Liz Martin BA (Hons) PGCE, NPQH is an associate tutor and assessor for ILM coaching and mentoring qualifications. She is an ILM Level 7 qualified executive and senior leader coach, with 20 years’ experience of senior leadership and management in public sector Education. Prior to becoming a coach, she worked first as a teacher in secondary education and then in a variety of senior leader positions both within schools and as Principal Adviser for a Local Authority. As a coach, she holds the firm belief that the quality of the coaching relationship is crucial to achieving clients’ success and satisfaction. As a result, she is committed to tailoring her approach as far as possible to every client’s individual preference, requirements and needs. She has worked with people from a variety of fields, including technology, charities, seafaring and education. In addition to her experience of working with learners from a wide range of ages and backgrounds, she has extensive experience of examination assessment, evaluation, and moderation, both of written and spoken work. She enjoys walking her dogs in the countryside and writing fiction.