"“I choose to see the greatness in you, and I choose to allow you to see the greatness in me.”"

~ Lisa Nichols

Professional Bio

Grace is a motivational and inspirational leader and leadership coach and mentor who is capable of empowering individuals to enable them to fulfill their potential whilst ensuring that they make a positive contribution to the achievement of organisational objectives.


Grace’s extensive experience of outstanding practice, enables her to assist leaders with practical, realistic ideas and strategies on how to achieve and maintain outstanding outcomes.


Following a very successful career in the education sector, Grace has an extensive knowledge and breadth of experience, demonstrating successful leadership in a range of settings and roles within the education industry.


Grace is an accredited Leadership and Personal Performance coach, having trained with the Coaching Academy, one of the UK’s leading coaching training providers.


Grace also holds a PhD from the Arhus Seminariet Teacher Training College in Denmark and has a range of qualifications in Strategic Leadership in Education.


Having successfully completed the Aspire to Senior Leadership and Black and Minority Ethnic Internship Programmes, Grace is an Ambassador for Equality and Diversity in leadership positions.


Grace has successfully led teams to an outstanding Ofsted inspection. Leading a teaching school, created opportunities for Grace to work in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders including teaching schools within the alliance and nationally. She is a very versatile, enthusiastic, and dynamic professional with a successful background delivering substantial improvements in standards of teaching, learning and assessment.


  • Empowerment to take ownership

  • Commitment to succeed

  • Accountability for own actions

  • Making a difference to people’s lives

  • Perseverance despite knock backs

  • Continue to learn and grow (personally and/professionally

In 45 – 60 minutes we’ll clearly identify your breakthrough possibility.

Here is how it works:

  1. You will gain clarity about what the next level of success looks like for you
  2. You will discover the biggest obstacle or blind-spot holding you back
  3. You will get clear on the most important goals that will help you to make the biggest difference and thrive at work and home
  4. You will leave the session feeling inspired about the powerful possibilities that open up for you as a leader and your business
My Testimonials
"Grace is highly experienced in all aspects of SEND having worked at senior leadership level in two special education schools. She is passionate about the wellbeing, care and educational development of her pupils. She has worked with the National College for Teaching and Learning (NCTL) within their diversity strand to promote both women leaders and under represented groups. Grace is both hard-working and conscientious."
Jan Rudge
“Grace is a confident coach who works in a structured way. She is results focused, and driven to consistently deliver a good outcome for her client.

Grace helped me to realize that I can do more than I think, I am capable of in order to make significant changes in my life - on the basis that I take ownership by putting an action plan in place with clear steps, deadlines, and commit to following it through”.
Marna Marx. Marketing Director Smart Start Minds - Essex, England - United Kingdom
“Her way of working is focused, and her process allows you to simplify the process with clear actions toimplement. She is heart-warming and offers a space where there is no judgment.

I highly recommend coaching with Grace for anyone who needs the motivation to implement their dreams and want to see them come to life”.
Maryn Van Biljon. Operations Director at Heart Studios. Amsterdam - The Netherlands
The headteacher and other members of the senior leadership team have a dynamic vision for enabling every pupil to reach their full potential and live life to the fullest possible extent.
Ofsted June 2014

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