Executive Coach - Alex

Dominic is the founder and Managing Director of Notion, established in 2000 with the simple aim to help companies ‘change momentum’. He is a highly sought after International Trainer and Executive Coach, with deep experience, who regularly delivers outstanding results.

Dominic works with senior leadership teams (including C-Suite and PLC Boards) to help them translate the principles of advanced communication skills, gravitas, collaboration and coaching into their organisations and align this with the strategy for the business, to drive commercial performance results.

With 25 years of client work behind him as a specialist Change Management consultant and as an international management development trainer, Dominic has delivered complex change programmes and also trained groups of executives across a wide range of sectors including the Professional Services e.g. ATKearney, Arthur Anderson and Cognizant, Retail, Technology, Financial and Automotive sectors, in over 30 countries.

Dominic’s work has been highly focused on International businesses, from close quarter work with the Croatian Government, through to multi-national FMCG businesses. Dominic understands how to coach and develop leaders from just about every corner of the earth (having trained and facilitated senior leadership teams in UK, Germany, Russia, Scandinavia, Korea, USA, Argentina and most places in-between) to improve their commercial performance and communication skills, and to operate at the highest levels within their global businesses.

Dominic also presents our ‘Accelerating Change’ and ‘Leader as Coach’ programmes to Board and Senior Leadership Teams and supports them with board coaching, facilitation and targeted training workshops, ranging from “Working Together Effectively” through to “Developing Our Business Startegy”. He is a guest lecturer for the MBA class at IMD (Lausanne) in advanced communication skills and an accredited ILM instructor (through to ILM7 certification) for academic coaching qualifications.

Dominic is a thought leader in the field of Coaching and Communications and has co-developed several leading edge models including a highly commercial Operational Coaching model. He is also the co-writer and presenter of ‘Business Success Strategies’. Dominic holds a BSc. in Ergonomics and an MBA from IMD. He is married with three children, is an Apple fanboy, whisky aficionado and gastronome.

Dominic’s Clients include:

A Selection of Dominic’s Sectors and Industry Experience                        

  • Technology
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil

  • Scientific and R&D
  • Professional Services 
  • FMCG Management
  • Consulting 
  • Retail Banking 
  • Professional Services

Case Studies

Dominic was invited to design a communications programme for senior managers in Reckitt Benckiser to help them improve the quality of their presentations across the company. Having become buried in their own data, and with a poor ability to distil and communicate concise messages, meetings and presentations were largely recognised as ineffective. Having designed a one-day programme to address these issues, Dominic has since taken 550 senior managers through the tools developed and coached them in small groups in applying the tools presented to their own presentations and communications. The results have been that decisions are made more swiftly now that business cases are shorter, having been pared down to include only logically reasoned arguments and pertinent data.

Dominic recently worked with the leadership team of a major plc to help them consider the outcomes that they wanted from implementing a coaching culture across their organisation.  Introducing more of a ‘coaching style of leadership’ was determined to be the key to further strengthening management capability and thereby succession planning, and also critical for improving employee engagement at every level.

This initial work then lead on to encompass the next tier of senior management to ensure that, as a whole management team, they modelled an aligned set of behaviours to their organisation.  ‘Leading from the top’ in this way became an important symbol of change to everyone in the business and underlined the importance of the work that Notion was doing elsewhere to help build a sustainable, internal capability to drive the adoption of new behaviours and the cultural change required more widely throughout the organisation.

I have been lucky enough to be on the receiving end of two excellent consulting orientated programmes run by Dominic. He gives a supremely detailed and informative programme with the experience to back it up and provide ultimate credibility to his teaching. I hope to be able to participate in more of these in the future and would recommend him without reservation to any one.

Rupert Coghlan, PwC

What Dominic’s Clients say about him:

Dominic continuously receives glowing testimonials from his clients. Below are some examples of specific quotes from his clients.

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Life-changing is an overused phrase, but this has given me the start of a better direction not just for me but for everyone I meet

Senior Executive, Mitchells and Butlers

Working with Dominic on our business was easy from the outset, his style of coaching creates instant trust and he was very effective in getting us to think in a different way. I look forward to our meetings because I know its such valuable time that has a real impact on the business results.

MD, Specialist Retailer