Meet Alison


“Alison’s coaching is insightful, warm, and – most importantly – very effective.

I spend my working week helping leaders and future leaders with big ideas to achieve the things that matter most to them right now.

Why? Because I’ve got to where I am now thanks to some truly remarkable leaders.

They believed in me; they gave me opportunities; they helped me to learn when things went wrong; and they were there cheering me on when I succeeded.  They were inspiring; they were positive role models and – above all – they remained true to their beliefs.

Alison Rendle 1-1 coachingNow I work as a professional coach and facilitator, drawing on all I have learnt through a successful career as a senior leader in education and the public sector.  I deliver coaching and development programmes for leaders in education, in small businesses, in the creative sector and in local government. I also work with students, self-employed people and career changers.

If you’re interested in working with me, you might want to find out more about my professional credentials.

My partners

I love collaborating with people and organisations with great values and a mission to make a real difference.

I am proud to be working in partnership with these  exciting and innovative companies:


always possible:  building the power of leaders in business, culture and society to be brilliant.


Fulcrum Learning: supporting schools, colleges and educational networks on their journey to excellence.


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Genius Within: providing in-work support to help people with neurodiverse conditions to fulfil their potential at work.



CPD Bee: A TeachFirst Innovation Partner, helping every school be the best they can be. The CPDBee online marketplace helps school leaders find quality assured training providers.