Corporate Training & Professional Development
Kath has extensive experience of leading training and
professional development in the corporate sector.
Her work supports individuals to increase personal impact,
authenticity, presence and embodied leadership.
Kath has delivered speaker training at junior, executive and CEO level. She leads communication skills and leadership training, applying her skills as a theatre practitioner to body, breath and voice work in an accessible and effective manner. Kath brings energy, compassion, humour and integrity to all her work.
Kath’s background includes eight years as an academic at the University of Southampton. She has worked in artistic, educational and business contexts in the UK, USA, Canada, Russia, France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Australia.
Her private and public sector clients are diverse and include: Goldman Sachs Global Leadership Program, Pershing Ltd, Greene King, Capgemini, Digital Europe, Tata Consulting Services, Oxera, The Home Office, Atos/Origin, Hounslow Council, University of Essex, Avanade UK, The Office for Public Management, Servest, Suffolk Libraries, Orwell, Havebury and Wherry Housing Associations.
Kath has delivered the Art of Being Heard professional development day in Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich, Peterborough, Hull and Colchester. This bespoke course is bookable via the link above.
Kath is also one of the team of trainers for RADA in Business and Borg/Companies in Motion, working nationally and internationally.
“Kath is the consummate team and personal coach. She is brilliant, inspiring and grounded. She practices what she says, and, for me, most importantly, distinguishes between acting (not appropriate in a business world) and authentic presence (which is!). Kath inspires people to give of themselves and make the best of themselves.”
Gareth Bunn, GBC Consulting
“Kath's workshops are fresh, creative and insightful. She makes empathetic connections with all her participants therefore enabling her to deliver very direct feedback on their impact and presence. Quotes: "Very credible - bags of experience" "Excellent - great perception, excellent advice well given", "The real thing! Great opportunity to work with her"”
Diane Morton, Morton Corporate Consulting for Capgemini
"For the past two years, Kath has guided a group of executives through speaker training in preparation for our annual client conference. The conference is our showcase event of the year, so we rely on Kath to help us get it right - and she has delivered! She uses a combination of warmth, charm, humour, and assertiveness to guide our team and to build our confidence. Kath has definitely been a key contributor to our conference's success!"
Peter Christmas, Managing Director, Pershing Limited, a BNY Mellon company
“Kath Burlinson is one of the most dynamic leadership trainers we have had at the Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program. She put together leadership sessions that were energetic, thought provoking and fun. She has a great ability to work with clientele ranging from students to senior corporate executives, as well as clientele from a range of cultural backgrounds. We highly recommend her.”
Mary Bogan McBride, Global Leadership Program Administrator - Goldman Sachs
photo by Jamie Zubairi