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Hilda Barrett

Executive Leadership Coach, BA, PGCE, MSc

Hilda has led pioneering work as a People Director and Executive Coach in blue chip, creative and healthcare environments.  With a stellar background in global HR, Hilda specializes in Positive Psychology Consulting and Coaching high-performing teams and individuals.

Hilda’s specialist areas are:

  • Senior leadership.

  • Team coaching.

  • Culture change.

  • Resilience

  • Managing change

  • Science-based people development insights

Hilda’s passion is supporting individuals, teams and organisations to flourish and thrive.  She brings a wealth of experience gained in People Director roles at Apple, Microsoft, and Electronic Arts.  Across the last 5 years she has supported performance in the NHS.  She has huge empathy for the challenges in large complex organisations. 

She has a stellar background coaching a range of clients, from C-suite at top tech companies to University Vice Provosts and their leadership teams, high potentials, career transitions, retirees, medical consultants, and PhD students.

Hilda has a particular interest in team coaching.  She has extensive experience designing and delivering workshops with teams so that the system is learning and changing.  She combines team coaching with individual coaching so that there is also a safe place for each individual to learn.  The combination of coaching along with enabling the system to grow and adapt to support that change is very powerful. 

Hilda continuously studies to ensure that she can bring the best tools and insights to her coaching work.  She initially completed ICF coach training in 2004 and has consistently built and honed her approach, today combining science and evidence-based approaches to help individuals to thrive.  She take a whole person approach, including the physiological aspects of thriving and lifestyle medicine, which she now teaches. She has studied and designed programs in Agile Leadership, specialising in growth mindset and psychological safety.   

Hilda is a coach who supports you to become the best version of yourself.   To craft your work and life so it plays to your strengths, making each day productive, healthy, fulfilling, and enjoyable. She is a creative, driven professional, who always delivers to high standards, approaching work with a sense of enthusiasm, fun and genuine caring.

Hilda loves to study, she has a BA in English, a PGC in Education, she is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development, a PCC ICF accredited coach and a MSc in Applied Positive Psychology.  

Hilda lives in Surrey, she loves cooking & entertaining, interior design, travel, theatre and film.

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