Kim-Adele Platts FInstLM is an Interim CEO, entrepreneur and board-level coach who specialises in helping executives lead with impact and humanity. Her journey has taken her from an NVQ in hairdressing to the boardrooms of the FTSE 250.
With over 25 years of experience, Kim has established a reputation as a transformational leader. She consistently generates new business and has turned underperforming companies into market leaders despite challenging environments.
She is an international best selling author and speaker on business.  A Non-Exec Director with the IoD, Academy Trust and Mary’s Meals.
Kim-adele Has a Level 7 Diploma in Executive Coaching and Mentoring from the ILM and is an Accredited Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach

Professional Experience

 Executive Coach, NED, Speaker, Author, Interim and Change Management Professional Driving Increased Efficiency, Revenues and Customer Satisfaction. FInstLM

With over 25 years experience and a proven track record in delivering significant wealth for companies with multi million turnovers.  She provides leadership development, coaching and mentoring for professionals.  Challenging you to be the best version of yourself, by using proven models, tips and tools to transform your mindset and attract the business and the life you dream of.  

Do you often find yourself feeling like an imposter?
Do you worry that you are really good enough?
Is the accountability of leading people laying heavily on you?
Are you frustrated about where you are, verses where you want to be?
Do you worry that you aren't being a good enough parent, leader, boss - is the pressure of balancing these wearing you down?
Do you feel you have to be a different person at work, and does this cause frustrations?

Imagine how it would feel to have addressed all of these, to have tamed your inner beast and to be living the life you dream of and loving it.  If that sounds/feels/looks like something you are looking for then she is your coach.

The right coach is the person standing behind you, asking the right questions.

She firmly believes in authenticity, integrity and legacy in leadership. As your coach or business consultant, these are the values she brings to your organisation, helping you lead the way in business.

I am passionate about authenticity integrity and legacy in leadership, working with you to achieve your goals and create memories.  I was asked recently why people like working with me, and it's because I am myself, I bring my whole self to every situation and I have learned to turn my vulnerabilities into my superpower, I can empower you to do the same. Leading with presence and opening up to people enables them to do the same and that's when really great things happen.

The best results come from not only from the top innovation and execution,  they also come from having the best relationships with your people and your customers.

She has worked with major organisations including Barclays, RBS/Natwest, HBOS, Sage, British Business Bank, Gatenby Sanderson, IoD. 


Qualifications & Accreditations

 ILM Level 7 Diploma in Executive Coaching and Mentoring.
Accredited Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centred Coach
The Top Person Ambassador - UK
PRINCE2 Practitioner
Finalist 2018 Credit Strategy Mentor of the Year
Winner 2010 SAGE Leader of the Year


"Kim has developed an extra-ordinary range of talents from operational management to business transformation and inspirational leadership." C R - Group HR Director

"Kim is simply an inspiration. She has the ability to work at an incredible pace when building a new venture, has a true skill of summarising thoughts into very very specific actions. Kim is one person any business with global ambition should look to engage with." P A - CEO

"Kim is incredibly focused and hard-working and has both a great attention to detail as well as being able to work at an executive / strategic planning level. She is extremely articulate and presents herself very well to all her stakeholders. This is a great gift when having to persuade Board executives to a particular way of thinking one moment and then talk to, motivate and lead more junior colleagues the next.

Kim is very people-focused and has demonstrated on numerous occasions the value of bringing people with you, inspiring them and leading them over and above the more old-fashioned approaches that can come with direct 'management' and instruction. J W - Group CEO

More testimonials available at Linked In

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