The Wise Goose Team

team-buildingOur training is delivered by skilled, enthusiastic team, all are experienced trainers and coaches with unique strengths and diverse styles, who work with a variety of clients and organisations.  Our experience spans coaching, education, business, leadership development, theatre, ethics, action research and psychology.

Wise Goose is a member of the Association for Coaching and can guarantee that any employee, associate or anyone else acting on our behalf as a coach or mentor is subject to and has agreed to abide by the joint AC and EMCC  Global Code of Ethics.


DSC_0174 (2)Helen Sieroda (Director)  has been coaching and mentoring at senior levels for over 20 years in Sweden and the UK. She has worked in management, undertaken a number of training and consulting roles and trained as a psychotherapist. She  is an ICF (International Coach Federation) Associate Certified Coach and a U.K.  Council for Psychotherapy registered psychotherapist. She holds an MSc in Responsibility in Business Practice and is an affiliate of Exeter University’s Centre for Leadership Studies Professional Network and a partner of Gameshift. Helen is Wise Goose core trainer supported by other members of team.



Diana Whitmore has been involved in the field of coaching since the early days, has created innovative coaching and mentoring programmes and teaches coaching to MSc level.  She trained in Psychosynthesis with Dr Roberto Assagioli and has worked in the field of Transformative Psychology for over 35 years teaching and training internationally. She is president and co-chair of the Psychosynthesis Trust and Founder of award winning charity Teens and Toddlers.  An inspiring trainer and speaker, Diana co-leads with Helen on the Foundations Module in core coaching and mentoring skills.


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Jane Abraham (visiting trainer) worked with the European Centre for Environment and Human Health advising on Government policy, good practice and research on work and health, translating this into business needs; with Caradon District Council she developed their healthy workplace programme in collaboration with Ginsters, which has been widely acclaimed; and as Regional Coordinator for Health, Work and Wellbeing she worked on behalf of the Government and Dame Carol Black.  Her key areas of interest include  the relationship between responsible business practice, employee engagement, improved performance and healthy, happy staff.


Irene Brankin

Irene Brankin  (visiting supervisor) is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, supervisor, international trainer, transpersonal coach and author of ‘The Visible Woman’ and ‘I Don’t Care: The Art of Divine Indifference’.   She has worked in the field of personal and professional development for over 30 years and has been a Director of a Training Organisation.  Irene is  passionate about drawing out women’s strengths in order to build self confidence (or re-build self confidence) so they feel empowered about their next steps in life. She has co-designed and run a number of Supervision Training Courses in the U.K. and Sweden and is a member of the Wise Goose supervision team.


Diane Pitt   (visiting trainer & in house ethicist) undDiane-150x150ertook nurse training in the mid 1980’s followed by and MSc in Health Ethics. She has been teaching Medical Ethics at postgraduate level for over ten years and has held research posts at the University of Hull in Philosophy and Bioethicswhile working on PhD research. She has also completed training in coaching  and brings breadth and depth of experience to the Wise Goose training in ethics in coaching.



Josie Sutcliffe  Josie Sutcliffe(visiting trainer) is an entrepreneur, ILM accredited executive coach and Leadership Mentor, has an MA in theatre studies and former Head of the Theatre Department at Dartington College of Arts.  As a director, performer and lecturer, her theatre career has taken her across Europe and to the USA. Convinced that theatre and business are a great partnership she is currently a director of Theatre 4 Business and director of two Open Programmes at Cranfield University School of Management.



SimonWesternSimon Western (visiting trainer) is Director of Analytic-Network Coaching Ltd  was Director of Coaching at Lancaster University Management School, and of Masters in Organizational Consultancy (psychoanalytic approaches) Tavistock Clinic. He has a pedigree of teaching internationally, and publishing on both leadership and coaching.  Simon works in diverse organizations in order to learn from difference, and cross-fertilize and share this knowledge. Simon works with C-Suite leaders, and is invited to work in teams that face big challenges; and in organizations that are working to transform cultures to distribute leadership.

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