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Driving performance through brain science

Global support to leaders, teams and organisations

Supporting teams to innovate, improve and win

Delivering fast, eye-catching results for clients


Are you looking for an energetic partner who is utilising the latest neuroscience understanding when working with their clients in the private, public, sport and third sectors? If so, you are in the right place!

You should demand contemporary leadership, coaching and team development programmes that are tailored to your challenges and incorporate the latest research in how to maximise performance.

Our approach delivers this and reflects our values: agile, engaging, provocative and accountable.  . or to put it another way ... we listen, question and may challenge you .... then we engage your people to deliver seriously impressive ROI for your organisation.

You will experience service that is personal, flexible and responsive ... our unique team all have senior leadership experience, so we understand the challenges that leaders face.

We work with new start-ups and global multinationals. In Europe, India and America. All of our clients are ambitious to improve their performance and be leaders in their field ... and they describe us as a dynamic and engaging partner.

Your support from First Ascent is available 24 x 365, as we believe in operational reality. We mentor our alumni for life – for free.

If you are looking for a highly committed, effective and trusted partner to help ignite ambition and inspire confidence in your people .... then please contact us for an engaging conversation as a first step towards accelerating your performance!

Latest News...

Tuesday 2nd September 2014
We are delighted to announce the commencement today of Jade Van-Loo at First Ascent who has been appointed to take on the permanent role of Operations Manager. read more...

Tuesday 5th August 2014
David Sales will speak on the subject of Applying Neuroscience to Recruitment at the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition taking place in Manchester 5th - 6th November. read more...

Tuesday 22nd July 2014
We are delighted to announce Deborah Hall as our Speaker for the Autumn First Ascent Foundation Workshop - The Role of Charisma in Leadership.

Trained by BBC News as a journalist and broadcaster, Deborah spent 12 years as the face of numerous reporting programmes including London Plus, Newsroom Southeast, Business Breakfast and National News Summaries (BBC-1). read more...


23rd April 2014 18:04pm
"Steve Bentley talking at CIPD L&D Event, London @ 11.30 on 30th April - Using Neuroscience to Drive Team Performance"

22nd April 2014 04:04am
"Great speakers announced for our next First Ascent Foundation event 4-5th June."