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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...

Wednesday 23rd April 2014
Emergenetics UK are exhibiting and speaking at this year's CIPD Learning and Development Show on 30th April - 1st May, Kensington, London. read more...

Monday 21st April 2014
Research reported in NeuroImage has revealed that artists brains may be structurally different to non-artists. read more...

Thursday 17th April 2014
Herminia Ibarra was the keynote speaker at the MBA CSEA Conference in Paris this month and we found her ideas on "Similarity" intruiging. 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."