About Me


I am a coach who believes in each client's potential to lead an incredibly rich and fulfilling life.


I am passionate about helping my clients make sense of their lives and relationships, and supporting them as they achieve their true brilliance.


Photograph credit: Philip Wade

 

Working primarily with academics, executives, and other high-performing thought leaders, I help my clients become their most brilliant selves - as thinkers, colleagues, and human beings. To do so, I draw from a diverse background, extensive coach-specific training, and over ten years of coaching experience.


Originally from Vancouver, Canada, I came to the UK in 2005 with over a decade of teaching experience and having worked in the health and fitness fields, and in film and television production. At the University of Oxford, I completed a master's degree and doctorate in history, focusing on HIV/AIDS and public health. I continue to have one foot in the higher education sector: since 2013 I have held a part-time Wellcome Trust research fellowship at the University of Cambridge and my research has been published in the Bulletin of the History of Medicine and Nature. My first book, Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic (University of Chicago Press, 2017), was released as an audiobook (HighBridge Audio, 2017), selected as a CHOICE Review Outstanding Academic Title for 2018, and developed into the documentary feature film, Killing Patient Zero (2019).


After receiving a Certificate in Coaching Skills from Coaching Development, I earned an Associate Certified Coach credential from the International Coach Federation in 2012. I maintain the ethical standards set by this global organisation in my practice and regularly undertake continuing professional education as a coach. I live in central London and meet clients there and occasionally in Cambridge for in-person coaching sessions. I also enjoy working with my overseas clients via telephone or video call.