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Biography

Akeel is seasoned financial services professional  with over fifteen years of experience consulting  for tier-one retail, investment banks and asset  management firms. He has a strong academic  background with a BEng in Computing and an  MSc in Finance & Investment from the world-  renowned CASS Business School. He recently  completed his Executive MBA in 2020.
Akeel has worked across a range of industries  including both the private and public sector.  Recent examples of clients he has helped include

  • Senior managers whom he helped successfully  transition to leadership roles (Director level).

  • A client transition from military duties to civilian  life in the private sector.

  • Managing director from a large finance  company improve his decision-making and time  management skills whilst working with him on a  one to one basis.

  • Helped a Chief Information Medical Officer map  out his leadership journey from local role to a  national level position.

Akeel coached me through my first leadership position, which benefitted in areas of management, stakeholder engagement and goal setting. He provided me with the practical tools to help me in my journey.
Project Director, MedTech
Prior to the programme, I struggled with my  professional development, but now feel much  more confident and well equipped to tackle  this head-on.
Chief Medical Information Officer
National Health Service
Method
Session 1
SESSION 1
  • Working on mindset (e.g. imposter syndrome,  self sabotage, self limiting beliefs, lack of clarity,  overwhelm)

  • Vision for transformational leadership journey

  • Implementation strategy

SESSION 2 - 7

Tailored sessions to cover topics such as:

  • Leadership

  • Raising personal brand awareness

  • Leading and engaging whilst remote working

  • Enhanced career motivation

  • Building collaborative teams

  • Effective decision making

  • Dealing with overwhelm and burnout

  • Increased negotiation and influence techniques

  • Improved resilience/ wellbeing

  • Company culture/ cultural shift (e.g. innovation)

  • Time management/ productivity

  • Self confidence

  • Obtaining work/ life balance

  • Diversity and inclusion

SESSION 8
  • Reflection on transformational coaching journey  and next steps.

Delivery
  • One on one coaching – 8 sessions x (60-90 mins)  over a 4 month period

  • Detailed report and action plan

  • Email support

  • Recommended reading/ podcasts

Book a discovery call to establish your coaching requirements