Charlotte is a highly regarded Executive and Business Coach focused on helping people realise their full potential. Having spent 22 years in the City and working Internationally, she established her coaching practice, Charlotte Elmer Coaching Limited, in 2019.
Charlotte joined Computacenter plc on graduating. With a solid grounding in IT, Software and Analytics, she joined Kyocera Document Solutions in 2002 as a Sales Manager and was promoted to the Executive Board within a few years. She then joined Teradata in 2012, a data warehouse and analytics organisation, as Head of International Channel Sales working Internationally with System Integrators, before moving to Transunion and then Experian where she held the position of Director of EMEA Partnerships for 3 years. The role at Experian had both matrix and direct management responsibilities until December 2018.
Charlotte has an integrated approach, drawing on a range of disciplines, enabling her to choose the most appropriate method for her client’s needs. Her style is thought-provoking and pragmatic. She believes in working at the client’s pace with a constant readiness to explore issues while maintaining an appropriate level of challenge. Her work encourages individuals to achieve positive and sustainable change using a strengths-based approach. Key to this is raising levels of self-awareness and increasing understanding of organisational context. She believes that individuals have the internal resources to find their own solutions and helps clients understand that there are choices to be made which have a direct bearing on the results they desire.
Her warm and engaging approach is outcome-focused, aligning individual, team and business aspirations. She works with clients to achieve specific objectives, and to agree ways in which those goals are measured, consistent always with client confidentiality.
Areas of Specialisation
Leadership development; on-boarding and transitioning to new roles; managing through change; senior team effectiveness; navigating organisations and multi-cultural dynamics in teams; influencing others, strengthening professional relationships.
Qualifications and Training
Charlotte is committed to continuous professional development. She is currently researching ‘What is Expertise’ within her MSc in Psychology. She holds Professional Certificates in Coaching Supervision and Executive Coaching and is a Coach Supervisor and Mentor for her local business network groups. Other qualifications include: Diploma in Coaching and Leadership; MBA in Business Management. Charlotte offers a wide choice in psychometric tools including DISC Profiling and Myers Briggs (MBTI) and is supported in this by a team of trained psychologists.
She is a Member of the Athena Business Network Group, a Business Advisor for Young Enterprise, President of the Inner Wheel Club of Thame and a Member of the Association for Coaching.