Charles has had over 40 years’ experience as a commercial solicitor and partner with law firms in the West End and City of London. He has held non-executive roles with members’ clubs and charitable entities and acted as a trusted advisor to a broad range of individuals and businesses. He is also a qualified psychodynamic therapist and able to incorporate this approach into his work, where required.
Throughout his legal and therapy careers a significant element of his work has involved assisting individuals in identifying where they would wish to be. Through active listening, questioning and challenge, he supports them in creating and following a new path. He has experience of assisting professionals to develop confidence in business planning, client management and enhancing their personal profile. Charles has a special interest in mental health and enabling people to manage stress and high-pressure situations.
Charles’ particular areas of interest are in career transition, developing self-confidence and self-awareness, managing competing and conflicting demands, handling anxiety and stress, and finding and maintaining balance and well-being.