Carole is Visiting Professor in Business Coaching at Ulster University and an accredited executive and career coach with over 30 years experience. Her experience in working with resilience issues comes out of her coaching practice and has informed her doctoral studies on resilience. She has worked for an international management consultancy, been employed as a researcher within a management school and for the last 17 years has worked with leaders and identified talent across the public, private and not for profit sectors. Her clients include global charities, central government departments, Higher Education and pharmaceutical companies. She is the author of a number of books on topics related to management, coaching and careers. Her work on resilience has resulted in a toolkit published by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development. She is currently writing a handbook on resilience coaching for a major UK publisher.