About the Presenters at the Coaching Extravaganza
Gerard O’Donovan, AFC (IAPC&M), Principle CEO and Founder of Noble Manhattan Group
The founder of Noble Manhattan, whose previous experience includes many years in the armed forces, has applied the attitude of discipline and thoroughness to the development of his own business. He wishes Noble Manhattan to be seen as the foremost in “offering an invaluable and professional service” to all its clients, and he is able to achieve this because of his own accomplishments, bringing to the company extensive personal experience, knowledge and a unique style of teaching essential life skills.
Gerard O’Donovan knows how, and he wants to show you. Once again, Gerard is revolutionizing how coaches do business. Through Noble Manhattan, Gerard has provided all the tools, training and resources you need to become a successful coach.
Once you meet him you will never be the same again, and you will never forget the time you’ve spent training with him.
Di McLanachan, AFC (IAPC&M)
Di McLanachan is a Master Practitioner of NLP and best selling author of ‘NLP for Business Excellence’ (Fenman). As Trainer, Coach and Managing Director of Learning Curves Personal Development Ltd, Di McLanachan has over 30 years experience working with large multinational corporations (predominantly IBM UK Ltd) and is the best selling author of ‘NLP for Business Excellence’, published by Fenman.
“As a trainer and life coach, Di has regularly been featured in both local and national newspapers and has appeared on BBC1 and Meridian Television. She was the pioneer of NLP-based coaching on live radio with a regular phone-in slot on BBC Radio Solent. In addition, she has been a Life Coach for the Sunday Times and has a regular coaching column in the Southampton Echo.”
“As a Master Practitioner of NLP, Di is able to include tried and tested techniques into both training and coaching programs, to great effect.”
Di is an accredited Fellow of the International Authority of Professional Coaching and Mentoring – a title awarded to very few coaches on the planet for outstanding contribution to the Coaching Industry.
Di is also the best-selling author of ‘NLP for Business Excellence’ (Fenman) and author of ‘Successful Customer Care in a Week’ and ‘Persuasion and Influence in a Week’ (Hodder).
Di is Head of Corporate for Noble Manhattan, also fulfilling the role of mentor and supervisor for NM students working through both the Practitioner Diploma and Corporate Coaching courses. She wrote Noble Manhattan’s ‘Meaningful Change’ weight loss programme and the NLP-based ‘Elegant Coaching Skills’ course.
David Miskimin, AFC (IAPC&M)
David held senior management positions over 15 years including Major Account Management and Consultancy with Nortel, Reuters and Fujitsu subsidiary ICL. In coaching, he has worked with Board Members of some of the largest organizations in the UK and internationally. He has significant coaching experience both 1:1 and with senior management teams, working to clarify purpose, direction and action. His coaching specialism’s are Personal Impact, Career Management including Transition, Strategic Planning, Influencing Stakeholders, Team Development.
David is an Accredited Fellow Coach with International Authority of Professional Coaching and Mentoring. The title of AFC is awarded to very few coaches on the planet for outstanding contribution to the Coaching Industry.
David has delivered over 3,600 coaching hours, primarily with Senior Executives, Directors, Board members and Senior Managers in the public, private and NGO sectors. David delivers Practitioner and Diploma Coach training, and has contributed to Corporate Coach development as a program designer. He is committed to life-long learning, constantly ‘taking his own medicine’ and testing advances in coaching. He holds an ILM Advanced Diploma as an Executive and Corporate Coach.
His approach is both structured and adaptive. He is particularly skilled in identifying conflicts between personal and organizational effectiveness – key to aligning an executive’s talents and motivation with delivery against organizational needs.
David is one of the creator of the Executive and Corporate Coach Diploma course and this is one of the rare occasions to meet him in person and gain from his increadible wisdom and experience in the field of corporate coaching.
Katrin Prentice, AMC (IAPC&M)
Katrin is an Accredited Master Coach with International Authority of Professional Coaching and Mentoring, one of the first ever in Eastern Europe.
Katrin has delivered over 2,700 coaching hours, primarily with Senior Executives, Directors, Board members and Senior Managers in the public, private and NGO sectors. Katrin delivers Practitioner and Diploma Coach training, she is a Senior Member of the Noble Manhattan International Faculty, and is involved in the training of our coach-students as a mentor, webinar lecturer, course trainer, masterclass facilitator.
She is Noble Manhattan Coaching Master Distributor in the countries of Europe-CE the Balkans. Katrin has contributed immensely in the development of the coaching industry in the countries of the Balkan Region, and has participated in the creation and delivery of multiple accredited programs and because of her undying effort she has personally been responsible of the training of hundreds of professional and highly qualified coaches.
Katrin is a captivating and very motivational speaker with charisma and rich experience both as a coach, leader and executive, and you will truly enjoy and benefit from attending a training day with her.