“Reducing organisational risk by future proofing the leadership pipeline.”

Leadership Development
Coach & Trainer


Operating in the UK, USA and Dubai


Our experienced training consultants have professional backgrounds in HR, training and people development. Supportive and human, yet results driven and dynamic, we have worked with a broad range of business structures in a variety of industries. Our aim in coaching is to enhance the capabilities of every leader, from new managers to board directors, in a way that develops the leadership skills and style of the individual, while strengthening the culture of the entire company. Some of the areas we focus on in our consulting include improving stakeholder management, preparing individuals to take on more responsibility, and communicate more effectively within the team. Each of our leadership coaching and development programmes encourage fresh thinking, self-motivation, and proactivity, empowering people to lead with resilience and resourcefulness. 


THE PEOPLE’S PARTNER is a South London based leadership and executive coaching consultancy committed to partnering with organisations all over the UK who wish to maintain their executive and leadership pipeline by developing the skills, competence and visibility needed to establish the next generation of strong and thriving leaders.

Our consultants believe that supporting and developing the skills of emerging leaders to grow their careers in the UK’s ever-changing organisational landscape is what ultimately drives long-term business success.

We understand that your organisation is one of a kind with its own particular priorities, challenges and styles of leading and working. Our aim in coaching and training is to ensure your staff perform to their highest abilities through our uncompromising personal leadership consulting service and bespoke offerings.

– Coaching for new and established leaders 

– Experienced consultants 

– Bespoke Coaching packages

– Adaptable to all leadership styles

– Track record of sustainable outcomes

– Stronger, more agile businesses 

– Shaping business leadership culture for the better

– Human, yet results driven

– Diversity and inclusion focused 

– Building positive working relationships



Enhancing the skills and performance of business leaders, managers and individuals by identifying strategies to unlock leadership capabilities.


Accelerating the careers of high potential leaders through training interventions, executive coaching and micro learning.


Our consultants support and develop leaders and managers on best practice management style for an ever-changing workforce.


Co-designing healthy change programmes that reduce the impact on your people, your leaders and your business.

Trusted by small businesses across the UK

What Our Coaching Clients are saying...

Read our testimonials, and be inspired by success stories from business leaders from London and the rest of the UK who have benefitted from our supportive and dynamic executive consulting.


Legal And General

I would describe Michelle's leadership workshop as visibility on steroids, a stimulating engaging speaker. Michelle's training weaves expert advice with her personal success stories. So you leave feeling that the actions she suggests you do are doable, practical, pragmatic and professional. I highly recommend working with Michelle

Legal And General

Elisabetta Trogu

Michelle delivered a workshop for us on International Women's Day. The feedback following this session that was absolutely great. It was inspirational and practical. In terms of my interaction with Michelle, she was outstanding. Always on time. Always on hand to ask any questions or to clarify any points. I would thoroughly recommend Michelle for any other workshop or training. well done Michelle, and thank you again

Elisabetta Trogu

Thalia Anagnostopoulou

Dr Yvette Ankrah MBE a massive thank you goes to you and Michelle Raymond for being exceptional lead coaches and facilitators on Senior women i Leader and Emerging Leadership Programme respectively. We are excited to have you bring your expertise to our delegates. Great work.

Thalia Anagnostopoulou
Leadership, Learning and Coaching Manager at UCL

Pastor Sunday

The People’s Partner Consultancy provides an incredibly professional yet personable service. Michelle has been responsive to the needs of our business, producing high quality documents in a timely manner and offering further suggestions for overall business improvement. Most importantly Michelle is open and understanding.

Pastor Sunday
Owner of TRASS (support services)

Liz Peace

Michelle was invaluable as our people adviser and was responsible for resolving a number of potentially difficult situations for us. I would have no hesitation in recommending her for advice and support on virtually anything to do with staff including recruitment.

Liz Peace CBE,
Former CEO, BPF and Chairman, LandAid

Andrew Teacher

Having access to the latest advice is essential both for individuals and companies of all sizes, yet getting the clarity needed to navigate complex procedures can often be tough.

Andrew Teacher, Managing Director,
Blackstock PR

Dave Butler

Michelle is tremendous, absolutely focused on both doing as good job for her clients. Her appetite for combining hard work and providing a transparent and fair service are impressive. Plus she’s great fun to be around!

Dave Butler, Director of Strategy,
Grainger PLC


Our new training masterclass for up-and-coming business leaders is designed to equip new managers to network globally, move towards excellence, and invest in personal and professional development. This specialised coaching programme helps today’s leaders keep up with the rapid changes in how businesses are strategically managed, providing you with clear guidance on how to move forward.

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Diversity, inclusion and Belonging Checklist
For Inclusive Leaders

This checklist is designed to help you and your leadership team to find gaps in the diversity and inclusion policy of your business. It includes actionable guidance for hiring, promotions, and staff health and wellbeing, to help you ensure that your business champions the equal success and wellbeing of everyone, of all genders, ethnicities, and levels of ability.  


SAVE THE DATE: Friday 15th November 2024

We're super-excited to welcome you to the SECOND annual conference - The Diverse Business Summit 2024 will be held at one of the most prestigious and stylish conference hotels in London!

The event is for small businesses, diverse business owners and women owned businesses that want to be in the room with corporate decision makers and want tenders!

We’ve made it possible!

Get ready for an incredible day, jam-packed with keynotes from inspiring thought-leaders, interactive panel discussions where you can ask questions to those in the hot seat, network with like-minded professionals and so much more. We can’t wait to bring together companies that are championing inclusive sourcing and supplier diversity and be a part of this show-stopping day.


To find out more about how our leadership coaching and consulting can help your business to thrive, or to make an enquiry, please complete the contact form, or contact our South London office by phone. 

We look forward to hearing from you.