Oliver Hansard

Oliver Hansard

Executive and Team Coach

Oliver is a Henley Business School-qualified coach with deep experience working with lawyers, accountants, technologists and entrepreneurs.

He is passionate about everyone making themselves the best they can be and believes coaching can be a key part of helping achieve this. His wide ranging corporate and commercial career enables him to support a variety of challenges and needs in a range of businesses. Particular areas of focus include leadership and leadership loneliness, growth mindset, moving from technical to management roles, motivation to change and empathy. His positive, empathetic, resolution orientated approach is designed to help clients find their own solutions to their challenges with guidance and support.

He has had a successful career as a business leader and corporate problem solver in the media, marketing and data industries. He has a legal background having qualified as a solicitor at City law firm Clifford Chance. He then spent 12 years at Tesco owned data science company dunnhumby, initially as General Counsel and then Corporate Development Director.

His clients include Dow Jones, Adobe, Newton, Microsoft, Warner Bros., BMW, dunnhumby, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund, Music Magpie, JMW, Mayer Brown, Gately, Freeths & Arnold Hill.

Oliver combines his coaching work with a small number of non-executive roles. Here, he blends his commercial experience with his coaching skills to enable leaders and leadership teams make better decisions and thereby maximise their growth potential. His non-executive roles include Future Anthem & TVAdSync.

He is also a founder member of Catalyst Thinking Partners, a diverse network of like-minded coaches and mentors who all met at Henley Business School (www.catalystthinking.com). In addition, Oliver has his own podcast, the Lawyer’s Coach (www.lawyercoach.co.uk).

Post Graduate Certificate in Neuroscience & Psychology – Henley Business School
Professional Certificate in Coaching – Henley Business School
Common Professional Exam; Law Society Finals – Chester College of Law
BA Honours (2:1), Economic and Political Development University – Exeter University