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Igniting ambition......powering great leaders, teams and organisations

Inspiring confidence......powering great leaders, teams and organisations

Broadening perspectives......powering great leaders, teams and organisations

Supporting the brave......powering great leaders, teams and organisations


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...

Friday 11th April 2014
We are delighted to confirm the two speakers for our New Approaches to Innovation Foundation event on 4 - 5th June at Great Hallingbury Manor Hotel, Hertfordshire. The two speaking slots will be filled by Martin Garratt, Chief Executive of Cambridge Cleantech and Phil Bushby, HR Director of DVLA. read more...

Friday 4th April 2014
Join us on 30th April and 1st May for the UK's leading event for L&D professionals - the CIPD Learning and Development Conference and Exhibition at Olympia, London. As the exclusive UK partners of Emergenetics International read more...

Sunday 30th March 2014
First Ascent are a delivery partner in British Triathlon's new High Performing Coaches programme .... KAIZEN. read more...


14th October 2013 13:10pm
"How is it that when an event is a long way off, its easy to say yes?"

13th October 2013 17:10pm
"People who imagine a positive future appear to succeed and do better than those who do not"