FTSE 100 companies and leading multinational organisations across a range of sectors and industries choose to work with us. These include:
Alina Kessel, WPP
"My experience with Mentore has been transformational. I was lucky to have had an exceptional Mentor who challenged, inspired, and coached me on different aspects of my work, my life, and the interconnecting points between the two. The ability to bounce around ideas, solicit advice, and test out thinking with someone who has a different set of experiences and no vested interest, is liberating. I believe I am both a better leader as well as a more well-rounded person as a result - in the time of my mentorship I was promoted, became a Board Trustee of two organisations, and bought a house. A nicely balanced set of outcomes, as far as I'm concerned".
CFO, FTSE 100 company
“My time with my mentor and Mentore has helped me build the skills to be a credible candidate to get a FTSE100 NED and achieve my ambition for my first CFO role to be with a FTSE 100 organisation”
Executive level mentee, Real Estate
"My mentore experience stands out as the most impactful executive development I have ever encountered. It was evident in every session with my mentor David that he quickly understood my challenges and could offer honest and straightforward guidance which I know will benefit me for the rest of my career. Emma’s approach of preparing in advance of mentoring sessions is fantastic, ensuring that time is well deployed and results are achieved throughout the process. I have matured and turned a corner in understanding myself and how to be successful in organisations."
Deborah Baker, Director People, Sky plc
“Over the past 18 months Emma at Mentore has been invaluable in helping us to shape our plans to increase the number of women in leadership positions at Sky, and more broadly through the work we have been doing with the Women’s Business Council. Emma’s market knowledge, experience and advice, helped us to very quickly pull together a programme of activity that responds to industry research, suits Sky and is driving real impact (an increase of 7% points within 18 months). She is well-connected, pragmatic and extremely responsive, making it a pleasure to work with her.”
Catherine McCann, BP plc, Head of Group Planning and Management Information
“Part of the huge value of this programme is taking the time to sit back and reflect on what you've done, not done, what's ok and what is really hard…it's quite powerful to take time out to do that and then to explore how to move forward. This has been particularly relevant as I took on a new challenge and explored with my mentor how I might think of some new approaches to develop my overall leadership style”
Managing Director, Global Telecoms Markets, BT
"I was taken out of my comfort zone which made me think about things in a completely new way. Mentoring has been transformational for my executive development."
Michelle Kent, Santander UK, Head of Digital Sales & Marketing
"I thought yesterday's session was amazing and feel truly inspired by the opportunity. My mind set has already altered after just one session."
Michael Cole-Fontayn, Executive Vice President and Chairman EMEA, BNY Mellon
"Mentore has further enabled us to unlock the power of our organisation through helping us navigate a Reverse Mentoring Pilot Programme. The success of our pilot, where candidates from our Employee Resource Groups nominated themselves to mentor members of our EMEA Executive team was both inspiring and enlightening. We will now roll the programme out to a wider group on a sustained basis."
Senior Executive, BT Plc
“It was a brilliant experience and I was sad when it ended. Having access to the experience and external perspective of a senior mentor was really beneficial and we made a lot of progress on the goals we had set out at the start.”
Human Resources and Organisational Development Director, Not for profit organisation
"The development of our senior leaders is a fundamental part of our people strategy but as a ‘not for profit’ we have to ensure that we spend our money wisely. We therefore have particularly high expectations of our external providers and I'm pleased to say that Mentore has met them by delivering transformational developmental support for our most senior women through their mentoring programme. It makes sense to invest in top talent this way, as we know it will have trickle-down benefits for our performance as an organisation."
Paula Ickinger Director, Santander Wealth Management, Products Marketing & Segments
"This is a totally different experience. I have been mentored now for six months by Tessa Jowell and the discussions that we have are always strategic bringing a breadth of thinking I have not experienced before from a coaching perspective. Mentoring in this way opens your mind to new ways of thinking, challenging the views and perceptions you previously held on to and seemed so part of me. It is nothing like any other coaching or mentoring experience. Whilst I am still on a journey my reflections of reality are different today than six months ago and bring to me a sense of clear purpose and intent that I can honestly say has been liberating."