Meet The Team.

Natalie Hall
Natalie Hall

Managing Director, Accredited Executive Coach

Prior to founding Up Rising, Natalie worked within the professional services industry for 18 years (latterly as an M&A Partner at Deloitte) where alongside leading global transactions she was a Talent Partner and Coach. She understands the pressures of corporate life and how to build working cultures that combine high performance with positive wellbeing – places where people can thrive.

From 2018-2020, she held a part-time role of Chief Wellbeing Officer for Deloitte Financial Advisory. The programme she designed won a Deloitte Global Talent Recognition Award in 2021 for its positive impact on employee experience, engagement and working culture.

Phanella Fine
Phanella Fine

Managing Director, Accredited Executive Coach

Phanella is a highly experienced Accredited Executive Coach, former City Lawyer and Fund Manager, successfully exited Entrepreneur, Author and Media Coach. Combining her personal career experience with deep coaching expertise, Phanella is an expert in helping leaders marry high performance for themselves and their teams with positive working cultures. 

Alongside her coaching work, Phanella founded a direct-to-consumer coaching start-up, which she sold in 2019. Her first book, Step Up: Confidence, Success and Your Stellar Career in 10 Minutes a Day was published by Random House in 2016.

Louisa Harrison

Associate Executive Coach

Louisa had a 15-year career working in the public and private sector, predominantly in Human Resources within the financial services industry. She then pursued her passion for coaching with an MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change. She specialises in supporting individuals who are ready for or in transition such as a promotion, leading others, new challenges or returning to employment. Louisa is also a ‘Dare to LeadTM’ trained coach.
Patrice Gordon

Associate Executive Coach

Patrice has a 12-year career working at senior levels in Finance and Commercial within the Travel and Logistics industry. Patrice qualified as an Executive Coach in 2017 and since then has developed her practice to focus on females in the workplace, inclusive leadership and reverse mentoring. Her efforts on building an inclusive environment for all has been recognised internationally by Richard Branson, the TED leadership community & most recently, Brené Brown.
Alice Bromwich

HR Consultant

Alice is a highly experienced, senior HR professional and has worked across a range of organisations, including Corona Energy, where she was Head of HR. In addition, alongside a wide range of human capital advisory work, she has established People functions for tech scale ups, Offr and Gobsmack. 

In 2020, Alice launched Espresso, an HR magazine aimed at leaders and business owners. Alice’s vision and values align strongly with Up Rising’s and her expertise proves invaluable across our culture, inclusion and consultancy projects.

Nikki Swan

Associate Executive Coach

Nikki has 19 years of business experience, predominantly working in tax advisory (PwC & Deloitte). She has led teams serving a wide range of clients across the financial services sector and so understands the pressures and opportunities of working in high pressure environments. Influenced by her training in yoga, mindfulness and resilience, Nikki empowers her clients to respond rather than react to challenges.

simon hawtrey-woore

Outdoor Executive Coach

Simon Hawtrey-Woore is an Outdoor Executive Coach passionate about developing senior leaders to create inclusive cultures where unique abilities can be respected, valued, and flourish. Through a 20-year marketing agency career, Simon built up extensive leadership and hands-on business management experience, knowing first-hand how easy it is to be sucked into the four walls of the day-to-day and lose sight of the bigger picture, meaning and purpose.

Simon first trained as a coach 18 years ago and transitioned away from his communication agency to start a coaching practice full-time ten years ago. Simon loves to work with purpose-driven leaders who want more influence within their organisation and create a more significant impact, helping them break through the barriers between potential and performance.

Miles Pulver – Psychotherapist and Executive Coach

Psychotherapist and Executive Coach

Miles is an experienced psychotherapist, specialising in working with executives and leaders from professional, commercial & entrepreneurial environments, as well as an experienced executive coach. Miles’s passion for helping business leaders enhance their mental wellbeing, emotional development and relational skills, derives from his own business background. Before becoming a psychotherapist and coach, Miles had a professional and commercial career as a City lawyer and then as commercial director of a real estate developer.

He trained initially in well-grounded psychodynamic and attachment-oriented psychotherapy (including having a sub-specialism in relationship work). He has gone on to add an extensive suite of contemporary, proactive, neuro-informed psychotherapy modalities. He aims for depth transformation with an engaged coaching style.

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