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About Coach & Develop Ltd

Our team includes experienced and qualified Business Psychologists and HR Professionals with significant commercial experience.


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Patricia Abbott

Patricia is CEO & Director of Consultancy at Coach & Develop Ltd.  She is a qualified Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Accredited Master Executive Coach.  Patricia has significant experience in working with Leaders and Executives in both private and public sector.  She began her career within Unilever (FMCG) before moving onto work for an International HR Consultancy Firm, working with global businesses and high growth SME's. 

She provides Executive Coaching, Career Coaching, Team Coaching, Leadership development programmes, Coach Supervision, Coaching skills training for managers, 360 degree feedback, input to Talent management processes and Selection testing for Executive appointments.  

Patricia is a qualified BPS test user, licensed to use a wide range of psychometrics including Talent Q, WAVE, Hogan series, Insights, MBTI, DiSC, MRG LEA, Multi-view 360, 16PF, FIRO, OPQ, and is an experenced Coaching Psychology supervisor. Patricia supports individuals through transition to new roles (first 60 days), career progression, recruitment & selection, change, leadership development, strategic development.  She is an experienced Executive Coach and skilled programme facilitator.  Using a motivational style of delivery for excellent results.


What our clients say...

Patricia was extremely supportive during a sensitive time in my career and together we explored various next steps. All sessions were very worthwhile and I felt genuinely positive and re-vitalized after the final meeting. Her leadership coaching is second to none and an asset to any individual or company…a breath of positive realism in this current economic climate!
Director, Retail
Patricia worked with me to increase my confidence in my leadership skills and to give me the tools to use them in a complex and sensitive environment. I would highly recommend her coaching to anyone in a leadership role.
Infrastructure Manager, Global Finance
Even after just 2 coaching sessions I could really connect with Patricia and could see progress towards achieving my goals. She is very understanding which makes the coaching so effective.
Senior Executive, FMCG
Excellent training session, good balance of explanation vs practical application. Extremely good delivery, kept everyone engaged throughout.
Director, Government Dept