Tania West

Tania is a winner of the  Nat West Venus Awards (South West)  in the category of “Influential Woman Of The Year”

Tania believes that CIPD-Colour-logoyou cannot inspire greatness in people, but only elicit it, because the greatness is there already.  Whether she is coaching individuals, groups, training, facilitating, presenting or supervising coaches she seeks to “bring out the gold” in those she works with.

Tania has over twenty years experience of facilitating and leading groups and over a decade in developing leaders.  She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Life, Business and Executive Coaching, a Post Graduate Diploma in Supervision of Coaching and Mentoring  and is an NLP practitioner.  She is an  associate of the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development and a selected member of the Centre for Leadership Studies at Exeter University.  Tania is also a recognised ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) provider of two exemplary programmes on emotionally intelligent leadership.

Tania has worked extensively in the public, private and not for profit sectors and uses a wide range of “tools” in her working with individuals and teams including MBTI (personality profiling) Realise 2 (strengths indicator), VBIM (values based indicator of motivation), BELBIN (team roles), and HOGAN (understanding the shadow side of leadership).

Heather Day, Coach and facilitator

“Tania has worked with me as a coaching supervisor. She is encouraging, insightful and gently challenging. She brings a lot of creativity into her approach and has enabled me to develop in confidence in my coaching practice.”

Heather Day, Coach and facilitator


Tania is an award winning toastmaster winning contests  at local, regional and National levels.  She is an engaging presenter and blends the art of captivating audiences with a challenging yet humorous approach.

She is a published author, couples coach and designer of marriage and couple support programmes.

Whilst based in Bristol, Tania travels throughout the UK and abroad delivering innovative and bespoke programmes as well as providing a coaching service via Skype to clients outside the UK.

Tania has been described as an “osteopath of the soul”.  She is passionate about developing authentic leaders who know how to play to their strengths, live out their values and are personally congruent- she believes that when these three elements are aligned, a person becomes the kind of person that both attracts followers and inspires new leaders.

If you would like to experience how coaching can benefit your leadership call Tania West on 07711 506410 or get in touch online for a free initial consultation