Know You More set to accelerate ‘coaching for everyone’ with key appointments
Edinburgh, Scotland – 10th July 2020
Know You More, one of the world’s leading digital coaching providers is pleased to announce several senior leadership appointments to support the growth of the business. The company has appointed Mr. John Johnstone as Corporate Coaching Director, Mrs. Evelyn Walker as Public Sector and ‘Level-Up’ Partnership Director and Mrs. Hamisha Mehta as Chief Financial Officer respectively.
Mr. Johnstone brings over 30 years of coaching and leadership development experience to Know You More. As an experienced business leader, having held HR Director positions for organisations including Standard Life Plc and the NHS, Mr. Johnstone is also an Academy of Executive Coaching alumnus. Mr. Johnstone is a qualified and highly experienced executive coach who has worked with leaders across industries in the UK, USA, Canada, Europe and the Middle East. He is currently the founder of independent coaching and management consultancy, Lead Real Change Ltd. before which he was a Director at Coachmatch Ltd, one of the UK’s most successful coaching and development businesses.
Commenting on his appointment Mr. Johnstone said: “As an established executive coach, I have a passion for helping individuals and businesses learn, grow and change, even in the face of extraordinary challenges. Know You More enabled me to shift and grow my business online whilst I was volunteer coaching for key workers during lockdown, and having directly experienced the greater flexibility, reach and value provided by Know You More’s digital coaching platform. It enables organisations to preserve the irreplaceable magic of direct human relationships while seamlessly using innovative technology to deliver results. I am excited at this exceptional opportunity to help Know You More’s clients take advantage of the digital coaching revolution, move beyond traditional coaching offers and bring high quality coaching within the reach of a much broader and more diverse range of people, businesses and groups.”
Mrs. Walker is an HR and Digital/Cyber Educational Consultant who specialises in the scaling up of start-ups. With over 25 years’ experience in the Digital and the Drinks Industries, she has held a variety of Country, Regional and Worldwide positions in both operational and program management. Mrs. Walker is a Council Director for the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce for SMEs and is also an award-winning Mentor in Business and in Cyber education and brings a unique combination of digital; brand awareness and client interaction experience to Know You More.
Mrs. Mehta is a graduate from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS). She was awarded the title of One Young CA 2019 by ICAS and was also winner of the Talent category prize. Mrs. Mehta began her career within the audit practice of EY later moving into Consultancy, specializing in Finance Transformation and Change projects. She has over 10 years’ experience within finance, consultancy and commercial finance across practice and industry. She is also a member of the ICAS Diversity and Inclusion Committee and trustee of the spinal injury charity, Aspire and previously was a governor at an inner-city London primary school.
Commenting on the appointments, Tim Mart Founder and CEO of Know You More stated: “We are delighted to have John on the team as our Corporate Coaching Director. He will support our rapid growth by cementing strategic relationships with our increasing number of corporate clients to help develop and utilise our award-winning digital coaching platform. It’s also a pleasure to have Evelyn and Hamisha become more involved in the business and they have already been a great asset to Know You More as advisory board members. Collectively the new roles will help us provide greater support to our clients as we scale the business and deliver coaching for everyone.”
About Know You More
Know You More is the world’s leading digital coaching provider delivering the most cost-effective way for organisations to support the well-being and leadership development of its people with professional coaching at scale. With clients in the U.K. and abroad spanning both the corporate and public sector, including National Health Service (NHS), Siemens, IAC Group, Ocado, Barnardos Scotland, St. Andrews University and The University of Edinburgh to name a few. Know You More is on a mission to create thriving cultures within organisations and communities by combining the power of real human conversation with innovative technologies. To learn more and schedule a demo, visit here.
Tim Mart, CEO