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Qualifications & Associations

Shirley Attenborough MPBsS is a Business Psychologist and Accredited Master Coach. She is also an accredited Coach Supervisor, and has an M.Sc in Organisational Psychology. She is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS), Occupational Division, and a Founder Member of the BPS Special Interest Group for Coaching Psychology. She is also a member of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Attenborough also has Level A & B Occupational Testing, which qualifies her to use a wide variety of psychological tools such as the MBTI Step 1 and 2, NEO, Hogan Potential Survey and Hogan Development Survey, 15FQ+, Saville Wave, OPQ, and Emotional Intelligence instruments. Shirley Attenborough is qualified in the use of Clean Language Symbolic Modelling Techniques.

Shirley is one of the executive coaches in the Middle East for London Business School on the MBA and Emerging Leader’s Programmes and coaches on several of their global coaching programmes.


Attenborough’s forte is the delivery and execution of executive coaching and leadership solutions for large international and regional organisations. As a prominent business facilitator, she coaches some of the world’s most prestigious corporations and consultancy companies.

She also provides coaching supervision for independent and in-house coaches working in the region. Her aims are to enhance coaching skills across the GCC and broader Middle East, offer support and share her knowledge and skills to encourage best practice.


With more than 20-years’ experience, Attenborough’s client base reads like a Who’s Who of leading international and regional business executives, many of whom are leading individuals working in the petrochemical, finance and investment, telecommunications and FMCG
industries. Indeed, a wide variety of FTSE 100 and Forbes 500 companies work with Shirley and her specialist team. 


Team based coaching is Shirley Attenborough’s particular strength. Working with boards of directors, and senior leadership teams, she designs and delivers executive coaching and leadership development workshops which are aimed at professionals who have already participated in workshops and that are looking to introduce a coaching culture into their organisations.

Techniques from a variety of theoretical and practical backgrounds are used in these sessions, in particular solution-focused and cognitive behavioural tools to
encompass a broad holistic approach. Shirley is also Level A and B accredited, which allows her to use a wide range of psychometrics which includes personality tools and ability tests.


  • Shirley is a highly professional consultant that provides high quality work. She has excellent coaching skills and her understanding and knowledge of the corporate world is most beneficial. She has passion for guiding others to succeed and her transformational capabilities have made a remarkable impact on me and developing my leadership skills. She provides a very pragmatic approach, precise questioning, keeping the meetings extremely constructive and honest. She truly knows how to pull the best qualities out of an individual to help him grow. I would highly recommend Shirley to...

    Jean-Manuel Canga-Valles, Marketing Director

  • The coaching sessions with Shirley  helped me to look at important challenges in a very clear way and tackle the most difficult situations head on. Shirley is excellent at asking you questions you should be asking yourself!

    Allan Fairbairn - Head of Operations

    Aggreko – EMEA