About Neela

Neela is a successful senior executive and entrepreneur with 25+ years’ experience including 16 years as a highly qualified and innovative Leadership Coach working with C-Suite executives and senior teams. Driven by a mission to unlock full human potential for leadership, Neela’s leading-edge approach is bespoke, personal, highly creative and empowering. Neela is driven by a mission to unlock full human potential for leadership and works with clients across the globe. She encourages strategic leadership, in which executives bring their entirety to the role, through well thought through vision, purpose and value systems. She turns good leaders and senior teams into outstanding executives

Neela’s background is eclectic. She started in the advertisement industry working for Saatchi’s, requalified as an environmentalist lawyer and founded one of the first sustainability agencies Article 13 in 1998. She has worked for some of the largest organisations in the world in the area of ethical, social and environmental risk. She requalified as a coach 18 years ago and is very experienced in working at senior levels and at C-suite.

Her approach is firmly grounded in sound theory in developing leaders and their team’s purpose. She loves to work creatively with her clients with experiential approaches to enable them to open up to new ways of thinking and being.


Developing vision

Forming a new team and driving performance

Role transitioning

Building resilience/ managing the inner critic

Stakeholder management & influencing

Developing leadership style and building confidence

Creating high performing teams


Accreditation: Advanced Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring EMCC
level 7
Accredited ICF-PCC (Working towards Mastery)
Certified Master Coach (The Behavioural Coaching Institute)
Certificate in Advanced Professional Practice in Coach Mentoring Senior Executives, CIPD (in Association with Oxford Brookes University)
Team Coaching (Ashridge)
Accredited Somatic Coach- Strozzi Institute
Ontological Coaching – Newfield Institute
Psychological Safety of Teams (Amy Edmondson)
Systemic Constellations for Organisations and Personal

Languages: Malay, English and basic Spanish


“Neela and her team are world class coaches and facilitators they never fail to surprise me with their creativity and ability to getting us to think differently”
Director – eBay