Led by founder and director Liz Margree, our team of associates specialises in leadership and personal impact programmes; high performance in senior leadership teams, and executive coaching.

Liz Margree

Coaching Psychologist, Business Psychologist, Executive Coach

Liz is founder and Director of Liz Margree & Associates Limited. She is a qualified Business Psychologist and executive coach, specialising in the design and delivery of leadership development and personal impact programmes.

She works as a facilitator of high performance with senior leadership teams; is a regular conference speaker and provides one-to-one executive coaching. In particular, her focus is in relational leadership, helping individuals to explore how to manage their mindsets under pressure and build resilience, develop critical and strategic thinking skills, empower their teams and build the scope and influence of their networks.

Liz also provides presentation coaching for leaders and senior managers, unpacking how to communicate with gravitas, build rapport with an audience and present with authority.

This work takes her across sectors – commercial, public and cultural and is unique in its approach, using models, methodologies and principles from psychology and leadership to enable people to make and sustain positive behavioural changes.

Originally a theatre maker (performer and writer) Liz was a founding partner of Unlimited Theatre (1996) and has toured in various roles, nationally and internationally with their plays. She lives in Hertfordshire with her husband and two sons.

  • Association of Coaching Fellow
  • Member of International Society of Coaching Psychology
  • ILM 7 Coaching Supervisor
  • Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • Member of British Psychological Society
  • Occupational Psychology MSc
  • INSIGHTS, MBTI, Hogan accredited
    ACT for coaching practitioner
  • Certificate in Performance Coaching
  • Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Coaching
  • 20 years professional coaching cross sector
  • Certified Team Coach

Liz offers both executive and personal coaching. Contact us to find out more. 


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Simon Parker

Lead Associate

Executive Coach & Facilitator

Simon is lead associate of Liz Margree & Associates Limited. He is a certified coach with several years’ experience working with high potentials and talent at all levels in organisations on leadership development, team dynamics, personal effectiveness and career progression.

His coaching practice sits within a broader suite of skills as a talent development specialist where he brings passion and expertise in crafting and delivering impactful learning experiences. This passion is rooted in his belief that enabling others to better recognise their talents and capabilities and to take control of their future leaders to greater performance and fulfilment.

Simon provides one-to-one coaching, leadership development programmes, team effectiveness interventions, and personal effectiveness training. His work with individuals and teams is grounded in 20 years of cross functional working in blue chip organisations across supply chain, purchasing, account management, shopper marketing and talent development.

Simon works across sectors utilising the breadth of experience gained from his commercial background to enable positive behavioural change. He is an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and accredited in INSIGHTS, Hogan and Genos Workplace EI.

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Hazel Anderson-Turner


Executive Coach & Facilitator

Hazel is a Business Psychologist and qualified executive coach (ICF Professional Certified Coach). She is a specialist in resilient leadership, with a focus on psychological flexibility. Her approach is solutions-focused, working in partnership with clients to define the desired future, explore the root causes of their challenges and facilitate sustainable and meaningful change. She combines healthy challenge with a sense of fun and inquisitiveness, delivering tailored and creative interventions using psychological theory and evidence-based practice.

She has 15 years experience in Organisational Development; leading teams, developing strategic initiatives and delivering to businesses. Prior to joining Liz Margree & Associates Limited, she was Head of Workforce Development for Hampshire Constabulary, Fire & Rescue and County Council where she developed a new groundbreaking cross-public sector service.

Hazel excels in taking evidence-based psychological theory and making it relevant and applicable to organisations. She also delivers resilience and burnout prevention support to organisations across the public and private sector, is an accredited Insights Discovery practitioner, and is trained in the EQi Psychometric. She is accredited in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a powerful psychological tool to help individuals make positive, sustainable changes to how they choose to live their lives.

  • Barefoot Certified Business & Personal Coach
  • ICF member
  • EQI Accredited Insights Discovery Practitioner
  • Occupational Psychology MSc
  • Member of British Psychological Society
  • Acceptance & Commitment Trainer
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Dr Gilly Shapiro


Executive Coach & Facilitator

Gilly is an executive coach, leadership and organisational development consultant with over twenty-five years experience working with a range of UK and global clients. Gilly specialise in work on inclusion and diversity, helping leaders to explore how to harness the diversity of their teams, lead strategic decision making and influence those who are thinking differently! As a practitioner in Gestalt and Systems Dynamics, she is especially well placed to support leadership teams operating in complexity, transformation, with multiple and matrixed stakeholders. Her style is informal, positive, practical, compassionate and energising, mainly drawing on Gestalt as well as a range of other approaches to coaching to help re-energise and stimulate personal and professional growth. She is skilled at helping clients get to the root cause of critical issues, gain clarity on their strengths and practical ways to move forward in order to achieve impact, improvement and career fulfilment.

She regularly works with complex organisational change, developing interpersonal and team relationships that achieve improved performance, and building greater employee engagement, diversity and inclusion. Her coaching and consulting clients come from across private, public and NGO/Third sectors, national and internationally. Gilly is a Board Trustee with Scott Bader Commonwealth and a faculty member on the International Gestalt Leadership Programme (iGOLD).

  • Executive Coaching and group coaching from the Academy of Executive Coaching
  • Organisational development from the Institute for Applied Behavioural Science (NTL)
  • Gestalt Leadership and Organisational Change (iGOLD)
  • Certificate in Systemic Coaching and Constellations (John Whittington)
  • Associate of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute in complex change
  • Member of NTL and the Organisational Development Network Europe
  • Member of the Association for Coaching and Academy of Coaching
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Mary Ely


Executive Coach & Facilitator

Mary has been supporting individuals and teams through technology, process and business change projects for over 25 years. Times where core ‘human’ skills, such as emotional intelligence, leadership and relationship skills, confidence, motivation, resilience and stress management are required to not only survive but thrive. She works locally and globally, across many sectors and functional areas, with people from all organisational levels. Mary has a firm belief that with enough flexibility in thought and behaviour, anything is possible! She uses her wide ranging knowledge, skills and experience to help individuals make change simple, manageable and comfortable. Leading to quick and easy transformational change in her clients’ personal and professional lives.
  • Chartered Accountant, Corporate Tax, PwC
  • Senior Manager, Close Brothers Merchant Bank
  • Senior Consultant (Technology/Digital) & Alliance Manager, PwC
  • Independent business and personal change specialist since 2001 – coaching, mentoring, rapid therapy services, facilitation and training, technology and change management consulting. Clients include IBM, Ministry of Defence, Oracle, RWE IT UK, nPower Plc, SSE, Advent Software, Adobe, Rotork.
  • Resilience coaching for employees of NHS Solent, through the pandemic and beyond.
  • Time and productivity management coaching for a newly appointed C-suite member.
  • Career and relationship skills coaching for a VP in a global firm looking to make a meaningful move.
  • Tackling overwhelm, confidence and executive presence for a newly promoted Head of Operations, with wider responsibility and reporting to the C-suite for the first time.
  • Leadership coaching for a director of a multinational firm, wanting to flex their style and better lead a diverse team.
  • Working with a Head of Audit on work/life balance and stakeholder engagement.
  • Director level coaching covering feedback, business networking and self-promotion.

Work With Liz Margree & Associates

If you’re interested in working with us on leadership coaching, personal impact programmes, team high performance, executive coaching or any of our other focus areas, please get in touch.

Working internationally, based in Hertfordshire, UK

(+44) 07809 091634

Working internationally, based in Hertfordshire, UK

(+44) 07809 091634