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Jennifer Baker is a professionally trained Executive Coach. She specialises in the personal and professional development, providing expert life and career advice to people who want to improve their performance and develop their careers.
Originally from Sydney, Australia, Jennifer was transferred by the company she worked for at the time to the UK in the 90s. Her career includes over 20 years’ experience in the food industry in senior management roles, in addition to marketing and sales roles across Europe.
Jennifer is enthusiastic and highly self-motivated, with a strong drive to affect positive change in her clients. Her clients value her open, ethical and practical approach, which seeks to find a balance between emphasising the needs of the individual and the need to deliver results. She believes nothing is more fulfilling than helping others succeed, and that people can often achieve more than they think they can. This is the potential that Jennifer aims to uncover and encourage.
Jennifer qualified through the Coaching Academy (Distinction) and is a Member of the Association for Coaching, the International Coach Federation and Institute of Leadership and Management, ILM. She is an Advanced Certified Associate in the neuroscience-based Emergenetics Psychometric Profiling and Recruitment Tools. She also undertakes ongoing coaching supervision to ensure her Code of Ethics and Continuous Professional Development is maintained.
Jennifer established JenniferBakerCoach in 2006 and has delivered executive and career advice and coaching, in addition to development programmes, to the private, charity, not-for-profit and education sectors, covering a broad and varied range of clients.
Jennifer enjoys working with clients who have already been successful in their lives and career but often just want to create more. This may be achieving more in their current profession or to a complete career change.
"The greatest tragedy in life is that so many men and women go to their graves with the music still in them."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1809-1894, American Supreme Court Justice
"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."
- TS Eliot
Work is one of the most significant and time-consuming elements of many people's lives. It is also the area of their life where people most often feel dissatisfied and unfulfilled. The average person will spend 40 to 50 years of their life at work - that is too long to spend in the wrong job.