We coach leaders and teams to improve alignment and strategic execution enabling business innovation.
Bernard is a sought after C-Suite Executive Leadership coach and OD Change Management consultant working from the CEO level on down. He has helped hundreds of senior leaders in the last decade (directors and above) accelerate their careers and achieve business objectives in a wide range of industries.
He describes himself as a "practical hands-on businessman" and a transmitter of change. Bernard is well-known for his expertise and emphasis on practical applications which makes him a resource for leadership, team and culture development, change management, interpersonal skills and organizational analysis.
Bernard’s background includes 18 years in the high-tech sector with global Fortune 500 firms, reaching board level, where he executed in strategic sales, and operational collaborative leadership roles throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. This period led him to reside in seven countries on three continents (Europe, Asia, and USA) where he commanded a proven track record in Pan-European channel sales and operations design and development with excellent project and influencing skills and the ability to drive change and influence cross functionally.
Client list includes:
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), Shannon Engine Support LTD, Avolon, Eurocontrol (EEC), Beckman Coulter Diagnostics Limited, Merit Medical, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Bio Medical Research (BMR), ICON Clinical, Roche Pharma, Boston Scientific (Europe), Amgen Inc., DiaSorin Ireland, Pioneer Investments, AIB Corporate Banking, AXA MPS, Liberty Insurance, Generali, Amundi Asset Management, Aviva, University College Dublin, Enable Ireland, Serco Group Plc, Telehouse UK, Equinix EMEA UK, Lionbridge, SAP, Apple International, Microsoft, Hertz Europe, Dyson Ireland Ltd, European Commission (EASME), Connacht Rugby…etc
What are my coaching credentials?
I hold a MA Human Resource Management (HRM) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Finance. Member of the International Coach Federation, Professional Certified Coach (PCC) since 2010 with 4000+ Hours of coaching experience and currently working towards my MCC. I was elected by my peers - ICF Ireland Coach of the Year Winner, December 2015 in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the coaching profession in Ireland and demonstration of ongoing passion and commitment. Earned, Best in Class Coaching Leadership Award, World Coaching Congress in February 2015 as part of World HRD Congress in Mumbai, India, participated and presented ‘Transformation and Business Model Innovation through Systemic Team Coaching".
Who are my typical clients?
BC Team Coaching works with senior leadership teams who are feeling overwhelmed with their stakeholders expectations and who want to increase their internal capabilities in order to achieve sustainable growth.
We serve Fortune 1000/CAC 40/FTSE 100 and ScaleUps mainly accross Europe. The majority of these clients are senior managers from CEO to direct reporting lines into Senior Leadership Team. We also work with functional heads/team leaders at C2 level:
C-Level Executive Coaching: Intelligent Leadership Senior Executive Coaching Process™ features 50 to 75 hours working directly over a 6 to 12 month period. Investment Options: 6, 9 and 12 Month Programmes.
Executive Coaching (VP’s, Directors and Managers): Intelligent Leadership Executive Coaching Process features 40 to 60 hours over a 6 to 12 month period. Investment Options: 6, 9 and 12 Month Programmes.
High-Potential Accelerated executive Coaching: Accelerated Coaching Process™ features 10 to 20 hours working over a 3 to 6 month period for leaders and emerging leaders who cannot commit to a 9-or 12-month Programme.
Targeted Executive Coaching is based on the executive’s particular needs (e.g., the need to improve: influencing skills, presentation skills, organisational leadership, their “executive presence”, how they handle feedback, how they deliver feedback, or debriefing a 360 assessment, etc.) that they want to target. Minimum 6 hrs
Team Coaching: Helps to develop a climate of psychological safety, conducive to collective learning by coaching a Pseudo-team to a Real team on the Katzenbach team performance curve (process features minimum 20hrs over a 6-months period).
What methods do we use to evaluate Coaching Services effectiveness?
We always include a mid-term and final evaluation measuring the coaching recipients' satisfaction scores; feedback from coaches and others; Return on expectations (ROE) for coaching recipients and for the organization.
Pending budgets and context with stakeholders we measure promotion and/or tenure rates; employee engagement scores; Employee satisfaction scores; Performance appraisals; Return on investment (ROI) that emphasized financial business outcomes or for any impacted goal areas that can be converted to a monetary value
Coaching clients who responded to the 2017 ICF Global Consumer Awareness Study reported positive coaching impacts including: improved communication skills, increased self-esteem/self-confidence, increased productivity, optimized individual/team work performance, improved work/life balance, increased well-being and more.