Becky Falkingham

Partner, Advisor & Coach


Becky has been coaching CEOs and executives for over 15 years. Her mix of natural empathy, strong business insight and psychological understanding enable clients to make significant shifts in their leadership and successfully navigate challenging business contexts.

Becky’s 30 year business career spans a number of key industries and disciplines, combining to give her a multidimensional perspective of what it takes to be a great leader. Following an early career in retail buying and marketing, Becky became a strategy consultant with Boston Consulting Group, working directly with the boards and CEOs of global companies to advise on transformational strategies. She went on to become a board level search consultant, first with Spencer Stuart, where she led the European internet practice and then as Board Partner at the JCA Group. Both roles involved working closely with numerous FTSE boards to identify and hire CEOs. She also advised on the functioning of boards and board committees.​

A highly regarded business coach, Becky has a deep understanding of the issues and dilemmas facing the CEO, executive committee and board. Clients value her insight into how to become board ready and crucially how to improve their impact with the board.​​

Supportive, warm, pragmatic and insightful, she focuses on helping clients increase impact, raise performance and deepen their self awareness.​

Becky understands organisational systems and can swiftly get to the nub of commercial issues, adapting with ease across sectors and cultures.​

Becky has coached across a broad spectrum of industries, including technology, media, retail, luxury, fashion, consumer goods, banking, insurance, utilities and professional services. She is working with a number of PE backed businesses helping their executives adapt to the PE operating model.​



Accreditation as EIA Practitioner

Graduate of Mastered programme

Graduate of Tavistock Executive Coaching Programme

Fellow of the Institute of Coaching, McClean/Harvard Medical School

"Having Becky as my coach has proven extremely valuable in my role as a new CEO in a complex and political environment. She understands the issues quickly, she is both thoughtful and challenging. She makes me think and offers advice which has consistently enhanced my leadership of the team and my relationship with the board."

CEO, Mining industry

“Becky is very transparent, honest, gets to the point very quickly, knows when to be firm and understands us extremely well.”

CEO, Global fashion brand​

"What you have done has been truly transformational. I believe this is one of the few moments of deep change in my life. I see myself differently now.”

CEO, PE Backed Airline

“Becky is an excellent communicator, she is perceptive and supportive and brings these skills together in our coaching relationship. As a woman taking on a significant, challenging and influential new role she has helped me to develop my skills, confidence and has improved my performance. Her ability to stretch my thinking and develop my own leadership style has been hugely helpful.”

COO, National Charity

"Becky is a really experienced coach who is great at listening and offering advice, challenge and/or tools to support you. She is really easy to open up to and gives great advice and guidance in response to what she hears."

COO, PE Backed Fintech Business

"Becky has helped me to address my emotional resilience during an extremely challenging situation and with difficult relationships. Becky provided me with some great tools to use. As a result, I have been able to adapt how I handle challenging situations to the benefit of me and those around me. I've also got promoted onto the Exec team due to the changes in my behavior."

Chief Risk Officer, PE Backed Financial Services Organisation

"Becky has a tremendous ability to empathize with the challenges people face, whether associated with their own character and temperament, or the complexities of the business situations they face."

CEO, Global Minerals Organisation

"Becky’s approach to coaching is transformational - I have witnessed the impact of the coaching, which is direct, pragmatic, insightful and enables the recipient to really grow as an individual and business leader."

Senior Vice President, People, FTSE 250 Travel Organisation

"What I like about Becky is her can-do attitude and her direct and honest approach. I have worked with many coaches in the past and found the whole dynamic too passive and slow. Not the case with Becky! The pace and the quality of thinking are great."

CEO, Financial Services Company

"I had an instant connection with Becky. She is straightforward, easily relatable, extremely easy to talk to (about anything) and connects the dots without having that much detail. Becky just gets me. I am now in a more senior role with greater responsibility and am more effective because of the work we did together."

European CEO, major retailer