Communication Coach

Phil Appleton

Associate Trainer

Fluent in French, and with over 30 years of work experience, from airline pilot to manager to actor, Phil has acquired a unique range of communication skills which have enabled him to run successful coaching workshops in both the private and public sectors.

He began teaching in 1975 as a flying instructor and had a successful career as an airline pilot. He studied on the Pilot and Flying instructor’s Course at The College of Air Training.

Phil specialises in one-to-one coaching on confidence-building, assertiveness, presentation and impact skills training. As a corporate and trade show presenter himself, often delivering technical subjects in English and French, Phil has a real understanding of client needs. 15 years training and experience as a business actor and communication coach in over 50 organisations worldwide, has given him the insight to facilitate his clients’ self-development and provide them with expert advice. Phil’s aim is to help clients “Feel what it’s like to do it right”.

With dual British and French nationalities, Phil has a particular interest in diversity. Passionate about effective communication, Phil’s personal mission is to make a positive contribution to each individual he meets. Phil holds a post graduate diploma in management studies.

Clients include:

Abbey, Audit Commission, Barclays, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, FSA, HSBC, KPMG, Morgan Stanley, PWC, RBS, Watson Wyatt, Janssen-Cilag, Aston Martin, BMW, Honda, Toyota, BAA, BAE Systems, Cable & Wireless, Vodafone, WorldCom, Herbert Smith, Weightmans, Geest, Nestlé, Waitrose, DSA, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, IPCC, Legal Services Commission, NHS, HM Treasury, Compaq, Hitachi, Logica, BP/Amoco, AXA Insurance, Commercial Union, Liverpool & Victoria, Pearl Assurance, Royal Sun Alliance,
Sun Life of Canada