Karen Foy

Lecturer in Coaching and Behavioural Change

Karen Foy

Karen Foy

Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour
Coaching
Greenlands Campus, room GB2
k.foy@henley.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1491 418757

Biography

Karen is a coach with fifteen years' experience and holds an MSc in Coaching Psychology through University of East London and a degree in Psychology from the University of Sheffield. Karen is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with ICF and a she is certified coach mentor. As a 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. Karen has significant experience in the NHS, providing board level and leadership coaching to managers and clinicians; 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. She weaves creativity into her knowledge of psychology and change management to deliver innovative solutions for individual and organisational issues.