Polly Downes is a London-based Coach who works with a variety of clients across the globe, from individuals looking to achieve their goals or find true happiness to corporations looking to get the best out of their people.
Polly is a challenging coach which can result in transformational and life changing moments for her clients. Through coaching her clients find clarity in their thinking, purpose and happiness. Polly believes that one of the greatest benefits of coaching is self-reflection; she builds the safe, still place for her clients to be able to to self reflect:
“We cannot see our reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see”. (Taoist proverb).
As well as working with individuals, Polly’s recent clients have included: LinkedIn, Microsoft, American Express, ITN news, Zone Digital, The National Theatre, National Air Traffic Control & LinkedIn.
Before becoming a coach, Polly worked in relationship and strategic solution roles for Dow Jones and the Financial Times. She stood as Vice Chair of Governors in an inner-city London school for over ten years.
When Polly is not coaching she is often found swimming, she completed a relay of the English Channel as a team of 4 in 2018 & her ambition is to swim it as a solo!