Linda Aspey

I’m a leadership and management coach, OD consultant, facilitator and professional speaker. I work with executives, leadership teams and whole organisations in leading & adapting to change, building relationships and creating environments where people & results flourish, side by side.

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Over 25 years of consulting with over 250 organisations from entrepreneurial start-ups to international blue chips. This includes:

♦  Change management projects in numerous contexts including new leadership, growth, downsizing, relocation, crisis.

♦  Coaching with managers and executives to develop or transform their relationships, their careers, their leadership, their skills and their potential.

♦  Many diverse coaching clients from many countries, cultural and social groups.

♦  Offsites and awaydays providing focus, connection and energy.

♦  Whole team coaching projects from small transient project teams to large global ongoing endeavours.

♦  Numerous conference keynotes, masterclasses and workshops on Leadership, creating Thinking Environments, and Group Dynamics.

♦  Generalist with specialist and indepth experience in media, technology and healthcare.




My approach is founded upon an in-depth experience, understanding and appreciation of business, organisations and the diversity of human nature.  I travel widely, am married to a German and have lived in South Africa. The work I do has been described as deeply thought-provoking, practical, transformational and hugely enjoyable. I take it seriously but people say it’s never dull!



♦  Time to Think global faculty member and qualified Time to Think coach, facilitator and consultant

♦  Accredited APECS executive coach & supervisor

♦  Masters in strategic human resource management

♦  BACP registered & accredited psychotherapist/counsellor

♦  Diplomas in Counselling, Individual and Group Supervision, & Stress Management

♦  Accredited MBTI, SDI & Talent Dynamics user



♦  Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI)

♦  Fellow of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (FBACP)

Professional Speaking – some recent examples

  • Leadership for a Thinking Environment: Keynote at the Chief Constable’s Leadership Conference for 150 Police Inspectors (2016)
  • Supervision in a Thinking Environment: Oxford Brookes 6th International Coaching Supervision Conference (2016)
  • Leadership for a Thinking Environment: Day long Masterclass for 50 international leaders at the annual Leadership Summit of a global Financial Services company (2015)
  • The Thinking Environment and the Journey to Coaching Mastery: A series of 3 global webinars for members of the Association for Coaching, with co-presenter Ruth McCarthy (2015-6)
  • Leadership for a Thinking Environment: Keynote plus Masterclass for a Local Government Association Coaching Conference (2015)

Click below to download a speaker profile

Linda Aspey Speaker Profile – Jan 2017


Board, NED & Other Roles


BACP Governor & Trustee, 2002-2009

Founder & Inaugural Chair of BACP Coaching Division, 2010 – 2012

Inaugural honorary President of AICTP , 2012

Chair of the Coaches Panel at the New Entrepreneurs Foundation 2013- date

NED experience with 3 start ups


What people say


Elizabeth McIntyre  – CEO & Director at Sheffield Doc/Fest

“Linda is an outstanding leadership coach, drawing out new ways of thinking in her clients for achieving excellence in business and personal goals.”


Nigel Pocklington – Managing Director at

“I’ve worked with Linda at two companies, and always found her to be a great sounding board with valuable perspectives on leadership. Time spent with her gives you a chance to think through an approach to problems, and you leave having developed some concrete ideas as to what to change. She has had a great impact both on my own career development and that of my teams.”


Neeta Patel – CEO at the New Entrepreneurs Foundation

“Linda is an experienced coaching leader with great empathy and compassion yet with a sharp focus on her clients’ aims and objectives, and is always looking for ways in which she can help them achieve their goals.  She’s also an astute business leader with finely honed communications and management skills as well as a unique ability to form excellent relationships with everyone that she works with.”