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Matt Davies

Director, Matt Davies Leadership Ltd



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About Matt Davies

Matt Davies spent 15 years in financial services, including almost a decade as an internal Leadership Consultant and Executive Coach, before setting up his own consultancy. He’s developed a reputation for building deep relationships, and working with passion, energy and enthusiasm – being a cheerleader for his clients, while challenging them to reach their potential.  


Working in a global organisation, he supported leaders and teams across the UK, Europe and India, in departments as diverse as HR, Technology, Innovation & Solutions, Property, Facilities Management, Payments, Data & Analytics, Partnerships and front line Retail banking. The leadership teams Matt supported spanned everything from first line managers, some in their first leadership roles, to Executives working at CEO-1 and with decades of experience.  Since setting up Matt Davies Leadership Ltd, he's worked in both the public and private sector and with individuals and teams alike.


Matt’s coaching extends beyond business to performance sport. He’s the current Assistant Head Coach of the Great Britain Men’s American Football and Head Coach of the Scotland u19 team and has coached for over a decade, winning multiple Coach of the Year Awards. 


In addition to one-to-one coaching of over 200 leaders, Matt’s experience includes consultancy, strategic partnering with leaders, acting as a trusted advisor and all aspects of the design, delivery and evaluation of learning interventions, both in-person and virtual, from small team sessions, to large department-wide initiatives. These have covered all facets of leadership development, presentation skills, career development and more. He has vast experience of speaking and facilitation, using humour, passion and insight to bring topics to life and deliver memorable events with lasting impact. Matt’s clients describe his style as engaging, passionate, pragmatic and thought– provoking, with a focus on helping leaders make a tangible difference.  

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Professional Qualifications

International Coaching Federation Associate Certified Coach (ACC)

Diploma in Executive Coaching (AoEC)


ICAgile Agile Team Facilitation (Radtac) 

NLP Practitioner (PitchBlue) 

Certificate in Systemic Team Coaching (AoEC)

Member of the Chartered Banker Institute

Management and Computing MA, Glasgow University

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Areas of Expertise

• One to one coaching to leaders up to and including C-suite 

• Understanding and driving staff engagement and culture change


• Supporting leaders transitioning to new roles, levels and teams 

Communicating with impact and authenticity 

• Helping clients develop their careers and grow their personal brand 

• Enabling leaders to have better conversations to enhance clarity, capability and motivation 

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