Katherine Twaddell


Katherine is a certified Executive Coach with experience across a range of disciplines including strategy, leadership and innovation. As a coach Katherine combines humour with a tough questioning model that encourages clients to take ownership of their careers and move forward in a focused and dynamic way. Katherine’s coaching methodology includes rigorous assessment-based data combined with reflective learning exercises. She believes that this combination is vital to developing authentic and empowered leaders.


Katherine has worked as an Executive Coach for over a decade. Born in Switzerland and educated in the US and Europe, Katherine lived in Asia for 18 years before moving to the UK in 2014. She has personal and in-depth understanding of the cross- cultural challenges facing global leaders today and utilises that experience when working with international leaders and their teams. Her assignments have spanned a variety of sectors including Financial Services, Luxury and FMCG’s.

Katherine’s career started on Wall Street, as an analyst focusing on the insurance sector. Pegged as a knowledge leader, she joined the financial media industry where she worked with organisations such as Institutional Investor, CNN, and Fortune magazine. From there Katherine moved to Asia and founded her own successful business. In 2001, she was nominated for Singapore’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Education, Qualifications, Professional Memberships

• BA in English Literature, New York University
• Post Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching, University of Derby
• ICF Member

Published Articles/Chapters

• Coaching in Asia – The First Decade- Creative Publishing
• The Coaching Kaleidoscope -Insights from the Inside- INSEAD Business Press

Contact details

E: katherine.twaddell@theprestonassociates.com
M: +44 (0)7876 618 581
T: +44 (0)20 7373 5663

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