Kevin Oubridge joined Accelerated Success in 2005, focusing on helping the business owner, Sue Burnell, map her marketing and service delivery processes. Kevin set up Blue Chip Coaching based on this practical experience of growing a successful executive coaching practice.
The aim of Blue Chip Coaching is simple – to help executive coaches connect with and win coaching clients in corporates & SMEs, build the B2B relationship and win further business from client companies year on year.
Prior to this, Kevin worked in learning and organisation development in British Telecom, NHS executive, regional and trust roles, and Mercer Human Resource Consulting.
Throughout his career Kevin has specialised in implementing and leveraging the value of performance management systems in large organisations. He has also worked extensively with individuals and teams in developing project stakeholder management capability.
Kevin has a Post Graduate Diploma in Training & Performance Management from Leicester University and is an accredited mentor with the government led National Enterprise Allowance scheme, which supports new business start-ups.
Sue Burnell set up Accelerated Success (sister company to Blue Chip Coaching) in 2003, working with talented leaders who want to make a real difference through driving change for business growth.
Since then Sue has worked one-to-one with numerous senior leaders in UK-based and global commercial organisations. Most recently she has specialised in coaching leaders of fast growing regions of global ICT companies.
Prior to this Sue worked in leadership development and communication roles for British Telecom and the National Housing Federation. She also found time to bring up a family, cycle across France and Italy, and travel in India and SE Asia. Sue enjoys gardening and is a black belt at Choi Kwang Do.
Sue has an MA in Coaching & Mentoring Practice from Oxford Brookes University and a BA in Psychology from the University of Keele. She is a member of the British Psychological Society, the society’s Special Group in Coaching Psychology, and the Association for Coaching. Sue is an accredited coach with the Oxford Brookes International Centre for Coaching & Leadership Development, and the Association for Coaching.