Deborah Thomas is an executive coach with some 20 years' coaching experience in demanding business contexts. She loves to help talented people build on strengths, deepen self-awareness, and realise their full potential, and has completed over 3,500 hours’ coaching, and designed and delivered leadership development programmes, for individuals and teams in blue chip companies, professional services firms and third sector organisations. Deborah brings to her work an understanding of individual and organisational dynamics drawn from wide-ranging business experience in 19 years at McKinsey & Co. She complements this with deep coaching expertise, having first trained as a coach in the early 1990s. She also trained in humanistic psychotherapy, gaining an RSA certificate in counselling skills. Clients appreciate the combination of her warm and supportive style with her intellectual rigour and incisiveness.