Jenny McConnell

Pilot Coaching Programme – Coach Bio

Name: Jenny McConnell

Email Address:

Telephone Number: +44(0)7952004089

Relevant qualifications and affiliations (max. 80 words)

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Business Coaching, accredited by EMCC at Senior Practitioner level (Leeds Beckett University)

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Executive Coaching, accredited by EMCC at Senior Practitioner level (Leeds Beckett University)

  • Member of Association for Coaching

  • Head of Corporate Partnerships, Association for Coaching (leadership team, Ireland)

  • MA Gender, Society and Culture (distinction)

  • BA (Hons) English Language and Literature


Experience in one to one coaching (Max. 300 words)

Jenny is a seasoned leader and understands firsthand what it takes to lead with impact. She helped to transform PayPal from startup to a multi-billion dollar company, building high-performing teams in uncertain times.

Leaders within education and other sectors work with Jenny to quickly gain clarity on what’s important, make tough decisions and confidently set the direction for better outcomes.

Jenny’s warm and empathetic style puts people at ease immediately. You will experience the space to offload, do your best thinking and get clear on what is critical in your world. You will become better equipped to thrive and positively impact those around you.

Outcomes of 1:1 coaching:

  • Less stress and clearer thinking

  • More effective ways to have honest conversations and manage conflict

  • Improved focus on what is important

  • More effective delegation, succession planning and staff development

  • Increased job satisfaction and sense of empowerment for you and others

  • A more authentic, high-impact leadership presence


“Jenny has an incredible knack for helping you get to the root of an issue, concern or emotion in a short amount time, and then framing those insights in such a way that they feel actionable and empowering. Jenny does it all with a sense of warmth and empathy that really put you at ease.”

“Coaching with Jenny was a lifeline for me. Jenny guided me with compassion and care, helping me to challenge how I was feeling in a positive way.” 

“Jenny is the epitome of class and professional style - a style that distinguishes her from all others in her field as pure excellence. Her stately demeanour and nature reflect her excellent leadership skills. I consider her a superb leader, a great person to seek counsel and the type of person you want for coaching.”


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