Nick clarke profile

A keen student of psychology with the Open University and a member of the Association of Coaching, Nick Clarke has over 40 years’ experience in creating high performing teams that deliver consistent results.

Previously chairman of Lakeside Shopping Centre retail board and a senior executive and store manager with Debenhams plc, Nick established Nick Clarke Coaching to advise people about how they can improve their personal and team performance.

Nick is a leading authority on business mentoring and performance coaching and has honed his coaching skills through roles including the assistant district governor and district training officer at Essex Rotary, president of Colchester Trinity Rotary, chairman of Colchester Town Partnership and retail chairmanships in Southport, Southampton, Guildford, Norwich and Romford.

Nick Clarke Coaching is based in Colchester, Essex but works extensively throughout East Anglia and the UK with a range of national clients. Nick also works with a number of individuals and regional businesses, providing leadership training, team building activities, public speaking techniques and performance management activities.

Nick has been pleased to work alongside some of the UK’s most prestigious establishments including Debenhams, Metropolitan Police, NHS, Rotary International, Little Havens Hospice, Emmaus, Youth Enquiry Service, Essex Schools and Colchester Borough Council. Regional clients have included restaurant The Lemon Tree, chiropractor Dr Robert Bateman, Andy Palmer Ltd, the Professional Training Centre, Mosaic Publicity and Palladian Press.

Nick said: “As a leadership trainer, I believe passionately that the success Nick Clarke Coaching brings is due to my ability to get people working together more effectively. This is the back bone to the coaching work that I do. I believe that anything is possible. All it takes is a positive attitude and a knowledge that you have to change if you are to succeed.”

Nick has also spent more than 35 years helping charities, many through the Rotary organisation, and believes every person has a unique gift in life to offer.

Please visit our testimonials page to see how Nick Clarke Coaching has helped businesses across the UK meet their goals.