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Vanessa Coffey

What is Vanessa’s experience?

Vanessa is an executive facilitator with considerable local and international experience in providing communications training and consultancy to professionals. She has delivered training on people management, communication skills, networking, leadership and performance to more than 40 law firms, large accounting firms and investment banks in the UK and around the world. That work has involved forum theatre, group facilitation, coaching and role-play.

Vanessa worked as a Senior Associate in the Corporate Group of one of Australia’s leading law firms and has held roles both in private practice and in-house, prior to training as a professional actor at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she also now lectures. She also works as an intimacy coordinator for film, television and stage.

Combining her corporate background with the skills and attributes of professional acting and intimacy coordination, Vanessa uses her expertise to deliver training that seeks to enhance effective communication.

What inspires Vanessa’s work?

Vanessa loves it when people realise there is a small, nuanced change they can make in the way they communicate that will have a huge impact on the way they do business.

What clients say about Vanessa

“I am really thankful for Vanessa’s encouragement and helping me see things differently. She was such a great coach for us and I look forward to meeting and working with her again!”

— Lawyer, London

“It was a pleasure seeing Vanessa at work. It was like watching a master potter, in flow!”

— Investment Banking executive, London

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