About Patricia Abbott

Founder and CEO
Patricia Abbott, business psychology

Patricia Abbott, Founder and CEO of Coach & Develop Ltd


  • Accredited Master Executive Coach
  • Diploma in Leadership Coaching in Organisations
  • Chartered Psychologist & Associate Fellow of the British Psychology Society (AFBsS)
  • MSc Occupational Psychology
  • BSc Hons Psychology
  • Accredited Coach Supervisor
  • Strozzi Institute Embodied Leadership Certification

Chartered Psychologist & Accredited Master Executive Coach

Patricia Abbott is a leadership & organisational development consultant, qualified Coach & Psychologist, with over 20 years’ experience working with Leaders and Executives globally, to optimise performance and achieve personal and business success.

Helping leaders define their strengths

Her core passion at work is in helping leaders to define their strengths, own their story and develop a clear vision of their future career direction. Building confidence in new roles and preparing for a career change and progression are often key elements.

Specialist areas

She mainly focuses on; Executive Coaching, Career Transition Coaching, Team Coaching, Leadership programmes, Coach Supervision, 360-degree feedback, input to Talent management processes, and psychometric assessments for Executive appointments and promotion.  

Training & Professional Licences

Patricia is trained in a range of coaching approaches including; Cognitive Behavioural coaching, which is excellent for challenging limiting beliefs and addressing imposter syndrome; Somatic Coaching, based on the Strozzi Institute approach to strengthening leadership impact; and Strengths based coaching which capitalises on our unique strengths.

She is licensed in a range of psychometrics to increase leadership insight, including; WAVE, Hogan series, Insights, MBTI, DiSC, and 16PF. As an experienced Facilitator & Coach, Patricia is skilled in facilitating leadership programmes, ‘using a motivational style of delivery to achieve excellent results.’

Find out more about our coaching programmes

We specialise in 4 key areas:

Team coaching

Leadership coaching

Leadership assessment

People strategy