Linley Rose

Executive, Leadership and Performance Coach, Coach Trainer


International Coach Federation Master Certified Coach to executives, coach trainer,mentor, assessor and facilitator since 2001, Linley inspires today’s leaders to be the change in developing leadership skills. The type of leadership that sustains people and organisations that are profitable, culturally healthy, and with satisfying futures.

Such leadership enriches families and communities – where our deepest needs are met.

Providing:Individual, group or teamcoaching for leaders;Coach training;Facilitation and Training of leadership skills and events; Coach Training; Mentoring and Assessing; Qualified to support coaches seeking their credentials.

Philosophy and approach

As a coach:

  • A confident, caring, masterful coach who brings out the best in people by liberating the human spirit and tapping into their true potential.
  • A catalyst of change in lives by making the difficult simple and the unthinkable thinkable.
  • Providing transformational and holistic coaching by integrating knowledge from neuroscience, positive psychology, and behavioural sciences.

As a trainer:

  • Competent,charismatic,energised, focused. Completely tuned into and responsive to the participants needs and room dynamics.
  • Invites people to step up and embrace possibility.
  • Committed to participants having the best possible training experience, so they leave inspired to make a difference and able to use their new skills.
  •  Open sharing of my wisdom and expertise.


  • Committed to professional and personal development asan integral part of my life. Living what I teach.
  • Respect is of highest value and utmost importance.



  • More than 4000 hours coaching experience
  • Trained more than 1000 people in over 100 programmes
  • Consultant and expert in creating Coaching Cultures in Workplaces.
  • Has extensive experience in cross cultural coaching and coach training particularly in Asia Pacific, India and China facilitating public and in house programmes. Participants in public programmes are from multi-national corporates.
  • Regular guest lecturer at Auckland University Business School, Executive Education for “Quiet Leadership” programmes
  • As Regional Manager for Results Coaching Systems (2002 – 2005) established face-to-face coach training availability in New Zealand from 2002 and introduced “Workplace Coach” trainingplatforms and programmes in 2004
  • Researcher on Coaching Initiative Impact Study published 2007
  • Served on the International Coach Federation Global Credentialing & Program Accreditation Committee
  • Assessor of coaches globally (advanced coaching qualifications for Neuroleadership Group and International Coach Federation.)


  • Master Certified Coach (MCC) with International Coach Federation(ICF). 2008
  • Certificate in Organizational and Executive coaching from New York University 2006
  • Diploma of Business Otago Polytechnic 1990
  • Certificate of Coaching with Results Coaching Systems 2001
  • Certified facilitator of: Via Pro Signature Strengths products; Cultural Transformation Tool; Extended DISC; Working Styles Analysis

Coaching and leading contracted coach trainings to global clients from:

Aderant Air New Zealand AMP
ANZ Asian Paints Auckland University Business School
AUT BMW NZ Child Fund
Clear Communications Coca Cola Dominion Breweries
Deloitte Deutshe Bank EMA
Ericsson Ernst Young Fonterra
GE Finance Genesis Energy Goodman Fielder
IBM J & J Medical Jaguar Landrover
Lumley General Insurance Metlife Care Microsoft
Project K PwC Stihl
Tower Telecom Television New Zealand
The National Bank Vodaphone Smith Nephew
Merck Group Venetain Macau Huawei
Schneider Electric Emmerson UCL
Syngenta Logitec Honeywell

Prior to coaching:

Throughout my career, regardless of role or responsibility my work background has most often been focused on delivering superb customer experiences both internally and externally. My focus was always striving to do my best which culminated in many recognitions and awards along the way.

  • General Manager, Home Ideas Group, 5 year
  • Manager, NZ Kitchen and Bathroom Design Awards, 5 year
  • Owner/Operator, Tourism Business, 2 year
  • Banking Retail Branch Management, 9 years
  • Various key roles in a Hotel chain
  • Regional Manager, National Retail Fashion Chain
  • Parent, farmer, community worker

About Linley

My personal journey has been one of transforming adversity into opportunity. I encourage others to play big, role-modeling the approach I have adopted in my own survive to thrive story. I am active in and love yoga, gardening, home design, food, travel, books,walking, nature, movies, theatre, maintaining great health and study of neuroscience. I am fascinated by the possibilities of accessing creativity to cause more innovation and productivity at work and recently embarked on a journey to learn music and pottery.

And I am passionate about collaborative communities, satisfying and healthy lives,how the brain works, and helping everyone doing what you love and love what you are doing!