated with distinction from Henley’s MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change. Dirk’s background includes senior leadership roles in successful media organisations, as well as managing teams in consumer-facing and commercial roles. He has been responsible for significant change management programmes in public, private and government-owned organisations. Dirk is a proponent of transformational leadership and performance coaching.

As a founding partner of Blank White Page, Dirk now works with organisational leaders and their senior teams to provide strategic advice and coaching through times of change, be it during company growth phases, exits, acquisitions, restructures or changes in culture. He does all of this with a purpose to impact positively on organisational performance.

Julia Carden, Visiting Tutor

Julia Carden

Visiting Tutor

Julia is a visiting tutor for the Henley Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching, Professional Certificate in Coaching Supervision and MSc in Coaching for Behavioural Change. She is an accredited Master Practitioner Coach with the EMCC, a Professional Certified Coach with the ICF and an accredited coaching supervisor. Julia spent the first 10 years of her career as an officer in the Royal Navy, after which she specialized in assessment and development centre work, alongside learning and development. Julia runs her own coaching and supervision practice, working with leaders from across the public and private sectors. Her special area of interest is self-awareness and how to understand all aspects of identity; this sees her work focusing on self-awareness, so that individuals have more choice and develop self-acceptance to be more effective leaders and contentment with who they are as a person. Julia has recently completed her PhD research exploring the role of self-awareness in the development of the coach.

Julia completed the Henley MSc in Executive Coaching and Behavioural Change in 2014. Alongside her PhD and MSc she is a NLP Master Practitioner, an accredited Time to Think Coach, a Fellow of the CIPD, and is licensed to use MBTI, Lumina Spark, OPQ and 16PF. Julia draws on a wide range of psychological dimensions in her coaching work; including the Time to Think, Gestalt and psychodynamic approaches. She is passionate about her own CPD and enjoys the challenge and reflection her regular supervision brings.

Outside of work Julia enjoys spending time with her husband and supporting her son in his budding eventing career.

Karen Foy, Lecturer in Coaching and Behavioural Change.

Karen Foy

Lecturer in Coaching and Behavioural Change, Executive Coach, Coach Mentor

Karen Foy is a Lecturer in Coaching and Behavioural Change at Henley Business School. She has fifteen years' experience as a coach and holds an MSc in Coaching Psychology from the University of East London and a degree in Psychology from the University of Sheffield. Karen is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with ICF and is a certified coach mentor. As a past UK ICF Board Director she has led the professional development for UK Coaches and supported the local coaching groups around the country. She has worked with aspiring coaches from global organisations to support their development and learning towards becoming accredited coaches, providing training, mentoring and supervision.

As an Executive Coach Karen provides coaching to support executive board teams and individuals of complex organisations to navigate their way through a constantly changing environment. Her facilitative style steers her clients towards a more systemic view of the business to create and deliver a more strategic vision. She has designed and delivered bespoke change programmes to improve performance and uses a range of diagnostic tools to help individuals, teams and organisations to develop.

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Ann James, Executive Fellow and Lead Tutor

Ann James

Executive Fellow and Lead Tutor, Coach, Coach Supervisor

Ann is an ICF accredited coach (PCC) and part of the team of tutors on Henley’s Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching. Her approach to coaching and supervision is eclectic, drawing upon a range of disciplines, instruments, models and frameworks. She has a particular interest in neuroscience, neuropsychology and applied positive psychology in coaching and coaching supervision. Her MSc research explored the neuroscientific aspects of performance anxiety and strategies for managing it.

Ann has an M.Sc in Coaching & Behavioural Change, a Professional Certificate in Coaching aswell as a Professional Certificate in Coaching Supervision, all from Henley Business School. Ann also has an M.A. in Education from University of Wales and is a Member of the Association for Professional Executive Coaching & Supervision.

Amanda Justice, Visiting Tutor.

Amanda Justice

Visiting Tutor on the Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching.

A former senior executive with 10+ years’ experience in leadership roles, Amanda also has 16 years of consulting experience focusing on the areas of leadership and coaching skills development,, strategic marketing and business development.

Amanda is an ICF accredited coach (ACC) who graduated with distinction from Henley's MSc in Coaching & Behavioural Change and has her own coaching and consultancy practice in Munich, Germany. As an executive coach, she draws on a range of techniques including Systemic, Gestalt, Cognitive Behavioural, Humanistic, Solution-focused and goal-focused coaching.

Amanda also holds an Executive MBA from Henley Business School and an M.A. (Hons) from St. Andrews University, UK.