The Team

Our team of coaches all have in-depth experience of and expertise in executive coaching and career transitions.

Alison Hughes

Alison Hughes, Founding Partner and Coach

Alison is an ACC accredited member of the International Coach Federation (ICF). Her background in senior level coaching, executive search, HR and assessment ideally place her to support senior executives in their career transitions

Her coaching work spans career transitions, future / new leaders and women in leadership. She has enjoyed many fruitful career transitions of her own having worked in consulting, business development and executive search as well as run her own business in the City of London.

Alison truly believes that everyone can have a fulfilling career and greatly enjoys taking people on their own personal career exploration to find it. She founded Dynami to bring a fresh and positive approach to career transitions focused on strengths and values.

Pam Kennett

Pam Kennett, Partner and Coach

Pam is a fully qualified consultant, coach and OD expert who has worked with a range of organisations for more than 25 years helping deliver behaviour change at the organisational, team and individual level.

Pam helps people fall in love with their work. She has developed a groundbreaking approach to coaching known as Evidence Based Coaching. Evidence Based Coaching utilises scientifically proven techniques, questionnaires and interventions to raise self-awareness, align values and identify strengths and resources to leverage performance.

She is an ICF trained coach, a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and is registered with the British Psychological Society to interpret tests (Level A and B). She is also an MSc and MBA.

Maxine Marshall

Maxine Marshall, Partner and Coach

Maxine is a commercially focussed, client centred and engaging Senior Coach, Consultant and Facilitator with experience in organisations as diverse as Procter and Gamble, Diageo, Unilever, Bank NY Mellon, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Barclays Wealth, Coca Cola, and TfL. 

Maxine helps individuals to flourish.  She acts as a catalyst for individual, group and organisational growth and builds harmonious relationships even with the most reticent. Her areas of expertise and strength are managing change and transition, performance management and career transition, planning and management. 

Maxine has a BA degree in Drama and Psychology and a post graduate diploma in client centred counselling and is a certified Birkman Consultant, Golden Personality Profile and MBTI step I & II.

Catherine Dudmesh

Catherine Dudmesh, Associate Coach

Catherine spent 20 years in the corporate sector, as an HR Director and then as Managing Director and Group Board Director in a global marketing agency. This is where her fascination for harnessing the potential of people first began.

She has now been coaching for 14 years and brings this real-world experience into all her coaching programmes along with a portfolio of positive-centred tools and techniques. Her specialism is working with senior executives to positively navigate career transition, promotion and changes in the workplace.

She is passionate about working with her clients to understand and develop their strengths, core motivators and talents to build confidence, optimism and energy to take the next step in their career.

Roderic Yapp

Roderic Yapp, Associate Coach

An International Coaching Federation professionally accredited coach (PCC), Roderic has specialist experience in helping former servicemen effectively transition out of the military and find a second career. He believes that effectively negotiating the transition is about asking better questions to find a career that helps you fulfil what you want out of life, rather than just finding the next job.

A former Royal Marines Officer, Roderic led Marines on operations around the world. Highlights include serving in Afghanistan in 2007, evacuating civilians from Libya during the Arab Spring and leading the recapture of the 55,000-ton MV Montecristo from pirate control in 2011. He left the Royal Marines to work in the uranium enrichment industry before starting his own leadership development organisation.

He uses these experiences to support executives through change and transition, enabling enhanced career progression and fulfilment.

Pamela Kignsland

Pamela Kingsland, Associate Psychologist

Pamela originally built her executive and business experience as a Corporate Lender in the Finance sector, gaining great knowledge of the workings of a wide range of business and sectors and qualifying as a Chartered Banker.

She combines this business acumen with in-depth people knowledge and experience as a Registered Occupational Psychologist. She has worked across a wide range of industry sectors including Financial, Media, Pharmaceuticals, Telecomm, Manufacturing and Professional services.

Pamela has an MSc in Occupational Psychology from the University of Leicester. As well as being certified in many profiling tools, she is an AC Accredited Master Executive Coach.  She is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS).