Coach, mentor, supervisor and facilitator with a range of well-known clients

Eve Turner is a highly accomplished coach, mentor, supervisor and facilitator working with clients in the public, private, education and not-for-profit sectors. Eve is a leading contributor to industry research and is active within the various UK coaching bodies and has volunteered for coaching and supervision charity projects like CoachActivism which supports refugee workers and EthicalCoach which is bringing worldclass coaching to nonprofit organizations in Africa.  She is Chair of the professional coaching body APECS (Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision).  She is co-founder of the Climate Coaching Alliance and founder and lead of the Global Supervisors’ Network.  All three are pro bono organizations.

Together with twenty years senior leadership experience in the public arena, Eve holds both an MBA and an MSc in Coaching & Development supported by Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas in Supervision for Coaching, Mentoring and Consultancy.  She is the 2019 joint winner of the Coaching at Work Best Article/Series Award for work on supervison and ethics, the 2018 winner of the two leading awards for supervision: the EMCC Supervision Award (with Tatiana Bachkirova and Angela Wright) and the Coaching at Work Award for Contributions to Coaching Supervision.   She was also honoured to be recognized with the 2015 EMCC Coaching Award and has won research awards from the British Psychological Society Special Group in Coaching Psychology (BPS SGCP) and the Association for Coaching (AC) for her research.

Eve is accredited as an Executive Master Coach by the Association for Coaching (AC), as a Supervisor by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) and as both an Executive Coach and an Executive Coach Supervisor by the Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision (APECS).  She is a Visiting Fellow at Henley Business School and the University of Southampton.

As Head of BBC South, Eve successfully managed multi-million pound budgets alongside responsibility for radio, television and online services.  She led talent acquisition and retention, governance and diversity and re-structuring initiatives.

“Eve was the most amazing supportive and inspiring person to work for!”

Lizz Loxam, BBC Executive Editor

With a lifelong interest in talent development, Eve founded Eve Turner Associates in 2007 to focus her skills with individuals across a wider range of sectors. With clients such as the BBC, Carnival, LCP, NCL, the NHS, local authorities, YSC, several Universities and Hays, Eve coaches, mentors, supervises and facilitates individuals and groups starting on their managerial career through to seasoned Board Executives.

Sensitive to individual needs and organizational culture, Eve is supportive and challenging as a coach and will adopt her approach to facilitate client and organization growth. In particular, Eve has considerable experience of working with senior leaders and with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures, and works systemically considering all stakeholders to our work including organizational, economic, sector and ecological.

Academic rigour is supported by an action-centered learning approach supported by a range of industry-approved psychometric tools. For example, Eve is qualified to use the MBTI, Hogan suite, Firo B and 16PF tools amongst others.

Talks: Dates for your Diary 2020

Hear Eve Turner talk in 2020.  Her next conference and other presentations:

  • Eve has co-led a session with Carole Davidson on the “Halos and Horns” model at the 26th international EMCC conference on Monday 1st June, due to be in Paris but now virtually.
  • Eve has co-led a session with Judy Ryde on “So I Think I Know Me” at the same conference on Wednesday 3rd June, also virtual.
  • Eve co-led a longer session with Judy Ryde on “So I Think I Know Me”  for APECS, open to all – members and non-members – on Thursday July 9th.
  • Eve co-presented with the other 2 co-founders of the Climate Coaching Alliance, Alison Whybrow and Josie McLean, on “What are coaches being called to do?” on Monday 20th July at 0900 and 1800 BST.  This was an introduction to the CCA and an exploration of what coaches can contribute individually and through their coaching in a rapidly changing world that includes the pandemic, climate change and the ecological crisis.
  • Eve co-presented with Professor Peter Hawkins at the Coaches Rising annual coaching summit – a fortnight of free workshops, discussions, panels and teaching from July 13th.  She and Peter spoke at 1730 UK time for 90 minutes on Tuesday 21st July to approximately 600 participants on “The Necessary Revolution in Coaching: Towards Eco-Systemic Coaching.”  Details of the summit are here.
  • Eve is doing the pre-conference talk on “Systemic Coaching” on Monday 5th October for a virtual coaching conference in Los Angeles, USA on Who is the world calling us to be during these turbulent times?  The contact for more details is: info@goldvargconsulting.com
  • Eve is co-hosting a 90-minute session at the ICF Australasia virtual conference on Monday 19th October at 0800 UK time alongside fellow Climate Coaching Alliance co-founders Alison Whybrow and Josie McLean.  The title is: “What coaches are being called to do now” and is part of their 2020 Transform conference.
  • Eve is co-hosting a 90-minute webinar with Judy Ryde at the ICF Australasia virtual conference on Wednesday 4th November with an updated “So I think I Know Me” presentation.
  • Eve is part of a team (as Chair, APECS) representing coaching professional bodies APECS, AC, EMCC, COMENSA, APAC and the ICF, who are co-hosting 5 webinars in early to mid November on Coaching and Climate Change: a collaborative inquiry.  Members and non-members of any professional bodies are welcome to all the events which are free of charge.  They are are being advertised on all the six bodies’ websites, including here.  The dates and times (UK) are:

2nd at 1500

5th 1445

9th at 1030

11th at 1300

13th at 1200

  • Eve is co-hosting a session for APECS (the Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision) on Monday 23rd November at 1530 on The Necessary Revolution in Coaching from Ego-centric to Eco-centric. The cost is £30 for non-members and £25 for APECS members.
  • Eve is taking part in a panel discussion for the West Midlands Coaching and Mentoring Virtual Conference on Tuesday 24th November at 0930 UK time.  The title is: “What role do I play in this?”  Click here to find out more.

Areas of Expertise

Eve’s key areas of impact are:-

  • Leadership development for high potential individuals.
  • Emotional intelligence – enhancing interpersonal understanding and personal effectiveness.
  • Supporting clients in leading teams and dealing with members who may be considered challenging.
  • Coaching to increase awareness and responsibility for change.
  • Project management.
  • Managing change.
  • Work/life balance.
  • Enhanced self-awareness.
  • Improved self-belief and confidence.
  • Creative thinking to generate options and ensure high standards.
  • Career/redundancy coaching.
  • Team coaching, ©Leadership Circles and Action Learning facilitation to enable individuals, teams and groups to find solutions.
  • Coach Supervision.


Eve has published numerous studies and continues to develop groundbreaking research into executive & business coaching in conjunction with the three largest coaching bodies, the Association for Coaching (AC), European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) and ICF (International Coach Federation) and sponsors such as GlaxoSmithKline and the NHS Leadership Academy. She regular presents at international conferences.


Eve is widely published including her most recent book (December 2019) with Professor Peter Hawkins on “Systemic Coaching.”  For the full list see resources page.


Eve subscribes to professional codes of ethics including:

  • APECS, read here
  • AC and the EMCC who share a Global Code, read here
  • ICF, read here

Eve works as a volunteer for the three professional coaching bodies, the Association for Coaching, (AC), European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) and the Association for Professional Coaching and Supervision (APECS), including accreditation work.

Eve is also a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and the Special Group in Coaching Psychology, a division of the BPS.

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