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Lead Without Limits - Empowering Partnerships

At KP&A, we specialise in empowering great leadership through the use of Executive Coaching, Systemic Team Coaching and Action Learning. We also provide leadership consultancy, training and facilitation to aspiring and existing executive, senior and c-suite leaders across a diverse range of settings from large corporate organisations, to start-ups, to government and public sector bodies, and to charitable trusts. We passionate about working with leaders, teams and organisations that have hit a ‘bump’ in the road.

Our way of working is underpinned by

  • Empowering sustainability
  • Working with you in a personalised way
  • Understanding your context
  • Being clear but kind
  • Working in non-judgement
  • Working in partnership to find solutions and ways forward to the challenges you, your team or your organisation face

We work with you to understand what you want to achieve and design a response which enables your desired end goal.

Our Founder

Katherine is the Director and Founder of KP&A, a company which provides executive coaching, team coaching, leadership development, coaching supervision and action learning. As a coach, Katherine specialises in working with senior and aspiring women leaders, particularly female CEOs. Katherine is passionate about empowering women into executive leadership having been on the journey to executive leadership herself. She believes that everyone should lead ‘just as they are’ and uses her coaching skills to support leaders in achieving this.

Katherine has a degree in Psychology, a ILM Level 7 certificate in executive coaching as well as additional qualifications in MBTI®, Transactional Analytic Counselling, Team Coaching, Well-Being Coaching, Coaching Supervision and NLP. She is a member of and accredited by EMCC at Senior Practitioner level and follows the Global Code of Ethics. Katherine works with existing and aspiring executive leaders working with companies such as Pay.UK, CBRE, PiXL, Sky, Essex Air Ambulance, Education Development Trust, Ambition Institute and Aakash Odedra Dance as well as senior figures in local government, education and other charitable organisations.

Katherine began her career in retail management working for W.H.Smith, later providing learning and development opportunities to new leaders entering the business. She is a qualified teacher and worked as both a Head Teacher and Executive Head Teacher of a federation of schools, achieving ‘National Leader of Education’ status which enabled her to support organisations facing challenge as well as advise the Department for Education on the direction of education policy. Most recently, Katherine has been a director of and deputy to the CEO of a successful multi-academy trust. Katherine’s portfolio of responsibilities included change management, improvement strategy, learning and development, facilities management, corporate governance and human resources. Katherine has held numerous positions on boards, advising, guiding and challenging organisational improvement and success.

Katherine Powell

Founder & Director

Business Partners

We’re privileged and proud to work with amazing organisations all over the UK and beyond:


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