Skynote Consulting was founded by Tamsin Martle to provide excellence in Executive Coaching and Mentoring, Leadership Development and Training.


Skynote Consulting was founded by Tamsin Martle to provide excellence in Executive Coaching and Mentoring, Leadership Development and Training. Employing proven techniques and strategies Skynote consultants deliver a range of services to a wide variety of clients across multiple sectors including finance, education, marketing & communications, health & beauty, Church of England, local government and healthcare.

We work with both groups and individuals to help them realise their full potential. We thrive on helping organisations to become dynamic, motivating places to work and enabling individuals to achieve courageous, obtainable and sustainable goals.


Tamsin Martle

Tamsin is an Executive Coach, Trainer and Business Consultant with vision, vibrant energy and a reputation for high standards.

She has a non directive approach to coaching and an inherent passion for motivating, developing and envisioning people and organisations. She is a natural presenter and communicator and is focussed on results.


She has an Institute of Leadership and Management (‘ILM’) Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring and is trained in conflict resolution and mediation. She is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) and has a BA (Hons) from Durham University.

Tamsin is an experienced businesswoman and is used to working alongside senior executives. Prior to Skynote Consulting she was a Board Director and Partner with leading London agency Lansons. A key member of the senior leadership team she was involved in running the Lansons business whilst also advising a range of blue chip organisations on their communications programmes. She has a renowned history of designing and directing hard hitting campaigns aimed at influencing consumer behaviour and she won many awards for her work.

Tamsin has a lifelong passion to help develop the next generation. She was the architect of the Personal Finance Education Group bringing together industry representatives to co-ordinate efforts in teaching young people about money management. Subsequent lobbying secured a place for personal finance education in the national curriculum in schools in England.

She lives in Warwickshire and enjoys renovating dilapidated houses, playing the piano and a competitive game of tennis!

Mike Hurley

Mike is a professional Coach-Mentor with major corporate, board level experience in education (primary, secondary and tertiary and with pupils, teachers, support staff and leadership teams), financial services, vehicle contracting, training and personal development and consultancy. He has also qualified as a Coaching and Mentoring Supervisor and is the joint owner of Intuition Discovery and Development Ltd (www.coachingandmentoring.co.uk) an established and high quality provider of ILM and EMCC Coaching and Mentoring Training & Development programmes and Coaching & Mentoring solutions for organisations and individuals.


He has a holistic, non-directive philosophy of coaching, working with board members, fast track managers and partners in the professions. His principal coaching activity is with organisations, teams or individuals facing transition and supporting the development of multi-level leadership capabilities with a focus on high performance. He has also worked extensively with business owner-managers and Small and Medium Enterprises.

As an accredited ILM Trainer Mike develops and delivers Coaching and Mentoring Programmes at Institute of Leadership and Management (‘ILM’) levels 3, 5 and 7 through Intuition which is an Accredited ILM Centre and holds direct submission status for its qualifications. It also holds the EMCC EQA Award at Practitioner Level.

Mike is a Governor of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council UK (‘EMCC’) and a member of the EMCC UK Advisory Council. He has been a regular speaker at international conferences and seminars. He is accredited through EMCC European Individual Accreditation at Master Practitioner Level and holds a MA in Coaching and Mentoring through Wolverhampton University Business School.

Clare Barnett

Clare Barnett is an Executive Coach, Trainer and HR Consultant with a reputation for delivering with authenticity and fun ensuring any approach has a high impact for schools or businesses.

Clare's coaching approach is person centred and solutions focused, ensuring the sessions are forward thinking, challenging and deliver the aspired goals and objectives.


Clare has a Masters in Coaching and Mentoring as well as being qualified to level B+ with psychometric testing through the British psychological society. Alongside this Clare is a fellow of the CIPD and an active member of the EMCC coordinating activities within the West Midlands area, and presenting at national and international EMCC conferences.

Clare is the founder and owner of Synergia Coaching which is also an approved centre for delivering the ILM industry qualification in Coaching and Mentoring levels 3, 5 and 7.

Clare lives in rural Staffordshire with a passion for motorbikes, horses and climbing mountains.