Meet our team...
Hector Riva-Palacio - Leadership Consultant & Coach
Owner and MD of Helping Reach Potential, Hector works at a senior strategic level offering Executive Coaching, Team & Group Development as well as leading the Corporate Events side of the business. Hector is a natural coach excelling at a senior level, working 121 or with small groups of people. Hector is also experienced at designing and facilitating development workshops to big audiences – such as Company Conferences, Kick Off and National Meetings.
Hector has worked with some amazing people and businesses. 17 years in blue chip environments including 12 years at Camelot Lotteries where he led People Development and Leadership programmes.
Hector often shares ‘Camelot was an amazing company to work for, one that changed lives. Ironically, a sense of purpose I share myself and within my own business Helping Reach Potential’.
Hector’s passion is to motivate senior leaders who are experiencing significant change and challenge. Hector achieves this as a problem-solving visionary who helps leaders break down problems to find and implement effective solutions. Hector also has a passion for developing purposeful leaders. Hector believes that long term sustainable results can only be delivered through purposeful leadership. Hector’s passion is to help develop leadership mastery – enabling leaders to balance a drive for results with a humility for people.
ILM Level 7 Executive Coach & Mentor | Master Strengthscope® Practitioner | NLP Coach | Timeline Therapy® Practitioner | NLP Practitioner | Hypnosis Practitioner | MBTI Practitioner.
Rebecca Stevens - Recruitment & Leadership Consultant & Coach
Rebecca is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist specialising in the recruitment, assessment and development arena. She is passionate about applying psychology to elevate businesses and individuals’ engagement and performance.
Rebecca possesses 18 years’ experience of creating and implementing recruitment and development solutions and 6 years of 1-1 coaching experience for leadership development and career transition. With experience of working with leaders, teams and individuals in the Energy, Engineering, Technology, Retail, Financial Services, Legal, Charity, Care, as well as Central and Local Government sectors.
Rebecca’s experience as a psychologist influences her approach; using an evidence based approach to any project, bringing in critical analysis and insights from science to provide rich yet pragmatic solutions in an engaging style. Rebecca’s clients value her ability to listen deeply, her empathy and her honesty in helping them identify and develop strengths and capabilities. With a passion for positive psychology and the power it brings Rebecca works with individuals, teams and leaders to help them identify their unique brand; their strengths, risks and motivations to help them achieve their potential.
Registered with the Health Care Professions Council and an Associate Fellow Chartered Psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society. Qualified in coaching with the Centre for Coaching currently working towards Post Graduate Diploma in Business & Personal Coaching. Qualified BPS Test User of Ability and Personality tests including: Strengthscope Master Practitioner, MBTI, Wave, OPQ, 16PF, COAST, TalentQ, HDS, EIP, LHI, BeTalent and Engage. M.Sc. Organisational Psychology, B.Sc (Hons) Psychology.
Cat Williams - Workplace Wellbeing & Resilience Coach
Author of ‘Stay Calm and Content No Matter What Life Throws At You’, Cat is an experienced TEDx speaker and coach and RTT® Therapist and Hypnotherapist.
Cat is also a Head Talks ambassador and a regular contributor to BBC and ITV radio and television programmes, mainstream magazines and podcasts. Cat’s primary goal is simple: to help people bring out the best in themselves, and others, more of the time, whether on a one-to-one or as part of group development.
Cat has had a varied career, starting out as a Physiotherapist working for the NHS, before as a military wife, qualifying as a Relationship Counsellor for the British Army in 2006, and then as a coach and hypnotherapist in subsequent years.
Cat’s passion also draws from her own experiences married to a Lieutenant Colonel in the British Army, she teaches people how to Minimise Stress & Maximise Resilience in times of uncertainty, having learnt to do this herself during 16 house moves in 18 years to 6 different countries and having two children along the way. Cat is often found sharing her experiences through public speaking, webinars, writing and coaching.
Cat has combined all her knowledge and experience into a digital self-led course available our online learning platform - CLICK HERE to find out more about the 'balloon course' - Minimising Stress & Maximising Resilience.
Cat heads up HRP’s outreach programmes into schools. We are passionate about the well-being of our future workforce and we are founder contributors to the West Cheshire and North Wales Chamber of Commerce’s Young Chamber Programme which delivers inspirational and practical career-based sessions in local schools.
Cat maintains that when we believe in ourselves, we can accomplish anything. Cat brings this philosophy into everything she does and, combined with a natural tenacity, flexibility and creative flair, Cat will inspire you to stop at nothing to reach your goals.
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy – Kings College London, Graduate Diploma in Relationship Counselling & Coaching – University of East London (Relate Institute), Strengthscope® Practitioner, StrengthscopeLeader(™) Practitioner, RTT® Therapist, Accredited Member of National Counselling Society.
Angela Ryrie – Leadership Consultant & Coach
Angela has coached at CEO, Director, Head of & Middle Management Levels, including high potential individuals participating in Talent Programmes.
Angela has over 25 years experience working in organisations within the people development arena in both line and consulting roles. Angela's areas of expertise and interests are in Leadership and Career Coaching, Coaching Supervision and Leadership/Management Development.
Angela is collaborative in style, helping develop individuals and teams to perform at their best through harnessing their strengths and unique qualities. Angela’s particularly energised empowering others to create new behavioural habits that serve them well now and for the future. Angela’s clients often describe her coaching style as calm, positive, focussed and very practical.
Post Graduate Certificate in Coaching – Henley Business School /Post Graduate Certificate in Coaching Supervision, University of Chester / Certificate in Person Centred Counselling – BAC / Trained Career Coach – CCS / Certified NLP Practitioner and Master Practitioner / Chartered MCIPD / SHL Level A and B / Trained in a variety of psychometric tools including: Strengthscope Master, MBTI step 1 and 2, Firo B, ESCI, Wave, OPQ.