Helping leaders and businesses thrive

Creating sustainable improvement

Improving team effectiveness

Empowering growth

Developing Talent provides bespoke, high quality coaching, assessment and development services to executives, leaders and teams. We unlock potential, improve engagement and enable higher performance.

Our team understands the challenges facing leaders having spent many years in senior leadership positions. Using extensive experience in coaching and development, we make a real difference to the success and fulfilment of leaders.



Transformational coaching programmes for executives, senior leaders and teams to empower growth and change.



Measuring the capability and potential of leaders to support talent management, development or recruitment decisions.

mental fitness

Mental Fitness

Upskilling teams and individuals with tools to manage stress, improve performance and support overall well-being.



Delivering tailored workplace mindfulness programmes to improve clarity of thinking, relationships and well-being.

“Leadership is all about people. It is not about organisations. It is not about plans. It is not about strategies. It is all about people motivating people to get the job done. You have to be people-centred.”

Colin Powell, former US Secretary of State


of employees would stay at a company longer if it invested in their development


of executives say talent is the number one priority at the company


Managers account for at least 70% of employee engagement scores


of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work

Our clients

“We consulted with Tessa on a number of initiatives and she is always very knowledgeable, reliable and provides realistic solutions to our problems. She understands our business."

Chloe Seeley, Head of Attraction & Operations, KPMG

“Executive Coaching sessions with Gary have been brilliant. His extensive corporate background and incisive questions helped me explore and think about things from a different perspective, and he was terrific at ensuring I had a plan to follow."

Martin Turner, Business Owner

“Developing Talent’s mindfulness training is life-changing. With 8 weekly sessions, I felt like I was learning something new each time. Before I felt stressed out and as a result I now feel calmer.”

Liz Balmford, Director

"Gary’s natural style and pace meant that complex conditions and situations were explained in a clear and easily digested manner. The skills being taught were genuinely best practice and could be successfully applied in many sectors.”

Tim Scofield, Project Director, Turner & Townsend

"Gary really knows his stuff and presents in a calm, measured and effective way. What I really liked was hearing how small steps can make big leadership changes. "

Emma O’Connor, Head of Training, Boyes Turner LLP

"The Mental Fitness programme is very informative, stimulating and interesting. The programme, has helped me to develop many skills, including resilience self-compassion over the course of the four weeks"

Nancy Heath, Simmons & Simmons LLP