About Hilary Ellis

I’m passionate about helping people unlock their true potential, and being a coach allows me to do just that.

My greatest satisfaction is helping my clients realise what incredible talents and resources they have and how to harness their positive energy to achieve the lasting difference they want to make in their lives.

My focus is YOU and bringing clarity to the future you desire. I’ll support you fully to find the determination and inner strength to create that future. It’s a true team effort, therefore throughout your programme I’ll challenge, support and champion you. Change can be scary, so don’t go it alone.

My approach is founded on trust and respect for you as an individual. I’ll ask the right questions and listen carefully to your responses. You’ll be in a caring and safe space for you to access your emotions, passions, fears and doubts should they arise – and if I’m doing my job right, they probably will.

With over 25 years of experience working as an HR professional in the corporate world – I understand the pressures and strains that can build up when individuals feel their professional fulfillment and progress is blocked. Whether you are a company executive, associate or partner in a professional firm, free-lancer or an entrepreneur – I can help you achieve the success you are seeking. I can help you to build your  leadership capability and act as an supportive  yet challenging sounding-board  when it comes to making tough decisions. Or  I can help you get from where you are now in your career to where you want to be, helping you to fully achieve your true potential.

Since my early 20’s I have been passionate about supporting women’s careers. Much progress has been made but women still face challenges and obstacles.   So I also run individual and small group career coaching programmes and master classes for professional women, to build the confidence and leadership skills that will empower you to reach your career goals.

I lived and worked in Paris for 16 years before returning to the UK in 2013, where I now divide my time between London and Hove. Yet thanks to Skype and phone – I’m able to coach my clients wherever they’re based – both here in the UK and literally across the world: in Australia, France, India, Switzerland, Tahiti, the USA…

If you’d like to know more about my career background and experience, check out my profile on Linked In.

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Professional Affiliations

  • International Coach Federation
  • Chartered Management Institute/Women in Management
  • Global Professional Women’s Network
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development


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Let me help you discover your talent for making the changes that you’ve been dreaming of!

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Call me today for an informal chat on how we can work together and arrange a free sample coaching session: 07758 102651

We can discuss where you would like to be in the future and devise a plan of action to take you there.

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* CTI® is the largest in-person coach training school in the world. CTI’s proven whole-life Co-active Coaching® approach enables people to achieve success and fulfilment in their work and life through a powerful coach/client alliance that promotes and enhances the lifelong process of learning

CTI coaching holds that people are naturally creative, resourceful and whole – completely capable of finding their own answers to whatever challenges they face. The job of a Co-active Coach® is to ask powerful questions, to listen and empower to elicit the skills and creativity a client already possesses, rather than to instruct or advise.