Lisa Saunders

Lisa Saunders


Ashridge Business School Accredited Coach; Equine Facilitated Coach; Chartered Member of the CIPD

Lisa is a professional coach, coach trainer and facilitator. In 2017 she went to the USA to train as an Equine Facilitated Coach, a role she now carries out with us here Orchard House.

Lisa began her career in corporate HR before setting up as a freelance development professional. She has worked across Europe with organisations including Accenture, Barclays, Diageo, HSBC, the NHS, Unilever, Ambition School Leadership and Skanska, most of which have been her clients over the long term.

Lisa specialises in helping leaders become more resilient, resourceful and creative in challenging circumstances. She has seen many of her clients change through equine facilitated coaching, in particular by understanding how their leaderships style affects themselves and their relationships with others.

“Lisa is one of these rare people that always bring the best out of anyone. She is lovely, fun and effective. She will not hesitate to stretch you beyond your own limits with gentle nudges. In a team, she will create that extra "je-ne-sais-quoi" which will make the group impactful and ensure everyone feels special at the same time. She has the kind of natural people skills many leaders would die for!” Isabelle Blackie, independent L&D specialist