About Ann Burton
The Academy of Coaching & Leadership was founded by Ann Burton, a highly motivated, enthusiastic business coach, learning and development facilitator. Ann is passionate about nurturing talent and believes in giving everyone access to personal development. After a background in education and business, Ann decided to create her first business, Training By Design Ltd., which became an award-winning, forward-thinking coaching and leadership development company.
Ann’s focus on providing a personally tailored approach to training and development has resulted in two of her delegates becoming ILM Learner of The Year. Over the years, this business evolved into The Academy of Coaching & Leadership to reflect the educational nature of the business and the expanded range of offerings.
As a natural communicator with a supportive style, Ann always gives delegates her full focus and attention. As a strong believer in the principles of accelerated learning, Ann’s encouraging manner and ability to build rapport easily and quickly, sets her apart from other coaches and training facilitators.
Ann is a member of the Association of Coaching and follows their code of conduct, practice and ethics. Ann’s approach to training is based on the following core values: