AC Global Board

Katherine Tulpa
Katherine Tulpa

Katherine is CEO and Co-Founder of the Association for Coaching. As an Accredited, Global Coach, she runs a successful board-level coaching business, Wisdom8, specialising in coaching CEOs, Executives and Top Teams in some of the world's leading brands. Katherine works internationally across the UK, Europe, USA, UAE and Asia, and has coached across 30 different nationalities. She is an author in 3 coaching books, a keynote speaker, lecturer, coach mentor & consultant, and sits on 2 editorial boards. Recognised by her peers, she is recipient of the 'Coach/Mentor of the Year' award by Coaching at Work, the AC Honorary awards for 'Influencing & Impacting the Coaching Profession', and a 'Thought Leader' Award at the World HRD Congress in Mumbai in 2012.

ktulpa@associationforcoaching.com

Alex Szabo
Alex Szabo

Alex is COO and Co-Founder of the Association for Coaching. She has over twenty five years experience in strategic leadership and operations. Alex works with senior leaders globally and has diverse senior commercial experience which she combines with a passion for developing senior executives to their full potential. Alex's background of psychology, training, merchant banking, and entrepreneurial experience led her to found Tailored Coaching and co–founded Purposeful Connections. Alex was awarded an AC Honorary award for Influencing the Coaching Profession, is an author in Excellence in Coaching and is on the international editorial board of the academic-based coaching journal "Coaching; an International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice"

alex@associationforcoaching.com

Darren Robson
Darren Robson

Darren Robson is the Director of Strategy, Innovation and Partnership for the Association for Coaching and he is the global lead for social innovation. He runs a successful leadership development organization, DRArete Ltd that specializes with CEOs, Entrepreneurs, Executives and their teams. He is the founder and CEO of Ministry of Entrepreneurship that specializes in providing coaching, mentoring and entrepreneurial development support to young aspirant entrepreneurs & leaders. Darren is the recipient of the AC Honorary Award for Influencing the coaching community. In 2012 he was a runner up in Coaching at Work's Coaching Person of the Year.

darren@associationforcoaching.com

AC Global Team
Declan Woods
Declan Woods

Declan is the AC’s Global Head of Professional Standards and Accreditation and leads their work on coaching standards, assessing coaches fitness to practice for accreditation; coaching supervision and coach training recognition. Declan leads Penna’s Board & Executive coaching practice and is a board level coach, executive behaviour specialist and leadership developer who focuses on coaching high-achieving leaders. Declan coaches leaders and organisations that are stuck and want to move on. Declan is an Ashridge-trained Coach, Coach-accredited (Master Executive Coach) with the AC, holds degrees in business (MBA Warwick) and psychology (MEd Cambridge) and is a State/HPC-Registered Occupational Psychologist. 

declan@associationforcoaching.com