Karen Dean

Karen Dean


Karen is an executive coach and associate of the Møller PSF group. She works in partnership with her clients, focusing on clearly articulated and measurable goals. By developing trust, clarity and insight throughout the coaching relationship, she helps to unlock the motivation to act on a well-designed plan. As the relationship progresses, Karen sees her clients grow in confidence and credibility, while influencing and delivering sustainably – with increasing success.

Professional career

Karen has worked as a full time executive coach for over 23 years. Prior to this she was employed for ten years by Marks and Spencer plc, undertaking commercial leadership roles, followed by head office assignments in sales management. She then took on the role as chair of the corporate marketing committee. Karen began her career as a scientist, specialising in haematology and blood transfusion at St Thomas’ Hospital, London becoming a Fellow of the Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences.

Coaching experience

Karen has a dedicated twenty-three year track record of coaching individuals and groups in corporate and professional service firms. She also coaches in public sector, NGO and charity organisations. Karen has delivered well over 12,000 hours of one-to-one time with many hundreds of clients across the UK, Western and Eastern Europe, USA, Brazil, India and China, which has involved working with partners & key leaders. She strongly believes that she has the courage to provoke sustainable change and the intellect to increase understanding and blends this approach with the sensitivity to support as appropriate.

A recent assignment involved accelerating the promotion of a client to partner in a professional services firm, by increasing the client’s ability to influence with impact and demonstrate leadership. Karen also supported a client to navigate complex and politically challenging relationships, by increasing resilience and growing the confidence to be heard

Training and qualifications

  • ICF accredited coach training
  • Master Practitioner of NLP
  • Transactional Analysis Level One
  • MFIC joint award with C&G and TFIC
  • Qualified coach supervisor and coach mentor


  • Mercer
  • KPMG
  • Accenture
  • Department of Work and Pensions
  • Diageo
  • JCB [Excavators] Worldwide
  • P&O Cruises
  • PepsiCo International