Caroline Taplin

  • Caroline Taplin

    External Coach
  • Chartered FCIPD, ACII, FPC, CIM
  • As a leadership coach, Caroline draws on her experience working in both the private and public sectors where she held a number of senior management positions reporting to Boards. As a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Insurance, Caroline understands the demands of commercial productivity and performance balanced with career and personal needs.

    Caroline has been working with the University staff coaching service as an external coach for a number of years and as a coach for the different leadership programs. Caroline started her coaching and mentoring qualifications in the 1990s with the Performance Consulting Group and gaining accreditation with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC). Caroline is a registered user of a range of psychometric tools including MBTI, NEO, OPQ, Primary Colours and a number of other Leadership models. Caroline has continued her own personal development, most recently the postgraduate course for coaching supervision at Oxford Brooks University.

    Caroline’s main clients are within the Health, Academic and Finance sectors. Caroline also work as an Associate with Keele and Bristol Universities and with Health Education England, Analytic-Network Coaching and Edgecumbe Consulting Group.

    Coaching approach

    Caroline is recognised for providing a safe space which helps dedicated colleagues think deeply and creatively through situations, about what really matters to identify their own solutions in order to achieve their desired outcomes in a productive and satisfying way.  The feedback Caroline has received from her clients reinforces her facilitative style and values to help clients utilise their strengths and maximise opportunities in unlocking potential. 


    … “you have such wonderful insight into helping people reach solutions to the inevitable challenges and exciting new opportunities in life....”

    I personally felt that the coaching you provided was of the highest quality and drew out constructive ideas for me in a way I certainly could not have done on my own. I felt that your commitment and enthusiasm was inspiring.”

    Caroline Taplin