Who we are

Helen Chapman is the Managing Director of Pelican Coaching and a qualified and accredited psychological coach and trainer. She is passionate about helping individuals, leaders and teams to be more effective and resilient in creative and innovative ways.

She likes to keep things as simple and straight forward as possible and ideally fun! Her first booklet ‘Being Resilient’ beautifully captures her attitude to life and business, ‘if we could stand back more often and imagine what a child might say or do, we might cut through some of our business and personal complexity’.

Helen worked for many years’  in large multinational organisations working in management and leadership roles in functions such as Research, Development, IT, Finance, Information and Knowledge management. She started her life as a bench chemist at Nicholas Laboratories, before moving to ICI and then GlaxoSmithKline.

She set up Pelican Coaching in 2006 and now enjoys working with individuals across different sectors.  She works with key associates to deliver team building activities and group workshops as required.

Helen splits her time between Yorkshire and Hertfordshire enjoying the balance between the two. She also enjoys creative pursuits such as photography, ceramic modelling and creating art from the natural environment.

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