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About Us

Jane Adshead-Grant, PCC, CCM

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Jane is the founder and director of Ashvale, is an executive and career management coach who combines her experience and passion for facilitating the development of others through releasing their potential and unique capabilities to achieve their professional and personal aspirations.

Most of her clients are in leadership and management positions in mid-large size organizations who seek personal growth and results for themselves and their business. Her coaching style is supportive and insightful and her flexible approach enables her to meet her clients where they are. Jane’s work enables others to take control of their destiny and develop greater resilience in the face of change. Jane is an accredited coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Read more about Jane Adshead Grant here.

Our network of coaches is carefully selected in relation to their experience, passion and our aligned approach. The coaches within our network include:

Elizabeth Arthur, PCC

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Elizabeth has been running her own successful coaching business following a successful career as Director of Sales and Operations of a leading HR management consultancy firm.  She finds, supports and leverages the best in her clients and combines commercial acumen and insight with her coaching skills to deliver tangible results for senior executives. Working to enhance their leadership, communication and influencing skills and strategic business development skills to deliver commercial sustainability.  She is known for taking her clients to the edge and holding their vision to enable them to achieve what is possible.  Elizabeth is a qualified practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming and she is an accredited coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).  Find out more about Elizabeth Arthur

Adrian Goodall, PCC

ag-profile-for-oxford-groupAdrian’s career as a leading equity analyst with firms including Goldman Sachs and SBC Warburg (UBS), was followed by a Director of Strategy role with a national telecoms and Internet services provider where he reported to the CEO and worked closely with the Board and top management across the business. For the past 9 years he has worked as a coach, facilitator and trainer with a range of large companies and entrepreneurs.

Adrian’s career as a leading equity analyst with firms including Goldman Sachs and SBC Warburg (UBS), was followed by a Director of Strategy role with a national telecoms and Internet services provider where he reported to the CEO and worked closely with the Board and top management across the business. For the past 9 years he has worked as a coach, facilitator and trainer with a range of large companies and entrepreneurs.

Adrian combines professional coaching expertise with his experience as a senior executive. He works with leaders, their teams and rising talent in commercial organisations with a focus on financial services. His clients want new, better, different results, typically dealing with opportunities and challenges of leadership, confidence, teamwork, clarity of direction and communication skills. Read more about Adrian Goodall

Alistair Nee

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Alistair Nee coaches people in organisations who are working on ‘how to be’ and ‘what to do’ to be successful now. His holistic approach is informed by a leadership and boardroom career spanning 30 years, is shaped by extensive and ongoing training as an Executive Behaviours Coach and is individually tailored to every client.

His clients describe his approach as, incisive, no nonsense, fun, fast moving, empathetic, relevant, outcome focused and centred on them achieving their goals swiftly and easily and very effective. Read more about Alistair Nee

Louise Sheppard

SHEPPARDABOUTLouise has been coaching senior executives for over 20 years.  She works at board level, with senior executives and with managers with high potential across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.  Louise’s background is in business, management and leadership development.  She began her career with Unilever Plc and then moved into management consultancy with Coopers & Lybrand advising on organisational development, change management and performance management.  Read more about Louise Sheppard

Linda Sykes

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Linda is an executive leadership coach and specialises in personal development NLP coaching and training, covering all types of communication and leadership skills.

Linda’s life purpose is to inspire and make a difference with her clients in achieving their personal development goals.  She is a fully accredited NLP trainer and coach (accredited by ANLP and INLPTA). Learn more about Linda Sykes